Firework Locations & Times


San Diego July 4th Fireworks Schedule 2013 click here!

For San Diego 2012 List of fireworks click here, below is 2011.

Friday, July 1  

Carlsbad – TGIF Jazz in the Park in is at Stagecoach park, concert begins at 6 p.m.  Tonight (7/1) there will be Art At Jazz a hands-on visual arts activities for younger TGIF Jazz audience members.   Something fun (and free) for the kids and they get to do some fun activities, all supplies are provided. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Carlsbad Friends of the Arts.  For more info click here.

Saturday, July 2

Oceanside – Independence Day Parade, the parade starts at 10 a.m. the theme this year is “68 Years of Military History” there are tons of vendors and activities for kids until 2 p.m.  For more info click here.

Monday, July 4

Coronado–  Fireworks start at 9 p.m. over Glorietta Bay.   Festivities start at 10am: Parade, An American Pageant, along Orange Avenue. 8am-4pm, Art-in-the-Park at Spreckels Park. 2:30-4pm, Adrian Empire Demonstration in Spreckels Park 1-4pm: Concert at the Ferry Landing, Coronado Jazz Band.  4pm: Concert in Spreckels Park, Coronado Community Band. For more info click here.

Mission Bay Park  Fireworks start at 9 p.m.   The Big Bay Boom July 4th Fireworks Show is back for its eleventh year, promising another spectacular display over San Diego Bay. Fireworks will be discharged simultaneously from barges placed strategically around the Bay off Shelter Island, Harbor Island, North Embarcadero and Chula Vista.  For more info click here.

Del Mar – Fireworks start at 9:30 p.m. at the San Diego County Fair at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, can we just call it the Del Mar Fair again?  For more info click here.

La Costa @ Park Hyatt Aviara Resort – Fireworks start at 9 p.m. for more info click here.

Carlsbad @ Legoland – Fireworks start at 8:30 p.m. We watched the fireworks at Legoland last year and it was great because it is earlier and with a 3-year-old earlier is always best!  Fore more info click here.

San Marcos – Fireworks start at 9 p.m.  This is a great place because Bradley Park is so large and there is tons of space.  There is also some free children’s activities and entertainment beginning at 6 p.m.  For more info click here.

Vista – Fireworks start at 9 p.m. at the Moonlight Amphitheater, for more info click here. 

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