Thursday, July 3, 2014

2014 Fireworks Around the Bay Area


Here's a quick list of where some fireworks shows are being held in and around the Bay Area.

ALAMEDA
Fireworks near the USS HORNET Museum
Start time: 9:15 p.m.

ANTIOCH
Contra Costa Fairgrounds. Parking $5.
Fireworks: Start time: 9:15 p.m.
www.celebrateantioch.org.

BENICIA
Fireworks: On the waterfront. Start time: 9 p.m.
www.beniciamainstreet.org

BERKELEY
Fireworks 9:30 p.m. at the end of Berkeley Pier.
www.AnotherBullwinkelShow.com

CONCORD
Fire works 9 p.m., at Mt. Diablo High School.
www.ci.concord.ca.us.

DELTA
Fireworks display shot off a barge anchored off Mandeville Tip on the north side of the Deepwater Channel in the Delta between Stockton and Antioch. 8-10 p.m. .

LIVERMORE
Fireworks: From the Parking Garage in downtown Livermore (on Railroad Avenue, between Livermore Avenue and Maple).
www.livermoredowntown.com and www.cityoflivermore.net.

MENLO PARK
Parade: 11:30 a.m. down Santa Cruz Avenue. Food, music and games, Noon-2:30 p.m. Burgess Park. www.menlopark.org.

MORGAN HILL
Entertainment and fireworks: Music begins at 6 p.m. at Morgan Hill Community Park. Fireworks display after sunset.
www.mhdomfest.com

MOUNTAIN VIEW
Fireworks: With the San Francisco Symphony. 8 p.m. Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View. $24-$35. www.sfsymphony.org

PALO ALTO
Summer Festival and Chili Cook-Off: Chefs battle chili championship, music, activities for kids, food. Noon-5 p.m. Mitchell Park, 600 East Meadow Drive. www.cityofpaloalto.org.

PITTSBURG
Fireworks: Begin at dusk at Pittsburg's waterfront, 51 Marina Boulevard.

PLEASANT HILL
Fireworks at College Park High School.
www.phjuly4.com.

PLEASANTON
Alameda County Fair
Fireworks: Start time 9:45 p.m.
With paid admission to the Fair. Alameda County Fairgrounds.
www.alamedacountyfair.com.

REDWOOD CITY
Fireworks:
The upper parking lots at CaƱada College will open at 6:30 p.m. for the public to view Peninsula fireworks displays. 4200 Farm Hill Blvd.

Fireworks from the Port: Live music at 7 p.m. Fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m. Waterfront Recreation Area, 503 Seaport Court. www.redwoodcity.org.

SAN FRANCISCO
Fireworks on the Waterfront: 9:30 p.m.
Pier 39: Musical entertainment and activities begin at noon at Entrance Plaza. Beach Street and the Embarcadero. 415-705-5500, www.pier39.com.

SAN JOSE
San Jose Giants Fireworks: The single-A ballclub of the San Francisco Giants will host the Stockton Ports July 4-5. Fireworks begin following the conclusion of each game. Game time is 6:30 p.m. Municipal Stadium, 588 East Alma Ave. 408-297-1435, http://sjgiants.com.

SANTA CLARA
Central Park.
Fireworks: Start at sunset. www.santaclara.gov.

SUISUN CITY
Fireworks display over the waterfront.

VACAVILLE
Concert and Fireworks: Live music starts at 6:30 p.m. (Gates open at 5 p.m.) featuring Travelin' Band — A Tribute to Creedence Clearwater Revival. Food and craft vendors. Fireworks at dark. Andrews Park, Monte Vista Avenue and School Street.


There's much more at sfgate.com/July-4-celebrations-events


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