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July Fourth fireworks, parades & events in South Florida

Patriotic festivities for July Fourth in South Florida include fireworks, parades and old-fashioned family fun. Many 4th of July events in Broward, Miami-Dade and greater Palm Beach are free. Lots feature free concerts. 

Usually July 4th fireworks and other events are July 4 in 2022, with occasional exceptions.  Weston is offering a fireworks display July 3 at Weston Regional Park. 

July Fourth fireworks, parade & events in South Florida include

 

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July 4 Fireworks and Events in Broward

Weston

Events in Weston include

July 3

Weston is offering family-friendly fun and fireworks 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. July 3 @ Weston Regional Park, 20200 Saddle Club Road, Weston, website

Event includes

  • interactive fun zone
  • slides and other inflatables
  • airbrush tatoos 
  • photo stations
  • entertainment
  • food vendors
  • fireworks

July 4

Weston Fourth of July Parade 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. July 4 at Weston Town Center, Bell Tower Lane & Main Street, route is from Three Villages Road and Town Center Boulevard, east to Bonaventure Boulevard, south to Bell Tower Lane to Main Street. For info, 954-389-4321 or online

Sunrise

  • Parade & Family Fun Day  9 a.m. – 12 p.m. July 4 Parade runs west on Sunset Strip from Northwest 12th Street to the park @ 6600 Sunset Strip. At the park, festivities include free refreshments, inflatable water slide & kids’ fun zone. The park features a playground and splashpad.
  • Fun & Fireworks 4:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m July 4, outdoors @ FLA Live Arena , One Panther Parkway, Sunrise, includes fun zone for youngsters, food & drink vendors, live entertainment & fireworks, free entry & free parking, website

Deerfield Beach

July Fourth fun is 12 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. July 4, including live entertainment and fireworks from the pier.

Venue: main beach parking lot, 149 SE 21st Avenue, Deerfield Beach

Entertainment

12:30 p.m. Caribbean Chillers

3 p.m. The Real Deal

5:15 p.m. Lauren Davidson

7:30 p.m. Force Majeure

Fireworks are at 9:05 p.m.

Information is online.

Tamarac

Fun for kids, photo ops with Uncle Sam & fireworks are featured in Tamarac.

Festivities are 6 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. July 4 @ Tamarac Sports complex, 9901 NW 77th Street, Tamarac

Entry is free, including entertainment from Cachet Band.

Fun for kids includes inflatables, face painting & art.

Food vendors are on site. Bring your own chairs.

Park at designated parking areas and use a free shuttle. Parking is at Tamarac City Hall, 7525 NW 88th Avenue and Tamarac community center, 8601 W. Commercial Boulevard. Shuttle runs 5:30 p.m. – 8:15 p.m. & after the fireworks. 

Information: 954-597-3620 or online.

Pompano Beach

Fireworks Extravaganza south of the pier, 222 N. Pompano Beach Boulevard, includes

  • 5:30 p.m. Shadow Creek Band
  • 7 p.m. Derek Mack Band
  • 9 p.m. fireworks

Information is online.

Blankets & lawn chairs are OK.  No personal fireworks. No glass. No alcohol.

Plantation

Parade

  • 9 a.m. Independence Day Parade route is from Broward Boulevard & Northwest 46th Avenue, west on Broward Boulevard to Northwest 69th Avenue, to Northwest Fourth Street to City Hall, 400 NW 73rd Ave., Plantation 33317. 

