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July 4th Viewing Event

It’s Back!
July 4th Viewing Event
 for Members Only

Tickets are now available for AVBG members. To reserve your tickets email info@altavistabotanicalgardens.org with your name, telephone number and the number of people in your vehicle. 

There are limited tickets available. Tickets are $25 per person, $10 for children 3 to 12 years old (Children 2 and under are free)

*Just received late notice that the fireworks are on again!

Please join us for a
Special Members Only Private Viewing of the 

Vista 4th of July Fireworks!


This opportunity is only
for our AVBG members.

There are a limited
number of tickets available.


Tickets are $25 per person, ($10 for children under 12)
and will be sold on a first come first served basis.

Bring your own special picnic dinner, drinks, comfortable chairs, blankets, and


Special treat for our Members: tickets include a complimentary Ice Cream Sundae!


For Reservations:

Please email to:info@altavistabotanicalgardens.org


Include your name, telephone number and the number of people in your car. We will notify you if a ticket is available. 

Tickets must be paid for and picked up in the Alta Vista Gardens Gift Shop by June 25th or your tickets will be given to the next party.


Limited number of parking spaces, so we encourage a full car.



Your generosity will help to support the beautiful Alta Vista Botanical Gardens!

The City of Vista regretfully announces the cancellation of this year’s Independence Day Celebration because of a shortage of fireworks companies in the region. The pandemic significantly impacted the fireworks industry when those businesses suffered cancellations in 2020. Several could not recover and have gone out of business, leaving the region with fewer qualified fireworks companies. Those who have stayed open are booked for this year and cannot add more shows because of staffing shortages. Moving forward, City staff will present an agreement to the City Council with a company that will guarantee fireworks shows from 2024 through 2028. The City looks forward to the return of fireworks shows at Brengle Terrace Park on July 4, 2024.

The City of Vista recognizes that the Independence Day Celebration is a beloved tradition. It shares the disappointment of residents who look forward to this event every year. The Wave Waterpark will be open on July 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for a special Military, Fire, and Law Enforcement Day, where active or retired military, firefighters, and law enforcement personnel will receive free admission, while up to six of their dependents can purchase tickets for just $10 each.

“We hope that this early announcement of the fireworks cancellation will give residents plenty of time to make alternative plans for the holiday,” stated City Manager John Conley. “The Wave Waterpark will be open on July 4, as will all other City parks for residents and visitors to enjoy. Even without fireworks, our city’s parks are perfect for celebrating.”

For more information, call the Recreation & Community Services Department at (760) 639-6151.

Read the full post from the City of Vista’s website.


For more than 45 years, Vista’s Independence Day celebration has illuminated the night-time skies with one of the most spectacular fireworks displays.

– City of Vista