San Francisco (California) - Este 4 de julio se festeja el día de la independencia de Estados Unidos, y como es tradición, ya se preparan celebraciones en toda la región que contarán con fuegos artificiales.
Para una lista de las 295 comunidades de California donde se tendrán eventos oficiales de juegos pirotécnicos, solo se tiene que presionar AQUÍ.
Cabe mencionar que la mayoría de estos espectáculos de juegos pirotécnicos comienzan a las nueve de la noche, pero se aconseja pedir información al respecto antes de hacer sus planes. Recuerde que en muchas áreas el uso personal de fuegos artificiales está prohibido, así que mejor disfrute de estos eventos organizados y con gran seguridad.
A continuación está una lista de estos eventos en el área de la bahía.
Alameda Thursday, July 4 Parade at 10 a.m. is one of the longest in the nation No fireworks Albany Thursday, July 4 Community celebration in Memorial Park from noon to 4 p.m. No Fireworks Antioch Thursday, July 4 Parade at 7 p.m. in downtown followed by Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. on the river American Canyon Thursday, July 4 Parade at 10:30 a.m. followed by an all-day festival in Community Park with Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. Aptos Thursday, July 4 Parade at 10 a.m., followed by post-parade party until 4 p.m. in Aptos Village Park No fireworks Benicia Wednesday, July 3. Freedom Festival Torchlight Parade along 1st Street at 6:30 p.m. No fireworks And… Thursday, July 4 Benicia’s City Park is filled with arts and crafts, food, live entertainment and children’s activities starting at noon Fireworks start about 9 p.m. at the foot of First Street Berkeley Thursday, July 4 Celebration at Berkeley Marina from noon to 10 p.m. with live entertainment, food, arts & crafts, kids playground and pony rides Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. off the end of the Berkeley Pier Bodega Bay Friday, July 5 Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. over the bay, viewable from Westside Park Calistoga Thursday, July 4 Parade at 11 a.m. through downtown Calistoga Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. at the Napa County Fairgrounds Concord Tuesday, July 2 through Thursday, July 4 ‘The Flag’ variety show and fireworks starts at 4 p.m. each day at Dave Brubeck Memorial Park And… Thursday, July 4 Parade and Jubilee in Todos Santos Plaza starts at 10 a.m. No fireworks Corte Madera Thursday, July 4 Parade starts at Redwood High School at 10:30 a.m. and ends at Town Park for a festival until 5 p.m. No fireworks Clayton Thursday, July 4th. 10 a.m. parade along Main Street No fireworks Cloverdale Thursday, July 4 Fireworks at 9 p.m. at Cloverdale High School football field Cupertino Thursday, July 4 Children’s parade at 10 a.m. followed by music in Memorial Park until noon No fireworks Danville Thursday, July 4 Annual parade that attracts tens of thousands starts at 9 a.m. downtown No fireworks El Cerrito Thursday, July 4 All-day music festival in Cerrito Vista Park No fireworks Emmeryville Thursday, July 4 Musical celebration at Emeryville Marina Park from 6 to 8 p.m. No fireworks Fairfield Thursday, July 4 Parade along Texas Street starting at 10 a.m. No fireworks Foster City Thursday, July 4 Parade followed by festivities all day at Leo J. Ryan Park including live music and food Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. Fremont Thursday, July 4 Parade through downtown starting at 10 a.m No fireworks Gilroy Thursday, July 4 Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. at Gilroy High School sports field Guerneville Sunday, July 7 Block party in downtown including arts & crafts fair and a BBQ, followed by Firewoks at dark over the Russian River Half Moon Bay Thursday, July 4 Parade on Main Street at Noon No fireworks Hayward Thursday, July 4 Festival from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Meek Park with food, music, games and crafts No fireworks Healdsburg Thursday, July 4 Fireworks at dark at Healdsburg High School football field. Hollister Thursday, July 4th Kiddie parade at 10 a.m. at Veterans Memorial Park Fireworks display at dusk in field adjacent to Marguerite Maze Middle School Kenwood Thursday, July 4th Parade at 10 a.m. at Plaza Park with musical entertainment to follow No fireworks Lafayette Thursday, July 4 Buddha Gate Monastery holds a veggie potluck at 6 p.m. with various performers, followed by a viewing of fireworks at dusk from their gazebo Livermore Thursday, July 4 Family fun festival starting at 4 p.m. at Las Positas College Stadium, including Fireworks at dark Los Gatos Thursday, July 4th Community celebration with food & music in the Los Gatos Civic Center from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. No fireworks Martinez Thursday, July 4 Parade in downtown at 10 a.m. Fireworks begin at approximately 9:30 p.m. at Waterfront Park Milpitas Thursday, July 4 Afternoon pool party at the Milpitas Sports Center with music, food and games, followed by an evening concert and Fireworks at 9:15 p.m. on the Sports Center’s football field Menlo Park Thursday, July 4 Parade at 11:45 a.m. followed by food and music in Burgess Park No Fireworks Monte Rio Saturday, July 6 Night Water Carnaval at Monte Rio Public Beach, culminating in Fireworks at dark over the Russian River Moraga Thursday, July 4 Daylong events at Moraga Commons Park include a dog parade, bike parade, old fashioned kids games, magic show, evening concert and fireworks at 9: 30 p.m. Morgan Hill Thursday, July 4 Award-winning parade in downtown at 10 a.m. Fireworks at dark at Morgan Hill Community Park Mountain View Thursday, July 4 San Francisco Symphony