Firework displays will be abundant in South County come Wednesday, July 4th. Below's a list of local and nearby locations to catch the action.
Fireworks went on sale in Gilroy on July 1st, and at several locations. A map detailing 4th of July celebrations in South County and beyond is available .
City of Gilroy’s 4th of July Community Fireworks Display
What: About 400 fireworks will ignite at approximately 9:30 p.m. at . The show will last for about 20 minutes and locals are encouraged to arrive early to find a good seat. For more details, call 408-846-0460.
When/Where: Gilroy High School, located at 750 W. Tenth St. at 9:30 p.m.
137th Morgan Hill July 4th Parade
What: Over 50,000 spectators are expected to attend the downtown parade with over 2,500 participants in marching bands and floats. The parade includes aliberty car cruise featuring decorated and vintage collector cars, a freedom fest bike classic, a family music fest, and a freedom run. Over 20,000 people are expected to attend the fireworks display, which will have vendors and live music sprawled along the park. A full itinerary of activities with times and locations is available here.
When/Where: The Parade begins at 9:30 a.m. Fireworks are at dusk at Morgan Hill Community Park, located at 171 W. Edmundson Ave., Morgan Hill.
Hollister’s Annual Kiddie Parade and Fireworks Display
What: The holiday will begin with a kiddie parade welcoming children of all ages and will end with a massive fireworks display. Children can participate in the parade by walking, riding, roller skating or roller blading.
When/Where: The kiddie parade begins at 10 a.m. at the Veteran’s Memorial Park and ends at Marguerite Maze Middle School, located at 900 Meridian Street in Hollister. Fireworks begin at dusk and will take place in the field adjacent to the middle school.