CANCELED for 2020: The Biggest Fireworks Shows in the Bay Area
2020 Update – All of the fireworks shows in the Bay Area (other than Gilroy) have been canceled. View our update of 2020 4th of July events, protests and parades that are still taking place
San Francisco As long as the fog stays away, this is an awesome synchronized fireworks show that’s typically set off from two barges north of Pier 39 and Aquatic Park. Watch from Coit Tower, Tank Hill, Bernal Heights or the piers at the end of Fort Mason. July 4, 2019 – Free all day festival typically starts around 3pm.
Berkeley An all-day festival on the Berkeley Marina capped with a big fireworks show set off just beyond the pier. Free dragon boat rides and live music. July 4, 2019 – Free all day festival starts at Noon. Photo: Daniel Parks.
San Jose Celebrating their 105th year, the Rotary Club brings fireworks back to the Bay Area’s biggest city (yes, much bigger than SF) with a big fireworks show on Discovery Meadow. July 4, 2019 – Free.
Mountain View The San Francisco Symphony plays their annual 4th of July show at Shoreline Amphitheater with fireworks sync’d to patriotic music. Tickets start at a super reasonable $18.75 each as part of a 4-pack, or if you don’t care about the symphony, you can view the fireworks for free from anywhere near the amphitheater. July 4, 2019.
Richmond On Independence eve, the Oakland East Bay Symphony performs live to the fireworks set off outside the historic Craneway Pavilion right on the waterfront. July 3, 2019 – Free. Doors open at 6:30pm.
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