Holiday guide helps you plan where to watch fireworks on Fourth of July

By Samantha Bryant, Local10.com Intern, sbryant@local10.com
Published On: Aug 06 2014 09:48:05 AM EDT
Updated On: Jul 04 2014 08:28:16 AM EDT

Miami-Dade County

Downtown Miami

America's Birthday Bash

Where: Bayfront Park

When: 9 p.m.

Admission: Free

Enjoy a free Kids' Zone, food and beverages, and a fireworks display. Samuel Adams Beer Garden will be open from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. Kids' Zone will be open from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Miami Beach

Fire on the Fourth Festival

Where: North Shore Park Bandshell, Collins Ave and 73rd Street

When: Live concerts begin at 2 p.m. Fireworks begin at 9 p.m.

Admission: Free

Free Green Monkey Yoga will begin on the beach at 9 a.m. Free entertainment and giveaways will be available at noon.

North Miami

Independence Day by the Bay

Where: FIU-Biscayne Bay Campus, 3000 NE 151st St.

When: Gates open at 7 p.m.

Admission: Free admission and parking

There will be a fireworks display and a live performance by Karina Iglesias from NBC's "The Voice." No personal fireworks, coolers or alcoholic beverages. Everyone is encouraged to bring lawn chair, blankets and bug spray.

Miami Lakes

11th Annual Fourth of July Concert and Fireworks Show

Where: Miami Lakes Picnic Park West, 15151 NW 82nd Ave.

When: 5 p.m.

Admission: Free concert and free parking

Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets and chairs. No personal fireworks or sparklers are permitted at this event. Additionally, pets are not permitted.

Monroe County

Key Largo

Key Largo July 4th Fireworks Show on Blackwater Sound

Where: Key Largo bayfront

When: 10 p.m.

Admission: Free. Though seating is limited, reservations are suggested. For information, call 305-451-4502.

For the best views, try Sundowners, Senior Frijoles, Caribbean Club or Marriott Key Largo Bay Resort, all located near mile marker 104 bayside.

Marathon

July 4th Marathon Beach Party & Fireworks Show

Where: Sombrero Beach

When: This is an all-day event beginning at 10:30 a.m.

Admission: Free

Parade begins at 10:30 a.m. and proceeds from Marathon High School on Sombrero Beach Road, mile marker 50 oceanside, to Sombrero Beach. There, an all-day celebration featuring food, drink and family-friendly entertainment is to conclude with a fireworks show. For information, call 305-743-5417.

Broward County

Plantation

Annual Independence Day Celebration

Where: Plantation Central Park Ball Field

When: Concert featuring Mr. Nice Guy and Variety Show band begins at 7 p.m. Fireworks display begins at 9 p.m.

Admission: Free

The Independence Day Parade begins at 9 a.m. at the corner of West Broward Boulevard and NW 46th Avenue.

Deerfield Beach

4th of July Celebration

Where: Main Beach Parking Lot, 149 SE 21st Ave.

When: Celebration begins at 12 p.m. Fireworks display begins at 9:05 p.m.

Admission: Free

Food, arts and crafts, the kids' zone and free entertainment will be available from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Fort Lauderdale

Fourth of July Spectacular

Where: Fort Lauderdale Beach, A1A and Las Olas Boulevard

When: Celebration begins at 12 p.m. Fireworks show begins at 9 p.m.

Admission: Free

Family activities, beach games, live music and entertainment will be available from 12:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Hollywood

Star-Spangled Spectacular 4th of July Celebration

Where: Hollywood Beach

When: 9 p.m.

Admission: Free

There will be children's activities and live performances available from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Sunrise

Concert and Fireworks

Where: BB&T Center, 1 Panther Parkway

When: 9 p.m.

Admission: Free admission and parking

There will be children's rides, food and beverage vendors. The Jacob Jeffries Band begins at 6 p.m.

Pembroke Pines

Independence Day Celebration

Where: Pines Recreation Center Festival Grounds, 7400 Pines Blvd.

When: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Fireworks show begins at 9 p.m.

Admission: Free admission and parking

There will be food truck roundups, free rides for children and a fireworks show. No coolers, pets or fireworks permitted. Attendees are advised to bring blankets and lawn chairs.

Coral Springs

Celebrate Fourth of July

Where: Mullins Park, 10000 Ben Geiger Drive (NW 29th Street)

When: Celebration begins at 4 p.m. Fireworks display begins at 9 p.m.

Admission: Free. There is a parking fee of $3.

Personal fireworks, alcoholic beverages and pets are not allowed in the park.

Miramar

4th Of July Fireworks Show

Where: Miramar Regional Park, 16801 Miramar Parkway

When: Celebration begins at 7 p.m. Fireworks display begins at 9 p.m.

Admission: Free

There will be a Kidz' Zone with inflatable water slides, video and arcade game trailers available at 7 p.m. The Aquatic Center water park will also be open.

Davie

Fourth of July Fireworks Viewing

Where: Vista View Park, 4001 SW 142nd Ave.

When: 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Admission: $1.50 per person before 7:30 p.m. $2 per person after 7:30 p.m.

  • For further information, call Vista View Park at 954-357-8898. You are also welcome to bring your own refreshments, although no hard liquor and no glass containers are allowed. Parking is on a first-come, first-served basis, and no fireworks (including sparklers), grilling or horses will be permitted in the park.

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