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Wednesday, July 4

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 ...
Antioch | 4th of July Fireworks, Festival & Parade | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Contra Costa County Fairgrounds
Antioch | 4th of July Fireworks, Festival & Parade | 2018
The City of Antioch hosts an all day Fourth of July festival with a parade, car show, live music, and kids games. To cap the night off, there will be fireworks at the Contra Costa County Fairgrounds. 2018 Antioch Fourth of July Celebration Wednesday, July 4, 2018 | Parade at 11 ...
Pacifica | 4th of July Celebration in the Park | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Frontierland Park
Pacifica | 4th of July Celebration in the Park | 2018
Join the Pacifica’s Parks, Beaches and Recreation Department for their 44th Annual 4th of July Celebration – a day full of crafts, games, music and more at Frontierland Park. There will be a face painting, food, crafts and more for the whole family. Join the all day ...
Los Gatos | 4th of July Symphony & Picnic in the Park | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring money for food and beverages.
| Oak Meadow Park
Los Gatos | 4th of July Symphony & Picnic in the Park | 2018
The 2018 Los Gatos hometown Independence Day celebration offers fun for the whole family. Stay awhile and soak in the sun while listening to the patriotic sounds of the San Jose Wind Symphony. The day promises to be full of patriotic summertime fun for all. 11:00 am ...
Calistoga | Silverado 4th of July Parade | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Downtown Calistoga
Calistoga | Silverado 4th of July Parade | 2018
Join downtown Calistoga for their all-American celebration, starting with the 85th running of the Fourth of July Parade kicking off at 11 am on July 4, 2018. Thousands of smiling faces line the streets as friends and families share in this patriotic, community tradition. See floats, decorated ...
Menlo Park | 4th of July Parade & Festival | 2018
Menlo Park | 4th of July Parade & Festival | 2018
Join in on the 2018 Menlo Park July 4th Parade on Wednesday, July 4, 2018. This small town, fun-filled parade begins at 11:45 am from the parking lot on Chestnut Street at Santa Cruz Avenue (behind the Wells Fargo bank). Come dressed in red, white, & blue and decorate your bike or wagon to ...
Santa Clara | All City Picnic & 4th of July Fireworks Extravaganza | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Central Park (Santa Clara)
Santa Clara | All City Picnic & 4th of July Fireworks Extravaganza | 2018
Celebrate Independence Day at the All City Picnic at Central Park beginning at 12:00 pm with carnival games, face painting, jump houses and more for the kids and free recreational swimming at the International Swim Center. There will be plenty of food available for sale along ...
Calistoga | Napa County Fair, Free Rides & Fireworks | 2018
Calistoga | Napa County Fair, Free Rides & Fireworks | 2018
The Napa County Fair takes place on July 4, 2018, with live music, strolling entertainers, an ice cream “churnament” displays and demonstrations, carnival rides, a Fourth of July parade, and fireworks at dusk (approx. 9:30 pm). Fireworks at 9:30 pm. The Fireworks Sky Concert will fill the air with ...
Roaring Camp | Old-Timey 4th of July Celebration | 2018
Roaring Camp | Old-Timey 4th of July Celebration | 2018
Roaring Camp Railroads hosts old-timey Fourth of July activities in the Santa Cruz Mountains on July 4, 2018. Each year this historic railroad camp, which features two narrow-gauge railroads, hosted a fun-filled day of games, live music and an all-American barbecue. Details are very sparse for 2018. In past years ...
Half Moon Bay | Ol’ Fashioned 4th of July Parade | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Half Moon Bay
Half Moon Bay | Ol' Fashioned 4th of July Parade | 2018
Half Moon Bay celebrates Independence Day 2018 and its classic small town spirit with the popular Ol’ Fashioned 4th of July Parade down historic Main Street on Wednesday, July 4, 2018. Starting at noon, the delightful, home-spun parade, fronted by the San Mateo County Sheriffs and CalFire, celebrates classic ...
Palo Alto | Summer Fest: 37th Annual Chili Cook-Off | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – 12:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5
| Mitchell Park
Palo Alto | Summer Fest: 37th Annual Chili Cook-Off  | 2018
Add some spice to your Independence Day at the 37th annual Palo Alto Summer Festival & Chili Cook-off on Wednesday, July 4, 2018. > Get Tickets – $5 The event last year attracted thousands of sun and chili lovers, as the festival embraced everything wonderful about summer with good food ...
Yountville | 4th of July Fair, Parade & Fireworks | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for games and food.
| The Veterans Home of California
Yountville | 4th of July Fair, Parade & Fireworks | 2018
Head up to the Veterans Home in Yountville for their annual Fourth of July Festival. Throughout the day enjoy live music, food and drink vendors and explore the Kid Zone complete with water slide, dunk tank and obstacle course. You can also take a dip in ...
Albany | Mustache Contest, Reptile Show & July 4th Fest | 2018
Albany | Mustache Contest, Reptile Show & July 4th Fest | 2018
The City of Albany Recreation & Community Services Department invites you to attend the 4th of July Green, Red, White & Blue Celebration in Memorial Park. By “Green”, they mean their goal is to have a zero-waste event , using compostable plates & utensils and by recycling ...
Berkeley Marina | 4th of July Fireworks & All Day Festival | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Berkeley Marina
Berkeley Marina | 4th of July Fireworks & All Day Festival | 2018
The Berkeley Marina plays host to one of the best July 4th celebrations around featuring adventure playground open until 8 pm, where children can use hammers, nails, saws, and paint with parental supervision. Get your face painted, try the giant slide, or splash in the water at ...
Benicia | Picnic in the Park & Waterfront Fireworks Show | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Benicia City Park
Benicia | Picnic in the Park & Waterfront Fireworks Show | 2018
Enjoy a Picnic In The Park from noon to 7 pm, then a fireworks show at 9 pm on July 4, 2018 at the Benicia City Park. To celebrate Independence Day, Benicia’s City Park fills with arts and crafts, delicious hot food, live entertainment and children’s activities. Fireworks ...
Spirit of Watsonville: July 4th Parade | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Watsonville
Spirit of Watsonville: July 4th Parade | 2018
Celebrate Independence Day and Watsonville’s 166th Birthday with a 4th of July parade through downtown on it’s new start time at Noon. The Spirit of Watsonville 4th of July parade proceeds down Main St. from St. Patrick’s Church to First Street. Thousands of spectators line the route ...
Milpitas | Red, White & Blue 4th of July Pool Party | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Space may be limited at times due to pool capacity.
| Milpitas Sports Center
Milpitas | Red, White & Blue 4th of July Pool Party | 2018
Milpitas celebrates Independence Day 2018 with a day full of water fun and an evening of fireworks on July 4, 2018. “Waving the Red, White & Blue” Pool Party Wednesday, July 4, 2018 | 1-4 pm | FREE Admission Get wet and wild on the 4th with music, games, fun, ...
Patriotic American 4th of July Concert | Golden Gate Park Band
Wednesday, July 4 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
Patriotic American 4th of July Concert | Golden Gate Park Band
The Golden Gate Park Band plays free Sunday concerts all summer long, but the band always takes the time to commemorate our country’s birthday with a special show featuring patriotic and American music.
2018 SF Mime Troupe Season Opening | Dolores Park
Wednesday, July 4 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
| Dolores Park
2018 SF Mime Troupe Season Opening | Dolores Park