Kids Zone, entertainment & fireworks

Events are Central Park ballfields, 9151 NW 2nd St., Plantation

  • 6 p.m. Kids Zone at Plantation Central Park ballfields, 9151 NW 2nd St., Plantation
  • 7 p.m. concert featuring Big City Dogs
  • 9 p.m. fireworks

 Entry is free. Food is available for purchase, or provide your own picnic. Bring your own blankets or lawn chairs. No pets please. Parking is limited. If possible walk, ride a bike or ride with someone else. For information, 954-452-2510

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Fort Lauderdale

Free July Fourth Spectacular in Fort Lauderdale features waterslides, fireworks & B-52s at Fort Lauderdale beach and Las Olas Oceanside Park from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m. including family fun, live entertainment, water slides, face painting, old-fashioned games and fireworks at 8:45 p.m. Entry is free. Water Taxi is running direct routes to the event for reduced fares. July Fourth festivities are at  Las Olas Oceanside Park, 3000 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, and on Fort Lauderdale Beach off Las Olas Boulevard. Information is online.

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Hollywood

Entertainment,  presentations and offshore fireworks show are 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. July 4 on Hollywood beach, 200 Johnson Street

With limited parking in that area, parking and free shuttles are offered from downtown parking garages. Standard parking rates apply. The shuttle pick up locations are:

  •  251 N. 19th Avenue
  • 251 S.  20th Avenue

Sun Shuttle  is an  electric public transportation option in Hollywood. An App requested ride is $1 per fare. A flag down ride is free. Flag down riders can and hop on and off along the route the driver is already going for the paid App requested ride. The Sun Shuttle will be operating from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. on July 4th. Download the free “Ride Circuit” App from the App Store or Google Play. 

Hollywood Hollywood Beach & Hollywood parks are plastic-free & foam-free. No single-use plastic or foam is permitted. Please take home any reusable items you use. Information is online

Lauderdale-by-The-Sea

Parade, water slide and fireworks are included in fun

Parade

  • 10 a.m.
  • route is Bougainvilla Drive, east along Pine Avenue, south on El Mar Drive to Hibiscus Avenue
  • includes stilt walkers, fire trucks, Uncle Sam & Lady Liberty

Family Fun Day at El Prado Park

  • 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. includes waterslide, DJ & face painting
  • 4500 El Mar Drive, Lauderdale-By-The-Sea

Fireworks

  • 9 p.m. fireworks display north of El Prado Park

Margate

4th of July Extravaganza July 4 includes

  • Parade at 9 a.m. on Margate Boulevard from 76th Avenue east to State Road 7.
  • Pool Party with steel drum band is 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. at the aquatic facility, 6200 Royal Palm Boulevard, Margate. Entry for Calypso Cove is $4 for residents & $7 for non-residents. 
  • 4th of July Extravaganza includes entertainment featuring Atticca, food trucks and fireworks  5 p.m. – 9 p.m. at Margate Boulevard & U.S. 441

Information is online

Miramar

Food vendors, DJ entertainment, and a kids’ zone are included 7  p.m. – 9 p.m. July 4 at Miramar Regional Park. A  fireworks show is on the agenda. Miramar Regional Park is at 16801 Miramar Parkway
Miramar, 33027. Entry is free. Information is 954-602-3319 or online 

The Wharf Fort Lauderdale

The Wharf Fort Lauderdale is an open-air dining and entertainment venue at 20 Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale 33301, and is featuring Independence Day festivities July 3, including 

  • axe throwing
  • free Tito’s drink prior to 4 p.m. if you register online
  • mechanical bull

Kids and leashed pets are permitted prior to 6 p.m. After 6 p.m., the venue is for ages 21 and older.

Coral Springs

Fun & fireworks are 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. at Mullins Park, 10000 NW 29th Street, Coral Springs, including

  • entertainment featuring Ka’villa
  • sports zone
  • family activities
  • food vendors & other vendors
  • fireworks @ 8:30 p.m.
  • beer garden

Entry and parking are free. Parking is limited. Information is online

July 4 Fireworks and Events in Palm Beach County

West Palm Beach

Fourth on Flagler festivities, including fireworks, are 6 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. July 4 on the waterfront, 100 N. Clematis Street, West Palm Beach.

For information, 561-822-1515 or online. Blankets and chairs recommended.

