UPDATE: The Fireworks display scheduled this evening for Temple Terrace has been canceled due to inclement weather and will not be rescheduled.
St. Petersburg's fireworks show tonight has also been canceled due to technical difficulties.
- Inverness Patriotic Evening
Tuesday, July 3 at 5 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Liberty Park and Wallace Brooks Park
A celebration of Independence Day comes one day early. There will be live music, entertainment and food vendors. The event end with a thrilling fireworks display over Lake Henderson.
Address: 286 N Apopka Ave Inverness, FL 34450
- Fourth of July Bandshell Bash - Celebrate America!
Wednesday, July 4 from 4 - 8 p.m.
Hernando Park - 205 East Fort Dade Ave., Brooksville
The Hernando County Fine Arts Council will sponsor an afternoon of old fashioned fun and games complete with a musical petting zoo, storytelling, food and other vendors. Pre-concert entertainment by Live Oak Theatre Company will be at 4 p.m., Al Chance performs at 4:45 p.m., Vicki Roush at 5:15 p.m., Memories Quartet at 5:45 p.m. and after our Salute to Veterans, the Hernando County Symphony Orchestra will kick off at 6:30 p.m. Smoking Good Barbeque will be there from 4 to 7 p.m. serving hamburgers and hot dogs and then BBQ later in the day. This is a FREE event, bring the entire family! There will be a special acknowledgement of our veterans and a spectacular fireworks display to see after a day filled with fun and music.
- Firecracker Smash'm Up
Wednesday, July 4 at 4 p.m.
Hernando County Fairgrounds
There will be music, contests, games and great food. Come celebrate Independence Day at the Hernando County Fairgrounds. A colorful fireworks display will top off the evening.
Parking: $5- $10. The Hernando County Fairgrounds is hosting the Firecracker Smash'm Up! event Wednesday, July 4, 2018 starting at 4 p.m. There will be a demolition derby,
live music, crafts, games, bounce houses and pony rides. Parking is $5 and the
derby is $10 for adults and $5 for kids ages four to 12, children under three
- Red, White, and Brews
Tuesday, July 3. 4 p.m. - 11 p.m.
The Lake House located at 1202 Kenlake Ave. in Spring Hill.
The event will be booming with family fun, music and fireworks. Parking and admission are free. There will be performances by three bands, beer, wine, food trucks and craft vendors.
July 3, 2018, the Lake House will be booming with family fun, music and
fireworks. Join us from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. with FREE parking and FREE
admission. Cold beer, wine, food trucks, craft vendors, performances by The
Black Honkeys and Never Stop Believin' (Journey tribute band).
- Temple Terrace annual Fourth of July Parade & Fireworks (CANCELED)
Wednesday, July 4
Family Recreation Complex, Temple Terrace
The annual Temple Terrace Independence Day Parade will take place on Monday, July 4 from 10 a.m. till noon. It will start at the corner of Whiteway Drive and Gillette Avenue. Evening festivities will start at 6 p.m. on the first fairway of the Temple Terrace golf course. There will be a variety of food vendors, live music and other entertainment. Fireworks will light up the sky at 9:15 p.m.
- 2018 Fourth of July Parade
Wednesday, July 4, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Lumsden Road & Parson Avenue, Brandon
Bring your folding chairs, suntan lotion and sunglasses and enjoy the largest Fourth of July parade in Florida. The parade begins at 10 a.m. at the corner of Lumsden Road and Parson Avenue. It heads north to Robertson Street, turns west and finishes at Buckingham Place.
- Tampa Red, White and Blue Fest
Wednesday, July 4, 2 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Cotanchobee Park, Tampa
Bring the entire family and wear your red, white and blue for an evening of pure entertainment by the Tampa Riverwalk in Channelside at Cotanchobee Park. There will be live music by the Riverwalk, a "Southern Hospitality" food court and exhibits from local artists, jewelers and craft designers.
Admission is free.
- Plant City's July 4th Celebration
Wednesday, July 4, 6p.m. – 9:30 p.m
Planty City Stadium
Various activities will be available on the Plant City Stadium turf, pending weather restrictions, including inflatables, face painting, balloon art, corn hole bean bag toss, kid crafts, rock climbing wall, bungee jump and more. $5 per car. The parking lot gates open at 5:45 p.m. and the stadium gates open at 6 p.m. Fireworks start at 9:15 p.m.
Address: 1810 East Park Road.
