San Diego Fireworks DisplayIf you took advantage of all the festivities over San Diego's Memorial Day weekend then surely you'll be heading out to have a great time celebrating the 2010 Fourth of July in San Diego. Of course the fireworks schedule is not the only way to celebrate Independence Day, there are also a ton of fun events sprinkled all over the county.

The San Diego fireworks locations are well known to most locals but for you out-of-towners read on to see some of the fun 4th of July Events across San Diego and where to catch one of the many fireworks shows across the city.

Fourth Of July 2010 Fireworks Locations

  • San Diego Bay – This is San Diego's most prominent fireworks display and is always well attended. SeaportVillage is a great spot to watch this fireworks display.
  • San DiegoCounty Fair Fourth of July at Del Mar Fairgrounds
  • Fourth of July at SeaWorld
  • La Jolla's 4th of July Show
  • Summer Pops 2010 on the Embarcadero
  • Barbecue on the Berkeley
  • Fourth of July Fireworks on Coronado Island
  • Legoland's 4th of July Fireworks Display
  • Fourth of July in San Marcos at Bradley Park
  • Fourth of July in Escondido
  • Julian's Fourth of July Parade
  • Spirit of the Fourth in Rancho Bernardo
  • Hornblower's 2010 Fireworks Dinner Cruise on the Bay
  • Independence Day 2010 in Santee at Town Center Community Park
  • Fourth of July parade and fireworks show in Mira Mesa
  • Padres Baseball - Enjoy Sunday afternoon baseball on Independence Day - Padres vs. Houston Astros at 1:05pm

As always the fireworks shows on the fourth of July are not the only options for celebrating Independence Day weekend. There are also many options for picnics, parties, and other events throughout the city and county as well as the standards like visiting the beach, Balboa, or any one of the many neighborhood parks for the weekend. Below is a brief list of some Fourth of July weekend event ideas.

4th Of July Picnic Ideas

Aside from catching one of San Diego's many firework show options you may want to get out and experience the holiday weekend with your family, kids, and friends. Put on your sumemr best and get your baby in to a nice set of trendy baby girl clothes, and pack your picnic basket because picnics at BalboaPark or on one of the county's beaches are popular destinations.

If you head off to any of the city's beaches, especially OceanBeach in Point Loma, PacificBeach, and La JollaShores you will want to arrive extremely early to get a good location. The reason for this is because the Independence Day fireworks shows occur on these beaches in the evening and will be packed with people all day long. Make sure to bring plenty of food and sunscreen the beach will be a fun way to spend your day.

Independence Day Parties & Nightlife

After the big fireworks shows you will also want to head out and enjoy all the 4th of July nightlife you can. The fourth of July occurs on a Sunday this year which means many people have Monday off from work.. The party scene downtown San Diego will be very well attended especially since the big fireworks show will conclude over San Diego Bay, just a short walk from the many clubs, restaurant, and bars downtown San Diego and the Gaslamp Quarter have to offer.

Remember public transportation will be running full force so make sure to avoid the traffic by taking public transportation into and out of the city center for the 2010 holiday weekend. Have a great time.