Entertainment includes

  • Reverend Barry & The Funk
  • Family fun at Meyer Amphitheatre, 104 Datura Street, includes roving entertainment, DJ, kid-friendly inflatables with unlimited play for $5, a face painter
  • Parking is $10 at Banyan, Evernia and City Center garages, and $5 at Clematis and Sapodilla garages

Wellington

Pool party

12 p.m. – 7 p.m. Wellington Aquatics, 12072 Forest Hill Boulevard
Wellington, 561-791-4770, fees are $5 for adults, $3 for ages 3-17,  $2 for senior adults

Fireworks

Festivities are 6 p.m. – about 9:30 p.m. July 4 at Village Park, 11700 Pierson Road, Wellington 33414. Entry is free. Information: 561-791-4082 or online.

Parking is limited. Free shuttles offered from  Mall at Wellington Green

Delray Beach

Live entertainment, food vendors and fireworks are 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. July 4 East Atlantic Avenue and A1A, Delray Beach, FL 33444

For information: 561-243-7250 or online 

Lake Worth Beach

Lake Worth events at Bryant Park include

  • parade 10 a.m.
  • raft event 12 p.m.
  • 5 p.m. DJ Mike Locke
  • 6 p.m. Andrew Morris Band
  • 7:45 p.m. Krazy Train Band
  • 9 p.m. fireworks

Bryant Park is at 30 S. Golfview Road, Lake Worth Beach 33460

Royal Palm Beach

July Fourth Spectacular 1 p.m. – 10 p.m. includes water slide, petting zoo, artisan vendors, food vendors, rock wall, bounce houses, live bands — and fireworks. Venue: Royal Palm Beach Commons Park, 11600 Poinciana Boulevard, Royal Palm Beach 33411, information is online

Boynton Beach

Red, White & Blue Festivities are 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. July 4 at Intracoastal Park, 2240 N. Federal Highway, Boynton Beach, information is online.

Boca Raton

 Live entertainment, rides, food vendors, fireworks and fun for kids are included in festivities 5:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. July 4 at Spanish River Athletic Facility, 1000 NW Spanish River Boulevard, Boca Raton.  No personal fireworks, alcohol or pets. Bring your own refillable water bottles, blankets & chairs.

Entertainment by Matthew Sabatella and the Rambling String Band playing  folk songs, fiddle music, bluegrass, ragtime, and others.

Free parking is offered at Boca Raton Innovation Campus (BRiC) on Broken Sound Boulevard. A free shuttle service runs 5:15 p.m. -10:15 p.m., Information is online

Fireworks and July 4 Events in Miami-Dade

Ocean Drive

Fireworks and a symphony orchestra performance are featured 8:30 p.m. July 4, and entry is free.  Festivities are presented by Ocean Drive Association. Venue: Lummus Park, 599 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach. Entertainment features 50-piece Miami Beach Classical Music Festival Symphony Orchestra.

Homestead

Entry is free for festivities, fun & fireworks 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. July 4 at Miami Speedway, 1 Ralph Sanchez Speedway Blvd., Homestead 33035.

Event includes

  • Kids zone
  • Fireworks synced to popular & patriotic favorites
  • live entertainment
  • food vendors
  • games

Information is online

Hialeah

Fireworks and laser display is featured at July Fourth festivities July 4 at Milander Park, 4700 Palm Avenue.  Information is online.

Miami Beach

Fourth Fun & fireworks at 12 p.m. –  9:30 p.m. in and outside  Miami Beach Bandshell, 73rd & Collins Avenue, includes

  • family activities 
  • food vendors
  • live entertainment
  • roller disco
  • fireworks @ 9 p.m.
  • circus performers

Entertainment includes

  • Amazing Animals
  • Dangerfun Show
  • The Incredible Ian
  • Miami Beats
  • Bootleg
  • Jam with Jamie
  • Camie Liz
  • DJ Ivan

Free shuttles

  • Free shuttles are provided 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. between the 42 Street garage, on Sheridan Avenue north of 41st Street,  and Miami Beach Bandshell.
  • Free trolley  from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Information about the event, parking & shuttles is online

Miami Lakes

Fun & entertainment 6:30 p.m. July 4 at Veterans Park includes fireworks and concert. Veterans Park, 15151 NW 82nd Ave, Miami Lakes 33016. Information is online.

