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July 4th Celebration at The PIER

July 4, 2019

Witness the skies sparkle red, white and blue as PIER 39 celebrates Independence Day with a day of fun for the whole family! Start your day with live entertainment on the Entrance Plaza Stage featuring Mustache Harbor – Yacht Rock Explosion from 3-6pm! At approximately 9:30pm, look to the sky for the City & County of San Francisco’s spectacular fireworks display.


PIER 39 Garage Information for July 4th

  • The PIER 39 Garage Pedestrian Bridge will be closed on July 4th from 8:45pm to 10:15pm.  During this time, please take the stairway or elevator to Level 1 to access PIER 39 or the PIER 39 Parking Garage.
  • Please expect delays exiting the PIER 39 Garage immediately after the fireworks.  Our Garage Team will do their best to expedite your exit, but please know that traffic on city streets is beyond PIER 39’s control.
  • Prepay for your parking before returning to your vehicle.  Prepay stations are located on Level 1 and Level 3 near the elevators.


Many of PIER 39’s water attractions will have special 4th of July Fireworks cruises on July 4. Learn more below:

AC Sailing SF (sold out)
Sail on the 2003 America’s Cup Sailing Yacht for a sunset cruise that will culminate with the fireworks display.
Departure time: 7:30pm
Duration: 2.5 hours
Departure location: Gate B
Cost: $180
Phone number: (415) 990-9992
Purchase tickets: Click here.

Adventure Cat
Enjoy two complimentary beverages and light hors d’oeuvres aboard Adventure Cat’s smooth sailing catamaran.
Departure time: 8:45pm
Duration: 1.75 hours
Departure location: Gate J
Cost: $80
Phone number: (800) 498-4228
Purchase tickets: Click here.

Blue & Gold Fleet’s 4th of July Bay Cruise
Enjoy a trip with views of the Golden Gate and Bay Bridges, Alcatraz Island and the city skyline before settling into the best front row seats for The City & County of San Francisco’s spectacular fireworks show!  Various departure times and locations.
From PIER 39: 8:15pm (alcohol-free cruise) and 8:30pm
From Pier 41: 8pm (sold out), 8:20pm and 8:40pm
From Tiburon Ferry Terminal: 8:30pm (Print-at-home ticket option only)
Departure location: PIER 39, Pier 41 and Tiburon Ferry Terminal
Cost: $95. Family packs also available.
Phone number: (415) 773-1188
Purchase tickets: Click here.

Blue & Gold Fleet’s 4th of July Cruise to Angel Island
Leave the crowds behind and celebrate the 4th of July on Angel Island. Kick back in Ayala Cove to enjoy live music, food and drinks. This special ticket includes round trip ferry service to Angel Island and a round-trip tram ride from the cove to Battery Ledyard for an unforgettable view of the fireworks show.
Departure time: 6pm
Departure location: PIER 39/Pier 41
Cost: $73 for adults and $52 for children.
Phone number: (415) 773-1188
Purchase tickets: Click here.

San Francisco Whale Tours (sold out)
Sail with the crew that knows the most about the Bay’s ocean life as they take you out on the water!
Departure time: 8pm
Duration: 2 hours
Departure location: Gate B
Cost: $50
Phone number: (415) 706-7364
Purchase tickets: Click here.

Wine Tasting on the Bay (sold out)
See the sunset under the Golden Gate Bridge and watch the fireworks over the San Francisco Bay with a glass of wine in hand with Wine Tasting on the Bay!
Departure time: 7:30pm
Duration: 2.5 hours
Departure location: Gate I
Cost: $95
Phone number: (415) 859-7052
Purchase tickets: Click here.

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