What's Different This Year: Beach Closures, Curfew
Miami Mayor Carlos Gimenez has signed an emergency order to CLOSE ALL BEACHES AND PARKS to public viewing of fireworks and ban large gatherings during the holiday weekend.
The closures will start on Friday July 3rd and last until Tuesday July 7.
Fireworks displays must be viewed from your home or a parked vehicle.
Starting Friday July 3rd, Miami-Dade County is reimposing a citywide curfew from 10:00 pm to 6:00 am every day until further notice.
For more info check out the individual organizer's guidelines, City of Miami Coronavirus Updates and City of Miami Beach Covid-19 Measures,
It's America's Birthday! Join in the parties and the celebrations, the 4th of July has long been a family tradition...
...The hot dogs and barbeques, outdoor concerts, fairs,
parades, cruises and a myriad of activities which all culminate with a brilliant splash over the city skies.
Of course this year's celebrations will be a bit different in order to comply with coronavirus social distancing guidelines. We will keep you updated on this page, so stay tuned!
The 4th of July fireworks in Miami are spectacular, watching the sky lit up above the water in a stunning array of
colors and sparks is a mind-blowing and affecting way to end the day, a stirring reflection of what our country stands for.
Independence Day is of course a public holiday.
Federal government offices are closed on the 4th of July, National parks remain open.
You can expect the following to
be open and closed during the holiday:
Shopping centers and malls
Federal, State, Regional Parks
Public Transportation, check for special holiday schedules
4th of July Celebrations and Fireworks
We are celebrating the 4th of July with an array of family fun bashes througout the city going on all day way before the first
fireworks lit the skies. Here are some great spots to come celebrate Independence Day in Miami this year:
America's Birthday Bash at Bayfront Park - CANCELLED
What?: The family celebrations at Bayfront Park have been cancelled as all large gatherings are banned by the city. So no Music, Food, Drink and Kids' Zone this year.
The City's largest fireworks display overlooking beautiful Biscayne Bay have been CANCELLED
Where?: Bayfront Park
Miami Gardens Drive-In Fireworks at Hard Rock Stadium - CONFIRMED
What?: Miami Gardens will be hosting a drive-in fireworks show for their residents at Hard Rock Stadium.
Where?: Hard Rock Stadium. Gates for Lots 5/6 and 17/18 will be opened at 7:45 p.m. People are urged to stay in their vehicles.
When?: Fireworks begin at 8:45 p.m.
South Beach Ocean Drive 4th Of July Fireworks and Weekend Celebrations - CANCELLED
What?: If you are in South Beach, you can enjoy a fantastic display from the sidewalk cafes or rooftop venues. The best way to celebrate Independence Day is with a full 50 piece orchestra by Miami Classical Music Festival on Ocean Drive playing the 1812 Overture during the annual Fireworks display!
There are family-friendly activities with stilt walkers, art painting of the flag, ice cream and much more! The Artisan and Farmers Market start off the day with activities in the afternoon and the orchestra at 8:30 p.m. just before the 9 p.m. fireworks get started.
When?: CANCELLED -
Fireworks on Saturday July 4th at 9:00 pm
Where?: Ocean Drive in Lummus Park between 5th and 15th Streets
How Much?: FREE
Getting There?: Uber and Lyft are your best bets. If you must drive, dowload the ParkMe App. If you are nearby, ride free with Swoop or Freebee.
Open containers of alcoholic beverages and styrofoam are NOT allowed.
Miami Beach Fire on the Fourth Festival - Cancelled
The annual all-day beachfront extravaganza with live entertainment, food trucks, DJs, etc. has been cancelled but instead a virtual 4th of July celebration will be held. Activities include a home decorating contest, a sidewalk art contest for Kids, and of course, virtual fireworks.
You can tune into the Virtual Firework Display Paired with Music by the New World Symphony starting at 9 p.m. on MBTV (Channels 660 on Atlantic Broadband or 99 on AT&T U-Verse) or the city's Facebook account
City of Aventura
What?: A spectacular aerial display will illuminate the skies above the City of Excellence and can be viewed from any location along Country Club Drives. Join us for a patriotic and memorable evening!
Fireworks at 9:00 pm Fireworks have not been confirmed for this year
Where?: Watch along Country Club Drives
How Much?: FREE
- More info: City of Aventura
- Traveling with kids? Stay at the newly-redone JW Marriott Turnberry Hotel & Spa, with its new water park, Tidal Cove, including lots of fun and exciting water ammenities and slides: Aqua Drop, Boomeragno, Constrictor, Master Blaster, Whizzard, FlowRider Triple, Lazy River, Laguna Pool, Oasis Pool and the Kids Cove for small children. There is also an adults-only pool.
Key Biscayne 4th of July Parade and Fireworks
What?: Jets flying over, marching bands, marching golf carts.. red-white-and-blue floats and tons of special entertainment!
What's different this year? The parade this year will be geared to Key Biscayne locals only. There won't be a main stage or any set place to watch. The parade will include only vehicles and will not have any walking groups or marching bands. Fireworks have been cancelled
When?: Parade starts at 11:00 am
Where?: Crandon Boulevard, from Harbor Drive to Westwood Drive. See Parade Route here (longer line, the shorter line is where parade participants line up.
