Witness the skies sparkle red, white and blue as PIER 39 celebrates Independence Day with fun for the whole family! Check out special exhibits west of the PIER 39 Entrance Plaza from 11am-5pm before rocking out to the Bay Area’s favorite cover band Tainted Love – The Best of the 80s Live from 5-8pm in the PIER 39 Entrance Plaza.
At 9:30pm, look to the sky for The City & County of San Francisco’s spectacular fireworks display. Download the Pyro Spectaculars by Souza app and live-stream the 4th of July fireworks soundtrack to your hand-held device! Click here to download the app. Grab your stars and stripes and take advantage of PIER 39’s amazing 180-degree Bay views this 4th of July!
Catch the fireworks from the Bay aboard a 4th of July cruise departing from PIER 39. Click here to learn more. Pre-Party at the San Francisco Fourth of July Fireworks Pub Crawl. CLICK HERE for details.
Be sure to read these frequently asked questions about PIER 39’s 4th of July Celebration:
What’s going on at The PIER on July 4th?
Check out special exhibits west of the Entrance Plaza from 11am-5pm, followed by a live performance by Tainted Love – The Best of the 80s Live from 5-8pm. The City & County of San Francisco’s fireworks display begins at 9:30pm. All activities and shows are free and open to the public.
Where is the best place to see the fireworks at PIER 39?
The fireworks will be shot off barges located off the end of PIER 39 and the Municipal Pier. If you’re on The PIER, the best place to catch the show is along the perimeter road, toward the Bay End. Please note that there is no reserved seating or viewing area. The fireworks show should last around 20 minutes. Download the Pyro Spectaculars by Souza app and live-stream the 4th of July fireworks soundtrack to your hand-held device! Click here to download the app.
What time is PIER 39 open until?
PIER 39 businesses will be open until at least 9:30pm, but some businesses may stay open later. Please contact individual business for more information and to inquire about reservations.
Where should I park?
Parking is available in the PIER 39 Parking Garage, the covered parking structure located directly across the street from The PIER. Special event rate is $10/hour with a $80 daily maximum. Please plan on arriving early, as the parking garage fills up quickly on holidays.
How do I get to PIER 39 on public transportation?
If you’re already in San Francisco, hop on MUNI’s historic E-Line or F-Line street car; the 8, 8X, 39 or 47 bus; or BART. San Francisco’s famous cable cars also drop off just a few blocks from The PIER. For more information, visit 511.org or call 888.500.INFO or 511 on your mobile phone. For Amtrak shuttle information, visit amtrak.com or call 800.USA.RAIL.
Anything else I should know?
Alcoholic beverages can only be consumed inside place of purchase on PIER 39. Open containers are strictly prohibited in The PIER’s common area. Fireworks are also prohibited. Please refer to thePIER 39 Code of Conduct for additional information.