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Fourth of July Fireworks 2023: Muni Service Changes, Street Closures and Taxi Service

Muni: July 4, 2pm to midnight
Street Closures: July 3, 6am, to July 5, 5am
Taxi: During and after event

Service Affected
Accessibility
Parking
Taxi
Driving
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Weekend Traffic and Transit Advisory
Neighborhoods Affected

Event Summary

The annual Fourth of July Fireworks will take place along the northern waterfront. Fireworks will be set off from from a barge off Pier 39 and from the Municipal Pier, Aquatic Park, beginning at approximately 9:30 p.m. Festivities will also take place near Ghirardelli Square starting at 2 p.m. There will be road closures and Muni reroutes as a result of the day's festivities.

Street Closures

The following street closures will be in effect:

  • 6 a.m., Monday, to 5 p.m., Tuesday
    • Jefferson Street from Aquatic Park to Hyde Street
  • 6 a.m., Tuesday, to 1 a.m., Wednesday
    • Beach Street from Polk Street to the Terminus
  • 8 a.m. to 11:30 p.m., Tuesday:
    • Van Ness Avenue between North Point Street and the Municipal Pier Terminus
  • 11 a.m., Tuesday, to 5 a.m., Wednesday
    • Jefferson Street between Hyde and Powell streets
  • 8:30 p.m. to midnight, Tuesday
    • Marina Boulevard exit off Doyle Drive may be closed
  • 9:20 to 10:15 p.m., Tuesday
    • Northbound Embarcadero between Broadway and Bay Street

Muni Reroutes & Substitutions

The Powell/Mason, Powell/Hyde, and California Cable Car lines will be serviced by buses only. Cable Car service will be provided by bus shuttles beginning at 2 p.m. 

The F Market & Wharves Line will be serviced by buses only along The Embarcadero. Transfer to/from F buses and F streetcars 

There will be extra July 4 service.

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Please consult the table below for information regarding start times of all Muni reroutes.

Muni Reroute Information
Line/Route Start Time Summary of Service Changes Missed Stops Alternate Stops/Lines/Routes

F Market and Wharves
(Streetcar)

3 p.m.

Inbound to Fisherman's Wharf:
Switchback will begin at Don Chee Way & Steuart St. 

Outbound to The Castro:
Regular route from Don Chee Way & Steuart St.

Inbound:

Outbound:

Inbound:

  • None

Outbound:

  • None
8 Bayshore 6 p.m.to end of service

Inbound to Fisherman's Wharf:
From Powell & Francisco via Francisco, Columbus to regular Outbound route

Outbound to City College:
Regular route from Columbus & Union

Inbound:

Outbound:

Inbound:

  • None

Outbound:

19 Polk

5 p.m.to end of service

Inbound to Fisherman's Wharf:
From Polk & Francisco via Francisco, Van Ness, North Point, Polk to terminal on North Point

Outbound to Hunters Point:
Regular route from temporary terminal on Polk & North Point

Inbound:

Outbound:

Inbound:

  • None

Outbound:

28 19th Avenue 5 p.m.to end of service

Inbound to Fisherman's Wharf:
From Van Ness & bay via Bay to temporary terminal midblock between Van Ness and Polk

Outbound to Daly City BART:
From temporary terminal via Polk, Francisco, Van Ness to regular route

Inbound:

Outbound:

 

Inbound:

  • None

Outbound:

30 Stockton 5 p.m.to end of service

Inbound to Caltrain:
From Chestnut & Van Ness via Van Ness, Union, Columbus to regular route

Outbound to The Presidio:
From Stockton & Columbus via Stockton, Union, Van Ness, Chestnut to regular route

Inbound:

Outbound:

Inbound:

Outbound:

39 Coit

5 p.m.to end of service

Inbound to Fisherman's Wharf:
Switchback will begin at Powell & Francisco via Francisco, Mason, Bay, Powell to first outbound stop at Powell & Francisco

Outbound to Coit Tower:
Regular route from Powell & Francisco

Inbound:

Outbound:

Inbound:

  • None

Outbound:

49 Mission/Van Ness 6 a.m.to end of service

Inbound to Fort Mason:
From Van Ness & North Point via North Point, Polk to temporary terminal midblock between North Point and Bay

Outbound to City College:
From temporary terminal via Polk, Bay, Van Ness to regular route

Inbound:

  • None

Outbound:

Inbound:

  • None

Outbound:

Powell/Mason Cable Car
(Bus Substitution)

2 p.m. to end of service

Inbound to Powell & Market:
From Greenwich & Mason via Mason, Washington, Powell, O'Farrell, Stockton, Ellis to temporary terminal

Outbound to Fisherman's Wharf:
From temporary terminal via Ellis, Powell, Jackson, Mason, Filbert, Taylor, Greenwich, Mason to inbound route

Inbound:

Outbound:

Inbound:

Outbound:

Powell/Hyde Cable Car
(Bus Substitution)
2 p.m. to end of service

Inbound to Powell & Market:
From Lombard & Hyde via Hyde, Washington, Powell, O'Farrell, Stockton, Ellis to temporary terminal

Outbound to Fisherman's Wharf:
From temporary terminal via Ellis, Powell, Jackson, Hyde, Union, Larkin, Lombard, Hyde to inbound route

Inbound:

Outbound:

Inbound:

Outbound:

California Cable Car
(Bus Substitution)
2 p.m. to end of service No reroutes, but bus shuttles will service the route once cable cars have pulled in for the day at approximately 2 p.m.
  • None

None

Taxi

Taxi stands can be found at:

  • Hyde Street north of Beach Street
  • North Point Street east of Columbus Avenue

The locations are shown on the map below:

Map of Fishermans Wharf area showing location of taxi stands; no explanation provided for various red dotted lines added to the map

Contact

Stops affected