Foster City has the best July 4th fireworks display in the entire world (as far as I have seen.)
We gather as a family on Hillsdale Blvd and pick a spot between Ryan Park and Safeway - right on the road. See the big red X on the ariel photo attached. That is where we sit. When the fireworks start, we lay down on our backs and look straight up. What a wonderful sight, right under the fireworks!
We have had guests come here from as far away as Philadelphia to watch the fireworks. Nowhere else has anyone I know ever seen fireworks so close and so overhead.
If you go to Barnes and Noble and Hillsdale Mall around 3 PM on July 4, you will see a lot of people who come there only on July 4. They are waiting for the spectacular show.
Do you have a favorite spot? Do you have parking tips for people who come from afar?