Top 10 Fourth of July Events in Miami and Surrounding Areas!

4th of July Miami


Fireworks, family, food and FUN! Here are some of our favorite 4th of July celebrations taking place in Miami and its surrounding areas!

  • Bayfront Park- America’s Birthday Bash, hosted by Budweiser. This is, by far, Miami’s largest 4th of July celebration!

“Celebrate our country’s independence in the heart of downtown Miami on July 4, 2016!
Bayfront Park offers a FREE Kids’ Zone, music, food & beverages and the largest FREE fireworks show in South Florida!
Visit the Budweiser Beer Garden for a refreshing beer, live music & more!

Budweiser Beer Garden: Noon-10:00pm
Kids’ Zone: 3:00pm-7:00pm
Fireworks Show: 9:00pm


301 N. Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33132


“Colorful fireworks will fill the night skies over Coral Gables this July 4th. The City of Coral Gables, the Biltmore Hotel, University of Miami and the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce, along with several corporate citizens, have collaborated to sponsor this year’s event. The celebration will include a special concert by the Greater Miami Symphonic Band, concessions, patriotic mascots, and a spectacular fireworks display.  Rick Folbaum, CBS4 evening newscast anchor and Irika Sargent, CBS4 evening co-anchor will act as the Masters of Ceremony at this year’s Independence Day celebration.

When: Friday, July 4th. Grounds open at 5 p.m., live concert at 7 p.m. and fireworks show at 9 p.m.

Where: Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Avenue.

Parking: The City will offer free parking and continuous shuttle service throughout the evening to and from the Biltmore Hotel. Shuttle service begins at 5 p.m. from the following locations. Please note: The last shuttle will depart for the fireworks at 8:30 p.m. Click on each location below for more information:

University of Miami – Ponce garage and BankUnited Center surface lot 
Coral Gables Youth Center – 405 University Drive
• Garage 4 – 345 Andalusia Avenue”

“Monday, July 4, 2016 | 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
North Shore Park Bandshell, Collins Avenue and 73 Street
Sponsors include Zico Coconut Water, Terra Group,Greenmonkey, ACT Productions, MB SunCare and Atlantic Broadband.

Food trucks, free entertainment & live music, fireworks and more.

9 a.m.:       Green Monkey Yoga on the Beach
11 a.m.:     Food Trucks
12 p.m.:     DJ
5 p.m.:       Family Stone
7:30 p.m.:  Grand Funk Railroad
9 p.m.:       Fireworks

Free Shuttles
Two park and ride locations where drop-off/pick-up will be taking place (North Shore Bandshell Park and 42 Street/Sheridan Ave). Free shuttles may be flagged down at any MDT stop along this route. Service will be from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Headways will be 30 minutes.”

“This Independence Day join us at our Doral Central Park for a night full of excitement. Families can enjoy free pony rides, inflatables, delicious food, live entertainment and the signature finale and everyone’s favorite – our spectacular fireworks show! Bring your blankets, chairs and picnic baskets to celebrate this patriotic holiday surrounded by friends and family. Come early, it is sure to be a hit! Free parking and admission.

Monday, July 4, 2016
Event begins at 5:00pm / Fireworks at 9:20pm
Doral Central Park (3000 NW 87 Ave Doral, FL)”

“Enjoy the great outdoors while exploring the park’s bikeways, scenic jogging trails, or 1.5 mile long jetty into the Bay. Grab a delicious bite to eat and raise a glass to Old Glory at Black Point Ocean Grill, the dockside restaurant and bar; or bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy a family picnic. The waterfront fireworks show starts promptly at 9 p.m.

The annual 4th of July Spectacular is supported in part by the Parks Foundation of Miami-Dade, Miami-Dade Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department, Miami-Dade County District 8, and the city of Cutler Bay, with generous sponsors.”

4th Of July Picnic Miami

Old-Fashioned Picnic at The Barnacle Historic State Park in Coconut Grove.

Celebrate Independence Day the good old-fashioned way with hot food, live music, games, crafts, and fun for the whole family.

Additional Information:

Old-fashioned Picnic Participation Requirements

On-street and off-street paid parking (link is external) is available throughout Coconut Grove. Visitors with a Disabled Person Parking Permit may call the Ranger Station for additional parking information.

Well-behaved pets on hand-held leashes no longer than six feet are welcome.

$5.00 ages 12 and up.

$3.00 ages 6-11.

Under 6 free.

More Information:
Ranger Station, (305) 442-6866
Located in the Southeast region at:
The Barnacle Historic State Park
3485 Main Highway
Miami, FL 33133

“July 4 | 5:30pm – 9:30pm

July 4th All-American Celebration

Join us on July 4th for some fun!

Registration for gift giveaways starts at 5:30. Register to win prizes from retailers and restaurants!

Balloon Artist- 5:30pm to 8:00pm
Live Band Performance- 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Fireworks Display over the Lake- Starting at 9:15pm

Bring the whole family and enjoy!

Come and see our patriotic sand sculpture from July 1st to July 4th located by Haagen Dazs!”

“The City of Aventura proudly announces its 21st annual Independence Day fireworks celebration. This special aerial display can be viewed from any location along Country Club Drives. The fireworks will begin promptly at 9 PM on Wednesday, July 4, 2012”

“Every 4th of July, top off your Independence Day with family-friendly festivities in Coconut Grove with a spectacular fireworks display at Peacock Park. The event is sponsored by the Office of Commissioner Ken Russell of District II and the Coconut Grove Business Improvement District.

Pack your picnic blankets and lawn chairs, and bring your family and friends to Peacock Park for the fireworks show at 9:00 PM.

4th of July Celebration & Fireworks
Monday July 4, 2016
6:00PM – 9:00PM (9:00PM Fireworks begin)
Peacock Park,  2820 McFarlane Road”

The Race to the 4th is On!  Homestead Hosts Annual Independence Day Bash
The Race to the 4th is on!  Back for its 7th year, this Independence Day bash at the Homestead-Miami Speedway will delight patriots of all ages.  On Monday, July 4, 2016 from 6PM to 10PM, a sea of people, awash in reds, whites, and blues, will descend upon the track—being treated to live music, food trucks, and kids’ activities.  Last year’s event boasted over 20,000 attendees and this year is expected to draw even more.  Of course, no 4th of July celebration would be complete without a fireworks display and this will be no exception.

Other events to consider:

  • Cocowalk- Annual Independence Day & Hot Dog Eating Competition at 6 PM.

    3 PM-7 PM | 3015 Grand Ave
    Cocowalk’s Annual Independence Day
    & hot dog eating competition. Competition begins at 6 PM.

    This is a great event to tie into the Barnacle Picnic and the Peacock Park 4th of July Fireworks.

    Free bicycle valet provided by bike Coconut Grove.


Where is it?
Crandon Boulevard. Map Link (The longer line is the parade route)

What time does it start?
11am sharp.

What if it rains?
Then you’re going to get wet! It’s rain or shine.

Where and when do I line up if I’m in the parade?
On Fernwood Road and you should be lining up by 9am. Map Link (The shorter line is the lineup area).

What’s my place in the parade?
Your place will be assigned when you show up at the lineup area.

Where and when are the fireworks?
The fireworks start at 9pm. You can watch the fireworks from the Village Green, or anywhere with a view of the Atlantic ocean.

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