Come Enjoy the Largest Fireworks Show in San Diego County at the Annual Big Bay Boom!
It’s that time of year again!
4th of July celebrations are just around the corner! Come celebrate America with the most beautiful fireworks show on the Bay. Once again, the Big Bay Boom July 4th holiday celebration is back, and bigger than ever. A stunning fireworks display over San Diego Bay is the largest show in San Diego County, so you definitely don’t want to miss out!
A range of colorful, loud and absolutely breathtaking fireworks will be discharged, in-sync, from barges around the Bay off Shelter Island, Harbor Island, Seaport Village, Embarcadero North, Embarcadero South Marina Park and Coronado Ferry Landing. The fireworks will last approximately 17 minutes. Bring your family and friends, and cozy up to watch the beautiful show! Free parking is available at the Port of San Diego with shuttle service to Harbor Island and Shelter Island.
Below is a list of some of our favorite spots to catch the fireworks, and you can check out their website for more details and locations. Enjoy the show!
Location: Del Mar Fairgrounds – 2260 Jimmy Durante Boulevard, Del Mar, CA 92014
Time: Starts at 9:30 AM, Fireworks at 9:00 PM
Independence Day is one of the best days to come to the Fair, because they pull out all the stops with food, fireworks, entertainment and more.
Location: Ellen Browning Scripps Park, 1180 Coast Boulevard, La Jolla, CA 92037
Time: 9:00 PM
After a day on the beautiful beaches of La Jolla, take in a spectacular set of fireworks with a picturesque background.
Location: Multiple Locations along San Diego Bay
Time: 9:00 PM
Take in the largest display in the county. With fireworks launched from four barges strategically placed around North San Diego Bay, they can be seen from Shelter Island, Harbor Island, the Embarcadero area and Seaport Village/Coronado Landing, and the score is simulcast live on THE MIGHTY 1090 AM and MAX FM 105.7. Just find a place along the bay and you will not be disappointed.
Location: SeaWorld San Diego – 500 SeaWorld Dr, San Diego, CA 92109
Time: Fireworks at 9:40 PM
SeaWorld will celebrate Independence Day with a 15-minute display of fireworks set to a musical soundtrack, starting at 9:40 PM on July 4. Park hours on the Fourth will be 10 AM to 11 PM.
Location: Ocean Beach Pier at the end of Newport Ave.
Time: 9:00 PM
Spend the day picnicking, swimming in the ocean, walking and playing in the sand and shopping along Newport Ave. Then bundle up as the sun sets and pull up a blanket for a really spectacular fireworks show launched from the OB Pier.
Location: Old Town State Historic Park
Time: 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Parade, crafts and activities of early San Diego recreate an old-fashioned Independence Day celebrated on the frontier. (no fireworks)
Location: Various Locations on Coronado
Time: 7:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Celebrate the 4th of July in the Crown City including a parade down Orange Avenue at 10:00 AM, a concert in Spreckels Park at 4:00 PM and fireworks over Glorietta Bay at 9:00 PM.