San Francisco Hotels & Vacation Rentals for 4th of July

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Book San Francisco vacation rentals for the 4th of July and spend the day celebrating America's Independence in one of the country's most vibrant cities. The hills surrounding the Golden Gate Bridge offer wonderful views of the evening firework displays and the activities around the bay area are ideal for the entire family. Stop off for a succulent BBQ to complete the festivities for the perfect fun-filled day.

4th of July in San Francisco: Top Accommodations

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San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, United States
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San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, United States
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San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, United States
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San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, United States
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San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, United States
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San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, United States
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San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, United States
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San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, United States
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Where to See 4th of July Fireworks in San Francisco

San Francisco hosts firework displays at Fisherman's Wharf and in front of the iconic Pier 39. These are also two excellent spots to catch the spectacle but alternatively, the hills surrounding the Golden Gate Bridge and Coit Tower offer equally impressive panoramic views.

  • 1. Pier 39 Decks

    Pier 39 is one of San Francisco's most iconic and popular attractions and one of the best places in the city to watch the 4th of July fireworks. It's a great idea to book a restaurant on the pier where you can be sure of a seat, a fantastic meal and an optimum spot to watch the magnificent displays.

  • 2. Golden Gate Bridge Area

    There are numerous hills which surround the Golden Gate bridge which offers stunning vistas across the entire city and wider Bay Area. Find yourself a spot nice and early and you can watch the stunning sunset before the fireworks show commences.

  • 3. Aquatic Park

    Despite some of this area being reserved for VIPs, there are plenty of spots where you can put down a blanket and watch the fireworks over the bay. Nearby Fisherman's Wharf is a hub of activity and you can take it in turns to head off to explore the shops, food stalls, and ongoing entertainment.

Best Places to Stay for 4th of July in San Francisco

Apartment ∙ 2 guests
San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, United States
from $92
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San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, United States
from $191
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San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, United States
from $205
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San Francisco 4th of July Family Activities

Spend the holidays with the entire family when you book San Francisco hotels for 4th of July. If you are looking for something to keep the whole family entertained San Francisco won't let you down.

  • 1. Berkeley Marina

    The Berkeley Marina fete has a wonderful range of activities focused on the family. Highlights of the day include pony rides, giant slides, face painting and a whimsical adventure playground. As well as treats such as massages for the adults, it also hosts its own popular fireworks display so you don't have to move locations for the evening entertainment.

  • 2. The Pier

    The Pier is the center of the action in San Francisco and the fantastic waterside location is packed with food vendors and live music. It's the best place to catch all the big names and to enjoy the fireworks from one of the premium spots in town. Just be sure to arrive early.

  • 3. Mayor's Parade

    Considered one of the biggest and best parades in the whole country, this jam-packed festival is thought to include more than 2,500 performers. The 140 floats are also joined by a fleet of antique cars, equestrians, and numerous dance troops.

Recommended Accommodations for 4th of July in San Francisco

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San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, United States
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San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, United States
from $187
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San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, United States
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Where to Find the Best 4th of July BBQ Food in San Francisco

Nothing beats tucking into a juicy BBQ on 4th July and San Francisco has options aplenty to satisfy the taste buds of all the family. The outdoor event at Jack London Square is a fabulous one-stop event for food and activities but if you'd prefer something more conventional there are a number of excellent restaurants to choose from.

  • 1. BBQ at Jack London Square

    Dozens of BBQ vendors flock to Jack London Square each 4th of July. Along with craft tables and other kid's activities, it's a fabulous day out for all the family. Live music is also performed throughout the festivities.

  • 2. Baby Blues BBQ

    Succulent ribs and Memphis-style brisket grace the menu of this popular BBQ eaterie and its the perfect spot to head for a casual Independence Day July 4th dinner when you book San Francisco Hotels for 4th of July.

  • 3. 4505 Burgers & BBQ

    The extensive menu at 4505 includes all the classics including a succulent BBQ sandwich or a smoked meat plate brimming with pulled smoked chicken or beef brisket. The quarter pounder burgers are equally impressive and the plate of ribs with two sides is a real holiday treat.

Top Offers for 4th of July in San Francisco

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San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, United States
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San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, United States
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San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, United States
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