ANDERSON: Anderson Explodes Fireworks & Concert July 3, 2022. Shasta District Fairgrounds. 2022 artist for July 3rd concert is Shasta County Native Jared Hovis. Followed by fireworks at 10pm at the Shasta District Fairgrounds & event center. Gates open at 5pm Concert at 7pm and Fireworks at 10pm Parking is $5 and entry into the event is free. Singer-songwriter Jared Hovis is cutting a name for himself throughout Nashville’s country music scene. shastadistrictfairandeventcenter.com
ARCADIA: 626 Night Market July 1-3, 2022, 4 p.m.-12 a.m. at Santa Anita Park, 285 W. Huntington Drive. Performances and a DJ dance floor. Shop from hundreds of vendors selling food, merchandise, and crafts $5-6, 626nightmarket.com
BELMONT: Belmont Summer Concerts
BENICIA: Torchlight Parade at 6:30 p.m. Benicia Independence Day parade stretches along First Street and includes dancers, floats, local groups, and entertainment. beniciamainstreet.org
BENICIA: Drone Show. Flying high over the Carquinez Strait in downtown Benicia, the City of Benicia and Ace Hardware will team up with the Ace Centennial Skyshow, a 500-drone light show over the Benicia waterfront. The event follows the annual Torchlight Parade held on the eve of the Fourth of July. Towering hundreds of feet high and one hundred yards across the horizon, the drone show will captivate the audience with massive characters and tales of Benicia’s eventful history. Produced by The Drone Light Show Events / CME International of Newport Beach, Ca, the show is expected to begin at approximately 9:30 p.m. BeniciaMainStreet.org | visitbenicia.org
BRISBANE: Brisbane Summer Concerts
BUENA PARK: Knott's Berry Farm theme park admission includes 4th of July Fireworks, July 2-4, 2022. Join 4th of July activities for everyone. At 9:30 p.m., dazzling Independence Day fireworks show is included with
BURNEY: Burney Basin Days, Back Better Than Ever! July 1-3, 2022 Includes on July 3: Lions Breakfast 7-11 a.m., Craft Faire 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Show & Shine Car Show 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Axe Throwing 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. and Cornhole Tournament at VFW begins at 12 p.m. (noon). burneychamber.com
CALISTOGA: 4th of July Celebrate Napa Social
CAYUCOS: Free Cayucos Concerts in the Park
CHERRY VALLEY: Highland Springs Lavender Festival May 6-July 31, 2022. Thursdays-Sundays Free-$15 approx., hsresort.com
CLEARLAKE OAKS: Fireworks to Celebrate the 4th
CORONADO: Coronado Summer Concerts
COSTA MESA: Community 4th Celebration with Low Level Fireworks Show at Fairgrounds, 88 Fair Dr. 5-11 p.m. Fireworks at 9 p.m. The City of Costa Mesa is hosting a free Independence Day Community Celebration on July 3 at the OC Fairgrounds. Bring your own picnic, lawn chairs and blanket and create a memorable day as we celebrate our nation’s independence! Food and drinks will be available for purchase Sunday, July 3, 2022, 5-11 p.m. Fireworks show is at 9:30 p.m. Location: OC Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa Free admission; parking is $10, ocfair.com
DEL MAR: San Diego County Fair Heroes Re-Unite, June 8-July 4, 2022, closed Mondays & Tuesdays. San Diego County Fair is the largest annual event in San Diego County and the sixth largest fair in the United States, drawing more than 1.3 million visitors annually. Address: 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd. Del Mar, CA 92014. sdfair.com
DINUBA: Independence Day Celebration Fireworks July 3 at Ridge Creek Golf Course, 3018 Ridge Creek Dr, Dinuba Dinuba, CA. Enjoy food, music and fireworks show which concludes at 10 p.m. approx. Free, dinuba.org
ENCINITAS: Encinitas Summer Concerts
FOLSOM: Folsom PRCA Rodeo July 1-3, 2022 at Dan Russell Rodeo Arena folsomrodeo.com | rodeo
FORTUNA: Fireworks Festival, 5:30-10:30 p.m. Family fun, a barbecue, live music, kids' activities, DJ music, apple pie eating contest and more. Fireworks start at dark. Newburg Park 2700 Newburg Road, Fortuna, CA. Free, friendlyfortuna.com
GRAEAGLE: Independence Day Parade
GRASS VALLEY: Sweet Pickins Vintage Market, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. in Downtown Grass Valley. facebook.com/ sweetpickinsgv
GROVER BEACH: Grover Beach Summer Concerts
HALF MOON BAY: 4th of July Block Party. Block Party takes place July 3 & 4.
