It’s time to celebrate our Nation’s independence and what better place to do that than the beautiful Central Coast! Check out this list of where you can go watch fireworks, as well as activities for fourth of July 2019. We hope you have a safe time with your friends and family on the 4th!
ANNUAL 4TH OF JULY FIREWORKS CELEBRATION AT PISMO PIER
Where: Pismo Beach Pier
When: July 4th, 9 am – 9 pm
Price: Free general admission
VIP seating available on Pismo Pier. Available for advance purchase at 581 Dolliver, Pismo Beach and www.pismochamber.com
CAYUCOS 4TH OF JULY CELEBRATION
Where: Cayucos Pier
When: July 4th, 5 am – 10 pm
Enjoy a full day on the fourth of July in Cayucos! Activities include, annual parade, fireworks, and a sand castle competition
4TH OF JULY BLUEGRASS FREEDOM FESTIVAL
Where : Atascadero Lake Park Bandstand
When: July 4th 4pm – 8 pm
Price: Free to attend
The Bluegrass Freedom Festival The Bluegrass Freedom Festival is loaded with boating, jumping castles, games and the melodic stylings of Snap Jackson and the Knock on Wood Players, The Blue Js and the Little Black Train.
4TH OF JULY CELEBRATION IN THE PARK
Where: Templeton Park
When: July 4th, 7 am – 3pm
Price: Free to attend; pancake breakfast $8 per adult and $5 per child
Be sure to head to Templeton to grab a stack of pancakes and stake your place for the parade starting at 10 am. Enjoy food, craft vendors, games, live music, and ice cold beer after the parade.
OLD CAMBRIA FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION
Where: Shamel Park
When: July 4th, 11 am – 10 pm
Food, family, fun and fireworks are awaiting the 4th July Old-Fashioned Celebration in Cambria. Participate in relay races, pie eating contests, dance to live music and watch fireworks shoot across the sky once dusk hits.
A trolley service runs at the Dog Park from 10 am to 6 pm, from North Moonstone Beach Drive to Main Street to East Village.
MORRO BAY 4TH OF JULY FAMILY FUNDAY
Where: Morro Bay
When: July 4th, 10 am – 5 pm
Enjoy a family-friendly day with an Independence Day bicycle parade beginning at Morro Rock! Music and games continue the celebration at Tidelands Park. BYOP (Bring Your Own Picnic) and have fun in Morro Bay for a day.
4TH OF JULY PANCAKE BREAKFAST AND DOGGIE PARADE
Where: Avila Beach Downtown Promenade
When: July 4th, 8 am – 12:30 pm
Star your fourth of July with a doggie parade and delicious pancakes in Avila Beach!
ARROYO GRANDE FOURTH OF JULY IN THE VILLAGE
Where: Downtown Arroyo Grande
When: July 4th, 1 pm – 3 pm
Come out on the fourth of July to the Rotary Bandstand in Arroyo Grande! Enjoy hot dogs, lemonade and ice cream and great music.
Where: Paso Robles Event Center (Fairgrounds)
When: July 4th, 4 pm – 10:15 pm
Paso Pops ‘ annual event will bring together wine, beer, food, family-friendly events, live music, and fireworks. The event includes carnival rides, games, Paso Robles Walk-Around Wine Tasting, a contest for table decoration and a Master of Ceremonies demonstration, making it fun for the family. Paso Pops will end with a spectacular performance of fireworks you won’t want to miss.
RED, WHITE & BLUES BASH AT VINA ROBLES WINERY
Where: Vina Robles Winery
When: July 6, 6 pm – 9 pm
Price: $35 per person; Wine Club $30 per person
Winery Chef James Richmond will be creating a mouth-watering Americana BBQ dinner for an event paying tribute to the summer season and Independence Day. Come enjoy an incredible BBQ dinner and enjoy boogie blues & “reso-coustic” rock performed by Brian Black and the Blue Moon Gypsies.
San Luis Obispo
SLO BLUES 4TH OF JULY CELEBRATION
Where: Sinsheimer Stadium in San Luis Obispo
When: July 3rd, 6 pm
Price: Children $10; Adults $20
Come celebrate America’s favorite pastime this Independence Day by enjoying a SLO Blues Baseball game and watch as fireworks light up the sky after the game.
SMOKE & HOPS
Where: Town of Harmony
When: July 6th, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
This Fourth of July weekend, the Town of Harmony will welcome 25 top BBQ teams from around the Western United States to compete in a Master BBQ Competition. Sip on a cold brew, watch the excitement and sample food as you listen to live music by Brass Mash.