This year there are over 20 firework shows throughout San Diego on July 4th. See below for the full list for 2013:
Big Bay Boom @ Shelter & Harbor Island, Embarcadero, Seaport Village & Coronado Landing – As most of you remember last year was the big bay bust, with all of the fireworks going off within 9 seconds! This year The Firework show begins at 9 PM, enjoy music on radio “The Walrus 105.7FM” for more information click here.
Carlsbad @ Legoland – The annual Red, white and BOOM! at Legoland California is a fun-filled day for the entire family. You and your kids can enjoy live musical performances, family picnic games, like water-balloon tosses, burlap sack races and Uncle Sam Says. The Firework show begins at 8:30 PM, earlier than most because they know kids need to go to bed! For more information click here.
Coronado @ over Glorietta Bay – Coronado has a full day of activities on July 4th including the annual Independence Day Parade. The parade begins at 10 AM from Orange Ave from 1st Street to Churchill Place. Enjoy a concert in the Park at Spreckels Park at 4 PM where the Coronado Community Concert Band will perform. The Firework show begins at 9 PM, enjoy music by KYXY on 96.5 radio, for more information click here.
Del Mar @ Del Mar Fairgrounds – The fireworks at the Del Mar Fairgrounds is always incredible, I love that you can sit on the beach and enjoy the fireworks. The fairgrounds have a full line up of things to do on Independence Day including a Home Town Heros Parade at 7 PM. The Firework show begins at 9 PM, the fair is open until midnight so you can still enjoy some rides after the fireworks if you wish. For more information click here.
El Cajon @ Kennedy Park – This is a great family event to attend and it is totally FREE. Enjoy carnival games, crafts, family games, skate park, kiddie train rides, live music and more. The Firework show begins at 9 PM, the event activities begin at 1 PM. For more information click here.
Escondido @ Grape Park – Enjoy a variety of free entertainment, including musical performances, magicians, baton twirlers, children’s arts projects, old-fashioned contests and fireworks! The fun begins at 4 PM, and ending after the firework show at 9:30 PM. The Firework show begins at 9 PM, for more information click here.
Fallbrook @ Grand Tradition Estates – Fallbrook’s 9th annual July 4th celebration is now at a much lower price! Last year the price was closer to $40 for adult and it was $12 for children, now it is only $22 for adults and children 11 and under are FREE. Included is admission, parking, live entertainment, and of course the fireworks! The Firework show beings at 9 PM, for more information click here.
La Costa @ La Costa Resort & Spa – La Costa has a full day of activities for children on July 4th including making s’mores (my son’s favorite) The Firework show begins at 9 PM, for more information click here or call La Costa to make a reservation.
La Jolla @ Elizabeth Browning Scripps Park – As you probably know parking in La Jolla is very difficult especially in the summer! If you do plan to watch the fireworks arrive extra early and be prepared to be stuck in traffic. The Firework show begins at 9 PM, for more information click here.
National City @ Kimball Park – The annual carnival will have fun games, rides, live musical entertainment and contests. The Firework show begins at 9 PM, the carnival opens at noon, for more information click here.
Ocean Beach @ OB Pier – The Firework show will begin at 9 PM, on the Ocean Beach pier. For more information click here.
Oceanside @ Camp Pendleton – This event is for authorized patrons and their guests only. It will be held at the Del Mar Beach Resort, which opens at 6 AM, Free family fun zone, live bands, and a fireworks show. The Firework show begins at 9 PM, and runs until 9:30 PM, for more information click here.
Oceanside @ Coast Highway – Saturday, June 29, 2013 the 20th annual Independence Day Parade as it makes it way north on Coast Highway from Wisconsin Avenue to Civic Center Drive (just past City Hall). There will be parade floats, bands, walking groups, cool cars and much more the parade beings at 10 AM. For more information click here.
Oceanside @ El Corazon – Please note The Fireworks show will be held on July 3 at 9 PM, not July 4th. The city of Oceanside is celebrating 125 of incorporation on July 3rd. El Corazon is located at Rancho del Oro Drive and Oceanside Blvd. the property itself will not be open to the public but you may park around the area and should be able to see from a distance. A small section of Rancho del Oro Road between Ocean Ranch Blvd and Seagate Way will be shut down for bands for the local high school and food trucks will be available. For more information visit the City of Oceanside website here.
Poway @ Old Poway Park – Bring your family and friends and celebrate our country’s independence “turn-of-the-twentieth-century-style” at An Old-fashioned Fourth of July. The Old-fashioned Fourth of July is followed by the The Firework show at 9 PM, at Poway High School. For more information click here.
Rancho Bernardo The Spirit of the Fourth – The evening opens at 6:00 p.m. at the Athletic Field of Bernardo Heights Middle School at 12990 Paseo Lucido, with an array of live entertainment. The Firework show begins at 9 PM, for more information click here.
San Marcos @ Bradley Park – The fun begins at 6 PM with carnival games, jumpers and food sales available on-site. The Firework show begins at 9 PM, for more information click here.
Santee @ Town Center Community Park East – The Santee Salutes Fun Zone; will include a variety of inflatable attractions, carnival rides and games. There is no cost for admission however parking is $5 – $15, The Firework show beings at 9 PM. For more information click here.
Vista @ Moonlight Amphitheatre – Moonlight Amphitheatre is within Brengle Terrace Park in Vista. Events include live music, the Light Up the Night Dinner, and one of the biggest fireworks displays in San Diego County! The Firework show begins at 9 PM. Admission is $5 (children under 5 are free) and parking is $15. For more information click here.