If you’re looking for something fun to do in San Francisco on Independence Day, here’s what you need to know about the biggest city celebration. Pier 39 at Fisherman’s Wharf is the place to be for free if you love crowds, plenty of live entertainment, and a spectacular fireworks display. Activities are weather permitting and subject to change without notice.
San Francisco 4th of July
WHAT: San Francisco 4th of July Pier 39 Waterfront Celebration & Fireworks – Free.
WHEN: Saturday, July 4, 2015, celebration from 12-9:30pm. Fireworks 9:30pm over the San Francisco Bay.
- 12pm: performance from WJM in the PIER 39 Entrance Plaza
- 5pm: Tainted Love
- 9:30pm: Fireworks over the San Francisco Bay
WHERE: At PIER 39 — Fireworks will launch from the foot of MUNI Pier and barges just north of PIER 39, San Francisco, CA. Find a viewing spot along the waterfront at Aquatic Park, or try a different view from Coit Tower, Ghirardelli Square, or the Cannery.
SAVVY TIP: Public transportation is highly recommended. The Municipal Pier, located at the foot of Van Ness Avenue, will be closed to the public on the Fourth of July.
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