Looking for some fun, family-friendly places to go this Independence Day? South Florida offers an array of 4th of July events all around town you and your loved ones are sure to love!
Here are our top picks:
4th of July Spectacular at Fort Lauderdale Beach
A1A & Las Olas Blvd.
The City of Fort Lauderdale will be hosting a FREE 4th of July Spectacular! The event will feature live bands, a kids’ zone, beach games, contests, family activities and an impressive fireworks display. The festivities will kick off at noon with the firework display beginning at 9:00 pm.
Coconut Grove 4th of July Concert & Firework Show
The Barnacle Historic State Park- 3485 Main Highway
Regatta Park, 2699 SW 27th Ave
Head over to Coconut Groves 6th Annual July 4th Concert and Firework Show! The festivities begin at 11am the Barnacle Historic Park and will transition to Regatta Park from 6pm to 10pm. Enjoy the day with live music, food, games and crafts for the whole family to enjoy. As the day winds down, you and your family can set up a nice picnic spot to enjoy the fireworks and concert. The event is open and FREE to the public.
*Personal fireworks are not permitted at this event. *Pets are welcome but must remain on a leash
Jungle Island’s Animal Parade
1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Miami, FL 33132
If you want your child to be a part of a one-of-a-kind parade experience, then head over to Jungle Island to participate in the Animal Parade this 4thof July. Parade participation is open to anyone who wants to join! Every child that comes dressed as their favorite animal will be granted complimentary admission into the park. Once the parade is over, enjoy all of the exciting amenities that this eco-adventure park has to offer. Park admission is $49.49 per adult and $37.33 per child age 3 to 10. One adult ticket must be purchased per 2 kids who are dressed up and receive free admission.
Weston Town Center’s 4th of July Hometown Parade
1675 Market Street, Weston, FL 33326
Enjoy Weston’s Annual July 4th Hometown Celebration Parade! Festivities begin
at 10:30am. The patriotic parade theme this year will be honoring “The Everyday Hero”. Celebrate with live bands, local businesses, schools, organizations and residents rocking their outfits in red, white & blue. To be part of the parade sign up here.
Fireworks at the Historic Biltmore Hotel
1200 Anastasia Avenue, Coral Gables
For those of you who are looking for an evening event, head on over to the beautiful and historic Biltmore Hotel to enjoy an evening of breathtaking fireworks and live music. The event grounds open at 5pm. The concert kicks off at 7PM and fireworks will follow at 9 pm. The Biltmore Hotel extends a Front Row Invitation to Guests & Club Members looking to celebrate in style with an All-Inclusive Fireworks BBQ. Grounds open to the public at 5:00 PM, so this is the best opportunity to beat the heat and reserve VIP seating for the 7:00 PM concert, and 9:00 PM firework’s display. Paid event.
America’s Birthday Bash at Bayfront Park
301 N. Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33132
Celebrate our country’s independence in the heart of downtown Miami at Bayfront Park- Americas Birthday Bash. This FREE event offers a Kids’ Zone, food & beverages and the largest fireworks show in South Florida!
Open All Day! Kids’ Zone: 3-7PM & Fireworks Show: 9PM
(No bottles, cans, coolers, or personal fireworks allowed)
Independence Day and Fireworks Show at Pines Recreation Center Festival Grounds
7400 Pines Boulevard in Pembroke Pines
The City of Pembroke Pines will also be celebrating Independence Day with music, food, and fireworks. The grounds open for this event at 6:00 pm. Admission and parking are Free!
No matter what you decide to celebrate this Independence Day just remember that the best part of any celebration is being with those you love.
Pack your sunscreen, drink water, be safe & enjoy!
God Bless America!