Celebrate the 4th of July! July 4, 2011 by idxcentral 2 Comments It was a very happy day when Carol became a US Citizen. We’l celebrate the 4th of July with parades, fairs and fireworks! Here’s the San Francisco Chronicle list of 4th of July events around the bay. Alameda has the best parade in town … and the Marin County Fair has Preservation Hall Jazz Band and The Temptations!