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4th of July Events Around Town

Great America July 4th Celebration
Great America, 4701 Great America Parkway - Fireworks @ 9:45 pm
After a full day of fun, head toward the Flight Deck roller coaster plaza at 9:45 pm for an Independence Day event that will knock your sparklers off.

San Jose Giants 4th of July
San Jose Municipal Stadium - Ballgame @ 6:30 pm followed by Fireworks
The Giants, wearing special “Stars & Stripes” jerseys and caps, but more importantly, from anywhere near the stadium, you can watch the post-game fireworks show for free. Fireworks will light the sky at approximately 9:30 pm.


Rotary Club Fireworks
San Jose Discovery Meadows in downtown - Fireworks @ 9:30 pm
The fireworks will light up the sky at approximately 9:30 pm. This is a free, family-friendly event, and seating is on a first-come basis. Restrooms and a great view will be provided on site.


Fourth of July at Shoreline
Shoreline Amphitheatre - San Francisco Symphony and Fireworks grand finale @ 8 pm
Celebrate the Fourth of July with a festive outdoor performance of hero-themed favorites perfect for summer, culminating in a grand finale of amazing fireworks.

Red, White & Boom! Milpitas Fireworks & Concert
Milpitas Sports Center - Pool party @ 1 – 4 pm, Concert @ 7 pm, Fireworks @ 9 pm
Online ticket sales end on July 3rd @ 12:00 pm

4th of July Celebration at The Pier
San Francisco, Pier 39 - Music @ 3 - 6 pm, Fireworks over the bay @ 9:30 pm
Witness the skies sparkle red, white and blue as PIER 39 celebrates Independence Day with a day of fun for the whole family! At approximately 9:30 pm, look to the sky for the City & County of San Francisco’s spectacular fireworks display.


Morgan Hill Freedom Fest: Parade and Fireworks On The Green
Morgan Hill Outdoor Sports Center - Parade @ 10 am, Music @ 6 pm, Fireworks @ 9:30 pm
Our events include Patriotic Sing, Downtown Family Music Fest, Freedom Run, Parade, Car Cruise n’ Show and a spectacular fireworks and entertainment show.

Summer Events Around Town

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SUNNYVALE ART & WINE FESTIVAL - Kick off your summer at the exciting 45th Annual Sunnyvale Art & Wine Festival. Check out over 350 of the nation’s best artists, live music, ice cold margaritas, champagne, sangria, quality beers, and fine wines. Enjoy delicious food and a professional stage with some of the best bands in the region.   CLICK HERE


LOS ALTOS ART & WINE FESTIVAL - The highly-rated Los Altos Arts & Wine Festival showcases the distinctive works of artists and craftspeople from more than a dozen states. The Festival also features select vintages from local wineries as well as a wide variety variety of craft beers to pair with foods.   CLICK HERE

MENLO PARK HOT FUN IN THE SUMMERTIME - The fabulously fun, kick-back days of summer are upon us and the Bay Area’s popular outdoor festival season is in full swing. Featuring two days of stellar live music, world-class art by 200 of America’s top artists, fabulous food and drink.  CLICK HERE

GILROY GARLIC FESTIVAL - Come to the 2019 Gilroy Garlic Festival (July 26, 27 and 28) for great garlicky food, live entertainment, cooking competitions, and more!   CLICK HERE

OAKLAND ART + SOUL FESTIVAL -  Music, Dance, Food and Family Fun at the 19th Annual Art + Soul Festival Downtown Oakland  CLICK HERE

BERKELEY KITE FESTIVAL - We invite you to become part of our Berkeley Kite Festival where the earth, wind, and sky combine to create an unequaled festival experience. During the past 30 years, the Berkeley Kite Festival has developed a soaring reputation as one of the premier free family festivals on the West Coast.    CLICK HERE


FREMONT FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS - The Festival has 500+ booths filled with unique, one-of-a-kind pieces.  Every single piece of beautiful art sold at the Fremont Festival of the Arts is handmade! With 2 stages of continuous acts over 2 days, we’ve got the music covered.  Many of our food booths are actually run by non-profit organizations who use the Festival as one of their major fundraising sources each year.   CLICK HERE

PALO ALTO FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS - The backbone of the festival and the key to its success are the three hundred fine artists and crafters whose display booths are placed back-to-back along University Avenue. These exhibitors are the reason why this festival attracts such a high percentage of fine artists and crafters whose work you'll see only at a few select shows on the West Coast.  CLICK HERE

