When you celebrate your July 4th in San Francisco, you definitely have to catch a view of the fireworks. There’s no way that you could celebrate July 4th without a view of the San Francisco July 4th fireworks. With so many places to view the show and all the events going on, where’s the best place to be? San Francisco has many different places for you to enjoy the show, but we want you to enjoy it to the fullest. Check out these locations and events and get ready to enjoy a view of the fireworks that you won’t get anywhere else!
Events to View the San Francisco July 4th Fireworks
Rock the Yacht July 4th Fireworks Party Cruise— The Empress Yacht
Celebrate your July 4th in San Francisco like you never have and get on board a San Francisco July 4th cruise! This year, the beautiful Empress Yacht will be setting sail for a July 4th cruise that you definitely don’t want to miss out on. This 90 ft. luxury yacht will sail you around San Francisco and treat you to views of the city skyline and all of its top landmarks. Catch a view of the Golden Gate Bridge and Bay Bridge then sail pass Treasure Island and Alcatraz. Enjoy these views from the window-lined interior or take a step onto the outside observation deck. This July 4th cruise will have you partying to the sounds of a live DJ.
All night the hits from the Top 40, House, and Pop charts will be blasting so you and your friends can take over the dance floor. Enjoy complimentary passed hor d’oeurves and wash them down with a drink thanks to your three-hour premium open bar. Ending off this cruise is a view of the San Francisco July 4th fireworks that you can’t enjoy anywhere else! Treat yourself to an unobstructed view of the fireworks as your yacht will give you a front row seat to the show. This 21+ event takes place July 4th at 7:30 p.m. and ends at 11:00 p.m. Ticket prices for this cruise begin at $119.
Pier 39 Fireworks
Pier 39 is one of the top San Francisco locations to view the fireworks. Every year families head to Pier 39 to enjoy a night full of fun and music. This year marks the 39th anniversary of Pier 39 so you’re definitely in for a show! Start off the night with live music at Pier 39’s entrance then get ready to watch the sky fill up with red, white, and blue. Pier 39 offers amazing 180-degree bay views, perfect for catching the San Francisco July 4th fireworks. Once 9:30 strikes, look to the sky and enjoy the fireworks from up close. Make sure to arrive early as Pier 39 will be very busy on this day. Pier 39 is the perfect spot for families to enjoy an unforgettable view of the San Francisco July 4th fireworks!
Municipal Pier – Pier 7 – Fireworks
Another great location to view the San Francisco July 4th fireworks is from the Municipal Pier. Since the fireworks are set off from the end of the pier, this location is ideal for catching amazing views of the fireworks. In order to catch a good view of the show, you have to be at Pier 7. Pier 7 is a popular spot for viewing the fireworks since it is so close to the fireworks. Many locals and visitors will head to this location so make sure to arrive early and secure your spot! Once the fireworks are launched into the night sky, you will be treated to a view like no other. The view of the fireworks that you’ll enjoy from Pier 7 will definitely complete your July 4th celebration.
Speakeasy 4th of July Cruise— The Fume Blanc Commodore
If catching the fireworks from land isn’t your thing and the first cruise caught your attention, check out this July 4th cruise. The Fume Blanc Commodore will be setting sail this July 4th for a Speakeasy themed cruise that’ll take you back in time. Sail through San Francisco aboard this New York State Hudson River Steamboat replica and enjoy views of San Francisco. Watch as the city skyline passes you by and enjoy two dance areas on board. Listen to the sounds of two live DJs spinning nothing but your favorite songs all night long. The hits of this year’s House and Top 40 will be blasting all night as you enjoy a four-hour open bar while you sail. Complimentary gourmet pizza will be served on board and a view of the San Francisco July 4th fireworks will be all yours to end the night!
Boarding for this cruise begins at 6:30 p.m. with departure scheduled for 7 p.m. Flapper attire is encouraged for this event but is not required. Ticket prices for this cruise begin at $85.
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