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Epic Fireworks Shows In Florida That Will Blow You Away This Year

It’s almost time for Independence Day, and cities all over Florida are getting ready for huge celebrations. No Fourth of July celebration would be complete without fireworks. Here are a few photos of past fireworks shows followed by an (alphabetical) list of when and where they’ll be lighting up the sky in many Florida cities. Walt Disney World also has impressive fireworks shows across many of its parks. See Disney World’s website or call for more information.

Note: Most of these fireworks shows are preceded by fun family events a few hours beforehand, so check the respective city’s website if you’re interested in more than just fireworks. Also, some of them take place on the 3rd of July, as noted in the listing.

Boca Raton Fabulous Fourth – July 4, 9pm, deHoernle Sports Athletic Complex, 1000 NW Spanish River Blvd.

Boca Raton July 4th Celebration – July 4, 9pm, Sunset Cove Amphitheater, 12551 Glades Rd.

Bradenton 4th of July Fireworks – July 4, nightfall, fireworks over Manatee River

Cape Coral Red, White & Boom – July 4, nightfall, Cape Coral Bridge (bridge closed to traffic)

Celebration A Sci-Fi 4th of July – July 4, nightfall, Celebration Town Center (movie themed costume contest at 7pm)

Clearwater Celebrates America – July 4, 9:30pm, Coachman Park, 301 Drew St.

Coconut Creek Seminole Casino Coconut Creek Fireworks by Grucci of New York –  July 3, 9pm, Seminole Casino Coconut Creek, 5550 NW 40th St.

Coral Gables 4th of July Fireworks at the Biltmore, July 4, 9pm, Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave.

Davie Annual Fireworks Show – July 4, 9pm, Pine Island Park Community Center, 3801 S. Pine Island Rd.

Deerfield Beach 4th of July Celebration – July 4, 9pm, Main Beach Parking, Ocean Way & SE 1st St.

Delray Beach July 4th Celebration – July 4, nightfall, Downtown Area, Intersection of A1A & Atlantic Ave.

Destin 4th of July Extravaganza on the Harbor – July 4, 9pm, HarborWalk Village, 10 Harbor Blvd.

Fernandina Beach Stars and Stripes Freedom Festival – July 4, festival starts at 10am in Central Park, parade at 7pm on Centre St., fireworks at 9:30, Fernandina Harbor Marina

Fort Lauderdale Fourth of July Spectacular – July 4, 9pm, A1A and Las Olas

Fort Myers Freedom Fest – July 4, 9:30pm, Caloosahatchee River

Hialeah Independence Day Celebration 2015 – July 4, 9pm, Ted Hendricks Stadium at Milander Park, 14700 Palm Ave.

Hollywood Fourth of July Celebration – July 4, 9pm, Hollywood Beach, 100 Johnson St.

Homestead Race to the 4th! – July 4, nightfall, Homestead Miami Speedway, One Speedway Blvd.

Jacksonville City of Jacksonville 4th of July Celebration – July 4, 9:45pm, view from The Shipyards on Bay St., Jacksonville Landing, and Coastline Dr. on Northbank Riverfront

Jacksonville Beach City of Jacksonville Beach 4th of July Fireworks – July 4, 9pm, Jacksonville Beach Pier

Jupiter Mega Bash at Roger Dean Stadium – July 3 and July 4, post-game fireworks for those who attended the games (admission charged), Roger Dean Stadium, 4751 Main St.

Key West Fireworks – July 4, nightfall, White Street Pier

Lakeland Red, White & Kaboom- July 3, 9pm, Lake Mirror, Frances Langford Promenade, 121 S. Lake Ave.

Lakeland Baseball and Fireworks – July 4, post-game fireworks (admission charged), Joker Marchant Stadium

Miami America’s Birthday Bash – July 4, 9pm, Bayside Amphitheatre, 301 Biscayne Blvd.

Miami Beach City of Miami Beach 4th of July Fireworks – July 4, 9pm, Lummus Park Beach at 9th Street

North Miami Independence Day Celebration by the Bay – July 4, 7pm, FIU-Biscayne Bay Campus

South Miami Fourth of July Celebration – July 4, nightfall, Palmer Park, 6120 SW 67th Avenue

Panama City Freedom Rocks! Fireworks – July 3, 9pm, along Grand Lagoon

Panama City Beach Star Spangled 4th of July Spectacular, Pier Park, 600 Pier Park Dr.

Pensacola Sertoma’s 4th of July Celebration – July 4, nightfall, Seville Square and the Bayfront

Pensacola Beach Independence Day Fireworks – July 4, 9pm, 735 Pensacola Beach Blvd.

Pompano Beach 2015 Beach Bash & Fireworks Extravaganza – July 4, 9pm, Main Public Beach, north and south of the pier

St. Augustine Fireworks over the Matanzas – July 4, 9:30pm, Historic Bayfront

St. Petersburg 4th of July Fireworks – July 4, nightfall, Waterfront Parks Downtown

Sarasota Fireworks Spectacular over Sarasota Bay – July 4, 9pm, Downtown Sarasota/Marina Park, 2 Marina Plaza

Tallahassee Celebrate America – July 4, nightfall, Tom Brown Park

Tampa Fourth of July Channelside – July 4, 9pm, Channelside Bay Plaza, 615 Channelside Dr. (parking in garage across the street or in open lots between Channelside and Forum).

West Palm Beach Fourth on Flagler – July 4, nightfall, Waterfront Commons

Winter Haven Rock N’ Freedom Fest – July 3, 9:15pm, over Lake Silver, Martin Luther King, Jr. Park

Winter Haven Red, Brick & Boom at Legoland Florida, Fireworks in 3D!, Winter Haven, FL – July 3-5, 9pm (included with park admission)

 

However you choose to spend it, we hope you have a fun and safe Independence Day, Florida!

 

 

Victoria W
Victoria is a staff writer for OIYS.