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Wednesday, July 4

Inverness | 4th of July Foot Races & Festivities | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Inverness Way
Inverness | 4th of July Foot Races & Festivities | 2018
Thanks to Marin Mommies about this family-friendly Fourth of July event in Inverness on July 4, 2018, features its 111th annual foot races for the whole family, from toddlers to adults. Festivities happen on Inverness Way near the fire station. EVENT WARNING FOR 2018: Please note that we ...
Pleasant Hill | 4th of July Parade, Festival & Fireworks | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pleasant Hill Park
Pleasant Hill | 4th of July Parade, Festival & Fireworks | 2018
Pleasant Hill Fourth of July hosts a full day of Commission members are busy finalizing the many fun activities for the 42nd annual Pleasant Hill 4th of July celebration for 2018. Runners are beginning to sign up, parade entries are coming in and the entertainment, food vendors, children’s games, ...

San Francisco | 8 Different Free Guided Walking Tours for 4th of July | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted.
| All Over San Francisco
San Francisco | 8 Different Free Guided Walking Tours for 4th of July | 2018
Looking for something to do before the fireworks start lighting up the night sky? San Francisco City Guides offers up daily, free guided walking tours of San Francisco on Wednesday, July 4, 2018. 2018 July Fourth Free Walking Tours  Click here to register for the 11:00 am Fairmont  Hotel Tour 9:30 ...
Ghirardelli Square: Live Music & Local Attractions | SF
Wednesday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Ghirardelli Square
Ghirardelli Square: Live Music & Local Attractions | SF
Come spend the day in the Fisherman’s Wharf District at PIER 39, Fisherman’s Wharf, Aquatic Park and Beach, and Ghirardelli Square.  In addition to the street performers and local attractions there is also live music at both Aquatic Park and PIER 39.  After a day ...
4th at the Wharf: Fireworks & Live Music Performances | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fisherman's Wharf
4th at the Wharf: Fireworks & Live Music Performances | 2018
Come spend the day in the Fisherman’s Wharf District at Pier 39, Old Fisherman’s Wharf, Aquatic Park and Beach, and Ghirardelli Square. In addition to the street performers and local attractions there is also live music at both Aquatic Park and Pier 39. After a day of ...
Los Altos Hills | 4th of July Scooter & Skateboard Parade | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE | Los Altos Hills Town Hall
Los Altos Hills | 4th of July Scooter & Skateboard Parade | 2018
Turn out in red, white, and blue for the annual Los Altos Hills Fourth of July Parade on Wednesday, July 4, 2018. Come big, come small, come one and all. Bring your scooters and bikes, your po-gos, and trikes, carry streamers and flags, decorate Moms and Dads, ...
Clayton | Independence Day Parade | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Main St. Clayton
Clayton | Independence Day Parade | 2018
Clayton’s famous 4th of July Parade and celebration is coming quickly. Let’s celebrate our great community and country together as well as enjoy our local time honored tradition. We want the Parade to be the best ever and enjoyable for all. We are encouraging new groups ...
Sonoma | Traditional 4th of July Parade & Celebration | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Sonoma Plaza
Sonoma | Traditional 4th of July Parade & Celebration | 2018
Sonoma’s Fourth of July parade is a traditional, small-town celebration. The parade has been sponsored by The Sonoma Volunteer Firefighters Association and takes place on July 4, 2018. The parade begins at 10 am winding its way around the town’s historic Plaza with around 60 entries. ...
Orinda | 4th of July Parade & Celebration in the Park | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Orinda Community Park
Orinda | 4th of July Parade & Celebration in the Park | 2018
Orinda hosts a celebration with events for every age group starting with an annual pancake breakfast, a flag raising ceremony, and a parade, followed by live music, food, games and booths in Orinda Community Park on July 4, 2018. 2018 Orinda Fourth of July Parade & Celebration Schedule 7:30-10 ...
Novato | Vintage Military & WWII Sherman Tank Parade | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Downtown Novato
Novato | Vintage Military & WWII Sherman Tank Parade | 2018
On July 4th, line up on Novato’s Grant Avenue to see the annual parade kickoff in the city’s Old Town district highlighted by a contingent of vintage military vehicles from the Joe Garbarino World War II Military Vehicle Museum. Typically, this includes WWII Sherman tanks plowing down ...
