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Where to Watch the Fireworks in San Diego this Independence Day

Where to catch the fireworks displays in every corner of the county

By Cole Zerboni

End a day filled with hotdogs, friends, and a whole lot of red, white, and blue, with a boom. Pro tip: Wrap up your barbecuing by 9 p.m. to make sure you’re not distracted when then the pyrotechnics commence.

If you’re still looking to fill your daytime itinerary with patriotic food and drink specials, check out our 2019 Fourth of July guide.


Big Bay Boom

Time: 9 p.m.

Price: Free

Location: San Diego Bay


Coronado’s Annual Independence Day Activities

Time: 9 p.m.

Price: Free

Location: Glorietta Bay, 1630 Glorietta Boulevard

Mira Mesa

Mira Mesa Fourth of July Celebration

Time: 9 p.m.

Price: Free

Location: Mira Mesa Community Park, 8575 New Salem Street


Fireworks Spectacular Show

Time: 9:40 p.m.

Price: Price of admission

Location: SeaWorld San Diego, 500 Sea World Drive

Ocean Beach

Time: 9 p.m.

Price: Free

Location: Ocean Beach Pier, Niagara Avenue

Point Loma

4th of July at the Cabrillo National Monument

Time: 6—10:30 p.m.

Price: $50 per vehicle

Location: Cabrillo National Monument, 1800 Cabrillo Memorial Drive

Carlsbad (Legoland)

Red, White and BOOM!

Time: 8:30 p.m.

Price: price of admission

Location: Legoland California Resort, 1 Legoland Drive


City of Oceanside Fireworks Show

Time: 9 p.m.

Price: Free

Date: July 3

Location: Rancho Del Oro Road


Independence Day Festival & Fireworks

Time: 9 p.m.

Price: Free or $5 VIP area

Location: Grape Day Park, 321 North Broadway

Del Mar Fair

Time: 9 p.m.

Price: price of fair admission

Location: San Diego County Fair, 2260 Jimmy Durante Boulevard

Imperial Beach

Time: 9 p.m.

Price: Free

Location: Imperial Beach Pier, 10 Evergreen Avenue

La Mesa

Lake Murray Music Fest and Fireworks Show

Time: 9 p.m.

Price: Free

Location: Lake Murray Community Park, 7001 Murray Park Drive

Rancho Bernardo

Rancho Bernardo’s the Spirit of the Fourth Community Fair

Time: 9 p.m.

Price: Free

Location: Webb Park, Avena Place and Bernardo Center Drive

Chula Vista

Chula Vista 4th Fest

Time: 9 p.m.

Price: Free

Location: Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center, 2800 Olympic Parkway

El Cajon

4th of July Picnic and Fireworks

Time: 9 p.m.

Price: Free

Location: Kennedy Park, 1675 East Madison Avenue

San Marcos

Celebrate Freedom, A Fireworks Extravaganza

Time: 9 p.m.

Price: Free

Location: Bradley Park, 1587 Linda Vista Drive


Santee Salutes

Time: 9 p.m.

Price: Parking is $10

Location: Town Center Community Park East, 550 Park Center Drive


Independence Day Celebration

Time: 9 p.m.

Price: Parking is $15–30 per vehicle; admission is $5

Location: Moonlight Amphitheatre, 1200 Vale Terrace Drive

Where to Watch the Fireworks in San Diego this Independence Day

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