Fourth of July Firework Shows Around the County

Celebrate your Fourth with a bang.

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All eyes will be looking up next week on July 4. Fireworks will be lighting up skies all around the county, from north to south and east to west.

Looking for a show in your neighborhood? Or do you want to travel a little further out to catch a bigger display at a San Diego landmark? We've got a list of some hometown fireworks and some must-see shows around the county.

Find your neighborhood or look under "Main Attractions" to find a place to watch things go boom. Click on the links for additional information and enjoy the show!

Note: All shows are on July 4.


KyXy 96.5 Fireworks Show: Flip on the radio and enjoy fireworks to a soundtrack with KyXy 96.5 at Ocean Beach Pier, Gil Johnson Community Park in Mira Mesa, Kennedy Park in El Cajon, Spring Valley Swap Meet and other locations across San Diego.

Legoland: Those in North County can trek over to Legoland for their annual R celebration. The fireworks will go off at 8:30 p.m.

SeaWorld: Planning on spending your Independence Day at the sea-themed park? They've got fireworks lighting up the sky at around 9:30 p.m. every night, including July 4. If you live near the park, find a spot where you have a clear view of the sky surrounding Sea World and enjoy the show!

San Diego County Fair: It's the last day of the fair and it's going out with a bang. The fireworks will go off at 9 p.m. As long as you have a clear view of the sky, you should be able to catch the show, even if you're not at the fairgrounds.

The Bay:  lights up both the sky and water. Pick one of five optimal viewing spots in Coronado, San Diego Bay or Imperial Beach to enjoy the show at 9 p.m.


Imperial Beach

  • Pier Plaza is a great spot for viewing the Big Bay Boom spectacular (see below).


  • Spend the day in Spreckels Park or along Orange Avenue for a parade, art and more before hitting up Glorietta Bay or Ferry Landing for the Big Bay Boom (see below).



La Jolla

  • Fireworks are a "go" at the cove! Sit out on the rooftop of  and get the best seat in the house for $60 ($45 for kids). The night will include a bevy of refreshments and entertainment. The best part? Watching the firework show will help benefit the La Jolla Elementary School and the La Jolla Firework Foundation, so you can watch again next year!


  • Kick things off with an at Old Poway Park at 10 a.m. and then head watch the at 9 p.m.

Rancho Bernardo

  • Residents in Rancho Bernardo will get their own firework show thanks to Rancho Bernardo Middle School. After celebrating the , pick a spot to sit out with a nice view of the open sky and watch the show, which will start at 9 p.m.

Camp Pendleton

  • This annual is reserved for military members and their families. Del Mar Beach, located on the base, will host a bbq and shoot of fireworks at 9 p.m.




  • The money needed for the town's has been raised! Ramona residents can watch the sky light up with a dazzles display of fireworks at 9 p.m. at Olive Peirce Middle School.


  • The annual will shoot off fireworks at 9 p.m. at Town Center Community Park, but families can spend the whole day there, enjoying the patriot festivities before the night show.


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