Happy Independence Day, America! Silicon Valley & Santa Clara County July 4 Events

FireworksSilicon Valley & Santa Clara County Events With Fireworks:

9:30pm Firework show at Gilroy High School
http://gilroywelcomecenter.org/events/index.php?id=3863

Morgan Hill

Morgan Hill Freedom Fest and Fireworks on the Green
http://mhfreedomfest.com/site/parade/

Friday July 3rd begins the event with a 6-7pm patriotic sing-along at the Morgan Hill Downtown Amphitheatre and a 7-10pm Family Street Dance in downtown between 3rd and Monterey.  There is a Walk/Run the morning of, beginning at P.A. Walsh School, then entertainment begins at 9am. A Car Cruise is held at 9:30am before the parade at 10am, and a Car Show follows the parade.
Pre-firework entertainment begins at 5pm, and the show starts after dark.

San Jose

Rotary Fireworks returns to San Jose
http://www.rotaryfireworks.org/

Events and viewing will be held at the Discovery Park in Downtown San Jose. The show begins roughly around 9:30pm. The use of public transit is highly recommended.  There are a limited number of premier viewing events taking place around this event. Please check the website for more information on these.

San Jose Giants Fireworks Show
On the 4th and 5th (tickets still available for the 5th) with a game followed by fireworks.
http://www.sanjose.com/san-jose-giants-fireworks-show-e1625352

Santa Clara

The City of Santa Clara 4th of July All-City Picnic & Firework Extravaganza
http://santaclaraca.gov/Modules/ShowDocument.aspx?documentid=14262

Food booths, public swimming, carnival games, live entertainment. The complete schedule is attached.

From Noon to 10pm at Central Park

California’s Great America Firework Show

July 3rd and 4th – Free park admission to past and current military service members

Military Vehicles on display at the entrance, performance by the Santa Clara Vanguard at 4pm, and Patriotic fireworks at 9:50pm

Extra ticket for all-you-can-eat BBQ from 11am-4pm

https://www.cagreatamerica.com/events/things-to-do/special-events/July-4th-Fireworks

Milpitas

Milpitas 4th of July Celebration at the Milpitas Sports Center
http://www.milpitaschamber.com/calendar/06-2015/4th-july-celebration

“Waving the Red, White, and Blue” Pool Party 1pm-4pm $2, space limited

Food trucks, music, and games  “Red, White & Boom” Firework Show 7pm-9pm $3

Mountain View

4th of July Firework Spectacular with the San Francisco Symphony at the Shoreline Amphitheatre

Celebrating with American film music and fireworks, 8pm – check online for ticket availability

http://www.sfsymphony.org/Buy-Tickets/2014-2015/4th-of-July-Fireworks-Spectacular-with-the-San-Fra.aspx

(more…)