Valley Center Western Days Country Fair & Parade July 2-3
Friday: Guns & Hoses Chili Cook-off: 5-7pm / Lilac Fire Station, 28234 Lilac Road. Country Fair (Band/Entertainment/Food Vendors/Beer Garden): 5-10pm / VC Community Center, 28246 Lilac Rd. Saturday: Better Together Independence Day Parade: 10-11:30am / Cole Grade Road to Lilac Road. Country Fair (Band/Entertainment/Food Vendors/Beer Garden): 10am-10pm / VC Community Center, 28246 Lilac Rd.
Oceanside Fireworks Show July 3
The City of Oceanside Parks and Recreation Division will host an incredible Fireworks display at El Corazon, in celebration of Oceanside’s 133rd anniversary of the City’s incorporation. Musical entertainment and food. Fireworks at 9pm.
6-10pm / Rancho Del Oro Drive
Coronado 4th of July Celebration July 3-4
The annual Independence Day Parade will take place on Saturday from 10am-12pm on Orange Avenue. The United States Navy Parachute Team “The Leap Frogs” is the official parachute demonstration team of the United States Navy. Watch the Legends in the Sky above Coronado at 2pm on Sunday. End Sunday evening with a spectacular firework display over the Coronado Bay at 9pm.
Scripps Ranch 4th of July Run & Ride July 3-5
Run or Ride any time between these dates. Wear your Freedom Run & Ride bib to encourage others to honk and wave! Dress up, take pictures, videos and show your 4th spirit by posting to our community Facebook page.
San Diego County Fair 4th of July Celebration July 4
The show includes more than 3,600 aerial display counts, with 500 shells in the Grand Finale alone! Fireworks are launched from the west end of the racetrack and are choreographed to a soundtrack played through the Corona Grandstand Stage sound system. The fireworks are visible from many areas of the Fairgrounds.
9pm / Del Mar Fairgrounds
Mira Mesa 4th of July Fireworks July 4
No Parade or Fun Day in Mira Mesa this year, but there will be Fireworks! Scripps Mesa Fireworks is grateful for the assistance from representatives from the Mira Mesa Town Council, the offices of Mayor Todd Gloria, City Councilman Chris Cate, and County Supervisor Terra Lawson-Remer, San Diego Unified School District School Board Members Sabrina Bazzo and Dr. Mike McQuary, and Principal Jeff Sabins from Mira Mesa High School. Without their help, there could not be a show this year.
9pm / Mira Mesa High School
Ramona July 4th Celebration July 4
This year’s July 4th celebration, celebrating Independence Day and Strength in Community, will be presented by the Ramona Kiwanis, Ramona Rotary, and Ramona Chamber of Commerce. Food vendors to date include Kona Ice, Senor Woofle, The Corn Lady, and EZ Kettle Corn. Fireworks at 9pm.
4-9:30pm / Olive Peirce Middle School
Big Bay Boom! July 4
Fireworks will be discharged simultaneously from barges placed strategically around the Bay off Shelter Island, Harbor Island, Embarcadero North, Seaport Village, Embarcadero South Marina Park and Coronado Ferry Landing. The impeccably choreographed display will last approximately 17 minutes.
9pm / San Diego Bay
Julian 4th of July Parade & Celebration July 4
This year Julian salutes July Fourth with the Theme, “Julian 150 Years+1”. Pre-parade events include two flyovers by vintage aircraft, Gunfight with Julian Doves & Desperados, and Patriotic Musical Presentations. Parade begins at noon. Post-parade events include barbecue, music, dancing at the American Legion, and Julian Woman’s Club Historic Quilt Show.
10am-5pm / Downtown Main Street
Escondido Fourth of July Fireworks July 4
The City of Escondido is excited to bring back the free, professional fireworks show to celebrate Independence Day. We will not have our traditional large scale event, there will just be a fireworks show.
9pm / Grape Day Park
Legoland Red, White, & Boom! July 4
Don’t miss the LEGOLAND® Fourth of July celebration featuring an All-American family picnic, relay races, live performances, and of course, a star-spangled Red, White, and BOOM! fireworks display over MINILAND U.S.A.
