Summer has truly begun when the 4th of July comes around. From backyard barbeques to watching fireworks light up the night sky, the 4th of July is a wonderful time to be with friends and family. Here in SLO County we make no exception! We've gathered all the ways you can celebrate this 4th of July weekend, right here in San Luis Obispo County. Check em' out!

Paso Pops

Where: Paso Robles Horse Park, Paso Robles

When: Saturday, July 2nd

Have a brand new 4th of July experience in Paso Robles at Paso Pops! This patriotic event will celebrate Independence Day with a Pops Orchestra, great wine and food, family-friendly activities and even a brief fireworks display set to music!

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Annual 4th of July Fireworks Celebration in Pismo Beach

Where: Pismo Beach Pier

When: Monday, July 4th

Celebrate our nation's independence with music, food and a grand fireworks display from the famous 1,200 foot Pismo Pier. Be a VIP and purchase a special seat directly on the pier!

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Family Funday in Morro Bay

Where: Tidelands Park, Morro Bay

When: Monday, July 4th

Come enjoy a family friendly, alcohol-free event at Tidelands Park. Morro Bay is hosting a traditional 4th of July picnic complete with a skateboard race, bike parade, and other family events throughout the day.

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Cayucos Fourth of July Celebrations

Where: Cayucos

When: Monday, July 4th

Enjoy Independence Day with your family, Cayucos style! The streets of this charming beach town come alive with a hometown parade while the beaches transform with the annual sand sculpture competition open to all ages. Grab your spot on the beach early and wait for the grand finale fireworks show shot of the Cayucos Pier.

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Templeton's Independence Day Parade

Where: Templeton

When: Monday, July 4th

Experience the quaint town of Templeton this 4th of July at their annual Independence Day parade. Then, head back to Templeton Community Park for the awards ceremony, food, entertainment, music, fun and games.

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Fourth of July Village Summer Concert

Where: Arroyo Grande

When: Monday, July 4th

Enjoy patriotic music played by at the Village Band at the Rotary Bandstand in Arroyo Grande. Explore the historic village of Arroyo Grande while visiting local shops and museums.

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Avila Beach 4th of July Doggie Parade & Pancake Breakfast

Where: Avila Beach

When: Monday, July 4th

Come to Avila Beach for Independence Day and spend your morning enjoying a pancake breakfast and doggie parade!

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Cambria 4th of July Picnic in the Park and Fireworks Show

Where: Shamel Park, Cambria

When: Monday, July 4th

The Cambria fireworks show is back! Bring the family to Cambria's old-fashioned July 4th Celebration at Shamel Park for fun, food, prizes, live music, dancing and more!

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SLO Blues Baseball and Fireworks

Where: Sinsheimer Park, San Luis Obispo

When: Sunday, July 3rd

Take the family out to the ballgame at Sinsheimer Park for america's favorite pastime, baseball! Catch a foul ball, eat a hotdog (or two) then enjoy a wonderful fireworks display.

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