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Fireworks Near Me: Watsonville's July 4th 2022

Patch logo Patch 7/1/2022 Susan C. Schena
Fourth of July concerts, runs, parades, festivals and fireworks are planned for the July 4th holiday weekend throughout South Bay and beach cities & towns. © Shutterstock Fourth of July concerts, runs, parades, festivals and fireworks are planned for the July 4th holiday weekend throughout South Bay and beach cities & towns.

WATSONVILLE, CA — The July 4th holiday is underway. So it's time to find out what Independence Day parades, fireworks and festivities are going on in 2022 in Watsonville and throughout the South Bay and beach communities.

Do note not all Fourth of July events are on that date, with several spread throughout the weekend. And always confirm with organizers that events are proceeding as planned.

Scroll through our annual event guide to find what's going on in and around your neighborhood. And have a happy, safe and festive 4th of July, from Patch!

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APTOS:

JULY 4: July 4th 'World's Shortest Parade' & Party In Park. This year's theme: "Team Spirit."

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BOULDER CREEK:

JULY 4: 4th Of July Parade. A family tradition in the historic downtown.

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CUPERTINO:

JULY 4: July 4th Children's Parade, Concert, Swim & Fireworks. The day begins with a pancake breakfast, too.

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FOSTER CITY:

JULY 4: July 4th Pancake Breakfast, Parade & Fireworks. Dog parade, too!

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GILROY:

JULY 1-4: Independence Day July 4th Weekend Celebration. Admission free to active duty military & veterans.

JULY 4: Annual July 4th Fireworks Show. Viewing from Christmas Hill Park.

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HALF MOON BAY:

JULY 4: Ol' Fashioned July 4th Parade, Pancake Breakfast & Block Party. Celebrate Independence Day in small-town America."

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LOS ALTOS HILLS:

JULY 4: 4th Of July Parade. Refreshing beverages & watermelon treats offered at end of parade.

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LOS GATOS:

JULY 4: July 4th Symphony In Park & Kids' Fun. Flag raising, food trucks, inflatables & beer-wine garden, too.

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MILPITAS:

JULY 4: July 4th Pool Party, Concert & Fireworks. Fun also includes food trucks, kids' area, climbing wall, RC cars, video game truck & more!

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MENLO PARK:

JULY 4: Fourth of July Parade. Not planned for 2022, per city officials.

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MORGAN HILL:

JULY 3: July 3rd Patriotic Sing & Family Music Fest: Freedom Fest. Family Music Fest runs until 10:30 p.m. in downtown area.

JULY 4: Freedom Fest July 4th Run, Car Cruise, Parade & Fireworks. Also in the full day's events, live music & entertainment at Outdoor Sports Complex.

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MOUNTAIN VIEW:

JULY 4: July 4th Fireworks & SF Symphony: Shoreline Amphitheatre. It's a fireworks spectacular with the San Francisco Symphony. Tickets on sale.

JULY 4: July 4th Picnics & Fireworks Viewing: Shoreline Lake. Pedalboats, rowboats, canoes & kayaks can be rented for on-the-lake fireworks views.

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PALO ALTO:

JULY 4: July 4th Celebration: Mitchell Park. With free. live music, food trucks & fun games/activities for kids.

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REDWOOD CITY:

JULY 3-4: Chalk Festival. Open to professionals & amateurs.

JULY 4: July 4th Parade, Fest & Fireworks. With Battle of the Bands & kids' zone, too.

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SAN CARLOS:

JULY 30: SJ Giants & Hiller Aviation Museum Flight Night & Fireworks. Mark your calendars for more fireworks & portion of proceeds benefit Hiller Aviation Museum.

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SAN FRANCISCO:

JULY 4: 4th Of July Fireworks: Fisherman's Wharf. Two barges will launch fireworks on bay.

JULY 4: Independence Day Pub Crawl & Hot Dog-Eating Contest. July 4th-inspired costumes encouraged!

JULY 4: Free Uber, Lyft & Cab Rides Provided by Law Office of Chuck Geerhart. For rides within city of SF.

JULY 4: Golden Gate Park Band July 4th Concert: Golden Gate Park. Annual, free event with works of Gershwin, Souza, Copland Leroy Anderson & more.

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SAN JOSE:

JULY 1-3: July 4th Weekend Fireworks: SJ Giants Baseball. "With firework shows all three nights of Independence weekend."

JULY 4: July 4th Rose, White & Blue Parade & Festival. "Food trucks, entertainment, art and community!"

JULY 4: July 4th Fireworks: Discovery Meadow Park. Rotary Club of San Jose is bringing fireworks back to San Jose ."

JULY 4: July 4th Festival & Fireworks: Almaden Lake Regional Park. Includes fun zone, food trucks & costume contest.

JULY 30: SJ Giants & Hiller Aviation Museum Flight Night & Fireworks. Mark your calendars for more fireworks & portion of proceeds benefit Hiller Aviation Museum.

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SAN MATEO:

JULY 1-3: FoodieLand Night Market - Independence Day Weekend. Outdoor event inspired by Asian night markets.

JULY 4: July 4th Festival & Concert: Central Park. Entertainment includes Club 90, high-energy, choreographed dance-party show.

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SANTA CLARA:

JULY 4: July 4th Celebration & Fireworks: California's Great America. "Colorful display of fireworks set to patriotic tunes."

JULY 4: 4th Of July All-City Picnic, Swim & Entertainment. No fireworks this year.

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SANTA CRUZ:

JULY 1: Free 'Sing 2' Movie At The Beach: Boardwalk. Kick off your holiday weekend at Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk!

JULY 4: Rotary Club's July 4th Firecracker Runs. Back and in-person with 10K, 5K, and a Kid's 1K Fun Run.

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SARATOGA:

JULY 4: July 4th McCartysville Band Patriotic Concert & Family Parade. The annual, old-fashioned Independence Day celebration is back at Kevin Moran Park.

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SCOTTS VALLEY:

JULY 3: Independence Day Parade, Flyover, Fest & Fireworks. Live music, food trucks & kids' zone, too!

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WATSONVILLE:

JULY 4: Spirit of Watsonville 4th Of July Parade. This year's parade theme: Stars on Main Street.

SEPT. 3: 'Fire In The Sky' Airport Open House & Fireworks. Fireworks extravaganza moved to Labor Day weekend.

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WOODSIDE:

JULY 4: July 4th Mounted Patrol Junior Rodeo & BBQ. On July 3 is a pre-rodeo dinner dance. Tickets on sale.

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FOR FULL SF BAY AREA GUIDE: July 4th Fireworks 2022 In San Francisco Bay Area

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FOR OTHER REGIONAL GUIDES:

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Due to pandemic surges or other issues, counties or cities may adjust or cancel events at the last minute, so double-check with organizers. Know of other events in the area? Post them on the Patch calendar.

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