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Big Bay Boom 2014

“A Salute to the Military Families of our Service Heroes”

The 13th Annual “Big Bay Boom“ July 4th Fireworks Show

The Largest Fireworks Show on the West Coast

Show Time: 9 p.m.

Music Simulcast: Listen  or Stream radio “The Walrus 105.7FM”

Best Viewing: Shelter Island, Harbor Island, North/South Embarcadero, Seaport Village, Coronado Landing, Point Loma homes,

Given the natural amphitheater from Point Loma to Shelter Island to Harbor Island to Liberty Station to Little Italy to the North Embarcadero to Seaport Village and the South Embarcadero to the Coronado Ferry Landing, the “show” will capture the attention of hundreds of thousands of people.  This is the largest annual event in the western United States with over 500,000 people viewing the show.

The “show’ will consist of about 18 minutes of some of the most technically advanced fireworks produced by one of the best world wide operators of fireworks displays.  The fireworks artists will choreograph the 4 barge locations of pyrotechnics simultaneously to music broadcast “live” on THE WALRUS 105.7FM radio.

Location of the event will be on four barges strategically located around North San Diego Bay.  The Coast Guard, Harbor Police and special patrol vessels will assist in providing safety on the water along with the Harbor Police and the City of San Diego police will assist in traffic coordination and public safety on land.


To accommodate the large crowd expected at San Diego Bay this Fourth of July, the Port of San Diego has set up free parking lots with shuttle service to Harbor Island, beginning at 5:30 p.m. and Shelter Island, beginning at 3 p.m. The final shuttle runs from Shelter Island and Harbor Island will be at 11 p.m.

Click for a map of the pick-up and drop-off locations.