The Fourth of July in San Francisco is known for one of the most spectacular fireworks displays in the country, and this year, the City is adding to the show with the official opening of America's Cup Park at Piers 27/29. Free to the public, the opening will feature the first opportunity to experience the Park in full swing. Throughout the summer, the Park will feature includes interactive exhibits, live entertainment, Cup merchandise, a Kids' Zone and a variety of food offerings including the pop-up AC SportsBar.
Beginning at noon with a ribbon cutting ceremony with event organizers and San Francisco City and Port officials, the America's Cup Park Grand Opening will also provide the public with an opportunity to meet and greet America's Cup athletes.
Visitors can also join the ticketed Opening Ceremony in the AC Pavilion, the concert venue that sits inside the Park. The crews from the four Cup teams will be introduced, along with cultural performances from each of the nations. Price is $10 a ticket, with $9 going to the America's Cup Healthy Ocean Project, or spectators can watch for free from screens within the park.
The official program includes:
2:15 P.M. America’s Cup Pavilion open for ticketed entry
2:45 P.M. Aerobatic display by airshow performer Sean D. Tucker of Team Oracle
3:00 P.M. Opening Ceremony
7:00 P.M. America's Cup Park closes
For more information, visit the official America's Cup website.