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4th of July San Diego Style

Whether you are traveling through or live there, San Diego is the first choice for the 4th of July celebrations. After an almost two-year break due to COVID-related restrictions, cities and towns throughout San Diego County are back with exciting Fourth of July parades, events, and fireworks extravaganzas. The locals can’t think of anything better than relaxing with family and friends on the beach and watching the spectacular show of lights in the sky.  Check out our favorite places to enjoy the beauty of the 4th of July:


4th of July in Mission Bay


Location: Mission Bay Yacht Club – 1215 El Carmel Pl, San Diego, CA 92109
Date: July 3, 2022
Time: Fireworks at 9:00 PM
Fireworks: Yes


4th of July in Carlsbad


Location: LEGOLAND California – One Legoland Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008
Time: 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM, Fireworks at 8:30 PM
Fireworks: Yes

4th of July BBQ & Annual Fireworks Display

Location: Park Hyatt Aviara Resort, Golf Club & Spa

7100 Aviara Resort Drive, Carlsbad, CA

Monday, July 4, 2022 – 5 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Fireworks: YES


4th of July in Del Mar


Location: 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014
Date: July 4, 2022
Time: 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Fireworks: Yes

Del Mar San Diego County Fair Fourth of July Celebration

Location: Del Mar Fairgrounds

Monday, July 4, 2022 – 10 a.m. -10 pm

Fireworks: YES



4th of July in Encinitas

July 4th Parade and Potluck

Location: 423 Rancho Santa Fe Rd., Encinitas, CA

Monday, July 4, 2022 – 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Bike parade: 11:30 a.m.

Fireworks: NO


Grab your blankets and lawn chairs and save your spot to celebrate Independence Day.  Fireworks displays are presented by professionals in our local communities as well as our California theme parks.  Be sure to check dates and times and as always shows may be canceled at any time due to weather or lack of funds.

Looking for great food finds for your 4th of July BBQ?

It doesn’t matter if you need menu ideas for your BBQ or just looking for a place to locally source your menu.  We have you covered.

The La Jolla Market is the perfect place to find locally grown produce as well as prepared food and local artisan.  What makes La Jolla Market different? All proceeds go to benefit La Jolla Elementary School!  Not only are you shopping local, but you are pouring into your local school!  Go grab some fresh produce for your next BBQ!

Pacific Beach Farmers Market

The Pacific Beach Tuesday Farmers’ Market is an essential outdoor grocery store offering the unique opportunity for customers to meet the farmers and makers of the freshest fare from the small local businesses that they love! Find fresh produce, meats, cheeses, bread, flowers, dips and spreads along with gourmet dining options and handcrafted artisan works. We accept EBT! Head to our Information booth on the corner of Hornblend and Bayard to turn your EBT benefits into “Market Bucks” to use at any grocery vendor. We’ll give you an additional $10 for free each time to use on fresh fruits and veggies.

Now that you have all you need to BBQ-here are a few menu ideas to put to the test:

Grilled Chipotle Pork Tenderloin

Crab and Avacado Grilled Cheese

Sliders with Beer Glazed Onions

Summer Sangria



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