Fireworks are back in SLO County! Here are 20 events to celebrate America’s Independence Day. Remember to celebrate safely with family and friends this holiday.
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1July 4th Sand Sculpture Contest (Cayucos) – 4am to 10am
Don’t miss out on beautiful sand sculptures this 4th of July weekend! This one is for all the early risers. Bring the family and your camera to capture all the memories.
2The 4th in Templeton – 7a to 3pm
Celebrate 4th of July in Templeton! Enjoy a pancake breakfast, parade, and other family fun festivities.
34th of July Pancake Breakfast (Avila Beach) – 8:30am to 11am
The Avila Beach Civic Association will be hosting a 4th of July Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser. Dine with your community!
4Skate The Parade (Cayucos) – 9am
Coast Skate Club is so excited to have a spot in the Cayucos 4th of July Parade! Come represent the amazing Roller skating community.
54th of July Doggie Parade (Avila Beach) – 10am to 11am
Grab your fur baby! It’s time for the annual Doggie Parade and Doggie Costume Contest.
6Art in the Park (Morro Bay) – 10am to 4pm
Enjoy a high quality art show featuring 100+ exhibitors from all over California and the West. Free Admission and Parking.
7Front Street Faire Booths (Cayucos) – 10am to 6pm
Time to shop! The Cayucos Street Faire features a variety of food vendors, free face painting for kids and shopping for clothing, jewelry, gifts and more.
8Santa Margarita Fourth of July – 10:30am to 12:30pm
The Santa Margarita Village Association is sponsoring the Santa Margarita 4th of July Celebration. There will be live music, carnival games, and hot dog lunch available.
96th Annual Nipomo 4th of July Parade – 11am to 1pm
Come out for the 6th Annual Nipomo 4th of July Parade. This event will be throughout the beautiful town of Nipomo with over 12 miles of roads traveled.
Arroyo Grande Summer Concerts – 11a to 4p
Enjoy live music at Heritage Square Park fort his special performance. Click link for full summer schedule.
10July 4th Fireworks in Cambria – 11am to 6pm
Fireworks are back! This day is jam packed with live music, waiter and waitress balancing tray relay races, pie eating contest, raffles, kids games, face painting, great food and more.
11Fourth of July Rooftop Pool Party (San Luis Obispo) – 12pm to 8pm
Start your Fourth of July celebrations early with a rooftop pool party. Hotel Cerro is hosting their Independence Day celebration featuring barbecue-style dishes, hand-crafted cocktails, and live music from pop artist Nataly Lola.
12July 4th Parade and Picnic (Creston) – 12pm
Creston’s clubs and businesses are hosting the July 4th Parade and Picnic. Bring the family to celebrate the 4th.
13CASS Winery 4th of July Bash! (Paso Robles) – 2pm to 7pm
14July 4th Paso (Paso Robles) – 2pm to 10pm
Fireworks are back in Paso! Celebrate in north county! There will be live music, food trucks, a Kid Zone and fireworks show.
15Atascadero Fourth of July Music Festival – 4pm to 8pm
Celebrate Independence Day lakeside under giant shady oaks with three great musical acts on an afternoon of music, food & drinks! General Admission is free.
16Red, White, & Brew (Pismo Beach) – 4pm to 10pm
It’s time for the annual Red, White, & Brew Rooftop Cookout at Inn at the Pier. Guests enjoy BBQ favorites and drink specials all night. You’ll be able to watch the fireworks with a view overlooking the Pismo Beach Pier.
17Pismo Beach July 4th Celebration – 6pm to 10pm
The City of Pismo Beach is excited to welcome Pismo Beach residents and visitors back to the July 4th Celebration! Tickets include a reserved seat, a 3-course dinner catered by Ribline, DJ entertainment, fantastic views and the spectacular Pismo Beach fireworks show.
184th of July Fireworks Show (Paso Robles) – 7:45pm to 9pm
You are invited to Vina Robles winery for 4th of July festivities. Located adjacent to Barney Schwartz Park, the winery will offer prime firework viewing.