Top 5 Fourth of July Activities for Teens in the Bay Area

Fourth of July in the Bay Area

What up, Bay Area? Let’s talk about the Fourth of July and what you should be doing. I hope you don’t already have plans because this list of holiday events is gonna be hard to beat. Spend the Fourth of July in the Bay Area making it one to remember.

San Francisco Symphony with Fireworks

The biggest event of the holiday weekend is probably the San Francisco Symphony with Fireworks. The theme this year is “The Sound of Music” so get ready to sing along with the band to some of your fav Disney songs. The night will finish up with a killer fireworks show. Getcher tickets here.
you should sing along to the sound of music on the fourth of july in the bay area
There you go, you’ve got it!

Fillmore Jazz Festival

Not too many things are as smooth as the Fillmore Jazz Festival. You bet your jazz it’ll be a great time. The festival goes all weekend long with events starting at 10:30 and ending at 6:00 and five stages full of all the jazz you could want. Plus, salsa dancing lessons!
check out the jazz festival on the fourth of july in the bay area
Tiny, tiny jazz.

4th at the Wharf

Spend the 4th at 4th at the Wharf. Besides the cool name, this free event is open to everyone. There will be tons of music all day, including a Prince tribute band (RIP) and a Bay Area Dance Party. The event ends with the city-sponsored fireworks show (thanks San Fran) over the Bay, where you are welcome to watch the ‘works from the waterfront.

City of El Cerrito & worldOne 4th of July Festival

You should definitely check out the City of El Cerrito & worldOne 4th of July Festival this holiday weekend. For real. Some people call it “the best kept secret in the Bay Area.” Arts, crafts, food, music from all over the world, cultural presentations… they even have prizes! Dang, you gotta get there. 
el cerrito worldone fourth of july festival in the bay area
Photo courtesy of Garden Delights Arts

The Exploratorium

The Exploratorium is open on Monday, July 4th to help you fill your holiday with science and the attempt to understand the world around you. Beat the heat and check out all their interactive exhibits that will immerse you in science and the power of knowledge.
you'll get so much science if you go to the exploratorium this fourth of july in the bay area
dis be you
If you’re going out of town, check out our Top 5 posts for Los Angeles and San Jose.