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Catch the fireworks – or make some of your own

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July 1, 2010

Catch the fireworks – or make some of your own

Wonder where to see the July Fourth Fireworks, check out te list below on the best spots to be for the show, or just great events for the romantic or patriot in you.

Let’s keep fingers crossed the fog stays away (www.weather.com).

Alcatraz
Fourth of July Dinner Dance & Fireworks Cruise in San Francisco – Four-course seated dinner, open premium bar, fireworks, live bands and dancing, 6:30pm – 11pm. 1(800)-410-8233.

Blue and Gold Fleet
4th of July Fireworks Cruise – Watch San Francisco fireworks from the bay. Departs from Pier 41, San Francisco, CA at 8 p.m. Non-alcoholic cruise departs from Pier 39, San Francisco at 8:15 p.m. (415) 705-8200.

Fillmore District
Fillmore Jazz Festival – Free live jazz music, arts and crafts, gourmet food. Saturday July 3 and Sunday July 4, 2010. Fillmore St. between Jackson & Eddy, San Francisco, CA. (415) 456-6436.

Pier 33, Alcatraz Landing
4th of July Fireworks Cruise – Fireworks Cruise, snacks, cocktails, wine, beer – please note does not dock on Alcatraz Island. Sunday, July 4, 2010 boarding 7:15pm – 8:15pm, cruising 8:15pm – 10:30pm. Pier 33, Alcatraz Landing, San Francisco, CA. (415) 438-8365.

Pier 39
Fourth of July Waterfront Celebration – Live band performances, Tainted Love, and street performers. Fireworks display starts at 9:30pm. Sunday, July 4, 2010, 3pm – 9:30pm. Pier 39, San Francisco, CA 94133. 415-989-7437.

Sigmund Stern Grove
Stern Grove Festival: San Francisco Opera – Patriotic selection of performances by the San Francisco Opera. Sunday, July 4, 2010. 2 p.m. 19th Ave. & Sloat, San Francisco. (415) 252-6252.