HAYWARD: Hayward Free Summer Concerts
HEALDSBURG: Healdsburg Concerts in the Park
HUNTINGTON BEACH: Huntington Beach Summer Concerts
JACKSON: Independence Day Fireworks at Jackson Jr. High School, 5-9:30 p.m. This fun-held event with fireworks to celebrate our Country's Birthday is at Jackson Junior High School field. Bring the family for food, drinks, games that start around 6 p.m. and a great fireworks display around 9:30 p.m. Annual celebration of our nation's birthday, sponsored by the Jackson's Lion Club. Jackson Jr. High School 747 Sutter Street. JacksonLionsClub.org/3rdofJul
JURUPA VALLEY: 24th Annual Independence Celebration 3rd of July Fireworks Show at Vernola Family Park. Live Music, Food Vendors, Jumpers, Game Booths, (requires separate purchase) capped off by a Spectacular Fireworks Show at 9 p.m. Location: 5211 Wineville Ave., Jurupa Valley, CA. $5, jarpd.org/special-events
KINGSBURG: Independence Day Fireworks Show at Kingsburg High School! The Fireworks Show should start shortly after 9 p.m. Food Vendors serve between 6 & 9:30 p.m. $5 admission, kingsburgchamber.com
LA CANADA: La Canada Flintridge Summer Concerts
LAKE ARROWHEAD: ALA July 4th Spectacular, 9 p.m. on the Lake. The Arrowhead Lake Association (ALA) presents their annual spectacular fireworks show over Lake Arrowhead. lakearrowheadchamber.com
LAKE ARROWHEAD: Concerts in the Village
LAKE ARROWHEAD: Boats, Planes & Fireworks July 3, 2022, 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m. in the water and above the skies of Lake Arrowhead Village
LA PUENTE: 4th of July Celebration & Fireworks Celebration 12-5 p.m. and Fireworks 5-9 p.m. at La Puente Park
LONG BEACH: July 3rd Big Bang on the Bay fireworks celebration on the waters of Long Beach Harbor. Observe the awe-inspiring fireworks display in Alamitos Bay at 9 p.m. Harbor Cruises are availble till sold out $40 approx. harbor-cruises.com
MANHATTAN BEACH: Manhattan Beach Summer Concerts in the Park
MORGAN HILL: 4th of July Freedom Festival July 2-4, 2022. Family Music Fest on July 3 includes three stages of music with dancing, the National Anthem and Patriotic Sing.
OCEANSIDE: Oceanside Summer Concerts in the Park
ORANGE: 3rd of July Celebration 4-9 p.m. includes fireworks, a patriotic concert, carnival games, food vendors and fun for all ages. cityoforange.org
PLEASANTON: Alameda County Fair, June 17-July 10, 2022 at the Fairgrounds, 4501 Pleasanton Avenue. Add-ons: Concert with band, BB King Experience
QUINCY: High Sierra Music Festival June 30-July 3, 2022 at Plumas County Fairgrounds. Performers include Joe Russo's Almost Deadhttp://www.seecalifornia.com/events. see list Location: 204 Fairground Road Quincy, CA 95971. $20-2475, highsierramusic.com
RANCHO CORDOVA: Fourth of July Celebration July 3-4, 2022 Fireworks both days! Carnival, concert and Parade.
RANCHO PALOS VERDES: Terranea Sound Series, Nelson's Summer Concerts, features Hard Rain, a South Bay local band. It's a free show in a spectacular setting at Terranea Resort & Spa.
REDWOOD CITY: Chalk Full of Fun on the Square! July 3-4, 2022. The Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation presents Chalk Full of Fun on the Square! Part of the fabulous 4th of July festivities in downtown Redwood City. Courthouse Square and Hamilton Street @ Broadway. Pre-registration required. rwcpaf.org
SAN DIEGO: SeaWorld San Diego Ignite Fireworks Show July 1-4, 2022, 8:50-9 p.m., is included with park admission. Seen over the bay and the San Diego sky, this is a sight you'll enjoy as a bonus to your day of adventure!
SAN DIEGO: Shakespeare Festival's The Taming of the Shrew, a comedy play written by William Shakespeare and directed by Shana Cooper, takes place June 5-July 12, 2022 at the outdoor Old Globe Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. $tickets, theoldglobe.org
SAN FRANCISCO: San Francisco Summer Concerts
SAN JOSE: San Jose Summer Concerts
SAN MATEO: BayCon May July 1-4, 2022. Scifi convention. San Mateo Marriott Hotel, $100 approx., baycon.org
SAN PEDRO: Music by the Sea
SAN RAFAEL: Marin County Fair June 30-July 4, 2022. Ticketed concerts: Pablo Cruise June 30 | Sheila E. July 1 | Sons of Champlin July 2, 7:30 pm. | Digable Planets July 3 | Dumpstaphunk July 4. Fireworks Nightly at 9:30 p.m. Location: 10 Avenue of the Flags, San Rafael, California marinfair.org
SEBASTOPOL: Fireworks Extravaganza & Music Festival, Analy High School Football Field, 6950 Analy Avenue Sebastopol, CA Concert begins at 6:15 p.m. and features Hangman's Daughter. Fireworks start around 9:40 p.m. Food & beverages available for purchase. $15, $5 kids, sebastopolkiwanisclub.org
SELMA: Fireworks show celebrating the 4th of July on July 3, 2022, 5:30 p.m. Location: Selma High School, 3125 Wright St. Selma, CA. cityofselma.com
SIERRA MADRE: 4th of July Picnic in Memorial Park. The community joins together for a pre-parade picnic, dancing to music, and kids zone with confetti eggs and bubble wrap fireworks. Free, cityofsierramadre.com
SONOMA: Sonoma Summer Concerts
THOUSAND OAKS: Kingsmen Shakespeare Festival, Shakespeare in the Park outdoor performances of As You Like It, July 1-17, 2022 at Kingsmen Park, California Lutheran University. $, kingsmenshakespeare.org
TWO HARBORS: 4th of July Fireworks Show. Watch the spectacular firework show over Isthmus Cove! Fireworks begin at dark. visitcatalinaisland.com
TULARE: 3rd of July Fireworks Show July 3, 2022, 6-10 p.m. Tulare Kiwanis Annual Fireworks show at the Tulare County Fairgrounds, 215 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. Tulare, CA, 93274. $5 admission at the gate, free age 5 years and under. Food, Entertainment, and Fireworks Show (begins at dusk). tularenoonkiwanis.org
WILLITS: Frontier Days. Horse Show, rodeo, carnival, pancake breakfast, parade, carnival and more.
WINDSOR: July 4th Celebration Fireworks! July 3, 2022, Keiser Park, 700 Windsor River Rd. Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. townofwindsor.com
WINTERS: Third of July Fireworks to celebrate the 4th of July. Provided by City of Winters and many community sponsors.
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