Bayfront Park

Entry is free for Fourth of July fun at Bayfront Park, 301 N. Biscayne Boulevard, Miami 33132. The event  includes fireworks at 9 p.m.

4 p.m. – 9 p.m. event includes food trucks and entertainment

  • Timbalive,
  • Latin All Stars
  • Genesis Diaz performing the National Anthem
  • Julio Montalvo

For kids, bouncy houses are on site.

PAMM

Perez Art Museum, 1103 Biscayne Blvd., Miami 33132, is offering free outdoor events July 4, including live music. Regular fees apply for museum. Information is on Facebook or 305-375-3000 

The Wharf Miami

Festivities at The Wharf include live entertainment, drink deals, and fireworks show. The Wharf Miami, 114 SW North River Drive, Miami 33130.  After 6 p.m., venue is for ages 21 and older. Table reservations are online, information is online.

Miami Symphony Orchestra

Popular event at Peacock Park 8 p.m. July 4 features a free Symphony Orchestra performance,  2820 McFarlane Road, Miami. Information is online.

The Wharf Miami

Wharf Miami, 114 SW North River Drive, Miami 33130, a dining and entertainment venue, is offering July Fourth festivities July 4, including 

  • live entertainment
  • drink deals
  • fireworks show
  • RSVP online for a free Tito’s drink before 4 p.m. Kids and leashed pets are permitted prior to 6 p.m. After 6 p.m., the venue is for ages 21 and older. 

Other events in South Florida

Monday, July 4, 2022

Taste of Doral

All Day | Discounted

Free Palm Beach Zoo Admission for Kids

All Day | Discounted | Palm Beach Zoo

Bon Appetit Boca Raton

All Day | Discounted

'Nature Connects' LEGO exhibit

Discounted | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Zoo Miami offers $17.76 entry fee

Discounted | Zoo Miami

$5 admission to Deering Estate

10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Discounted | Deering Estate

July Fourth festivities in Fort Lauderdale

12:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Las Olas Oceanside Park

Bubble Fest

2:00 pm to 6:00 pm | FREE | Dolphin Mall

Fourth on Flagler

6:00 pm to 9:30 pm | FREE | Downtown West Palm Beach

Free group bike ride in Fort Lauderdale

7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Tarpon River Brewing

Comedy Night at Sandbar Sports Grill

8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Sandbar Sports Grill

Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Taste of Doral

All Day | Discounted

AMC Theatres discount Tuesdays

All Day | Discounted | AMC Aventura

Regal Theatres: Discounted movie tickets on Tuesdays

All Day | $5.00-6.00 | Regal Cinemas Multiple Locations

Free Palm Beach Zoo Admission for Kids

All Day | Discounted | Palm Beach Zoo

Bon Appetit Boca Raton

All Day | Discounted

Regal Cinemas kids' summer movies for $2

Discounted | Regal Cinemas

'Nature Connects' LEGO exhibit

Discounted | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Displays & interactive exhibits at Manatee Lagoon

