Family Fun for the 4th of July in Orange County and San Diego

4th of JulyThe 4th of July is almost here!  If you don’t have any plans, here are a few ideas:

Old Glory Boat Parade – in Newport Beach from 1 pm to 4 pm.  Find a spot to watch and have a picnic!

4th of July Fireworks Display – Dana Point Harbor starting at 9 pm.  Find a place to picnic at Doheny State Beach, but go early as it is the busiest day of the year.  Music for the show can be found on KSBR 88.5 FM.  There are also free shuttle buses from Dana Hills High School to the Harbor starting at 10 am and going until 11 pm.

4th of July Parade & Pier Festival – in Huntington Beach running from July 4th through the 6th.  There will be live entertainment, food, vendors, and family activities.

Big Bay Boom – at multiple locations along San Diego Bay.  Check out the largest display in the county beginning at 9 pm.  Music for the show can be found on The Walrus 105.7 FM.

Historic Old Town Fourth of July – at Old Town State Historic Park.  There will be a parade, crafts, food, and various other activities.  From 10:30 am to 4 pm.

San Diego County Fair 4th of July – in Del Mar from 9:30 AM to 11:45 pm, fireworks at 9 pm.