4th of July Celebrations in San Diego

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4th of July Celebrations at Standley Park

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The 4th of July is a national holiday celebrating the separation of the United States of America from Great Britain. On July 2, 1776, Congress had voted to be Independent of the mother land but the Declaration of Independence was approved two days later, on the 4th.

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Today, July 4th is considered Independence Day and it is celebrated by attending barbecues, picnics, outdoor concerts, parades, and fireworks. Houses are often decorated with American flags and patriotic themes. Friends, family, and food - what could be better?

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Celebrate in your own backyard; celebrate at your local park; or go all out and enjoy an all inclusive dinner-followed-by-fireworks package. Whatever you choose, don't be afraid to show your red, white and blue.

Central Coastal County
Big Bay Boom at the Port of San Diego
Fireworks at the La Jolla Cove
Fireworks at SeaWorld
Fourth of July in Mira Mesa

North County
Fourth of July Fireworks at San Diego County Fair
Red, White and BOOM! Celebration at Legoland
Independence Day Celebration in San Marcos
Spirit of the 4th Independence Day Celebrations in Rancho Bernardo
4th of July Fireworks Celebration in Poway
Red, White and Boom Celebrations in Vista

South County
Coronado 4th of July
Fireworks over Ocean Beach Pier

East County
Santee Salutes 4th of July
Ramona 4th of July Fireworks

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Many City districts celebrate the 4th of July but do not have a firework display. Please let us know if you have a local event for us to include on this list

Julian Fourth of July Parade
Oceanside Yankee Doodle Dinghy Parade
University City