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Throughout Summer, New Year's and more!

Who doesn't love watching fireworks as they burst in the sky with brilliant colors like a million diamonds being tossed into the night sky. Most communities experience these spectacular explosions only once a year during 4th of July celebrations. San Diego is blessed to have several extraordinary light shows throughout the year, giving locals and visitors many opportunities to view spectacular fireworks.

4th of July

The largest of San Diego’s 4th of July fireworks shows is the Big Bay Boom with fireworks being launched from multiple platforms in San Diego bay. 

Additional 4th of July fireworks can be seen in many San Diego neighborhoods.

New Year's Eve and Beyond

Besides 4th of July, Legoland California Resort, in Carlsbad, CA schedules fireworks shows for special events and selected dates in December including New Year’s Eve.

San Diego locals and visitors turn their gaze towards Mission Bay Park each summer to watch SeaWorld’s fireworks show. Beginning in June on weekends, extending to every evening in July and then back to weekends through the summer and then again New Year’s Eve, SeaWorld San Diego lights up the night sky with several minutes of spectacular fireworks.

The Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel hosts one of the hottest New Year’s Eve parties in San Diego with themed party areas, dance floors, bands, DJ’s, fireworks and more.

Fireworks can be seen in October at the annual Pacific Beachfest in Pacific Beach. Daytime activities include beach volleyball, music, food, fine arts, crafts, kid rides, tacos and more!

Early in December, the Hotel Del Coronado on Coronado Island, hosts the Holiday Festival - A Family Celebration where attendees enjoy outdoor ice skating, a visit with St. Nick and his elves at Santa’s Village at The Del, hot cocoa, libations, entertainment and fireworks.

Additionally, spectacular fireworks can be seen during selected Symphony POPs concerts, Padres baseball games, Chargers football games and at the KGB Sky Show.

Note, firework displays and events are subject to change and cancellation.

If you love fireworks or the person you are with loves fireworks, San Diego has plenty of opportunities to watch spectacular fireworks displays. Plan a trip today!

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