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Where to view fireworks this Fourth of July in San Diego

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Posted at 1:11 PM, Jun 28, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-03 17:52:15-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) – Several Fourth of July celebrations are planned across the San Diego area.

From fireworks and parades to concerts in the park, there's something for everyone to do on this Independence Day.

Check out a list of firework displays below:

Third of July Gaslamp Pre-Independence Day Laser Show
When: Sunday, July 3
Where: Gaslamp Quarter
Time: 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Cost: Free

The Gaslamp Quarter will celebrate the holiday with live entertainment, the Budweiser Clydesdales, and a laser show to round out the festivities.

3rd of July Fireworks on Mission Bay
When: Sunday, July 3
Where: Mission Bay Yacht Club, 1215 El Carmel Place
Time: 9:00 p.m.

After a 10-year hiatus, fireworks return to Mission Bay.
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Oceanside Fireworks show
When: Sunday, July 3
Where: SoCal Soccer Complex at El Corazon, 3300 El Corazon Drive
Time: 9 p.m.

Celebrate Oceanside's 134th anniversary of the city's incorporation with food, live entertainment, a family fun zone and fireworks.

Coronado Fourth of July
When: Monday, July 4
Where: Spreckels Park, 601 Orange Avenue
Time: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Cost: Free

The city of Coronado will kick off the 4th of July festivities with their 73rd Annual Independence Day Parade, followed by concerts, fireworks over the Glorietta Bay, and so much more.

57th Annual Independence Day Concert and Fireworks
When: Monday, July 4
Where: on the Great Green in Grape Day Park, 321 N Broadway, Escondido
Cost: Free but $65 for VIP tickets are available.

The annual 4th of July concert and fireworks display returns to Escondido. In addition to the concert and fireworks, there will be several family-friendly activities, food and merchant vendors, food trucks and much more.

City of El Cajon 4th of July Fireworks
When: Monday, July 4
Time: 9 p.m.
Where: Kennedy Park, 1675 East Madison Avenue
The city of El Cajon will host fireworks at Kennedy Park and will be open for picnicking before the show.

Big Bay Boom: An Independence Day Spectacular
When: Monday, July 4
Time: 9:00 p.m.

The annual celebration begins at 9 p.m. with fireworks launched from four bridges around San Diego Bay. A musical simulcast will accompany the fireworks. The simulcast will be live on KGB-FM radio.

Santee Salutes- Fourth of July
When: Monday, July 4
Time: 9:00 p.m.
Where: Town Center Community Park East, 550 Park Center Drive

The city of Santee will celebrate the Nation's 246th birthday with music, food and fireworks. The parking lot opens at 2:00 p.m. and parking is limited. Purchase your parking pass here.

City of Vista Independence Day Celebration
When: Monday, July 4
Where: Brengle Terrance Park. 1200 Vale Terrance Drive
Time: 9:00 p.m.

Park admission is $15 per vehicle and $30 for RVs.

Red, White and BOOM! at LEGOLAND California
When: Monday, July 4
Where: One LEGOLAND Dr, Carlsbad
Time: 8:30 p.m.

LEGOLAND California will celebrate the 4th of July with fireworks set to patriotic musical tribute with designated viewing areas around
the park. The show is included with the cost of admission.

4th of July Fireworks at the Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center
When: Monday, July 4
Where: Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center, 2800 Olympic Parkway, Chula Vista
Time: 9 p.m.

Gates open at 7 p.m., and fireworks are set to a custom soundtrack heard only on 100.7 BIG

4th of July Celebration
When: Monday, July 4
Where: Pier Plaza, 940 Seacoast Drive, Imperial Beach
Time: 9:00 p.m.

Imperial Beach will hold a drone show from the iconic Imperial Beach pier. The Marine Band San Diego is also slated to perform at 7:30 p.m. on the Pier Plaza Stage.

SeaWorld San Diego
When: Monday, July 4
Where: 500 Sea World Drive
Time: 8:50 p.m
Cost: Included with Park Admission