All eyes will be looking up next week on July 4. Fireworks will light up the sky all around the county.
Looking for a show in your neighborhood? Or do you want to travel a little farther to catch a bigger display at a local landmark? We've got a list of some hometown fireworks and some must-see shows around the county.
Find your neighborhood or look under “Main Attractions” and find the perfect sky show for your family – in Coronado that's most likely very close to home ().
And don't forget, if you flip on the radio, you can have a soundtrack for your fireworks with KyXy 96.5. This will work for Coronado, Ocean Beach Pier, and more.
Note: All events are on July 4. Click here to see .
- Spend the morning in Spreckels Park or along Orange Avenue for a parade, art and more before hitting up Glorietta Bay or the Ferry Landing for the Big Bay Boom (see below).
- Pier Plaza is also a great spot for viewing the Big Bay Boom spectacular (see below).
- Fireworks are a "go" at the cove! Sit out on the rooftop of and get the best seat in the house for $60 ($45 for kids). The night will include a bevy of refreshments and entertainment. The best part? Watching the fireworks show will help benefit the La Jolla Elementary School and the La Jolla Firework Foundation, so you can watch again next year!
- Kick things off with an at Old Poway Park at 10 a.m. and then head to watch the at 9 p.m.
- Residents in Rancho Bernardo will get their own fireworks show thanks to Bernardo Heights Middle School. After celebrating the , pick a spot to sit out with a nice view of the open sky and watch the show, which will start at 9 p.m.
- This annual is reserved for military members and their families. Del Mar Beach, located on the base, will host a barbecue and shoot off fireworks at 9 p.m.
- The money needed for the town's has been raised! Ramona residents can watch the sky light up at 9 p.m. at Olive Peirce Middle School.
- The annual will shoot off fireworks at 9 p.m. at Town Center Community Park, but families can spend the whole day there, enjoying the patriot festivities before the night show.
San Diego County Fair: It's the last day of the fair and it's going out with a bang. The fireworks will go off at 9 p.m. As long as you have a clear view of the sky, you should be able to catch the show, even if you're not at the fairgrounds.
The Bay: lights up both the sky and water. Pick one of five optimal viewing spots (including Coronado and Imperial Beach) along the bay and enjoy the show at 9 p.m.
Legoland: Those in North County can trek over to Legoland for their annual celebration. The fireworks will go off at 8:30 p.m.
SeaWorld: Planning on spending your Independence Day at the sea-themed park? They've got fireworks lighting up the sky at around 9:30 p.m. every night, including July 4. If you live near the park, find a spot where you have a clear view of the sky surrounding Sea World and enjoy the show!