SANTA CRUZ TEQUILA & TACO MUSIC FESTIVAL - Join us for TWO days of fun in the sun on Saturday, August 24th and Sunday, August 25th! Saturday will showcase top-shelf Tequila sampling, while you enjoy THE BEST gourmet tacos! Enjoy Live Music, Margaritas, Craft Beer, and Art Vendors to shop from!   CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS

NAPA BLUES BREW & BBQ - Featuring Live Blues music from some of the Bay Area’s best blues musicians. Enjoy 40 micro-brewed beers, some making their market debut, in the Beer Garden, and tons of finger lickin’ BBQ food, from fifteen of the greatest BBQ masters in the Bay Area.   CLICK HERE

SCOTTISH HIGHLAND GATHERING & GAMES - Join us on Labor Day Weekend as we celebrate the very best of Scottish culture, competition, cuisine and entertainment, right here in California. The 154th consecutive Scottish Highland Gathering and Games takes place at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton.  CLICK HERE

SAUSALITO ARTS FESTIVAL - The celebration of fine art, music, food, and wine will come together this Labor Day Weekend at one of the most prestigious art festivals in the country - the Sausalito Art Festival. Celebrated for its entertainment lineup, special exhibitions and cornucopia of food, beer and wine — the Festival transforms the charming seaside village of Sausalito, California into a three-day “Camelot” of art and community.    CLICK HERE


MOUNTAIN VIEW ART & WINE FESTIVAL - Monster Crowds Expected for Silicon Valley’s World-Class Art, Music & Food Festival. Soak in the Cool Castro Street Vibe at “A Festival Like No Other”. Saturday Into the Grove Dance Party, Deelish Bellinis, Mechanical Bull Ride, Stay Cool Misting Tent Debut!   CLICK HERE

CAPITOLA ART & WINE FESTIVAL - The Capitola Art & Wine Festival combines Art, Wine, Music and Food, all in charming Capitola Village overlooking the beautiful Monterey Bay. Over 150 fine artists and 22 Santa Cruz Mountain wineries will participate in this year’s Festival.   CLICK HERE

SANTA CLARA ART & WINE FESTIVAL - The 2019 Santa Clara Art & Wine Festival will feature the talents of local and regional artists with nearly 175 booths to visit, 25 community groups serving international foods, four vintners pouring fine wines, micro-brewed beer, live entertainment on three stages, and the ever-popular Kids Kingdom and Toddler Town.    CLICK HERE

ALMADEN ART & WINE FESTIVAL - Voted one of the best festivals in San Jose, the Almaden Valley Art & Wine Festival has something for everyone. Our festival features a large selection of local artisans, entertainment by popular bands throughout the day on our main stage, boutique wines from Northern California vineyards, a variety of food offerings to taste including gourmet food trucks, a Kids-Zone with crafts, carnival games, and rides, souvenir wine and beer glasses, a silent auction, a NEW Community Raffle and much more.   CLICK HERE

SF CHINATOWN AUTUMN MOON FESTIVAL - Asian theme park in heart of world famous San Francisco Chinatown. Arts and crafts booth, stage entertainment, food, lion dances, and dragon parade on both days. Free.    CLICK HERE

MONTEREY JAZZ FESTIVAL - Over 500 artists will be performing nonstop on 8 stages for 3 nights and 2 days of the world's best jazz at the 62nd Monterey Jazz Festival. Featuring films, conversations with the Festival's stars, exhibitions, food and beverages, an international shopping bazaar, and 8 stages of live jazz entertainment spread throughout the grounds.   CLICK HERE

LOS GATOS FIESTA DE ARTES - The 2019 Fiesta de Artes is returning to the Civic Center in downtown Los Gatos on September 21 & September 22, 10am – 6pm each day. All of our favorites will be here again, including artist booths, food, wine, beer, and live music. 220+ new and returning exhibitors featuring fine art and a wide range of California handmade crafts available for purchase.  Each year we include classics like bouncy castle, art & crafts projects and face painting.    CLICK HERE

TASTE OF MORGAN HILL - The Taste of Morgan Hill is a fun, free, family-friendly festival held in Downtown Morgan Hill once a year for the last twenty-eight years. We feature local wines & craft beers. There's a kid's zone with lots of awesome fun to keep the little ones entertained. Live entertainment, Classic & Custom Car Show & we have a wide variety of food vendors in addition to our amazing downtown restaurants to ensure there's something delicious for everyone to try.  CLICK HERE

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