July 4th is just around the corner, which means it’s almost time for fireworks, hot dogs, and a whole lot of fun—especially if you live in South Florida.
Trust us, Miami knows how to throw a party, and you’ll find a dozen different ways to celebrate Independence Day in Miami and Palm Beach County. There’s a LOT… so we’ve narrowed down the best celebrations for you.
So, here are five ways to celebrate America’s birthday in South Florida.
Miami Beach Fire on the Fourth Festival
Festivities kick off at 9 a.m. with free yoga on the beach, and end with a fireworks show at 9 p.m. During the day, enjoy food trucks, a kids zone complete with a rock climbing wall, bungee station, face painting, corn hole, soccer clinic, potato sack racing and more!
Live music starts at 4:30 p.m. with Suenalo, then “Soul Queen” Irma Thomas at 6:15, and finally Grammy-winning Rebirth Brass Band at 7:30 p.m.
This is the quintessential Miami Beach blowout, and it’s the talk of the town year after year!
South Beach Ocean Drive Fireworks
Want to celebrate the 4th on Ocean Drive? Head to a local rooftop bar to catch the stunning City of Miami fireworks.
If you’re looking for something a little more lowkey than a festival or a party, but still want some good old-fashioned Independence Day fun, Ocean Drive is your best bet.
Hollywood’s 4th of July Star Spangled Spectacular
You don’t have to travel to the heart of Miami to have an unforgettable 4th of July! Blue Wave Beach in Hollywood is an award-winning destination, known for its soft white sand and cool blue water.
For live music, games on the sand, food vendors, activities, and, of course, fireworks, look no further than this Hollywood mainstay for a fun-filled and relaxed 4th of July.
City of Aventura Fourth of July Fireworks
Watch the skies light up with red, blue, white, and all the colors of the rainbow at this classic Aventura event.
Camp out along Country Club Drive for a front-row seat to one of the most vibrant shows Aventura has to offer this summer! Fireworks begin right at 9 p.m. and may be viewed from any spot on Country Club Drive.
America’s Birthday Bash at Bayfront Park
Music, fireworks, food, activities, a kids’ zone: America’s best birthday party is something locals and tourists alike look forward toe very year!
Bayfront Park is the perfect setting for this kind of party. Enjoy fun for residents of all ages, live music and awesome treats, and some of the prettiest fireworks you’ll see all year. What could be more American than that?
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