Southern California's Largest Fireworks Show

The Big Bay Boom fireworks show is displayed from Four barges on San Diego Bay at 9 PM. Bring your lawnchairs, friends and boats to watch from these locations:

  • Shelter Island
  • Harbor Island
  • North Embarcadero
  • Marina District
  • CoronadoFerry Landing
  • Boating/On The Water
  • Transportation and Parking

    Avoid the crowds with our Transportation Partners.

    Photos by Evgeny Yorobe and Tristan Loper

    2018 Economic Impact Report

    • San Diego’s Big Bay Boom fireworks show, conducted each July 4th, generated $10.1 million in incremental sales in 2018 for the local area’s hotels, restaurants, retail shops, tour operators, museums, charter cruise firms, boat rental companies, and other businesses.
    Read the 2018 Economic Impact Report.



    YMCA Armed Services


    Please contribute to the Armed Services YMCA charity
    to support the Big Bay Boom and the services for
    our military families and Wounded Warriors.

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    Port of San Diego
    US Bank
    Point Loma Nazarene University
    City of San Diego

    Manchester Grand Hyatt
    Sheraton San Diego Hotel Marina
    Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina
    Hilton San Diego Bayfront

    Gold SPONSORS:

    General Dynamics, Nassco
    USS Midway Museum
    Council District 2 & 7


    San Diego Mayor, Kevin L. Faulconer

     BAE Systems, Bay Club Hotel & Marina, Best Western Island Palms Hotel, Chicago Title Insurance, EDCO, Harrah’s, Hilton San Diego Airport/Harbor Island, Hornblower Cruises and Events,  Hilton San Diego Bayfront, Humphrey’s Half Moon Inn, Kona Kai Resort and Spa,  San Diego Convention Center, San Diego International Airport,  Residence Inn & Springhill Suites San Diego Downtown Bayfront, San Diego Symphony

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    250th anniversary of San Diego
    Big Bay Boom supports the 250th anniversary of San Diego