The Fourth of July falls on a Saturday this year, and that means a full weekend to celebrate across Wine Country!
July 3 at Silverado Resort and Spa – Napa
Silverado Resort and Spa will be having a BBQ and fireworks on July 3. Bring your own chairs and blankets to sit on and enjoy the fireworks along Atlas peak road. You can also attend their BBQ inside the resort. Get your BBQ tickets from the resort.
July 4 in Calistoga
The Napa County Fair is running through the holiday and will be having fireworks on July 4. There will be a parade in downtown Calistoga that starts at 11:00 a.m., fair gates open at 12:00 p.m. Fireworks will launch around 9:30 p.m..
July 4 in St. Helena
The fireworks show will be launched from Crane Park which is just about in the center of town making for good viewing throughout St. Helena.
Long Meadow Ranch is having a concert at 6:00 p.m. and you will have a view from their lawn of the fireworks that night. Get more details and purchase your tickets.
July 4 in American Canyon
American Canyon will have fireworks at approximately 9:30 p.m., after a full day of festivities. View the day’s lineup.
July 4 in Napa
The City of Napa is having a festival on July 4, Napa Lights the Valley. The party gets started at 10 a.m. with a parade, food and beverage vendors and a children’s play area. There will be live music performances at Veteran’s Park and the fireworks begin at approximately 9:30 p.m.
July 3 at Bodega Bay
The show starts at sunset, with a free firework display over the water. For prime viewing, plan ahead and reserve a dinner table at one of the many bay-front restaurants around Bodega Bay, such as The Boat House, The Tides Wharf, Spud Point Crab Company, Duck Club or Lucas Wharf. More information online.
July 3 in Sebastopol
For the 42nd year, the football field at Analy High School will come alive with music, dancing, games and food at 5:30 p.m.. At sunset there is a flag ceremony, singing of the Star Spangled Banner, and then… fireworks. Get more information online.
July 3 in Windsor
Windsor Kaboom gets started at 4:00 p.m. at Keiser Park. Live music, food, beer, wine, laser light shows, jumpy houses and family fun all benefitting the Wounded Warrior Project. Fireworks start about 9:30 p.m. and there’s more information online.
July 4 at Green Music Center – Sonoma State University
Lawn opens at 4:30 p.m. for family activities including face painting, carnival games, bouncy houses, music and food. TV star Megan Hilty blazes hits the stage at 7:30 p.m., followed by a fireworks show on the lawn. But first, the lawn opens at 4:30 p.m. for family activities including face painting, carnival games, bouncy houses, music and food. Get all the details.
July 4 at Depot Hotel Restaurant and Garden – Sonoma
The iconic Depot Hotel puts on their annual Fourth of July celebration. Many of their long-time guests book their favorite table and enjoy the food, the wine, and the warm summer air, as they watch the show right above their garden. Get more information and make a reservation online.
July 3 & 4 at Monte Rio
Fireworks over the river, and a “Parade of Lights” on the river where families unveil their homemade floats bedecked in lights and perform skits while floating past a cheering audience. That’s followed by a free show at the town’s famous water curtain, as images of the American flag are projected off the Monte Rio bridge, and then the dramatic fireworks display.
July 4 in Guerneville
This free event is a highlight of the year for this waterfront town, as the Russian River Chamber of Commerce puts together an all-day celebration. Arrive early, to explore the downtown shops, restaurants, bars and art galleries. The Russian River Rotary is hosting a barbecue, and live music continues into the evening with kids’ activities and a block party. At dusk, the crowds gather along Main Street for the fireworks over the river show.
July 4 in Santa Rosa
The party starts at 3:30 p.m., when the gates open at the Veteran’s Memorial Building across from the Sonoma Fairgrounds, and the crowds start claiming their spots with blankets and folding chairs. An entire day of fun, featuring local bands, food vendors, and for the kids, a watermelon eating contest, jumpy houses, face painters and clowns. Then, after the sun goes down, the evening explodes with fireworks. Get more information online.
July 4 in Cloverdale
Also known as the Cloverdale Lion’s Pyrospectacular, this Lion’s Club-sponsored annual free show lights the fireworks at dusk on the Cloverdale High School Football Field.
July 4 in Healdsburg
Small town fun as friends and family gather for this annual firework display on the Healdsburg High School Football Field. Bring blankets and picnics, then at dusk, the 40-minute show commences.
July 4 at Sugarloaf (hiking)
This event is reservation only, and limited to 120 guests, but worth the $50 admission for a 6:45 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. hike up the tallest mountain in Sonoma Valley. At the top, you’ll have a spectacular vantage point to view as many as 18 different fireworks displays across the Bay Area, enjoyed with a peak top party of light snacks and sweets from the Sonoma Ecology Center/Sugarloaf Ridge State Park. Get more information and make your reservation online.