Aptos | World’s Shortest 4th of July Parade | 2018
Aptos | World's Shortest 4th of July Parade | 2018
Billed as “The World’s Shortest Parade” at just two city blocks, this small town parade has enough pageantry to last two hours on July 4, 2018. Last year, the 0.6 mile parade meant the city of Aptos (a town just east of Santa Cruz along the Pacific) celebrated the 4th of ...
Fremont | Watermelon Seed Spitting & Tug Of War 4th of July | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: $8*
*$8/adults* (18+ years), $6/seniors* (62+ year), $5/children* (4-17 years)
| Ardenwood Historic Farm
Fremont | Watermelon Seed Spitting & Tug Of War 4th of July | 2018
Go back in time, all the way to the 1900s, at Ardenwood Farm’s fun-filled, family festival celebrating America’s birthday from 10 am to 4 pm on July 4, 2018. There will be music, games, contests, and races for everyone all day long. Test your skill at nail-driving, ...
San Jose | Rose, White & Blue Parade | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Jose (The Alameda)
San Jose | Rose, White & Blue Parade | 2018
The Rose White and Blue Parade has been a much beloved annual event in the neighborhoods of the greater Rose Garden area of San Jose along The Alameda and this year celebrates the 11th Anniversary, making this the longest running parade in the history of ...
Fremont | 4th of July Parade | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Downtown Fremont
Fremont | 4th of July Parade | 2018
On July 4, 2018, Independence Day, line up on the streets of Fremont to watch the star spangled excitement of whimsical floats, fantastic giant balloons, and marching bands during the Fremont Fourth of July Parade. This patriotic parade will start at 10 am sharp and is expected to take ...
Redwood City | Old-Fashioned 4th & Ice Cream Making Party | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: $3*
*$3 for adults; $2 for seniors and students; and free for kids five and under
| San Mateo County History Museum
Redwood City | Old-Fashioned 4th & Ice Cream Making Party | 2018
The San Mateo County History Museum hosts “An Old-Fashioned Fourth” within its museum, the 107 year old county courthouse in Redwood City from 10 am to 4 pm on Wednesday, July 4, 2018. Children will be invited to hand-craft homemade vanilla ice cream and then take a taste. They ...
Sausalito | 4th of July Parade & Fireworks Celebration | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Dunphy Park
Sausalito | 4th of July Parade & Fireworks Celebration | 2018
Come and enjoy a good old-fashioned Fourth of July celebration in Sausalito complete with a parade, festival, and fireworks at 10 am on July 4, 2018. The parade begins at 10 am with floats, bands, classic cars, local officials, and organizations winding from the intersection of Second and Main Street ...
El Cerrito | WorldOne Festival: World Music & Circus Festival | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Cerrito Vista Park
El Cerrito | WorldOne Festival: World Music & Circus Festival | 2018

El Cerrito hosts the 20th Annual WorldOne Festival featuring live world music, Hawaiian Mele, Hula plus circus performers on July 3-4, 2018. July 3, 2018 – (Mainstage) Hula Halau O’ Nalau Te Orama + Otea Api- Tahiti Fete 4 pm: Magical Nathaniel, Little Big Top Circus Imagination 5-7 pm: Hula ...

Napa | 4th of July Parade & Fireworks | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Downtown Napa
Napa | 4th of July Parade & Fireworks | 2018
All Napans and visitors alike are invited to enjoy a fun parade in downtown Napa on July 4, 2018. After the parade and festival in downtown Napa, head over to Napa’s Veteran’s Park for more  festivities and live music leading up to a fireworks show at ...
San Mateo | Locals-Only 4th of July Parade & Carnival Midway Games | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring along cash for games and food
| Highlands Recreation District
San Mateo | Locals-Only 4th of July Parade & Carnival Midway Games | 2018
Come celebrate Independence Day in 2018 in San Mateo with a 4th of July parade followed by a festival with midway carnival games. The 2018 theme is “You are only a kid Twice.” Decorate a float or your bike and march in the parade that travels along Lexington Ave. from Powhatan ...
Fairfield | Fourth of July Parade | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free. Donations are appreciated.
| Downtown Fairfield
Fairfield | Fourth of July Parade | 2018
Come out and enjoy pure Americana with your family, neighbors, and friends to celebrate our great country on July 4, 2018 with Fairfield’s annual 5th of July parade. Treat a First Responder to breakfast for $6 from 8 am to 11 am. Breakfast includes, Pancakes, sausage, ...
