4th of july celebrations at the MMSD


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Special Events at the Maritime Museum to Celebrate Independence Day.


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!

A General Admission ticket to the Maritime Museum lets you view the fireworks shows from the museum, our west floating dock is an extraordinary viewing venue, jutting out into the bay.

Paradise Patio will be open on the west 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.

4th of July admission special, starting at 8:30pm (WALK-UP ONLY) tickets will be $10.00, for fireworks viewing from the west floating Pier
Independence Day Picnic Dinner aboard the Berkeley

Featuring great food, music, and one of the best venues to watch the show.

4th of July picnic dinner includes, BBQ chicken, burgers, coleslaw, potato salad, corn on the cob, ice cold watermelon & double fudge brownies for dessert!


Enjoy some of the best views of fireworks on San Diego Bay

fireworks on the bay aboard pilot4th 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.


Note: Pilot doesn't have restroom facilities.

Fireworks image behind Pilot is an artistic conception.

fireworks on the bay aboard californian4th 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.


Fireworks image behind Californian is an artistic conception.

Independence, Stars and Stripes, and Fireworks. It's a day full of tradition.