San Francisco 4th of July Fireworks

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July 4, 2022 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm UTC+0

fourth of july celebration with fireworks over the skyline and bay with golden gate bridge in San Francisco, California, USA

For the best fireworks display, all you need is to head to the Bay! Every year, San Francisco celebrates the 4th of July with a jaw-dropping pyrotechnic show set to patriotic music.

The grand lights display is a crowd favorite, drawing thousands of visitors from across the nation every year. The fireworks extravaganza takes place over the barges north of Pier 39 and the end of the Municipal Pier. Do your best to arrive early and get a spot from these prime viewing locations:

  • Aquatic Park
  • Ghirardelli Square
  • The Cannery
  • Fisherman's Wharf
  • Coit Tower
  • Angel Island

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Or you can avoid large crowds by staking out these areas:

  • Crissy Field Overlook
  • Inspiration Point
  • Bernal Heights Park

Pro Tip: Take public transportation as large parts of the San Francisco waterfront will be closed for the fireworks display. Plus, avoid the parking headache.

Details

The shows begin at 9:30 PM and last around 30 minutes.

Covid-19 Information

Face coverings are optional but are recommended in crowded spaces.

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Soak in the stunning views and try all the most-raved attractions in San Francisco with these other fun areas and hotels:

Celebrate the 4th of July in San Francisco

Make your way to Golden Gate City this Independence Day for a stunning fireworks display and fun party. Reserve your spot on the party cruises or get a seat at the nearby restaurants. Whether you're on the water or the ground, you'll have the best celebration here with the entire family.

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While waiting for the main attraction, you can enjoy watching live performances and shopping for keepsakes at the local booths. Be sure to bring your camera to preserve memories that will last a lifetime.

Venue

Fisherman's Wharf
100 Jefferson Street
San Francisco, CA United States
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