Residents of North County San Diego are just about as patriotic as they come, so there’s no shortage of places to watch 4th of July fireworks. The only question that needs to be answered is where the perfect spot is for you and your friends and loved one. We went ahead and dug up some possibilities, so get ready for lift off when the red rockets glare and the sky lights up with America’s finest symbol of freedom.


Can you imagine the look on your kids’ faces when you tell them you’re going to Legoland to watch the fireworks on Independence Day in North County San Diego? For a family with youngsters in tow, there’s no better place to bond. They call it Red, White and BOOM!, but we’re calling it solid family fun, and we recommend you check into it for an all day affair that culminates with fireworks at 8:30 p.m.

San Diego County Fair 4th of July Celebration

North County San Diego residents are fortunate to live where they do. The San Diego County Fair is celebrating Independence Day with the big show blasting off at 9:00 p.m. Top off your day of spinning rides and prize winning with a spectacular show that promises to wow. Free with paid admission at the Del Mar Fairgrounds.

Oceanside Independence Day Parade and Fireworks Show

If you want to get serious about celebrating the 4th of July, why not make a whole weekend of it? Drive North on North Coast Highway 101 just past City Hall on July 2nd. Bring the whole family, because they will go gaga over the floats going by, and it’s not even Christmas! It’s a full-on celebration of our freedom and American heritage that is a good segue to have a conversation with your kids about American history. Next, treat the family to a proper fireworks display on the 3rd. Play with the family on the beach at Rancho Del Oro Road, then relax on your chairs or blankets as the fireworks go off overhead between 8 and 10 p.m.

Rancho Santa Fe 4th of July Parade and Picnic

If you like the idea of a parade on the 4th of July, and you like the idea of free, then the Rancho Santa Fe 4th of July Parade and Picnic is where you and your family need to be on Independence Day. The fun starts at 1:00 on the 4th. Be sure to bring your chair and blanket, because you’ll be here a while. On hand is face painting, live music, vintage cars, fire trucks, an honor guard and a whole lot more. Smiles will abound, and food is on hand.

The 4th of July is a day of family fun and celebration. Be safe and enjoy the life that you’ve built with the ones you love. For information about joining in on the fun with residents of North County San Diego, contact the Lund Team today.

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