The SS Jeremiah O’Brien, the famous WWII Liberty Ship berthed at Pier 45 in Fisherman’s Wharf, invites you to come aboard to view San Francisco’s July 4th fireworks extravaganza. Many people consider the O’Brien as having "The Best Fireworks Seats on the Wharf."
Published: July, 2012
The SS Jeremiah O’Brien, the famous WWII Liberty Ship berthed at Pier 45 in Fisherman’s Wharf, invites you to come aboard to view San Francisco’s July 4th fireworks extravaganza. Many people consider the O’Brien as having "The Best Fireworks Seats on the Wharf." Events aboard the ship are from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. including hot dogs, chips, beverages, live music and a whole lot of fun. For tickets and more details, visit their web-site: www.ssjeremiahobrien.org. If you are looking for something to do earlier, PIER 39 invites you to enjoy a fun-filled Independence Day celebration featuring the Air Force band, Mobility starting at 2 p.m. followed by your favorite 80’s band, Tainted Love, at 6 p.m. The City of San Francisco’s spectacular fireworks display over the Bay takes place around 9:30 p.m.
Sausalito – Fourth of July Parade/Picnic/Fireworks – 10 a.m. parade followed by picnic at Dunphy Park from noon to 5 p.m. with entertainment by Paul Robinson & Friends and Curtis Lawson plus food and games. The celebration continues at Gabrielson Park (next to the Ferry Pier) from 6 to 9:30 p.m. The celebration will feature live entertainment and end with a spectacular show of fireworks on San Francisco Bay.
Marin County Fair – Fireworks every evening June 30 through July 4 at 9:30 p.m. Also enjoy concerts, Shangri-La Chinese Acrobats, educational/interactive exhibits, carnival rides, film festivals, arts and crafts, and contests. 10 Avenue of the Flags in San Rafael.
Berkeley Marina – Fireworks starts at 9:30 p.m. Live entertainment all day, face painting, arts & crafts, Adventure Playground, and food from noon to 10 p.m. University Avenue and Marina Boulevard.
Vallejo (Six Flags) – Roller coasters, rides, animal stars and picnic in the park during the day and watch the fireworks after dark. Park open from 10:30 a.m. – 10 p.m. 1001 Fairgrounds Drive in Vallejo.
Benicia – From noon to 7 p.m., City Park (First Street at Military West) will be bustling with arts and crafts, delicious hot foods, live entertainment, children’s activities, and more. Around 9 p.m., fireworks will blaze the sky at the foot of First Street.
Suisun City – Independence Day Spectacular – Picnicking, restaurants, music and entertainment beginning at 3 p.m. Fireworks show at 9:15 p.m. Harbor Plaza, 558 Solano Street.
Martinez – Parade/Celebration/Fireworks - Featuring a pancake breakfast, hometown parade along Main St. and an afternoon of DJs, arts & crafts vendors, car show, kids activities and more at the Main Street Plaza. Fireworks launch at dusk over the waterfront.