Celebrating the 4th: Bay Area's Best

Still mapping out your plans for the 4th of July?

Whether you want to celebrate in San Francisco or head out of the city for a new adventure, there is plenty to do and see.

Just make sure to wear your best red, white & blue!

Cheers to a happy and safe 4th,



1.  Fillmore Jazz Festival (July 2-3)

Enjoy the largest free jazz festival on the West Coast with live music on multiple stages, 12 blocks of art and crafts and amazing food. 


2. Pier 39 Celebration (July 4th, Noon-10pm)

Take advantage of Pier 39's 180-degree Bay views, check out special exhibits all day long and then look up to the sky at 9:30pm for San Francisco's fireworks display.


3. Sonoma's 4th of July on the Plaza (July 4th, 10am-10pm)

Head out of the city and find live music, games, food, beer and wine in Sonoma. Fireworks start at dusk.


4. Berkeley Marina (July 4th, Noon-10pm)

Make it an afternoon event for all with live music, family-friendly events and a view of waterfront fireworks.


5. Half Moon Bay Parade (July 4th, Noon Start)

Celebrate the 4th with an old fashion parade in downtown Half Moon Bay. This classic coastal town gets into the spirit with marching bands, floats, and participants who celebrate the town's western heritage.