All fireworks shows across the Bay Area are canceled to discourage large gatherings amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Annual shows at the Berkeley Marina, Marin County Fair, Sausalito waterfront and San Francisco's Aquatic Park are all canceled.
Small-town celebrations—including fireworks, parades and festivals—have also been canceled.
Many cities are hosting virtual events instead. Here is a list (thanks to ABC 7) of who is doing what...
- Alameda Mayor's 4th of July Parade- CANCELED
- Berkeley Marina Fireworks Show- CANCELED
- City of El Cerrito WorldOne Festival- CANCELED
- Concord 4th of July Celebration- DISTANCED/VIRTUAL
- Fremont 4th of July Parade- DISTANCED/VIRTUAL
- Jack London Square Block Party - CANCELED
- Orinda Community Parade & Festival- DISTANCED/VIRTUAL
- Pleasant Hill 4th of July Celebration- DISTANCED/VIRTUAL
- San Pablo Fireworks- CANCELED
- San Ramon Concert- CANCELED
- Benicia Freedom Festival- CANCELED
- City of Vacaville Concert & Fireworks - CANCELED
- City of Vallejo Fireworks - CANCELED
- Discovery Kingdom Fireworks- CANCELED
- Fairfield Independence Day Parade - CANCELED
- Healdsburg Celebration and Fireworks- CANCELED
- Marin County Fair & Fireworks- CANCELED
- Novato Parade- CANCELED
- Santa Rosa Red, White, and Boom- CANCELED
- Sausalito Fireworks Show - CANCELED
- Sebastapol Fireworks & Concert- CANCELED
- Sonoma Hometown Parade- CANCELED
- Windsor Kaboom 3rd of July Fireworks- CANCELED
- City of San Francisco Fireworks Show - CANCELED
- Foster City Fourth of July Celebration - DISTANCED/VIRTUAL
- Half Moon Bay Parade & BBQ- CANCELED
- Redwood City Chalk Full of Fun Festival- DISTANCED/VIRTUAL
- Cupertino Parade- CANCELED
- Gilroy Fireworks Show - DISTANCED/VIRTUAL
- Los Gatos Concert & Festival- CANCELED
- Milpitas Fireworks Show- DISTANCED/VIRTUAL
- Morgan Hill Freedom Fest & Fireworks- DISTANCED/VIRTUAL
- San Jose The Rotary Fireworks - CANCELED
- San Jose Rose, White, and Blue Parade- CANCELED
- Santa Clara All-City Picnic & Fireworks - CANCELED
- Scotts Valley Fireworks- DISTANCED/VIRTUAL
Jack Kulp and Carolyn McArdle talked about it on the air! Listen below...