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Fireworks Shows Around North County and San Diego for 2019

San Diego County CA— Here are some fireworks shows around North County and in San Diego with most taking place on the Fourth, the Oceanside show taking place on July 3rd, in addition to the paid shows at Legoland and SeaWorld…


The City of Oceanside Parks and Recreation Division and the Friends of Oceanside Parks will host a Fireworks Show on Wednesday, July 3, 2019, at El Corazon in celebration of Oceanside’s 129th anniversary.  Fireworks will begin at 9:00 p.m.  The recommended viewing area is on Rancho Del Oro Drive, which will be closed at 5:00 p.m. from Oceanside Boulevard north to Mesa Drive. There will be music, entertainment and food trucks beginning at 6:00 p.m.

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Please take public transportation or carpool and park in the business park behind the Marriott Hotels.  The Sprinter, in addition to regular Wednesday service, will be running an eastbound train from Oceanside at 10:03 p.m. (arriving at Rancho Del Oro station at 10:14 p.m.) and a westbound train from Escondido at 9:33 p.m. (arriving at Rancho Del Oro at 10:13 p.m.) for people to return home after the fireworks display.

Please bring a beach chair/blanket to sit on. No alcohol or dogs are permitted at this free, family-friendly event.   For questions, please contact Oceanside Parks & Recreation at (760) 435-5041, visit the website at www.oceansiderec.com and follow us on Facebook at “City of Oceanside Parks & Recreation.”

The Annual Oceanside Independence Parade

The 25th annual Oceanside Independence Parade will be held June 29, 2019. To learn more about the parade, [click here] visit the official website www.oceansideparade.com or call MainStreet Oceanside at 760-754-4512.

Camp Pendleton Beach Bash 2019

The 2019 Ken Grody Ford Beach Bash will feature live bands, exciting kids’ activities, tribute to heroes video, fireworks show, drawings for the Ken Grody Ford Cash Prizes and 2019 Ford Ranger. Hit the sand and surf early and plan to stay late.

Free Family Fun Zone includes Zorb Ball Experience, 5 Bounce Houses, Inflatable Super Slide, Paintball Target Shoot, Bungee Run, 8 Carnival Games Ring Toss, Ping Pong toss and more.

If you don’t want to go aboard Camp Pendleton for the Bash, the fireworks at this show are clearly visible from downtown Oceanside, the pier and the harbor.
The Bash is an all day affair from 8 am to 10 pm on the Camp Pendleton, Del Mar beach. Fireworks at 9 pm.

6:00am- Del Mar Beach Resort Opens for Patrons

8:00am–  Food Vendors, Businesses and Sponsor Booths

9:00am– Opening of FREE Fun Zone,

10:00am – Food Vendors and Margaritaville Open, DJ music begins

1:00pm– $500 MCX Giftcard Giveaway

2:00pm-Ken Grody Ford 2019 Ford Ranger Truck Giveaway
$500 MCX Gift Card Giveaway

4:00pm Fun Zone closes

7:00pm– Margaritaville Closes

9:00pm-Fireworks Show Finale

For more information on the Camp Pendleton Beach Bash click [here]

Pala Casino and Resort

This Independence Day, Pala Casino and the Pala Band of Mission Indians will celebrate the nation’s birthday with a variety of special events and offerings, starting with a free fireworks display.  At dusk on Saturday, June 29th, The Pala Band of Mission Indians will light up the sky with a dazzling fireworks display at the Jim Banks Sport Complex. The event is open to the general public and free to attend, with ample seating available throughout the complex’s grass and field areas.

“The Pala Band of Mission Indians is excited to once again provide this free event to members of our community,” said Chairman Robert Smith.  “With a large selection of stunning fireworks, we hope this year’s display will be one that visitors, young and old alike, will enjoy and remember.”

Local Radio Station, Rez Radio 91.3 FM, will be in attendance playing music to accompany the fireworks display.  Free parking will be available at the Sports Complex.

