Celebrate July 4th

Celebrate Independence Day in San Diego!

Carnitas Snack Shack at the Embarcadero invites all ages to join in on the fun for their second annual 4th of July Neighborhood Cookout.

Chef Hanis will be outside slinging burgers & hotdogs starting at 12pm, while back to back live music sets kick off at 2pm. With corn hole, Snack Shack snacks, local craft beer, soft serve, and so much more, this is sure to be a 4th of July to remember. Did we mention the front row view to the city’s finest firework show?

– Burgers & hotdogs starting at 12pm
– DJ Mike White & Saxophonist 2pm-6pm
– Eric Sage Ultimate Rock Show 6pm-8:45pm
– Big Bay Boom Firework Show at 9pm
– NO COVER!

Fireworks Viewing at Cusp Dining & Drinks
Grab dinner and a show on July 4th. The 11th floor ocean view restaurant atop Hotel La Jolla has prime sightings of the La Jolla Cove Fireworks show from every table. Make a dinner reservation, and enjoy a complimentary toast during the show. The La Jolla fireworks start at 9pm.

Backyard Kitchen & Tap: Head over to Backyard Kitchen & Tap’s Star Spangled Hammered 4th of July weekend lineup for inherent beach vibes and festivities suited to the occasion. Kickoff the Independence Day fun at Backyard’s brunch on July 3-4, both days from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. with $5 Pacifico all day. Boasting a lineup of four DJ’s from 4:30 to close on both days, Backyard knows how to celebrate!

Morton’s Steakhouse  |  Historic Gaslamp Quarter
Now’s your chance to try America’s favorite steakhouse! For the entire week around the Fourth of July, Morton’s is offering a 3-course prix fixe option for only $40, with menu highlights including Lobster Bisque, a 6 oz. Filet, Honey-Balsamic Glazed Salmon, and Chicken Bianco. Guests with an all-American sweet tooth can also indulge in Morton’s Key Lime Pie or Double Chocolate Mousse to round out the experience. Full menu details and reservations can be found on their website, or by calling 619-696-3369. $40 3-course menu offered from July 1st through 7th.

This Independence Day weekend, Level Four Pool Deck + Lounge at Hotel Palomar downtown will be celebrating with drinks, DJs, games and tacos. The party starts on Friday, June 30 with a Belvedere hosted pool party. A DJ will be spinning from 12pm-5pm, and the premium vodka brand will be mixing drink specials from 3-5pm. On Saturday, July 1, Ballast Point will be hanging out from 3-5pm, but the music and tacos start at 12pm. All weekend, enjoy no lines and no cover.

barleymash: Come in for the weekend and stay through the 4th! barleymash in the Gaslamp is gearing up to celebrate Independence Day. Party with Red, White & Barley while you devour some Bacon Bleu Cheese Iron Fries. Enjoy a lineup of live music Sunday through Tuesday. Sip on local brews and chow down on an All American burger. Start your 4th of July morning off strong with a barleymash brunch on Tuesday beginning at 10:30 a.m. Take advantage of the Skye Vodka Bloody Mary Bar and savor the down-home, Double-Battered Chicken Fried Steak. With the 4th falling on a Tuesday, celebrate at barleymash all week long.

Mister A’s  |  Banker’s Hill
For the best vantage to enjoy fireworks along the San Diego harbor and coastline, look no further than the iconic 12th-floor patio of Mister A’s. This year’s prix fixe Fourth of July menu features four courses of seasonal specialties from Chef Stephane Voitzwinkler, with a side of breathtaking views unlike any in the city. There’s a reason some guests make their reservations a year in advance. Full menu details available on their website. Reservations recommended, make yours online or by calling 619-239-1377. Prix Fixe menu available at $79.50 per person.

Pacific Beach AleHouse: Celebrate this 4th of July surrounded by coastal ambiance at Pacific Beach AleHouse’s Red, White and Brew 4th of July weekend. Enjoy $3 Jell-O shots and $5 Pacifico all weekend, along with nightly DJ’s starting at 10 p.m. Thursday through Tuesday. (June 29–July 4th)

The Oceanaire Seafood Room  |  Historic Gaslamp Quarter
Nothing says Americana like a little surf and turf! Come to The Oceanaire for the entire first week of July to enjoy their featured $60 ‘Dinner for Two’ menu, which includes a bottle of wine to share. Choose between items like Tuna Poke or Laughing Bird Shrimp Diablo, to be followed by Black and Bleu Beef Tenderloin Tips or Pan Roasted Chicken Chop, among other options. Finish the meal with a flag-inspired dessert selection, featuring Red Raspberry Sorbet, White Chocolate Cheesecake, or Blueberry Bread Pudding. Full menu details and reservations can be found on their website, or by calling 619-858-2277. $60 Dinner for 2 available from July 1st through 7th.