Los Altos | Glorious 4th of July Park Festival | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring cash for food and activities
| Shoup Park
Los Altos | Glorious 4th of July Park Festival | 2018
Los Altos hosts their annual “Glorious 4th of July” festival on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 at Shoup Park in Los Altos. Bring your family & enjoy an old-fashioned good time as we celebrate our nation’s independence & the 20th Anniversary of the Cradle of Liberty with ...
Kenwood | 4th of July Hometown Parade & Blues in the Park | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Kenwood Plaza Park
Kenwood | 4th of July Hometown Parade & Blues in the Park | 2018
Celebrate hometown patriotic pride that only a little town can supply. The parade starts at 10:30 a.m., but everyone is invited to start the day as early as 7 a.m. and enjoy the Annual Pancake Breakfast at the historical Kenwood Community Church garden. Participate or cheer ...
Petaluma | Annual 4th of July Bell Ringing Ceremony | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Petaluma Historical Museum
Petaluma | Annual 4th of July Bell Ringing Ceremony | 2018
President John F. Kennedy proclaimed the ringing of the bells nationwide on Independence Day, July 4, 1963, with the words, “Let’s ring freedom bells.” On the steps of the museum, hear the story of JFKs Bell-ringing Proclamation, the Putnam Family, the Korbel Bell and how it ...
American Canyon | 4th of July Parade, Festival & Fireworks | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free. Bring cash for purchase.
| American Canyon
American Canyon | 4th of July Parade, Festival & Fireworks | 2018
American Canyon’s annual Fourth of July 2018 parade kicks off at 10:30 am with classic cars, floats, decorated vehicles, and more. The parade will end at Community Park II for an all-day festival, from noon to 9:30 pm, that typically include a Kidzone, fun family activities for the whole family, food and entertainment. The festival ...
Mission Terrace | 4th of July Parade & Picnic | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Balboa Park
Mission Terrace | 4th of July Parade & Picnic | 2018
New Mission Terrace Improvement Association and Roxie Market host the 29th annual Mission Terrace 4th of July Parade and Picnic starting at 10:30 am on July 4, 2018. July 4, 2018. Bring your kids, your dogs, and deck out your bicycles, strollers, and wagons in red, white and blue. We’ll have ...
Sleepy Hollow | Fourth of July Parade & Poolside Party | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Sleepy Hollow
Sleepy Hollow | Fourth of July Parade & Poolside Party | 2018
The 2018 Sleepy Hollow 4th of July parade, which features floats, classic cars, decorated bikes, and lots of red, white, and blue, kicks off from Oak Knoll Drive and Butterfield Road at 11 am on July 4, 2018. July 4th Schedule: 8:30 am – Fun Run – Sign-up begins ...
Marin County Fair: Fireworks, Free Rides & Concerts | San Rafael
Marin County Fair: Fireworks, Free Rides & Concerts | San Rafael
A celebration of the Modern Agricultural Fair, the Marin County Fair will celebrate the Fourth of July with traditional favorites like carnival rides free with admission, as well as a concert and spectacular fireworks on July 4, 2018. Marin County Fair: Fireworks, Free Rides & Concerts Wednesday, July ...
Santa Cruz | Old Fashioned 1900s Independence Day Celebration | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*$10 Parking fee may apply; food is also available for purchase.
| Wilder Ranch State Park
Santa Cruz | Old Fashioned 1900s Independence Day Celebration | 2018
Travel back in time at Wilder Ranch State Park (located just 2 miles north of Santa Cruz on Highway 1 on Wednesday, July 4, 2018, to experience an Old Fashioned Independence Day Celebration. Enjoy the celebration including a noon family parade, games, children’s crafts area, live big-band ...
San Mateo | July Fourth in the Park Fest & Free Swim | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Martin Luther King Park and Pool
San Mateo | July Fourth in the Park Fest & Free Swim | 2018
The city of San Mateo department of Parks & Rec presents July Fourth in the Park on July 4, 2018 from 11 am-2 pm at the Martin Luther King Park and Pool. Schedule Of Free Events: 11 am-2 pm: Music, Trackless Train, Arts & Crafts, Patriotic Hair ...
Suisun City | 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Harbor Plaza
Suisun City | 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular | 2018
Celebrate America’s birthday at Suisun City’s Fourth of July celebration beginning around 11 am with all-day music, craft vendors, family entertainment and a fireworks display over the waterfront on July 4, 2017. Additionally, there will also be an Independence Day Parade at 10 am, starting at Texas Street ...