4th of July Fireworks and Festivals Near San Carlos CA

As Independence Day approaches, anticipation fills the air in San Carlos as the Bay Area gears up for tons of mesmerizing spectacles in the skies. The annual 4th of July fireworks display events in the Peninsula promise to ignite the night with dazzling bursts of color, captivating residents and visitors alike. Get ready to witness an unforgettable celebration of freedom, community, and the sheer beauty of pyrotechnics against the backdrop of the stunning San Francisco Bay.

Before the fireworks illuminates the sky, some cities are offering a host of activities and entertainment options to keep the excitement soaring throughout the day. Local food vendors and food trucks will be on hand to tantalize taste buds with a delectable array of culinary delights, ensuring that visitors can savor tasty treats while enjoying the festive atmosphere. Families can revel in the joyous ambiance by participating in traditional games, parades, and other delightful activities suitable for all ages. Live music performances by local bands and artists will add a vibrant rhythm to the evening, fostering a true sense of community spirit.

Here is a list of festivals and fireworks displays during the week of July 4, near San Carlos. Many thanks to Patch.com

JULY 2: July 2nd Summer Concert – Fred McCarty & Co., Pure Country: Twin Pines Park. Free & family-friendly with lawn seating.


JULY 4: July 4th Pancake Breakfast, Concert & Fireworks. Concert headliner is Arena Band, with ’70s tunes.


4th Of July Firefighter Pancake Breakfast

Firefighter Pancake Breakfast at Redwood City

JULY 4: Roaring Camp Railroads 4th Of July Fun & BBQ. Both Redwood Forest Steam Train & Santa Cruz Beach Train running.


JULY 4: July 4th Fest, Parade, Music & Fireworks. All-day extravaganza begins with a pancake breakfast!


JULY 4: Ol’ Fashioned July 4th Pancake Breakfast, Parade & Block Party. Charming Main Street transforms into festive red, white & blue downtown celebration.


JULY 4: Annual 4th Of July Parade. Ends with “refreshing beverage & a juicy watermelon treat!”


JULY 4: 4th Of July Symphony In Park, Carousel & Kids’ Fun. Afternoon includes Billy Jones Wildcat Railroad, inflatables, food trucks, beer & wine garden & more!


JULY 4: 4th Of July Celebration & Parade. Deck out your bikes, trikes & wagons & join the parade!


JULY 4: July 4th Beats, Brews & Vines. Free downtown event with live music, dancing & food.


JUNE 30: Independence Day Pool Party & Movie. Festive kick-off to the holiday weekend.

JULY 4: July 4th ‘Red, White & BOOM!’ Concert & Fireworks. With kids’ zone, food trucks, bounce house & Sacred Fire Band.


JULY 3: July 3rd Patriotic Sing & Family Music Fest: Freedom Fest. Multiple stages & lots of fun!

JULY 4: Freedom Fest July 4th Run, Car Cruise, Parade & Fireworks. 2023 Theme: ‘A Star Spangled Celebration!’


JULY 4: July 4th Picnics & On-The-Water Fireworks Viewing: Shoreline Lake. Reserve fireworks-viewing watercrafts soon, if interested.

JULY 4: 4th Of July Fireworks & SF Symphony: Shoreline Amphitheatre. A festive spectacular!


JULY 4: 4th Of July Celebration: Frontierland Park. With live music, games, face painting & more.


JULY 4: 4th Of July Summer Festival & Chili Cook-Off: Mitchell Park. Includes live music, food trucks & kid activities.


JULY 3-4: Chalk Full of Fun – Chalk Festival. In Courthouse Square.

JULY 4: Firefighter Pancake Breakfast. Proceeds benefit Redwood City Firefighters Association.

JULY 4: July 4th Parade, Fest & Fireworks. With fireworks display visible throughout mid-Peninsula.


JULY 1: Fourth of July Bar Crawl. DJ & games, too.

JULY 3: SF Giants vs. Seattle Mariners Baseball Game & Fireworks Night. Tickets on sale for Oracle Park game.

JULY 4: 4th Of July Pub Crawl & Hot Dog-Eating Contest. “The perfect pre-party before San Francisco Fourth of July Fireworks.”

JULY 4: Golden Gate Park Band July 4th Concert, Bandshell. Event is free!

JULY 4: 4th Of July Fireworks: Fisherman’s Wharf. Display launches from two barges on the bay.

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Golden Gate Park Band July 4th Concert, Bandshell


JULY 3: SJ Giants vs. Modesto Nuts Baseball Game & Fireworks. Tickets on sale.

JULY 4: July 4th Rose, White & Blue Parade & Festival: The Alameda. With food trucks, art, car cruise & community.

JULY 4: July 4th Fireworks: Discovery Meadow Park. “A night of dazzling entertainment.”

JULY 4: July 4th Fireworks Festival: Almaden Lake Park. With food court, concerts, costume contest & more.


JUNE 30-JULY 2: 4th Of July Weekend FoodieLand Night Market. Get your holiday weekend started!

JULY 4: 4th Of July In The Park – Concert & Kids’ Fun. Free event at Central Park.


JULY 4: 4th Of July All City Picnic, Concerts & Swim. Kids’ zone planned for ages 3-12.

JULY 4: July 4th Celebration, BBQ & Fireworks: California’s Great America. Waterpark will be open, too.


JULY 4: July 4th McCartysville Band Patriotic Concert & Park Fest. “Be part of the celebrations by dressing up as a historic character. ”


JULY 4: July 4th Parade & Flyover (No Fireworks.) Event time is earlier this year due to fireworks cancellation.————–

JULY 3-4: July 4th Mounted Patrol Junior Rodeo & BBQ. Family-friendly event, in its 71st year, hosted by The Mounted Patrol of San Mateo County.

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