  • When: Saturday, June 29th at Dusk (approximately 8:31pm)
  • Where:  Jim Banks Sports Complex 12196 Pala Mission Road, in Pala, CA
  • Tickets: This event is free and open to the public


Vista Fireworks Show and Fourth of July Celebration

For more than 47 years, the City of Vista’s Independence Day celebration has been one of the city’s most anticipated annual special events. This year’s edition will include military honors, a concert by Sensation Showband, and fireworks. The City’s celebration will be presented at the Moonlight Amphitheatre. The city has selected to honor Corporal Morgan D. Doyle, United States Marine Corps, and Lance Corporal Matthew S. Finona United States Marine Corps. Joining the City in presenting Vista’s Independence Day Celebration are lead sponsors Fresh Creative Foods, Dick Miller, Inc., Dr. Bronner’s, and Tri-City Medical Center.

The Independence Day Celebration schedule at the Moonlight Amphitheatre includes the military salute at 7:15 p.m., Sensation Showband performing at 7:35 p.m., and the fireworks display at 9 p.m. The Amphitheatre opens at 5 p.m. Admission to the Amphitheatre is $5 per person. Admission for children five and under, active and retired military members and their family are free. Parking in the park is $15 per car and $30 per recreational vehicle.

For more information on the day’s events, check online here

San Marcos Fireworks and July 4th Events

Bradley Park, San Marcos

“Celebrate Freedom, A Fireworks Extravaganza”
Entertainment featuring Liquid Blue at 6 pm
Fireworks at 9 pm

Celebrate July fourth at this event in San Marcos. Carnival games and family fun, evening entertainment. Bring blankets or chairs for lawn seating to enjoy the San Diego fireworks display. For more information about the San Marcos Fireworks and July 4th Events see www.san-marcos.net


Escondido’s annual Independence Day Festival and Fireworks has become a North County tradition, and for good reason. Each year, 25,000 festival-goers converge on the California Center for the Arts, Escondido (The Center) at Grape Day Park for the holiday festivities. The event is back for its 56th year on Thursday, July 4, 2019 with rockin’ live music, tasty treats, and games for all.

The day will commence with a special presentation by Escondido’s American Legion Post 149, VFW Post 1513, and DAV Chapter 70. This program honoring our nation’s veterans has begun the day’s festivities for many years.  Once again, the Center’s National Anthem Singing Competition will discover a local singer whose rendition of “The Star-Spangled Banner” will be kicking off the day’s events.

To learn more about the festivities in Escondido, click [Here]

San Diego County Fair ‘Wicked Fourth of July Fireworks and Luau Dinner

Festivities from 10 am to midnight with fireworks at ~ 9:00 pm.

Celebrate the 4th of July perched high above the lights of the Fair, enjoying the Fireworks Spectacular from our Wicked Wahine rooftop “speakeasy” while you enjoy a luau-style dinner and specialty cocktails inspired by the islands. Ticket includes Fair admission, dinner, two specialty cocktails, fireworks viewing area and Preferred Parking.

Doors open at 5 p.m.; Dinner served from 6-8:30 p.m.; Fireworks begin around 9 p.m.

This luau dinner event is for guests age 21 and older.

Big Bay Boom July 4 2019 San Diego Fireworks Show

July 4th Fireworks Show Time: 9:00 – 9:20 pm.
This free fireworks show is the largest firework displays in San Diego County. Fireworks displays will be located on 4 barges off of Shelter Island, Harbor Island, the Embarcadero and Seaport Village/Coronado Landing. Click [here] for parking and shuttle information www.bigbayboom.com
Music Simulcast: Listen or Stream radio “Max FM 105.7M”.
TV show start at 8 pm and go through the show until 9:30 pm – Watch Live on Fox 5 (San Diego) or KTLA 5 (Los Angeles).
Best Viewing: Shelter Island, Harbor Island, North/South Embarcadero, Seaport Village, Coronado Landing, Point Loma homes, Liberty Station, Little Italy, Downtown hotels, high rises, condos, boats on the water.
Estimated attendance: 300,000-500,000 people.


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