- Fourth of July at The Sail
Wednesday, July 4, 11a.m. - 11:59p.m.
The fireworks will take place in the harbor in front of The Sail and the Tampa Convention Center. The festivities at The Sail include food, drinks, live entertainmnent and fireworks. A variety of food trucks will be at The Sail starting at 11a.m. - 11p.m. Entertainment includes J2 starting at 11a.m. and D.J. Elemental Soul at 3p.m. The firework shows starts at 9p.m. This is a family friendly event.
Address: 333 South Franklin St.
- July 4th Fireworks on the Manatee River
Wednesday, July 4
Bradenton Riverwalk along Barcarrota Avenue
Come to downtown Bradenton and the Bradenton Riverwalk to enjoy dinner on Main Street or Pier 22. Fireworks are launched from a barge in the river about 9 p.m.
- Palmetto Fourth Festival
Wednesday, July 4 from 5 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Sutton Park, Palmetto
Grammy Award winning artist, Charlie Daniels Band, will take the stage for a free concert. The park will open at 4 p.m. with an opening performance followed by the mayor's Pledge of Allegiance. Charlie Daniels Band will play at 7 p.m.
Address: 1050 6th Street West Palmetto
Wednesday, July 4 from 4 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Pasco County Fairgrounds Florida 52, Dade City, FL
Sparklebration is one of the largest Independence Day celebrations in Pasco County. The annual celebration features an evening of events and entertainment for the whole family, wrapping up with a fireworks display.
Admission is $5 for those 13 and up; Parking: $5
- Fireworks across the Bay Celebration in St. Pete
Wednesday, July 4 at 9 p.m.
All along the waterfront in downtown St. Petersburg
The city of St. Petersburg celebrates Independence Day with its annual fireworks display. Fireworks display is scheduled to begin at 9 p.m., weather permitting. They may start as early as 8:30 p.m. or as late as 10 p.m. No alcohol or personal fireworks are permitted.
- Fireworks at Dunedin Blue Jays Game
Tuesday, July 3 at 5 p.m.
Celebrate America's favorite weekend with a FREE baseball game. The Dunedin Blue Jays take on the Tarpons at 5 p.m. Get there early to get your free ticket. Also, enjoy postgame fireworks to cap off your evening.
- 4th of July Celebration in Gulfport
Wednesday, July 4
Celebrate Independence Day all day long with fun kids activities, food, and arts and crafts vendors along with live entertainment! Visit Gulfport's Downtown Waterfront District beginning at 2 p.m. for a great family-friendly 4th of July block party. The fireworks spectacular will kick off at 9 p.m. on the Gulfport beach near the Gulfport Casino.
Address: 5500 Shore Blvd S. Gulfport, FL 33707
- Clearwater Celebrates America
Wednesday, July 4
Coachman Park, downtown Clearwater
Come watch the largest fireworks show in the Tampa Bay area at Coachman Park in downtown Clearwater. The free family celebration features music, food, drinks, local vendors and family-friendly activities. Gates open at 6 p.m. Don't miss the dazzling fireworks show between 9 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Address: 601 Coachman Rd. Clearwater, FL 33765
- Largo 4th of July Celebration
Wednesday, July 4
Largo Central Park
Enjoy great food, live entertainment and activities for all ages, followed by a spectacular fireworks show starting at 9:15 p.m.
Don't forget the pie eating contest or try you luck at the watermelon seed spitting contest. The event is kicks off at 6 p.m. Admission to the event is free.
Address: 101 3rd St SE Largo, FL 33771
- Safety Harbor 4th of July Celebration
Wednesday, July 4
Main Street, Safety Harbor
Bring the whole family out for a July 4th Celebration, Safety Harbor style. The day will start with a patriotic parade down Main Street from 10 a.m. to noon. There will be children's activities, live entertainment, food vendors and plenty of fun for the whole family starting at 5 p.m. Grab a good seat in the marina or the waterfront park. A fireworks display lights up the sky at 9 p.m.
Address: Waterfront Park Safety Harbor, FL 34695
- Fourth of July Patriotic Picnic in the Park
Wednesday, July 4, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
The City of Tarpon Springs is proud to present the annual Fourth of July Picnic in the Park on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 from 10 am until 2 pm at Craig Park (Tarpon Avenue at Spring Boulevard – Just west of Alternate 19). This is the eleventh consecutive year of this family friendly celebration of our country’s independence. Bring lawn chairs, swimsuits and towels and join your friends and neighbors for a great time. We will have water slides, lawn games and much more!