performs at Shoreline Amphitheater at 8 p.m. with Fireworks at dark Napa Thursday, July 4 Parade at 10 a.m. through downtown Napa followed by a festival and Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. at Napa’s Veterans Memorial Park Novato Thursday, July 4 Parade at 10 a.m. through the city’s Old Town district features the largest assemblage of restored military vehicles in the Bay Area No fireworks Oakland Wednesday, July 3 Fireworks after the Oakland A’s night game concludes at the Coliseum. And… Thursday, July 4 No fireworks display over Jack London Square again for 2013, but the city is still hosting a fun daytime event for families with a petting zoo, art activities for the kids, and carnival games Oakley Saturday, July 6 Celebration with food and music starting at 6 p.m. at Freedom Basin Park with Fireworks at dusk Oakville Saturday, June 29 Robert Mondavi Winery hosts a musical performance followed by post-concert Fireworks at about 9 p.m. Orinda Thursday, July 4 Parade at 10 a.m. followed by a festival at Orinda Community Park No fireworks Pacifica Thursday, July 4 Community celebration at Frontierland Park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m No fireworks Palo Alto Thursday, July 4 Summer festival and chili cook-off at Mitchell Park from noon to 5 p.m No fireworks And… Thursday, July 4 Fireworks between 9 and 9:30 p.m. at the EcoCenter Baylands Petaluma Thursday, July 4 Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds features entertainment and food starting at 6 p.m. Fireworks after 9 p.m. Piedmont Thursday, July 4 Annual parade at 11 a.m. No fireworks Pleasant Hill Thursday, July 4 Celebration in Downtown and Pleasant Hill Park with parade, music, fun and games starting at 9:30 a.m Fireworks at dusk Pleasanton Thursday, July 4 Patriotic concert and celebration from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Lions Wayside Park in downtown No fireworks And… Friday, July 5 Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. at the Alameda County Fair Redwood City Thursday, July 4 Parade downtown at 10am, followed by an all-day festival and Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. Richmond Wednesday, July 3 Live Blues music performances starting at 6 p.m. in Marina Bay Park followed by Fireworks at 9:15 p.m. And… Wednesday, July 3 Oakland East Bay Symphony performs at 5 p.m. at the Craneway Pavillion Fireworks at 9:15 p.m. Rohnert Park Thursday, July 4 Santa Rosa Symphony performs at 7:30 p.m. at Sonoma State’s Green Music Center Fireworks at 9:15 Ross Thursday, July 4 Parade at 11 a.m. followed by community picnic at Ross Common Park No fireworks San Francisco Thursday, July 4 Waterfront festival at Pier 39 with live music from noon until the Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. San Jose Thursday, July 4 Rose, White & Blue Parade at 10 a.m. followed by food and entertainment from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at The Alameda No fireworks And… Thursday, July 4 and Friday, July 5 Fireworks after the San Jose Giants game both nights at Municipal Stadium San Mateo Wednesday, July 3 and Thursday, July 4 Fireworks about 9 p.m. Wednesday with parade on Thursday at 10 a.m. in the Highlands neighborhood San Pablo Thursday, July 4 Live music and performances at El Portal Soccer Field starting at 3:30 p.m. followed by Fireworks at dusk San Rafael Wednesday, July 3 through Sunday, July 7 Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. each night at the Marin County Fair San Ramon Thursday, July 4 Musical celebration at San Ramon Central Park from 4 to 7:30 p.m. p.m No fireworks Santa Clara Thursday, July 4 Live music and food at Central Park starting at 5 p.m. Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. And… Friday, July 5 and Saturday July 6 Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. both nights at Great America Amusement Park Santa Rosa Thursday, July 4 Red, White, and Boom celebration at Sonoma County Fairgrounds. Live music begins at 4 p.m. Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. Saratoga Thursday, July 4 Parade and music are part of a morning-long community celebration at Kevin Moran Park No fireworks Sausalito Thursday, July 4 Parade starts at 10 a.m. through downtown Sausalito followed by a festival in Dunphy Park Fireworks display at 9:20 p.m. over Richardson Bay Scotts Valley Thursday, July 4 Parade at 3 p.m. on Scotts Valley Drive, followed by a festival in Skypark with music, food and games Fireworks at 9:15 p.m. Sebastopol Wednesday, July 3 Music begins at 6 p.m. with Fireworks at dark at Analy High School Sonoma Thursday, July 4 Parade at 10 a.m. followed by a festival on Sonoma Plaza all day No fireworks Stanford Saturday, June 29 Fireworks after San Jose Earthquakes game at Stanford Stadium. St. Helena Thursday, July 4 The Louis M. Martini winery puts on a soiree with music and Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. Suisun City Thursday, July 4 Celebration with live entertainment and food starting at 11 a.m. in the Waterfront District and Fireworks at 9:15 p.m. Tiburon Thursday, July 4 Fireworks cruise at 8:30 p.m. aboard the Angel Island Tiburon Ferry. Vacaville: Thursday, July 4. Concert in Andrews Park at 6:30 p.m. Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. viable from the CreekWalk Vallejo Thursday, July 4 Parade at 10 a.m. through downtown. Fireworks at 9:15 p.m. along the waterfront. Windsor Wednesday, July 3 Celebration at at Keiser Park with entertainment starting at 4 p.m. and Fireworks at dusk. Yountville Thursday, July 4 Festival at the Veterans Home from noon to 9:30 p.m. with live music and food. Fireworks at dusk.