1-9pm / Legoland, Carlsbad
Vista Independence Day Celebration July 4
The Fun-Filled Fourth BBQ dinner starts at 6:30pm. The DecaDames Perform at 7:35pm. Fireworks at 9pm. Park admission is $15 per vehicle ($30 for RVs) No walk-in pedestrian traffic permitted into the park.
5-10pm / Brengle Terrace Park – Moonlight Amphitheatre
Poway’s An Old Fashioned Fourth of July & Fireworks July 4
Bring your family and friends to Old Poway Park and celebrate our country’s independence “turn-of-the-20th-century-style”. Features patriotic entertainment, western reenactors, free children’s crafts, train displays, and old-fashioned games. Tasty treats and train rides will be available for a nominal fee. Enjoy spectacular fireworks as they light up the night sky at Poway High School and Poway Sportsplex at 9pm.
10am-10pm / Old Poway Park
Poway 4th of July Veterans Park Ceremony July 4
Join VFW Post 7907 and the Poway Veterans Park Committee for a ceremony to honor those who selflessly served our Country.
11am / Veterans Park: 14134 Midland Road
Scripps Ranch 4th of July Parade July 4
Theme: Celebrate Our Victorious Independence Day. Come and participate in your community and enjoy a fun filled day for family and friends.
10am / Red Cedar Place to Hoyt Park
SeaWorld 4th of July Fireworks July 4
families and friends can enjoy one of San Diego’s most magnificent fireworks displays, and much more.
9:40pm / SeaWorld San Diego
Santee Salutes – Fourth of July Celebration July 4
4pm – Food Vendors & Riverwalk Grill Open. 6pm – Patriotic Ceremony. 6:3pm – 80z All Stars Concert. 9pm – Dual Fireworks Display sponsored by Waste Management. Fireworks will be launched from Town Center Community Park and West Hills Park (closed to the public).
6-9:30pm / Town Center Community Park East
San Marcos Celebrate Freedom, A Fireworks Extravaganza July 4
Bradley Park will once again play host to our Fireworks display however gathering is not encouraged. If you can, please plan to view the fireworks from the comfort of your home. We will not be hosting any of the festivities that typically accompany the fireworks display.
9pm / Bradley Park: 1587 Linda Vista Dr.
Rancho Bernardo The Spirit of the Fourth July 4
For 2021, The Spirit of the Fourth board is excited to have the fireworks display and evening entertainment. The “US” Band will provide entertainment near the Performing Arts Center beginning about 66pm before the fireworks show begins about 9pm.
Rancho Bernardo High School: 13010 Paseo Lucido
San Diego Pride July 10-18
San Diego Pride’s staff and year-round program volunteer leaders will team up with our community partners, sponsors, and small businesses to produce or promote unique Pride celebrations in COVID-19 compliant venues. These live streaming and in-person events will celebrate San Diego’s many distinct LGBTQ communities in ways that uplift diverse cultural identities and experiences.
See website for schedule. / www.sdpride.org
California State Games July 16-18
The largest Olympic-style sports festival in the state with 25+ sports from Archery to Softball at venues across San Diego County. he California State Games is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization and the largest amateur sports festival in the state. As a community-based member of the United States Olympic Committee, we have hosted our Olympic-style event since 1988.
Del Mar Racing Season July 16-Sept. 6
Fans flock to the track each summer to wager on their favorite horses during the popular, annual Del Mar Racetrack racing season, mid-July – early-September. Be part of the magic and nostalgia of this long-time horse race tradition dating back to 1937 when Bing Crosby greeted the first guests, and Seabiscuit won by a nose in the infamous race in 1938. This season features the nation’s top racehorses, trainers and jockeys, and plenty of fun in the sun.
Del Mar Thoroughbred Club
North Park Book Fair July 17
Book lovers, join us this summer at an outdoor book fair in the heart of North Park! We’re partnering with our friends at Verbatim Books to host sellers from near and far with delightfully rare and special collections. There will be live talks by local authors, poetry readings, an open mic, select craft vendors, and local food vendors to compliment the long awaited joy of book browsing.
10am-5pm / North Park Way, between 29th & Ray
Comic-Con@Home July 23-25
his year, everyone gets a badge! Attend star-studded panels, watch sneak previews and virtually walk the famous exhibit hall for exclusive merch.