- Fourth of July Fireworks
Wednesday, July 8:30 p.m.
Howard Park Beach
The City of Tarpon Springs will present a Fourth of July Fireworks display just after sunset ;on Wednesday, July 4. The best viewing area will be Fred Howard Park located at 1700 Sunset Drive in Tarpon Springs. The park, beach and causeway will be open for parking to view this event. Parking is free after 6pm. Parking is limited so come early and enjoy the display. After the park is full to capacity, the gates will be closed for safety. Please observe all of the county park rules and regulations. No alcoholic beverages are permitted
The fireworks will be launched from the City’s Sunset Beach. For set up and safety, the north end of Sunset Beach and the boat launch will be closed on Wednesday, July 4th.The south side of the beach and causeway will close at 2pm.
- TradeWinds 14th Annual Patriotic "Terry Cloth Tribute"
Wednesday, July 4. 9 a.m. - 1p.m.
5500 Gulf Boulevard, St. Pete Beach
TradeWinds Resorts on will use 975 colored towels to create a giant 13 star flag mosaic along the beachfront behind the resort. Guests can assist in placing the towels to form a mosaic of the original flag, while 13 of TradeWinds younger guests will pose as the stars on the flag, representing the original 13 colonies.
- Ferg's Miami Road Trip
Tuesday and Wednesday July 3-4
The Ray's are on a streak! That's why Ferg's Live is inviting guests on a two day road trip to Miami to watch the Rays take on the Marlins. Guests will have tickets to both games and an overnight stay at the Marriott Spring Hill Suites. Lunch and snacks will be included during the trip and the Marriott offers free breakfast. To reserve a spot call Eddie from Ferg's at (727) 641 5614.
- Maderia Beach
Wednesday, July 4th at 9:00 p.m. (weather permitting)
The 2018 Fourth of July Fireworks clelebration can be viewed from ROC Park, Causeway Park, and the American Legion off of Tom Stuart Causeway. Guests are allowed to bring coolers, chairs, and blankets. However, personal fireworks and sparkelers are not permitted. For information call (727) 392-0665.
- Teasure Island
Wednesday, July 4th at 9:00 p.m.
Watch as Treasure Island lights up with a stunning fireworks show on the beach. Parking for the fireworks will be available for $10 at Treasure Island Community Center. Metered parking is available at Gulf Front Park (104th & Gulf Boulevard), Community Center (104th & Gulf Boulevard),St. Pete Municipal Parking (112th & Gulf Boulevard). For additional information, contact the Treasure Island Recreation Department at 727-547-4575, ext. 237.
- Thunder on the Ridge
Wednesday, July 4th from 3 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Lake Eva Park, Haines City
A variety of artists will take the stage this year, beginning at 3 p.m. followed by the largest fireworks display in Polk County. There will be plenty of arts, crafts and food vendors, a beer garden and other activities on site. Come join the fun! General admission is free.
AT THE ATTRACTIONS
- Busch Gardens: Visitors will get to experience an electrifying fireworks display, live entertainment, and extended hours to try out all new rides and fan favorites. The theme park is open until 11 p.m.
- Walt Disney World:
- At Magic Kingdom, "Disney's Celebrate America! A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky" fireworks and concert will take the center stage July 3-4. The show begins at 9:15 p.m.
- At Epcot, on July 4, The Voices of Liberty will hold a concert at the America Gardens Theatre. Three performances are scheduled for 5:30 p.m., 6:45 p.m. and 8 p.m. Then at 9 p.m. will be "IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth."
- Universal Orlando: Universal Studios Florida's Independence Day celebration will include performances by Raydio and DJ M-Squared on the Music Plaza Stage. A character dance party begins at 6:15 p.m., while fireworks take place at 9:15 p.m. The celebration runs from 5 p.m. until the park closes at 10 p.m.
- SeaWorld Orlando: The nightly "Ignite" fireworks and laser show will feature a special patriotic finale. Ignite Fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m. followed by the Fourth of July celebration at 9:45 p.m.
- Legoland Florida: "Red, White, and Boom!" will feature a spectacular fireworks show where viewers with special glasses will get to experience LEGO bricks exploding in the sky. Festivities will also include a DJ dance party, patriotic competition, and the chance to help build a giant LEGO brick flag. Fireworks begin at 9 p.m.