(KRON) – Fisherman’s Wharf will display fireworks in San Francisco for the Fourth of July holiday this Monday. The two locations set to display fireworks are at the end of Municipal Pier and at several barges in front of Pier 39.
If you’re hoping to watch the fireworks from the comfort of your own home, you can join LIVE! In the Bay host Olivia Horton at 9 p.m. on KRON4 as we bring you the fireworks in San Francisco, Concord, Marin, and San Jose. Otherwise check out the list below:
San Francisco is nearly 49 square miles of beauty and has countless elevated areas. Here are a few spots to watch the fireworks:
Fisherman’s Wharf will host a fireworks event beginning at 9:30 p.m. for approximately 90 minutes. Public transportation is highly recommended as traffic around Fisherman’s Wharf is expected to be heavy with limited parking.
Plaza de California
Not far from Fisherman’s Wharf, this small park as a few benches and patches of grass. Bring your own seating as it’s likely to be packed.
The piers along The Embarcadero are almost guaranteed to have a great view of the show, since they are so close. Bring your own seating a choose a safe place, off of walkways, to enjoy the show.
Buena Vista Park
Buena Vista Park may have some of the best views in the city, but it’s a bit more challenging to see them. The park sits on top of a hill and has some steeper inclines. Anyone who is committed enough to get to the top will find it worthwhile.
Bernal Heights Park
This park on the smaller side, and requires stairs to access. However, the view of the waterfront from the top is pretty incredible.
With the Golden Gate Bridge to your left, fireworks show to your right, the SF bay in front, and the rest of the city at your back, Crissy Field is the spot to catch the fireworks show with serene views surrounding you.
A San Francisco staple, Dolores Park is sure to be filled with folks enjoying the Fourth of July festivities all day long on Monday. Be sure to arrive early enough to lay out a blanket and make space to enjoy the show.
This area of the city near Coit Tower offers high enough elevation to enjoy sweeping views of the city and the waterfront. Find a green space facing the water, sit back, and enjoy the show.
Twin Peaks offers high-elevation views of both the city and San Francisco Bay, including a view of the fireworks display with the city lights shining right before it. Arrive early as parking is limited at the top of Twin Peaks.
Several cruises across the city are set to view the fireworks show from the water.
Adventure Cat Sailing Charters — Departing from Pier 39 at 9:00 p.m., this cruise will remain in the water until the end of the fireworks show. The cruise is $95 per person and includes two free drinks. Tickets can be purchased on their website.
Red & White Fleet Cruise — Two cruises both with a cocktail and snack bar will cruise on the water with the earliest cruise departing at 8:30 p.m. from Pier 43. Tickets start at $99 and can be purchased on their website.
SS Jeremiah O’Brien — A WWII Liberty Ship is hosting a dockside viewing party at Pier 45 with gates opening at 7:00 p.m. Complimentary soft drinks and chips will be provided. Tickets are $45 and can be purchased on Eventbrite.
Don’t see an appealing spot? No problem. Any spot in San Francisco with high elevation or by the San Francisco Bay waterfront, and you are guaranteed to witness an unforgettable fireworks show.
Treasure Island is a no go for the Fourth of July this year, as San Francisco Police Department is encouraging people to avoid the area due to construction.
🇺🇸 July 4th Tip 🇺🇸— San Francisco Police (@SFPD) June 29, 2022
Treasure Island for viewing the fireworks? Think again. Due to ongoing construction, viewing areas for the fireworks show and parking will be extremely limited and roadways into parking areas will be inaccessible. ⚠️ pic.twitter.com/xEZY50xmdA