It's an easy uphill stroll from the parking lot to the sweeping views of the Bay and a view of the. Weather forecast for Wednesday, July 4 calls for sunshine during the day, but possibly cloud cover and for come nightfall. Bring blankets or camp chairs and a flashlight. Want to watch the fireworks from the comfort of your own sofa? Watch the fireworks from Treasure Island to get a spectacular view of San Francisco and the Bay Bridge. Across the road is The Spire and a short walk along Bay View Trail affords a decent vantage point for the fireworks but be sure to look out for signs about coyotes and other wildlife.
It's such an amazing experience and one that you will not soon forget! Visitors are welcome to roam the halls and enjoy the Diego Rivera murals and come July 4th, those in the know can take in the fireworks in elevated style. You enter and exit on Spear between Howard and Mission. The best New Year's I've had here was last year when my boyfriend and I rang in the New Year sitting halfway up Twin Peaks there are a lot of people at the top so bring a blanket and hike up for a quieter setting. On any given day, these views are mesmerizing enough to spend an evening. The crowds, made up of mostly locals, have grown over the years and the single bench is usually claimed as early as 5:30 p. They all return around the same time, which is about 30 minutes after the end of the show. Even though New Year's Eve is a busy night, some hotels still offer a discount.
Every Fourth of July, crowds from all over the Bay Area make their way to San Francisco to watch fireworks shows while simultaneously fighting for the best spots and parking spaces. Golden Gate Bridge: People ask every year about watching the fireworks from the. This area will be family friendly with a no-alcohol policy strictly enforced. Ticket price includes round-trip ferry from either S. And Angel Island or Treasure Island offer great views, too, if you have the stamina for a ferry or car trip.
Therefore, the best way to move about the city on July 4 is with public transportation. Visitors may still have the option to purchase tickets to watch the fireworks from a ferryboat or sailboat but availability may be limited. There is no room to sit on the deck, but it's a great spot to see the show. But Crissy Field will be bustling with activity all day long, graced with family gatherings and seemingly even mixtures of walkers, runners and cyclists. The blue star at the top is the Ferry Building. If the little ones are tiring and you're looking for less people, one option is to head for neighboring Redwood Shores. Regardless of your preference, you can be sure to have spectacular views of light shows and the San Francisco Bay Area.
This quiet neighborhood park is perched atop Jackson and Steiner streets. This long levy has great eastward views on the Bay. Like last year, rangers will be serving hot chocolate and toasting up s'mores at sundown at the picnic tables. The blue star at the bottom is the Bay Bridge. This spot has a small parking lot, so driving to the top is an option. Keep this in mind when selecting the best transit option.
The fireworks from here will be distant, but colorful. Take Island Drive off Marine Parkway and head out to it's most northern point. While waiting for the fireworks, you can visit many excellent restaurants and tourist attractions. And come home to a spotless, immaculate home! Either way, dress in layers and wear sturdy shoes. These places fill up quickly and often offer a prix fix menu for the evening, so you can eat, have a few drinks, and hang out at your table until the show starts. The weather is usually quite mild on New Year's Eve, so it isn't too hard to walk back to your hotel as long as you have on comfy shoes and aren't carrying too much stuff. The best bet is to enter the Presidio near the Lyon Street steps at Broadway.
No doubt one of the best things each year about the San Francisco Bay Area is the incredible fireworks displays millions can enjoy from different points. Fireworks go off each night of the fair at 9. To help you avoid the crowds who can block your view of the spectacles in the sky and make the experiences all around less enjoyable, we rounded up the best secret spots for watching fireworks around the Bay Area with the help of the folks over at. Pretty much anywhere along that stretch will afford you an unobstructed view of the Bay and its memorable lightshow. They also add a few additional routes to their late night schedule to make it even easier.
Wherever you decide to watch, you should dress in lots of layers. If the fog stays away, head to the top of the hill in the Marin Headlands part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, and enjoy the fireworks show from San Francisco, Richmond, Alameda, and beyond. Watching fireworks burst before a dark sky is one of the best ways to ring in the new year. Shoreline Amphitheater 1 Amphitheatre Pkwy. While the Ferry Building is another great spot and very close to public transportation, Rincon Park is just minutes away and yields spectacular views that are on par with anywhere else along the Embarcadero. This ticketed event features all-day activities, games and live music plus front-row seats for the San Francisco fireworks, viewed from the flight deck and accompanied by music.