Fourth of July Fireworks Viewing – 2007

Fireworks Fireworks have been associated with the Fourth of July since 1777, a year after the signing of the Declaration of Independence by the Continental Congress in Philadelphia.

Since then, parades, barbecues, picnics, and other activities have become traditional ways to celebrate America’s birthday.

Here are some places to view fireworks and enjoy a day of celebration…

San Jose

American Festival for Independance. Guadalupe River Park’s Discovery Meadow. Free admission. Music, food, and arts and crafts. Fireworks at dusk. Event information and special VTA bus and light rail information.

Santa Clara

Picnic and Fireworks Extravaganza. Central Park, 909 Kiely Boulevard. Free admission. Pancake Breakfast at 8 am, followed by games and entertainment throughout the day including a carnival area, petting zoo, face painting, and swimming at the International Swim Center. Bring a picnic lunch or purchase foods at the event. Fireworks at 9:30pm. Event information.


Independence Day Festivities. Milpitas Sports Center, 1325 E. Calaveras Blvd. Free admission. Water activities at Milpitas Sports Center Pools during the day. Fireworks at 9:30pm. Event information.

1 Comment so far

  1. randramble (unregistered) on July 8th, 2007 @ 3:09 pm

    Photos from Santa Clara posted here.

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