4th of July 2019: Independence Day in San Diego


The 4th of July lands on a Thursday this year, which means—for most—a built-in four day weekend with your family! We have put together a list of some of the top spots in San Diego to watch the fireworks this year on July 3rd & 4th. We hope you have a safe and happy 4th of July!

Featured July 3rd Fireworks Events

Freedom Festival

Date: Wednesday, July 3,2019 

Time: 6:30pm–10:30pm
Where: Viejas Casino and Resort
5000 Willows Road
Alpine, CA 91901

Live Entertainment, Food, Fun and a Spectacular Fireworks Display


Oceanside’s 131st Anniversary & Independence Day

Date: Wednesday, July 3,2019 

Time: 5:30 – 10:00pm
Where: Rancho Del Oro
Rancho Del Oro Dr

(from Oceanside Boulevard north to Mesa Drive)
Oceanside, CA

Celebrate Oceanside’s 131st Anniversary and Independence Day with music, food trucks and a fireworks display overhead at 9:00 p.m.

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3rd of July Fireworks

When: Wednesday July 3, 2019 

Time: After Dark

Where: Steele Canyon Golf Club,
3199 Stonefield Dr
Jamul, CA

(619) 441-6900

Get all the fun of Independence Day a day early at Steele Canyon’s Annual July 3rd Fireworks Extravaganza. The event is funded by the Steele Canyon Estates Homeowner’s Association and Steele Canyon Golf Club

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Featured July 4th Fireworks Events

lego land

Red, White and BOOM! + Fireworks

Time: 10am – 9pm

Where: LEGOLAND Hotel, 1 Legoland Dr., Carlsbad, CA

The celebration lasts from 1:00pm to 9:00pm with fireworks at 8:30pm. All Red, White and BOOM! activities are included in the cost of admission to LEGOLAND California.

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Independence Day Fireworks Spectacular at SeaWorld

Time:  9:45 PM on July 4. Park hours on the Fourth will be 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM.

Where: SeaWorld San Diego 500 SeaWorld Dr, San Diego, CA 

Watch SeaWorld light up the sky with this spectacular display of sparkle and excitement on July 4 and on Saturdays through the rest of the summer! You don’t have to be in the park to enjoy these fireworks, but they are open from 10am. 

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big bay boom

Big Bay Boom!

Time: 6:30pm – 10:00pm 

Where: With four locations there are plenty of options for where you can see the fireworks. Plan to get there early. Bring your lawnchairs and friends down to San Diego bay to watch the show.  Click here for  more transportation and parking information.

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4th of July just for the Parents (Children not Recommended)

Over the Top 4th of July Celebration 2019 

Time: 6pm – 10pm

Where: Top of the Hyatt, 1 Market Pl, San Diego, CA

Enjoy unparalleled views of the Big Bay Boom Fireworks Show from the top of the Hyatt

Ages 21+

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San Diego Fireworks Kayak Tour

Time: 7pm-9:30pm

Where: Shoreline Park, 2200 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92106 

San Diego Fireworks Kayak Tour Launching from Coronado Tidelands Park, you’ll make your way by kayak into the heart of San Diego Bay before perching perfectly to watch the sky light up over the city.

Ages 14+

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Celebrate the 4th of July

Time: 5:30pm

Where: George’s at the Cove, 1250 Prospect St, La Jolla, CA

Celebrate the 4th of July Start the night at the Ocean Terrace bar with a pre-dinner cocktail overlooking the Pacific coastline. Next head downstairs for dinner at the award-winning, fine dining restaurant California Modern.

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More 4th of July Events in San Diego

July 4, 2019


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