July 4, annually
Fireworks in the Central City
can be seen for free in Old Sacramento, West Sacramento near Sutter Health Park (formerly Raley Field), and at Cal Expo (and surrounding bike/hike-in spots on the levee).
In Old Sacramento
, good viewing spots can be found on both the west and east sides of the Sacramento River near Tower Bridge.
The Fourth on the Field
event is at Sutter Health Park in West Sacramento.
At Cal Expo
, doors open at 5pm for music, picnics and family fun before the 9:30pm fireworks show. It is free to enter but you can buy tickets for the best viewing seats in the Grandstand.
Cal Expo website HERE