Editorial Feature
By SFS Staff

* A comprehensive list of all the spectacular fireworks displays in the San Francisco Bay Area...

City Events

Celebrate Independence Day at Pier 39 with an afternoon of free concerts. Take 2 will perform on Pier 39's Entrance Plaza Stage from 1 - 4 pm followed by Tainted Love from 6 - 9:30 pm... More
Mystery Trail Challenge
at Crissy Field (9am)

Grab a magnifying glass and get down to the Warming Hut, near the fishing pier at the western end of Crissy Field. Once there, you'll find a booklet that directs you down the Mystery Trail in search of the first clue. There are nine secret plaques altogether, hidden... More
New 16th Street Mission Mural Walk
at 16th Street BART Station (11am)

Precita Eyes Muralists have created a brand new mural tour for a new mural experience. The new tour will include Clarion and Sycamore Alley as well as famous... More
Grizzly Bear Feeding
at San Francisco Zoo (11am)

See our grizzy sisters, Kachina and Kiona, enjoy treats and sometimes even go fishing at Hearst Grizzly Gulch. More
4th of July at Berkeley Marina
at University Avenue (noon - 9:30pm)

The 4th of July is a great day to have a lot of fun. The biggest party is on the South Shore of the Berkeley Marina from noon-10PM. There's music, dancers... More
Starlight Evening Train Experience
at Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

Travel under the stars during Roaring Camp's "Starlight Evening Train Experience." The evening trip is two hours in length and advance purchases are recommended. More
Charity Car Classic
at B.R. Cohn Winery - Sonoma (noon - 5pm)

In addition to viewing all kinds of rare, sport, drag racers as well as collectable cars, the winery will also feature food offerings from Sonoma star chef... More
Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix
at Mazda Laguna Seca Raceway

Rev up for summer with the country's biggest motorcycle race, the MotoGP World Championship. This 2.238 mile world renowned race is so popular that the entire... More
4th of July onboard the USS
at USS Hornet Museum (10am - 10pm)

Live music on the flight deck, interactive games for all ages, a bounce house for kids, tours throughout the day. At night, panoramic views of Bay Area fireworks from the flight deck. A great selection of food, beer and wine... More
July 4th Pancake Breakfast
at City of Redwood City - Fire Department (7:30am)

Last year the Firefighters fed almost 1,000 people. The firefighters used 250 lbs of pancake mix, 25 gallons of syrup, 65 lbs of breakfast sausage and 50 gallons of coffee. The Firefighters turn on their grills at... More
Antioch's 11th Annual 4th of July Celebration
at The Historic Downtown Waterfront (2pm - 10pm)

As it has for the past decade, the Antioch Rivertown Business District will again welcome thousands of visitors to its annual Antioch Fourth of July Celebration which features the Arts and Crafts, a Show & Shine Car Show... More
Brentwood T.E.A. Party
at City of Brentwood (noon)

Our main current event is The Brentwood TEA Party. We will be meeting at 12:00pm at Brentwood City Hall on our country's Independence Day, July 4th. Please, come join us in making the silent majority heard... More
Fourth of July Celebration and Fireworks
at Vallejo Six Flags Discovery Kingdom (10:30am - 10pm)

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom is the only major Northern California theme park to offer fireworks on Independence Day. For best fireworks viewing, head to Chabot Stadium, alongside the park's beautiful Lake Chabot... More

Club Events
at Supperclub (dinner at 7pm, party at 9pm)

Celebrate the 4th of July with us in bed at Supperclub. Picnic themed dinner with a supperclub twist, floor will be completely covered in grass! And there will be white trash bbq snacks and cheap beer specials. Hot SuicideGirl models and go-go dancers... More

3rd Annual - Under the stars and fireworks of July 4th... More
Sky of Diamonds
at Anon Salon (4pm - afterhours)

In town for the 4th? Join us for a family & friends thing... In the sunny roof garden. B-B-Qs blazing until 8pm. Bring something to cook! What's yr Secret Sauce? Bring it along! More
A Star Spangled Celebration
at John Colins Lounge (10pm)

4th of July come down to John Colins to hear DJ Jerry Ross and guests spinning hip hop, reggae and flashbacks 10pm till 2am and no cover! More
Gemini Disco Underground Disco Party!
at Underground SF (noon - 2am)

All-Day Disco extravaganza on the 4th of July! Daytime BBQ! Featuring Pickpocket (Donuts), Tristes-Tropiques (Dance to Ze Beat), Jon B. (Sweaterfunk), Pee Play (Honey Soundsystem), Sergio (Go Bang!) and more! More
Red Cup Keg Party
at Atmosphere (noon - 2am)

Celebrate 4th of July at Atmosphere with an old school style red cup keg event. Come after observing firewords on Embarcadero, buy a red cup for $10 and drink until the keg runs dry! Come as you are, for this party only we are going lenient on dress code... More
Preview Party for "House of Soul"
at Roe (9:30pm - 2am)

Celebrate the 4th of July at Roe! A Preview party for "House of Soul," featuring...Vahid and DJ Blutex plus The Corporate Scandals (Funky House), DJ Nik (Hip-Hop & Mashups). Hosted by Mori, Yasi and Hedieh of Nova Productions... More
Social Affair
at Icon Ultra Lounge (10pm)

Free vodka well drinks before 11pm! Social Affair will feature Bay Area's own, DJ Twin Spin in the mix spinning all your favorite Hip Hop, Top 40, Mash Ups and Club Hits! More

From Soul & Funk to Reggae & Hip hop... Featuring: DJ D-Sharp (Quannum Records), Ren the Vinyl Archaeologist (True Skool), DJ Nikka T... More
So Special Saturdays
at Club Six (9pm)

Dancehall is hot again! Every 1st Saturday DeeCee's Soul Shakedown & Broken Silence Sound team up to bring you the best in dancehall. More
That 80's Show
at Madrone (9pm)

Spend your 4th of July with the producers of the Prince vs Michael Jackson party as they present the ultimate 80s party. Cabbage Patch Kids, Thriller, Rubik's Cube, Live Aid, Flashdance, Purple Rain, Beat Street, Yo MTV Raps, spandex, leggings & shoulder pads! More

NY x SF x LA x OAK. More
Temple's July 4th Bash!
at Temple Nightclub (10pm - 4am)

Featuring Ben Tom, Nacho Vega, Eddy Santana... More
Pre-Fireworks Party on the Wharf
at Dirty Martini (noon - 2am)

The San Francisco Fireworks show is just outside our doors. Come pre-party at The Dirty Martini from 2:00pm-9:30 pm with no cover & $ 2 drink specials. More

Music Events

Celebrate Independence Day with iconic American masterpieces, from West Side Story to An American in Paris. Gabriela Montero-featured at President Obama's inauguration-lights up the stage with Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue... More

Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky is one of Romanticism's quintessential voices. Here's a set of his most evocative symphonic works, including music from the enchanting ballets Swan Lake and Sleeping Beauty, and the impassioned First Piano Concerto... More
Fillmore Jazz Festival 2009
on Fillmore Street (10am - 6pm)

The best talent the Bay has to offer is showcased on our stages, from up-and-coming jazz fusion and latin-flavored acts to seasoned crooners belting out jazz standards... More
San Francisco Symphony
at Shoreline Amphitheatre (Buy Tickets)

Fourth of July festivities continue with a program celebrating the American ethos of hope, innovation, and exploration, featuring sultry Bay Area songstress... More