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Fourth of July Events in San Diego - SanDiego.com Names the Best Events for Independence Day

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San Diego is one of the top destinations in the country to celebrate the Fourth of July. From fireworks cruises to family-friendly events, SanDiego.com has named the best events for Independence Day.

San Diego is the place to be this Fourth of July. Known for near perfect weather, miles of beaches and lots of great fireworks displays in stunning locations, there is nowhere quite like San Diego on Fourth of July. For guests visiting during this exciting holiday, there are plenty of fun things to do in San Diego all weekend long, so get in on all the fun with a trip to America's Finest City this Independence Day!

From fireworks to festivals, here are some San Diego Fourth of July events visitors wont want to miss:

Big Bay Boom July 4th Fireworks Show:

Granted last year wasn't a huge success, this year they've worked out the kinks and the show is predicted to be out of this world! The Big Bay Boom consists of four different locations all around the San Diego Bay. From Shelter Island to the South Embarcadero, the San Diego Bay will be aglow with an impressive fireworks display for the Fourth of July in San Diego! This is a free fireworks show and the best place to view the action is from the comfort of a Downtown San Diego hotel on the water.

Hornblower 4th of July Cruises:

Hornblower Cruises and Events is offering three different cruises for guests looking to watch fireworks from aboard a luxury yacht. Cruises allow guests to sit back, relax, enjoy a drink and soak in the views of the San Diego Bay and Big Bay Boom fireworks show. The VIP Fireworks Dinner Cruise and Fireworks Celebration Dinner Cruise are three hour cruises along the San Diego Bay and provide a delicious gourmet dinner, up close view of the fireworks show, champagne and cocktails, as well as a DJ for dancing and entertainment. Hornblower is also hosting one and two hour Red White & Blue Cruises this Independence Day in San Diego. These relaxing narrated cruises take guests past some of the military's headlining water vessels for a great way to celebrate Independence Day in San Diego.

National City 4th of July Carnival:

The July 4th Carnival in San Diego's National City is geared towards family-friendly fun. From June 29th - July 4th, Kimball Park will be transformed into a huge Independence Day celebration in San Diego, complete with food and drinks, rides and games! There will also be live music and even the Miss National City Pageant and South Bay fireworks show. For a fun family-friendly Fourth of July San Diego celebration, the National City 4th of July Carnival is it!

All-American County Fair Fireworks:

For guests looking to celebrate in North County San Diego, the best fireworks show is at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. As the final day of the San Diego County Fair, this fireworks show is sure to be a big one. Make a full day of it and head to the fair early for fun rides, games, vendors, traditional fair food and live music!