Make unforgettable memories this Independence Day aboard Blue & Gold Fleet!  Enjoy a quick sail around the San Francisco Bay and views of the Golden Gate and Bay Bridges, Alcatraz Island, and the city skyline before settling in to the best front row seats for The City & County of San Francisco's spectacular fireworks show.  Family friendly cruise packages are available.  Tickets are available at the Blue & Gold Fleet Box Office at PIER 39 or click here for online purchases.  Snack bar will be open with a full cash bar.  No outside alcohol permitted.

General Admission: $85.00 (child rate included in family pack only).

Family Friendly Cruise Packages:  
Family Pack (2 adults/2 children 5-11) - $300.00
Family Pack (2 adults/3 children 5-11) - $365.00
Family Pack (2 adults/4 children 5-11) - $430.00.

Departure Locations and Times: 
Pier 41:
8:00 p.m., 8:20 p.m., and 8:40 p.m.* 
PIER 39: 8:15 p.m. (Family friendly, no-alcohol cruise) and 8:30 p.m.* 
Tiburon Ferry Terminal: 8:30 p.m.*  
*Boarding: Begins 30 minutes before departure time.
For more information: Call 415-705-8200 or 
click here
For Online Ticket Purchases: 
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Blue & Gold Fleet - 4th of July Fireworks Cruise

Fireworks Viewing on the Bay

Witness the skies sparkle red, white and blue as PIER 39 celebrates Independence Day with fun for the whole family!  Check out special exhibits west of the PIER 39 Entrance Plaza from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. before rocking out to the Bay Area's favorite cover band Tainted Love -- The Best of the 80s Live from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the PIER 39 Entrance Plaza before looking to the sky at 9:30 p.m. for The City & County of San Francisco's spectacular fireworks display.*  Grab your stars and stripes and take advantage of PIER 39's amazing 180-degree bay views this July 4th!  

*Activities are weather-permitting and subject to change without notice.   

Time: 11:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. 
Location: PIER 39

For more information: Call 415-981-PIER or email

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4th of July Celebration at The PIER

Enjoy FREE music by The Purple Ones -- A Prince Tribute Band (6:00 p.m.) and The Cheeseballs -- Bay Area Dance Party Band (7:45 p.m.). The highlight of the day will be The City & County of San Francisco Fireworks Show viewed from Aquatic Park and PIER 39 at approximately 9:30 p.m.  The fireworks show is produced by Pyro Spectaculars by Souza.

Time: 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Location: Aquatic Park  

City and County of San Francisco Independence Day Live Entertainment and Fireworks Extravaganza

Schedule of Events

Fourth of July Celebration at Fisherman's Wharf

Celebrate Independence Day on Saturday, July 4th, along the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf! 

Enjoy special events and live concerts, and of course, the spectacular City of San Francisco's Fireworks Show at 9:30 p.m.


Hornblower Cruises - Fourth of July Cruises 

Looking for the way to beat the crowds, have a relaxing day, and celebrate the U.S.A.?  Come aboard Hornblower and celebrate the 4th of July with a scenic San Francisco Bay Cruise. Choose from a Beer Lunch Cruise with free-flowing beer or a Premier 4th of July Dinner Cruise with premium open bar, four-course dinner, and front row seats to the San Francisco Fireworks Show! Dine as you enjoy live entertainment and pass by stunning views of San Francisco sights like the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz Island, and the Bay Bridge.  (Hornblower also offers cocktail and dinner fireworks cruises from Berkeley for the convenience of departing from the East Bay.)

Departure Times: Lunch Cruise departs at 12 noon.  Dinner Cruise departs at 7:00 p.m.
Departure Location: Pier 3, Hornblower Landing
For more information and reservations: Call 1-888-467-6256

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Wipeout Bar & Grill

Come celebrate Independence Day with Red and White Fleet's Annual Fireworks Cruise!  Join us for a brief sail along San Francisco's illuminated skyline in the early evening,  With Alcatraz and the Golden Gate in the distance, our vessel will be positioned up close to the location of the fireworks for the best view in the Bay! 

The Fourth of July Fireworks Cruise typically lasts for about 2 1/2 hours and returns to Pier 43 1/2 once the fireworks have ended.  Both the departures offer the same experience, and drinks and snacks can be purchased on board.  

Advance bookings are highly recommended. This cruise will sell out! General Admission: $85.00. 
Click here to purchase online!

Departure Time: 8:15 p.m. (Boarding for Boat #4 takes place 20 minutes before departure.)
Departure Location: Pier 43 1/2 
For more information or reservations: Call 415-673-2900

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Red and White Fleet - Fourth of July Fireworks Cruises

Join us this Fourth of July!  Wipeout Bar & Grill is the San Francisco Bay Area's wildly popular surfing restaurant.  With our wide-open patio and outdoor bar, roaring fire pit, celebrity-signed surfboards and word-famous beach signs, Wipeout Bar & Grill is the Bay Area's killer hangout spot!

Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 12 midnight
Location: Entrance of PIER 39, Lower Level
For more information: Call 415-986-5966

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Celebrate Independence Day aboard the SS Jeremiah O'Brien and enjoy the Bay Area's finest fireworks showcase aboard the historic World War II Liberty ship from Pier 45 dockside.  Tickets include complimentary hot dogs, chips, hot cocoa and coffee for the evening. Click here to purchase your tickets now!

Time: 7:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Location: Pier 45
For more information: Call 415-544-0100 


SS Jeremiah O'Brien - 4th of July Fireworks Dockside Viewing 

Welcome to Historic

San Francisco Fisherman's Wharf

San Francisco's spectacular bay provides a stunning backdrop for July 4th fireworks, while the historic Buena Vista Cafe provides the perfect front-row seat.  Gather friends and family for a hearty meal and lively libations, and take in the show from the warmth and comfort indoors, where we'll be toasting Independence Day with our world-famous Irish Coffee.  ​

Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m.
Location: 2765 Hyde Street (corner of Beach)
For more information: Call 415-474-5044

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The Buena Vista Cafe  

Fourth of July Dining & Drinks

The place to be this Independence Day is Pier Market! Celebrate with us on the waterfront for a fun day the whole family will enjoy.  Dance the day away with live entertainment and enjoy our amazing views of the spectacular fireworks show.  

Hours: 10:30 a.m. to 12 midnight
Location: Middle of PIER 39
For more information: Call 415-989-7437

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Pier Market

Fog Harbor Fish House

Celebrate this Independence Day with Fog Harbor on the waterfront, and take in our sweeping views of the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz.  Enjoy PIER 39's ongoing live entertainment and our amazing views of the spectacular fireworks display over the bay. We proudly serve 100% sustainable seafood.​

Hours: 10:30 a.m. to 12 midnight
Location: Entrance of PIER 39, Second Level
For more information: Call 415-421-2442

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