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Looking for 4th of July parades, celebrations and fireworks displays? Check out our Bay Area 4th of July events guide.

 

       
4th of July Berkeley Marina
Where: Berkeley, Berkeley Marina
When: July 4, noon – 10 p.m.; Fireworks at 9:30 p.m.
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Fremont’s 4th of July Parade
Where: Downtown District of Fremont, begins at the Fremont Library and continues on Fremont Boulevard towards the new "downtown" area of Fremont and ending near the City offices.
When: July 4, 10 a.m.
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Picnic in the Park and Fireworks
Where: Benicia, Benicia City Park
When: July 4, noon – 7 p.m., Fireworks at 9 p.m.
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Watch A's Fireworks From the Field
Where: O.co Coliseum
When: July 2, after the A's play the Pirates there will be a special "Salute to Armed Forces Fireworks."
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Celebrate Concord 4th of July
Where: Downtown Concord, Todos Santos Plaza
When: July 4, 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.; 5K/Kids run at 8 a.m., parade at 10 a.m., festival at 4 p.m. and fireworks at 9 p.m.
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A Green, Red, White & Blue Celebration!
Where: Albany, Memorial Park
When: July 4, noon – 4 p.m.
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Alameda County Fair 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular
Where: Alameda County Fair, Pleasanton
When: July 4, Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. featuring the Oakland Symphony
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City of Alameda Mayor's Fourth of July Parade
Where: Starts at Park Street & ends on Webster Street
When: July 4, 5k race at 9 a.m., parade at 10 a.m.
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City of El Cerrito & worldOne July 4th Festival
Where: El Cerrito, Cerrito Vista Park
When: July 4, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
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Kiwanis Danville July 4th Parade
Where: Danville, Parace route stretches from Hartz Ave. to San Ramon Valley Blvd.
When: July 4, 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
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Fourth of July Beach Party
Where: San Ramon, Central Park Amphitheater,
When: July 4, 5-8 p.m. featuring "The Boys of Summer" and San Ramon Symphonic Band.
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Orinda July 4th Parade
Where: Orinda, Orinda Community Park and Community Center on Orinda Way
When: July 4, 7:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.; Parade at 10 a.m.
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Pleasant Hill July 4th Celebration
Where: Pleasant Hill, Pleasant Hill Park
When: July 4, 5k at 8 a.m., parade at 9:30 a.m., fun in the park at 10:30 a.m., fireworks 9 p.m.
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Martinez 4th of July Parade
Where: Downtown Martinez, Main Street
When: July 4, pancake breakfast at 8 a.m., flag-raising ceremony at 9 a.m., parade at 10 a.m.
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Suisun City Independence Day Spectacular
Where: Suisun City, Harbor Plaza in the Waterfront District
When: July 4, 11 a.m. – 10:30 p.m.; Fireworks at 9:15 p.m.
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4th of July Red, White & Boom Fireworks & Block Party
Where: Downtown Livermore 
When: July 4, 4 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.; Fireworks at 9:30 p.m.
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Marin County Fair
Where: San Rafael, 10 Avenue of the Flags
When: June 30-July 4; Fireworks every night at 9:30 p.m.
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Petaluma 4th of July Celebration and Fireworks
Where: Petaluma,  Sonoma Marin Fairgrounds
When: July 4, 5 - 10 p.m.; Fireworks after 9 p.m.
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Sausalito 4th of July Festivities
Where: Sausalito, events at Second and Main Streets ending at Dunphy Park. Fireworks at Gabrielson Park.
When: July 4, 10 a.m. - noon parade, Picnic at Dunphy Park from noon - 4 p.m.; Fireworks at 9:20 p.m.
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Novato 4th of July Parade
Where: Novato, Grant Avenue between Reichert and 7th Avenue
When: July 4, 10 a.m.
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Red, White & Boom! 2013
Where: Santa Rosa, Sonoma County Fairgrounds
When: July 4, 4 - 10 p.m., Fireworks at 9:37 p.m.
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Corte Madera/Larkspur 4th of July Parade and Celebration
Where: Larkspur and Corte Madera, Parade at Redwood High School, Festivities at Corte Madera Town Center
When: July 4, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
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Foster City Fourth of July Celebration
Where: Foster City, Leo Ryan Park
When: July 4, 9 a.m. - 9:45 p.m.; Fireworks over the lagoon at 9:30 p.m.
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Palo Alto Summer Festival and Chili Cook-off
Where: Palo Alto, Mitchell Park
When: July 4, Noon – 5 p.m.
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Redwood City 4th of July Parade, Festival, and Fireworks
Where: Redwood City, Downtown and the Port of Redwood City.
When: July 4, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Pancake breakfast 7:30 - 10:30 a.m.; 5k race at 8:45 a.m.; Parade at 10 a.m.; Fireworks over Port of Redwood City at 9:30 p.m.
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Annual 4th of July Parade
Where: Half Moon Bay, Main Street
When: July 4, Parade at noon
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Menlo Park's 4th of July Celebration
Where: Menlo Park, Parade starts at Santa Cruz & Chestnut. Events at Burgess Park.
When: July 4, parade starts at 11:45 a.m.
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4th of July Celebration at Frontierland Park
Where: Pacifica, Frontierland Park
When: July 4, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
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Fourth of July Celebration at The Pier
Where: San Francisco, Pier 39
When: July 4, special exhibits 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Live musice 5 - 8 p.m.; Frieworks over the bay at 9:30 p.m.
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Forth of July Celebration at Fisherman's Wharf
Where: San Francisco, Fisherman's Wharf
When: Special events and live concerts throughout the day; Fireworks over the bay at 9:30 p.m.
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California's Great America Fireworks
Where: California's Great America, Santa Clara
When: July 4; Fireworks after dusk
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Rotary Club Centennial Fireworks
Where: Downtown San Jose, Discovery Meadow
When: July 4, Symphony Summer Pops at 5:30 p.m.; Fireworks at 9:30 p.m.
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Rose, White & Blue Parade
Where: San Jose, Rose Garden neighborhood to The Alameda
When: July 4, Parade at 10 a.m.
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Morgan Hill Freedom Fest: Parade and Fireworks On The Green
Where: Morgan Hill, Morgan Hill Outdoor Sports Center
When: July 4, parade begins at 10 a.m., Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. or dudsk
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Scotts Valley 4th of July Parade and Fireworks
Where: Santa Cruz, Skypark on Scotts Valley Drive
When: July 4, Festivities begin at 3 p.m.; Fireworks at 9:15 p.m.
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Fourth of July at Shoreline
Where: Mountain View, Shoreline Amphitheatre
When: July 4, 8 p.m. featuring the San Francisco Symphony
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Old-Fashioned Independence Day Celebration
Where: Santa Cruz, Wilder Ranch State Park
When: July 4, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
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City of Milpitas 4th of July Celebration
Where: Milpitas, Milpitas Sports Center
When: July 4, pool party from 1  – 4 p.m., Concert and fireworks 7 – 10 p.m.
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