The Tony Award-winning San Francisco Mime Troupe continues its 59th season with more free and lively performances in park settings around the Bay Area with their 2018 production “Seeing Red: A Time-Traveling Musical.” San Francisco Mime Troupe | 2018 Free political theater & music in parks all ...

San Francisco 4th of July Pub Crawl & Hot Dog Eating Contest 2018 | SF
Wednesday, July 4 – 2:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Bar None
San Francisco 4th of July Pub Crawl & Hot Dog Eating Contest 2018 | SF
The Fourth of July Pub Crawl and San Francisco Hot Dog Eating Contest is the best way to celebrate Independence Day in San Francisco. Join us for a crazy pub crawl in the Marina leading right up to the celebratory San Francisco Fireworks on Wednesday night.  San Francisco 4th of July Pub ...
Sausalito | Yacht Club Fourth of July Fireworks Show | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – 2:00 pm | Cost: $20 | Sausalito Yacht Club
Sausalito | Yacht Club Fourth of July Fireworks Show | 2018
Enjoy Fourth of July by the Bay. The SYC 4th of July party promises to be great time for you and your friends. Dance until you head-out to watch fireworks show by 9 pm. 2018 Sausalito Yacht Club Fourth of July Fireworks Wednesday, July 4, 2018 | 2-10 pm Sausalito Yacht ...