Watch the Fireworks From the Best Venue in Town, included with General Admission.
Independence, Stars and Stripes, Fireworks. It's a day full of tradition.
Join us at the Maritime Museum of San Diego for a spectacular 4th of July!
Our Independence Day celebration includes some of the best fireworks viewing on San Diego Bay, and the chance to explore one of the most amazing collections of historic ships & exhibits anywhere!
Witness the extraordinary awesomeness of our Napoleonic Cannons being fired as the Maritime Museum of San Diego rings in the start of the fireworks show.
A General Admission ticket to the Maritime Museum lets you explore all of our world class ships, except Berkeley's upper deck and the Californian. Watch the fireworks from the Star of India, or the HMS Surprise, or the West viewing platform! It's your choice.
Paradise Patio open on the Floating Dock, mixed drinks, cold beer, and soda available.
BUY NOW Maritime Museum admission ticket purchase.
Or purchase your ticket in person at the Maritime Museum.
Independence Day Picnic Dinner aboard the Berkeley
Featuring great food, music, and photo ops with "Abe Lincoln"
Picnic dinner includes, Grilled chicken quarters, 1/4 lb burgers, coleslaw, potato salad, ice cold watermelon & double fudge brownies for dessert!
• First Picnic Dinner seating will be from 5:00pm to 6:30pm
• Second Picnic Dinner seating will be from 7:00pm to 8:30pm
*** Online sales for Picnic Dinner has ended. ***
Online ticket sales have ended for Picnic Dinner. Some walk-up tickets are available, on a first come basis.
Join us on a special 4th of July Adventure Sail
Adventure Sail is a four-hour adventure history sail aboard the schooner Californian. The Californian is a replica of a gold rush era revenue cutter and the Official Tall Ship of the State of California. Come join the crew in sailing a traditionally rigged tall ship. You will be invited to haul a line, man the helm, or just sit back and enjoy! We end our day with a rousing cannon salute from Californian's impressive 6 inch guns!
BUY NOW 4th Adventure Sail aboard Californian
Approx 10 seats left as of July 3rd 6:20pm
4th Front Row Seats Fireworks aboard PILOT.
Enjoy Fireworks from on the Bay!
A unique, fun 4th of July adventure awaits: bring a jacket, comfortable clothes, your camera, a friend or two and celebrate the 4th with us. We will have light snacks, sodas and water for your enjoyment.
Board Pilot (our 1914 pilot boat) for an evening cruise on San Diego Bay culminating in one of the best viewing platforms around for the San Diego Bay Fireworks Spectacular.
4th of July Fireworks Sail.
Looking for an exhilarating experience?
View spectacular fireworks displays on San Diego Bay from aboard the Californian.
The Maritime Museum of San Diego is offering a end of day sail and then a fireworks cruise aboard the schooner Californian for the best fireworks views on the bay. Enjoy the spectacular lighting of the night sky and the wonderful reflections on the water all while aboard the Official Tall Ship of California.
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