All events are on July 4 and are free unless otherwise noted.


Mayors Parade: 10 a.m. Lincoln and Park streets.


USS Hornet Museum: Family activities, music and entertainment; tours of the aircraft throughout the day. 2-9:15 p.m.

Fireworks: Can be seen from the deck. Start time: 9:15 p.m. $10-$25. 510-521-8448, ext. 292,


Berkeley Marina: Family activities. Music noon-9:30 p.m. Food trucks. Fireworks 9:30 p.m. at the end of Berkeley Pier; no cars in or out after 7 p.m. 510-548-5335,


Parade: 10 a.m. Down Stevenson Boulevard and Paseo Padre Parkway.


Fireworks: From the parking garage in downtown Livermore (on Railroad Avenue, between Livermore Avenue and Maple). Details: and



Pardee Home Museum Picnic: Barbecue, performances, games, children's crafts. Noon-4 p.m. 672 11th St. $5-$15. 510-832-3456, Barbecued burgers, hot dogs, corn on the cob, cold drinks and ice cream. Performances by pianist Frederick Hodges and singer Ann Gibson, renowned for their ragtime music. Noon-4 p.m. Pardee Home, 672 11th St. $15 for adults; $5 for children 5-11, free for 4 and younger. www.

Jack London Square: Performers, art, music, food and drink. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. . Featuring Uncle Sam stilt walker, jugglers and more. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. Broadway and First Street.


City Festival:

Firecracker 5k Run. 8 a.m. downtown Pleasant Hill; parade 9:30 a.m. Crescent Drive; music, games, more 10:30 a.m. 1:30 p.m. 147 Gregory Lane; cool off at Spray Park, Aquatic Park 1-4:30 p.m.; music begins 7:15 p.m., continues until fireworks at College Park High School.


Alameda County Fair

Red, White and Blues Festival: 1-9 p.m. Main Stage

Fireworks: Start time 9:45 p.m. With paid admission to the Fair. Alameda County Fairgrounds.


Fireworks on the Waterfront: 9:30 p.m.

Pier 39: Musical entertainment and activities begin at noon at Entrance Plaza. Beach Street and the Embarcadero. 415-705-5500,

Fisherman's Wharf/Aquatic Park: Family entertainment, food, live music, kids' activities. Fireworks: 2 p.m. Aquatic Park, Beach and Hyde streets.