Ditch the crowded beach and head inland for a drink at True North Tavern. Live DJs take over the tavern on Sunday from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and again from 10:00 p.m. to close. On Monday, get your stealth on with a Ginja Ninja Ginger Beer while you drop some knowledge during Trivia starting at 7:30 p.m. Celebrate your win on the dance floor while a DJ spins from 10:00 p.m. to close. On Tuesday, take advantage of the drink specials all day prior to watching the fireworks at night.

Celebrate the 4th in traditional SoCal style at Tavern at the Beach. They’ll be partying all weekend long with a live DJ and dancing nightly. The festivities begin Friday night with happy hour from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and half off all drinks. Bring the gang in for brunch Saturday through Tuesday to help you recover from the evening before. Take advantage of the $15 champagne bottles with a mimosa bar and $8 Juicy Booty & Big Booty Mary’s. Chow down on a fiery Jalapeño Bacon Burger before taking-in the fireworks overhead.

WESTROOT | Carmel Valley

Skip the hassle of the beach and spend your long 4th of July weekend at WESTROOT! The newest Carmel Valley hotspot has six days of entertainment lined up for the 4th. Starting Thursday, enjoy $5 Brats all weekend long. Live entertainment will keep you dancing on Friday and Saturday night from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. On Sunday, WESTROOT brings a Backyard BBQ with fall-off-the-bone chicken and ribs. Monday means Happy Hour from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. and a $12 Burger and Beer special after 5:00 p.m. Finally, celebrate 4th of July with a traditional Taco Tuesday after 5:00 p.m. Finish your taco and beer just in time to watch the fireworks.

Date: June 30th – July 4th

Location: 6025 Village Way San Diego, CA 92130

Phone: (858) 720-6645

It’s that time of year again… fireworks, freedom, and free shots! Werewolf will be kicking off the celebrations starting Saturday with $3 Budweiser drafts and free shots from 9p.m. to 12a.m. all weekend long! Make sure to stop by from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. as well for some hangover-curing brunch specials on Saturday, Sunday and Tuesday.

With all these 4th of July festivities, lets not forget about those June birthdays! On June 30th, The Hills will be throwing a birthday bash from 9pm-close, featuring DJ entertainment, face painting, and 25% off for all the June babies! The festivities continue Saturday with 8a.m.-1 p.m. brunch and live music from the one and only Josh Thompson from 3-6 p.m. Sunday will bring more brunch specials and Trivia night starting at 8p.m. Nothing says “Fourth of July” like festive eats! Head over to The Hills on Monday at 5p.m. for an “All You Can Eat” Crab Night, and come back on the 4th for classic chili and hotdogs all day long!

The Waterfront is the place to be for all things red, white and blue! Beat the heat with free red, white and blue Bomb Popsicles from Friday to Tuesday! Need something stronger? The Waterfront has special $5 Pabst Tallboys and $2.50 Pabst bottles all weekend long. Start the partying early with DJ Raji on Friday at 9 p.m. Refuel Saturday and Sunday morning with brunch and $10 Champagne from 6 a.m.-2 p.m. Come hungry Monday for Sloppy Joes happy hour and a second appearance from DJ Raji starting at 9 p.m. End the holiday with a bang Tuesday with a fresh off the grill hotdog, greasy potato chips, and free Pabst schwag – all at The Waterfront.

For those celebrating the 4th in East County, Lakeside’s Eastbound is the place to be! You’re sure to never go thirsty with $3 Budweiser drafts from Friday-Tuesday. Join them Saturday and Sunday morning for delicious brunch from 8am-1pm. Come back with your crew Saturday at 9pm for drinks and dancing with a live DJ! Show off your knowledge Sunday with Trivia night starting at 6:30pm. Eastbound will be poppin’ all day Tuesday and will feature the crowd favorite, American Tacos (also known as “hotdogs”).

Nothing says “4th of July” like some beach-themed fun! Harbor Town Pub is bringing the beach indoors with $3 Hawaiian Punches and $1 off Mai Tai’s. Friday at 9pm, leave your sunscreen behind and come party beach-style! Celebrate the 4th with some delicious tacos from 3pm-9pm, and dance the night away with live music from Mark Fisher starting at 9pm!

Beer pong and Otter Pops – what more could you want? Show off your beer pong skills this Friday-Tuesday at Banzai! Participants will be rewarded with Banzai t-shirts and saki bombs. Warm up with $3 Bud light and $10 Bud light draft specials, along with free otter pops! Beach attire is not only welcomed, but applauded.