Fireworks: 9:00 pm, watch from the Village Green or anywhere with a view of the Atlantic Ocean. Cancelled
How Much?: FREE
Where to Park?: Key Biscayne is a small community, there are many shopping centers, grocery stores, etc along Crandon Blvd. Make sure you arrive early as the streets might be blocked. OR, make it a day outing. Park at Crandon Park Beach, it's only a half-mile from the southern end of the beach to the start of the parade, then spend the rest of the day relaxing at the park, bring a picnic, have a bar-b-que...
City of Coral Gables July 4th Fireworks Celebration at the Biltmore Hotel - CANCELLED
What?: Special concert by the Greater Miami Symphonic Band, concessions and a spectacular fireworks display.
When?: Grounds open at 5 p.m., live concert at 7 p.m. and fireworks show at 9 p.m.
Where?: Biltmore Golf Course, 1200 Anastasia Avenue
How Much?: FREE fireworks viewing on golf course
Where to Park?: 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:
- University of Miami - Ponce garage and BankUnited Center surface lot
- Coral Gables Youth Center - 405 University Drive
- Coral Gables City Hall - 405 Biltmore Way
Last shuttle departs for the fireworks at 8:15 p.m.
FREE Bike Valet: From 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm, provided by Green Mobility Network
City of Doral Independence Day Fireworks
What?: The annual family celebration at Doral Central Park will not take place this year, but fireworks will go ahead. A 10-minute fireworks display can be viewed in the midtown part of Doral, from outside your home or balcony at 9:20pm.
You can also watch the big 20-minute fireworks display, also at 9:20pm, via Facebook Live and YouTube Live (https://www.youtube.com/user/DoralTV77).
Due to regulations, as a result of COVID-19, both displays are to to be watched from your home or online.
When?: Fireworks at 9:20 pm
Where?: Watch from your home or online
Coconut Grove 4th of July Celebrations - Cancelled
The Barnacle Old Fashioned 4th of July Picnic - Cancelled
What?: Bring a picnic or purchase burgers and hot dogs from The Barnacle Society, live music, traditional lawn, table and board games, kids' crafts, music by Ken & Summer Gill
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Where?: The Barnacle Historic State Park at 3485 Main Highway, Coconut Grove
How Much?: Adults $5, children 6-11 $3, under 6 free
Blankets, chairs and coolers welcome, no alcohol please
4th of July Picnic and Fireworks at Regatta Park - Cancelled
What?: Enjoy live music, contests, games, face painting, and photo booth fun followed by a spectacular fireworks presentation!
Pack a picnic, bring your blankets and chairs for a spectacular evening along the waterfront in Coconut Grove.
Live music by the indie rock band, Soulixer warms up the fun. For the family there will be patio games and kids activities, as well as artisanal pop-ups.
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Where?: Regatta Park at 2699 SW 27th Ave, Coconut Grove
How Much?: FREE with RSVP. All ages and dogs welcome.
A Freebee shuttle service will also be provided before and after the event to and from neighboring parking lots and garages. Bicycle valet will also be available provided by Bike Coconut Grove.
City of Homestead Celebrations "Race to the 4th" at Miami Speedway - Cancelled
What?: A family event and a community tradition featuring live music, rides and games for children, foodtrucks and drink vendors and of course fireworks! The Homestead-Miami Speedway will be awash in a sea of reds, whites, and blues for the annual "Race to the 4th!" Independence Day Bash.
Food trucks will offer a variety of summer treats along with refreshing beverages to wash it all down and kids will have plenty to occupy themselves with midway style amusement rides and games.
6:00 pm to 10:00 pm CANCELLED
Where?: Homestead Miami Speedway, One Speedway Blvd, Homestead FL
How Much?: FREE
Limited number of VIP "4th of July Champions Club" tickets which include food and drinks, VIP parking at the stadium
and preferred viewing for the fireworks,
adults $20, children 7-12 $10, call the Parks and Recreations Department at (305) 224-4570.
Please note that security checkpoints will be in use at this year's event. All bags are subject to search and all guests must pass through a metal detector.
Black Point Park Marina 4th Of July Spectacular - NO EVENTS CONFIRMED FOR THIS YEAR
What?: All-day family fun! 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. End the day with the spectacular fireworks display!
When?: Park and Marina Hours - Open 24 hours
9:00 pm NONE CONFIRMED FOR THIS YEAR
Where?: Black Point Park and Marina at 24775 SW 87th Avenue Miami
More 4th of July Weekend Parties, Cruises and Events
More events will be added as they are announced, stay tuned!
Miami 4th of July Fireworks Cruise Aboard the MT Celebration
What?: Private July 4th Fireworks Cruise Celebration aboard the MT Celebration with views of South Beach, Miami Beach, and Coconut Grove Fireworks.
Don't miss this incredible July 4th Celebration with a DJ and with a BBQ style buffet. Unlimited beer, wine and soft drinks.
When?: July 4th, 2020 - 7:00 pm
Where?: Departs from Dinner Key Marina - MT Celebration at 3400 Pan American Drive, Slip 1
How Much?: $255.99 More Info and Booking
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