Fun Fourth of July Events in San Diego County

The Fourth of July is right around the corner. Whether you’re looking for fireworks, family-friendly activities, or live entertainment, these communities have something special planned for everyone. Here is your guide to the best Fourth of July festivities in San Diego and surrounding cities:

San Diego Big Bay Boom one of the largest fireworks displays in the county will take place July 4th on San Diego Bay. Fireworks will be launched simultaneously from four barges starting at 9:00 PM and will be visible from multiple locations around the bay.

SeaWorld® San Diego’s Electric Ocean & Fireworks Spectacular Show you can get in the patriotic spirit when you witness a dazzling fireworks display—free with admission to SeaWorld. Spend the day enjoying the attractions and marine life, then cap off your visit with nightly fireworks over Mission Bay from June 30 – July 4th.

Santee Salutes annual celebration features activities for all ages. Enjoy music, fun zone and amusement rides, delicious food vendors and fun before the fireworks show at 9:00 PM.

La Mesa’s Fourth of July Celebration at Lake Murray includes a day of food, fun, bands, and fireworks. Music Fest kicks off at 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM, followed by fireworks launched at Lake Murray, and can be viewed from anywhere you can see the lake.

Poway Old Fashioned Fourth of July celebrates the country’s independence in a turn-of-the-20th-century style from 10 AM. to 4 PM, Thursday, July 4. Enjoy a charming, old-fashioned celebration with historical reenactments, tasty treats, kids’ activities, and the restored buildings of Old Poway Park. Afterwards, head over to Poway High School for the Fireworks Extravaganza. Gates open at 5:00 PM for games and activities. Fireworks at 9:00 PM – arrive early!

Have a safe and happy Fourth of July!

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