9:00 am to 4:00 pm | FREE | Manatee Lagoon

Free kids' movies at Paragon theaters

10:00 am to 12:00 pm | FREE | Paragon Theaters, Multiple Locations

Display of model railroads in Plantation

10:00 am to 4:30 pm | FREE | Plantation Historical Museum

Bob Marley's Three Little Birds: Discount code

10:30 am to 11:30 pm | $15.00-30.00

Bubble Fest

2:00 pm to 6:00 pm | FREE | Dolphin Mall

Market Tuesdays at CityPlace Doral

5:00 pm to 9:00 pm | CityPlace Doral

Food truck gathering at Haulover Park

5:00 pm to 9:30 pm | FREE | Haulover Beach Park

Food Trucks Tuesdays

5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Haulover Beach Park

Comedy Night

8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $5.00 | Arts Garage

Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Taste of Doral

All Day | Discounted

Free Palm Beach Zoo Admission for Kids

All Day | Discounted | Palm Beach Zoo

Bon Appetit Boca Raton

All Day | Discounted

Regal Cinemas kids' summer movies for $2

Discounted | Regal Cinemas

'Nature Connects' LEGO exhibit

Discounted | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Displays & interactive exhibits at Manatee Lagoon

9:00 am to 4:00 pm | FREE | Manatee Lagoon

Free kids' movies at Paragon theaters

10:00 am to 12:00 pm | FREE | Paragon Theaters, Multiple Locations

Summer Art Classes for Kids (Free!)

10:00 am to 1:00 pm | FREE | Miami Beach Botanical Garden

Free art classes for kids

10:00 am to 1:00 pm | FREE | Miami Beach Botanical Garden

Free entry to History Miami with Summer Passport Program

10:00 am to 4:00 pm | FREE | HistoryMiami

$1.50 Summer Movie Clubhouse for kids at Cinemark

10:30 am to 12:00 pm | Discounted | Cinemark

Bob Marley's Three Little Birds: Discount code

10:30 am to 11:30 pm | $15.00-30.00

Bubble Fest

2:00 pm to 6:00 pm | FREE | Dolphin Mall

Food Trucks In Volunteer Park

4:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Volunteer Park Plantation

Food truck gathering at Pelican Harbor Marina

5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Pelican Harbor Marina

$8 roller skating in Davie

6:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Discounted | Galaxy Skateway Davie

Free live music on Hollywood beach

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Hollywood beach bandshell

Drum circle

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Norton Museum of Art

Comedy Night at Pub 52

8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Nightlife Brewing Co.

Comedy Night at Exit One Taproom

8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE

Live Music Wednesdays

9:00 pm | FREE | Bodega Taqueria y Tequila

Thursday, July 7, 2022

Taste of Doral

All Day | Discounted

Free Palm Beach Zoo Admission for Kids

All Day | Discounted | Palm Beach Zoo

Bon Appetit Boca Raton

All Day | Discounted

'Nature Connects' LEGO exhibit

Discounted | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Shakespeare Festival "Richard II" in Jupiter

FREE | Seabreeze Amphitheater

Tai Chi class

8:00 am to 10:00 am | FREE | Norton Museum of Art

Displays & interactive exhibits at Manatee Lagoon

9:00 am to 4:00 pm | FREE | Manatee Lagoon

Free kids' movies at Paragon theaters

10:00 am to 12:00 pm | FREE | Paragon Theaters, Multiple Locations

Free entry to History Miami with Summer Passport Program

10:00 am to 4:00 pm | FREE | HistoryMiami

Display of model railroads in Plantation

10:00 am to 4:30 pm | FREE | Plantation Historical Museum

Bob Marley's Three Little Birds: Discount code

10:30 am to 11:30 pm | $15.00-30.00

Free entry day for NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale

11:00 am to 5:00 pm | FREE | NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale

Bubble Fest

2:00 pm to 6:00 pm | FREE | Dolphin Mall

Food trucks and music

5:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Wellington Amphitheater

Free live music on Hollywood beach

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Hollywood beach bandshell

Live music at Doral Yard

7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | FREE | Doral Yard

$12 Adult Skate Night

7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $12.00 | Xtreme Action Park

Community Jam Session

8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | South Florida Center for Percussive Arts

July 4th events, concerts & fireworks
When
July 4, 2022
Cost
FREE
What
July 4th events, concerts & fireworks
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