21 places to watch the fireworks in San Diego




  1. San Diego’s Biggest Big Bay Boom
    9 p.m., San Diego Bay
    San Diego’s biggest 4th of July fireworks show with different launch locations:  Shelter Island, Harbor Island, North & South Embarcadero, Seaport Village, Marina District and Coronado Ferry Landing.
  2. Chula Vista Olympic Center
    9 p.m., Chula Vista Olympic Training Center, 2800 Olympic Parkway
    Parking is $10.
  3. San Diego County Fair
    9 p.m., Del Mar Fairgrounds
  4. Coronado Island
    9 p.m., Coronado Island
    Great view locations at Hotel Del Coronado, Glorietta Bay and Coronado Ferry Landing. Event is from 7-10 p.m.
  5. Escondido’s Day Festival & Fireworks
    9 p.m., California Center for the Arts Escondido, 340 N. Escondido Blvd.
    Festival and Fireworks starts at 4 p.m. with live music and entertainment, food vendors and activities for families with kids.
  6. Ocean Beach
    9 p.m., OB Pier
    Free parking will be available at the Main Beach Lot and the Pier Parking Lot.
  7. Ken Grody Ford 4th of July Camp Pendleton
    9 p.m., Del Mar Beach Resort at Camp Pendleton
    Beach bash at Camp Pendleton includes a DJ, food trucks, giveaways and fun activities for kids.
  8. Santee Salutes Fireworks Show
    9 p.m., Town Center Community Park East, Town Center Community Park 550 Park Center Dr.
    Free festival with live music, food and family-friendly fun . Parking is between $5 and $15. Festivities starts at 2:30 p.m.
  9. 4th of July at La Jolla Cove
    9 p.m., Ellen Browning Scripps Park
    Beach resort opens at 6 a.m. Grand prize drawing for a 2016 Ford Focus ST and $2,000 at 8 p.m. followed by the fireworks at Ellen Browning Scripps Memorial Park.
  10. El Cajon
    9 p.m., Kennedy Park, Kennedy Park – 1675 E. Madison Ave.
    Live music starts at 3 p.m.
  11. San Marcos Fireworks
    9 p.m., Bradley Park – 465 S. Rancho Santa Fe Rd.
    Activities include carnival games, bounce houses and food vendors.
  12. National City Carnival & Fireworks
    9 p.m., Kimball Park – 12th Street and D Ave. – Starts at 5 p.m.
  13. Mira Mesa
    9 p.m., Mira Mesa High School – 10510 Reagan Rd.
  14. Fallbrook Fireworks
    9 p.m., Grand Tradition Estate & Gardens
    Live music starts at 4 p.m. Tickets are $25.
  15. Poway Fireworks
    9 p.m., Poway High School – 15500 Espola Rd.
    Event is $5 per person and kids 11 and under are free.
  16.  Vista Fireworks
    9 p.m., Brengle Terrace Park – 1200 Vale Terrace Dr.
    Admission to the amphitheater is $5 per person, free for children 5 and under and active and retired military. Parking is $15.
  17. Spirit of the 4th in Rancho Bernardo
    9 p.m., Bernardo Heights Middle School – 12990 Paseo Lucido
    Parking is free in the student lot off Avenida Venusto.
  18. SeaWorld Fireworks
    9:40 p.m., SeaWorld San Diego
  19. Ramona Fireworks
    9 p.m., Olive Peirce Middle School – 1521 Hanson Lane
  20. Oceanside Fireworks
    9 p.m., El Corazon Senior Center – 3302 Senior Center Dr.
  21. Red, White & Boom! LEGOLAND
    8:30 p.m., LEGOLAND California Resort


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