The San Francisco Bay Area, made up of the cities of San Francisco, San Jose, and Oakland, will be filled with patriotic pride on July 4th.
That’s because there will be a number of family-friendly events that will be everywhere in the Bay Area, and if you’re looking for the perfect event for the family, here are five that should be on your radar in the Bay Area.
The 4th Aboard the USS Hornet
July 4 @ 1 pm
USS Hornet — 707 W. Hornet Ave., Pier 3, Alameda, CA 94501
The USS Hornet will be in service for the 4th of July. Not in battle, but for an awesome party, the 4th Aboard the USS Hornet, which will not only grant revelers a chance to see this historic battleship, but to also listen to live music, eat, and watch the fireworks over the battleship.
Fourth of July Celebration at The Pier
July 4 @ 12 pm
Pier 39 — 2 Beach St., San Francisco, CA 94133
If you don’t want to take your family out of the city for the 4th of July, take them to the most touristy spot in town. Pier 39 will host their annual Fourth of July Celebration, which will feature music, food, and a great view of the San Francisco fireworks blast after dark.
Sausalito Fourth of July Celebration
July @ 10 am
Gabrielson Park — 750 Bridgeway, Sausalito, CA 94965
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Over the Golden Gate Bridge is the town of Sausalito, which will be home to one of the largest 4th of July celebrations in the Bay Area. The Sausalito Fourth of July Celebration will feature and crowd filled with families that will include a parade, live band, and nice fireworks.
Old-Fashioned Independence Day
July 4 @ 11 am
Wilder Ranch State Park — 1788 Coast Rd., Santa Cruz, CA 95060
This will be a throwback 4th of July party. The Old-Fashioned Independence Day celebration will transport revelers back to the 1900s, and everything from games to the speeches will be cloaked in the patriotism of yesteryear.
Menlo Park’s 4th of July Celebrations
July 4 @ 11:45 am
Downtown Menlo Park, CA
The suburb of Menlo Park will be in a festive mode for the 4th of July. Here, the town’s 4th of July Celebrations will feature a classic mix of games, activities, live entertainment, and fireworks that will be fun for the whole family.
Lori Melton a day ago