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4th of July Safety

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9,100 people were treated for firework related injuries

4th of July is an exciting time in the summer to get together and celebrate our Nation's Indpendence. This day always wraps up with an exciting professional firework show. Please keep in mind that in San Diego County all consumer fireworks are illegal that includes sparklers, firecrackers, cherry bombs, bottle rockets and even poppers.

According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) in 2018 consumer fireworks accounted 19,500 fires including 1,900 structure fires, 500 vehicle fires, and 17,100 outside and other fires. These fires ammouuntes to a total of 5 deaths, 46 injuries and and $105 million in direct property damage. Violating San Diego County's ban on fireworks may cost you $1,000 and a year in jail


Please be mindful of our Veterans suffering from PTSD and pets that run away as a result of the loud noises fireworks cause. 


To report the use of consumer fireworks call Sheriff's Communications at: (858)565- 5200

Local Firework Shows 

You and your loved ones can safely celebrate this year by going to a professional firework show. Below is a list of all the firework shows around the area

Temecula July 4th Fireworks, Fun and Parade 

Location: Ronald Regan Sports Park, Temecula CA

Time: 9:00 pm

Spirit of the Fourth Rancho Bernado 

Location: Bernardo Heights Middle School Athletic Field, 12990 Paseo Lucido.

Time: 9:00 pm

Del Mar San Diego County Fair 4th of July Celebration

Location: Del Mar Fairgrounds

Time: 9:00 pm

Coronado July 4th Celebration 

Location: Coronado Glof Course

Time: 9:00 pm

Chula Vista 4th Fest

Location: U.S. Olympic Training Center, 2800 Olympic Parkway, Chula Vista, CA

Time: 9:00 pm

 Big Bay Boom

Location: Multiple Locations in San Diego Bay

Time: 9:00 pm

Red, White & BOOM! Legoland

Location:  One LEGOLAND Drive, Carlsbad, CA

Time: 8:30 pm

Oceanside Fireworks

Location: SoCal Soccer Complex 3300 El Corazon Drive, Oceanside, CA

Time: July 3rd 9:00

Poway 4th of July Fireworks 

Location: 15500 Espola Road Poway, CA 92064

Time: 9:00 pm

El Cajon July 4th Fireworks

Location: Kennedy Park, 1675 E Madison Ave., El Cajon 

Time: 9:00 pm

Escondido July 4th Fireworks

Location: Grape Day Park, Great Green, 340 North Escondido Blvd, Escondido CA 

Time: 9:00 pm

Imperial Beach Firework Show

Location: Imperial Beach Pier

Time: 9:00 pm

San Marcos Fireworks

Location: Bradley Park, San Marco, CA

Time: 9:00 pm

 Santee Salutes

Location: 550 Park Center Drive, Santee, CA

Time: 9:00 pm

Vista Independence Day Celebration

Location: Moonlight Amphitheatre in Brengle Terrace Park, 1200 Vale Terrace Drive, Vista CA 

Time: 9:00 pm