Where to Watch Fireworks on Fourth of July in San Diego

Hopefully there's no Big Bay Bummer this summer

It’s Fourth of July which can only mean one thing: Fireworks.

Once you’re done barbecuing on the beach, here’s where to watch the night sky light up on Independence Day in San Diego.

Big Bay Boom
San Diego waterfront, 9 p.m.
Remember the Big Bay Bummer of 2012? Well event organizers promise that won’t be the case this year. Watch from multiple spots near Seaport Village, Coronado Ferry Landing, Spanish Landing, Embarcadero Marina Parks North and South, Cesar Chavez Park, Coronado Tidelands Park, Imperial Beach Pier, Shelter Island or Harbor Island.

Camp Pendleton Beach Bash
Del Mar Beach Resort, 9 p.m.
The MCCS has its annual event at Del Mar Beach resort complete with live bands and kids’ activities.

Coronado Independence Day Celebration

Coronado Island, 9 p.m.
Watch fireworks over Glorietta Bay – but make sure to get there early for parking.

Del Mar San Diego County Fair
Del Mar Fairgrounds, 9 p.m.
What better way to enjoy fireworks than from the fairgrounds? Entry to the festivities starts at $8 for kids, $14 for adults. 

El Cajon Fireworks

Kennedy Park in El Cajon, 9  p.m.
Come enjoy the visual and stunning fireworks display at Kennedy Park located at 1675 E. Madison Avenue in El Cajon.

Fallbrook Fireworks
220 Grand Tradition Way, 8:45 p.m.
The Annual July 4 Fallbrook Beautification Alliance fundraiser will bring hundreds of locals to benefit the park. Tickets start at $20.

La Jolla’s Fireworks
La Jolla Bay, 9 p.m.
See the show of fireworks at Ellen Browning Scripps Park and La Jolla Cove. 

Mira Mesa Fireworks

Mira Mesa Community Park, 9 p.m.
The Mira Mesa Fourth of July event will include many activities that include a parade, food, rides, games and a nightly firework display showing at Mira Mesa High School. Bring the whole family and come enjoy the fun.

Ocean Beach Fireworks
Ocean Beach Pier, 9 p.m.
Go with the flow and bring your blanket to sit back and enjoy the fireworks as they fill the sky in Ocean Beach.

Poway Pride Celebration

Old Poway Park, 9 p.m.
Poway High School will be holding a fundraiser on the fourth of July by selling admission tickets, food, and glow necklaces as fireworks spark in the sky at Old Poway Park. Tickets are $2.

Temecula’s Family Fun Day
Ronald Reagan Park, 9 p.m.
The City of Temecula’s Fourth of July Extravaganza will kick off at 2 p.m. at Ronald Reagan Sports Park with food, music and family activities.

Rancho Bernardo Fireworks

Rancho Bernardo Heights Middle School Athletic Field, 9 p.m.
Display your patriotic spirit and come and enjoy the old fashioned festival in Rancho Bernardo.

San Marcos Fourth of July
Bradley Park, 9 p.m.
North County will be celebrating the Fourth of July by entertaining with carnival games, evening entertainment and the display of fireworks in Bradley Park.

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