Where to Watch the Fireworks in San Diego this Independence Day

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.

 

Downtown

Big Bay Boom

Time: 9 p.m.

Price: Free

Location: San Diego Bay

 

Coronado

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

 

SeaWorld

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

 

Oceanside

City of Oceanside Fireworks Show

Time: 9 p.m.

Price: Free

Date: July 3

Location: Rancho Del Oro Road

 

Escondido

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

Santee Salutes

Time: 9 p.m.

Price: Parking is $10

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

 

Vista

Independence Day Celebration

Time: 9 p.m.

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

Location: Moonlight Amphitheatre, 1200 Vale Terrace Drive

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