Exciting News! Fireworks Return to SLO County! Discover the Top 20 Events to Celebrate America’s Independence Day. Ensure a Safe and Joyful Holiday with Your Beloved Family and Friends.
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1Circus Vargas (San Luis Obispo) – June 23 – July 10
Don’t miss this colorful, flashy, and fun-filled circus spectacular! This is a must-see Parisian-style circus production featuring world-renowned performers aerialists acrobats and more!
22023 Red, White & Booze Party! (Paso Robles) – July 3 – 6:30p to 10p
Kick-Off your Independence Day celebrations! CASS Winery Presents: Red, White & Booze Party! We’ll be hosting a 21+ shindig full of all the patriotic fun. Enjoy the electric Live Music & Dancing by Lucky Devils Band, Beer & Wine, Patriotic Games, Taco Bar, Cold-Smoke Photo Booth & more!
4th of July Events
3July 4th Sand Sculpture Contest (Cayucos) – 4am to 10am
Stunning sand sculptures this 4th of July weekend! Don’t miss out on this enchanting display of artistry. It’s a special treat for early risers, so gather your family and don’t forget your camera to capture unforgettable memories.
4The 4th in Templeton – 7a to 3pm
Experience an unforgettable 4th of July celebration in Templeton! Indulge in a delightful pancake breakfast, immerse yourself in a lively parade, and partake in a host of exciting family-friendly festivities.
54th of July Pancake Breakfast (Avila Beach) – 8:30am to 11am
Join the Avila Beach Civic Association for a 4th of July Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser! Enjoy pancakes while supporting a great cause. This event is a wonderful opportunity to dine with your community, fostering a sense of togetherness and camaraderie. Don’t miss out on this chance to enjoy breakfast while making a positive impact in Avila Beach.
64th of July Doggie Parade (Avila Beach) – 11am
Calling all fur baby enthusiasts! Get ready for a tail-wagging good time at the highly anticipated annual Doggie Parade and Doggie Costume Contest! Bring your furry friend, dress them up in their most charming ensemble, and prepare for a paw-some display of cuteness!
7Art in the Park (Morro Bay) – July 1-3
This art show has over 100 exhibitors from across California and the West. Prepare to be enthralled by a diverse range of captivating artworks crafted by talented artists. With free admission and parking, this is an opportunity not to be missed.
8Front Street Faire (Cayucos) – 10am to 6pm
Get ready to shop ’til you drop at the Cayucos Street Faire! This event offers a variety of food vendors, free face painting for kids, and an array of clothing, jewelry, and gift options. Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to indulge in shopping, delicious food, and family-friendly entertainment.
9“Safe and Sane” Fireworks (Five Cities) – 10a to 10p
Ignite the skies with an exhilarating display! Brace yourself for “Safe and Sane” fireworks in Grover Beach, Arroyo Grande & Oceano
10Santa Margarita Fourth of July – 10:30am
Celebrate 4th of July in Santa Margarita with the sponsored event by the Santa Margarita Village Association! Enjoy live music, thrilling carnival games, and a tasty hot dog lunch. Join the community for a memorable Independence Day celebration!
116th Annual Nipomo 4th of July Parade – 11am
Join us for the 6th Annual Nipomo 4th of July Parade! Experience the beauty of Nipomo as the parade travels over 12 miles of scenic roads. Don’t miss this lively celebration of community and patriotism!
124th of July in The Village – 11a to 1p
Enjoy free summer concerts at the Rotary Bandstand in Heritage Square Park, held every Sunday from July to September. Bring your picnic baskets, lawn chairs, and blankets to indulge in live music.
13July 4th Fireworks in Cambria – 11am
Experience a spectacular celebration in Cambria! Fireworks are back, accompanied by live music, relay races, pie eating contests, raffles, kids’ games, face painting, and delicious food. Join us for an unforgettable day of fun and community spirit.
14July 4th Parade and Picnic (Creston) – 12pm
Celebrate the 4th of July with Creston’s Parade and Picnic! Join us for a festive day filled with family fun, hosted by local clubs and businesses.
154th of July at Sculpterra Winery (Paso Robles) – 12p
Join us this July 4th for our Annual Fourth of July Party! The Monty Mills band will be performing all-American rock ‘n roll music and more.
164th of July Picnic BBQ at Paso Robles Inn – (Paso Robles) – 12p to 5p
Join Paso Robles Inn for Santa Maria-style BBQ, live music, activities, and more.
BBQ includes your choice of tri-tip or chicken, linguica, corn on the cob, green salad, beans, bread, and dessert. Featuring music by The Stellar Band Trio & Billy and the Tingle Band.
17July 4th Paso (Paso Robles) – 2pm to 10pm
Fireworks are back in Paso Robles, igniting the night sky in a spectacular celebration! Join us in North County for an unforgettable experience filled with live music, tantalizing food trucks, a vibrant Kid Zone, and a breathtaking fireworks show. Come and be part of the festivities that will create cherished memories. Don’t miss this thrilling event!
18Atascadero Fourth of July Music Festival – 4pm to 8pm
Celebrate Independence Day in a serene lakeside setting, surrounded by majestic shady oaks, as three phenomenal musical acts take the stage. Enjoy an afternoon filled with captivating melodies, delectable food, and refreshing drinks. Best of all, general admission is free, ensuring everyone can join in the festivities.
19Pismo Beach July 4th Celebration – 6pm to 10pm
The City of Pismo Beach warmly invites residents and visitors to join in the highly anticipated July 4th Celebration! Tickets guarantee a reserved seat, a delectable 3-course dinner catered by Ribline, lively DJ entertainment, breathtaking views, and the grand finale of the Pismo Beach fireworks show. Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to indulge in a memorable evening of dining, entertainment, and mesmerizing fireworks.