Big Bay Boom
This is the largest and arguably most scenic fireworks display in San Diego County! The fireworks are launched from four barges on the northern end of San Diego Bay. Take up any spot by the water and prepare to be dazzled!
What Time?: 9:00 PM
Hop Off At: Embarcadero North, Embarcadero South, Seaport Village
Old Town 4th of July
Old Town has the most unique––and quirky––4th of July festival. Come here in the daytime to see how the Old West would have celebrated the 4th! There will be a period-authentic parade, and also crafts and frontier contests, like cherry pit spitting and an egg toss.
Old Town doesn’t hold a fireworks show, but you can see the nearby SeaWorld fireworks from Old Town’s Presidio Park. SeaWorld fireworks begin at 9:40 PM.
What Time?: 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Hop Off At: Old Town
4th of July Celebration in Coronado
Take the ferry to Coronado for a day full of plentiful red-white-and-blue festivities! A parade will cruise down Orange Avenue at 10:00 AM, and there will be a concert at Spreckels Park at 4:00 PM. There will be fireworks over Glorietta Bay at 9:00 PM!
What Time?: 7:00 AM to 9:00 PM.
Hop Off At: Embarcadero South