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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, picnics,
parades, cruises and a myriad of activities which all culminate with a brilliant splash over the city skies.
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.
Of course this year's celebrations may be taking place in a different format. Even though the city's highlight event at Bayfront Park and fireworks display over Biscayne Bay has been cancelled this year, there are plenty of smaller scale celebrations throughout Miami and Miami Beach. Stay tuned for any updates and be sure to check latest status of the events before you head out as last minute changes may occur. Many of the fireworks events and celebrations that had been previously planned have been cancelled out of respect for the victims of the Surfside condo collapse, their families and friends. Please double-check with organizers before you head out to any event.
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 2021
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?: Music, Food and Drink, Kids' Zone, and one of the largest fireworks displays in the city overlooking beautiful Biscayne Bay.
Kids Zone: 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Fireworks: 9:00 pm
Where?: Bayfront Park
City of Hialeah Celebrations and Fireworks At Milander Park
What?: An all-day celebration at Milander Park including live entertainment, local food trucks and a 30-minute fireworks and laser display extravaganza! The entertainment lineup includes Latin Grammy Award winners Gente De Zona! There will also be a special performance by Amaury Gutierrez and the best DJs to keep the party going: DJ Yus, DJ Nancy Starr, DJ A10, and DJ Saroza.
Masks will be required.
Where?: Milander Park at 4800 Palm Avenue, Hialeah
When?: 4:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Miami Gardens Drive-In Fireworks at Calder Casino - CANCELLED
What?: A drive-in fireworks show, DJ and Live Band, Raffles and Giveaways. Attendees must remain in vehicle. Space is limited and first come-first served.
Where?: Calder Casino at 21001 NW 27th Avenue, Miami Gardens, FL 33056
Gates open at 7:00 pm, Fireworks at 9:00 pm CANCELLED
South Beach Ocean Drive Independence Day Celebrations
What?: Celebrate the Fourth of July with the Miami Beach Music Festival Orchestra and the amazing Loren Allred, the voice behind the hit song "Never Enough" from "The Greatest Showman" at Lummus Park.
Enjoy patriotic favorites like America the Beautiful and Sousa's famous Stars and Stripes Forever, along with the best of music from the hit movie, "The Greatest Showman"
Bring your blankets and the family to enjoy sitting on the lush grass of Lummus Park for this annual tradition.
FIREWORKS CANCELLED THIS YEAR.
When?: Concert at 8:00 pm
Where?: Lummus Park
How Much?: FREE General Admission, VIP reserved seating $50
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
What?: An annual all-day beachfront extravaganza with live entertainment, DJs, activities for the entire family, and of course, fireworks.
The bandshell will be transformed this year into an outdoor roller disco, the pros from the Roller Skate Vibes community will be on hand to liven the party. Entertainment features performances by Emily Taylor Kaufman, Bootleg, Sing with Sylvie, Amazing Animals, The Incredible Ian, Bye Bye Plastic Foundation, The Dangerfun Show, Bootleg and the Miami Beach Musical Festival Band, which takes the stage at 8:20 p.m. and continues performing through the fireworks.
Kicks off at noon. Fireworks at 9:00 pm CANCELLED - Out of respect for the victims of the Surfside condo collapse, their families and friends, the City of Miami Beach has canceled their July 4th festivities
Where?: North Beach Bandshell at 7275 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach
City of Aventura Fireworks Celebration
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 CANCELLED
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!
And this year a full fledge parade is planned... rain or shine!!! Only difference this year: there are no vendors
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.
2021 Fireworks have been 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 - 2021 Suspended
What?: Special concert by the Greater Miami Symphonic Band, concessions and a spectacular fireworks display.
When?: 2021 events TBC. 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 won't 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.
When?: Fireworks at 9:20 pm
Where?: Near the Doral Glades Park area. Watch from your home or online
In addition, there is a limited ticketed event (tickets are FREE) for Doral residents ONLY. Please be advised that either way you decide to arrive at the venue, there will be an approximate 0.5 mile walking distance from the event entrance to the main event area.
We recommend attendees to use Uber or Lyft to the event. If so, the drop off location will be the entrance of the Provident Hotel and the address is 5300 NW 87th Ave. Doral, FL 33178.
Items allowed: picnic blankets, hats, clear bags, regular rain umbrellas, one bottle of water per person, personal cameras.
Items NOT allowed: chairs (any type), coolers, grills, food/drinks, alcoholic beverages, no glass containers, tents, picnic/beach umbrellas, heels, sparklers or any other type of fireworks.
Coconut Grove 4th of July Celebrations
The Barnacle Old Fashioned 4th of July Picnic
What?: Bring a picnic or purchase burgers and hot dogs from The Barnacle Society, live music, traditional lawn, table and board games, kids' crafts, live music by Daddy Wags and Uncle Scotchy.
When?: 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Where?: The Barnacle Historic State Park at 3485 Main Highway, Coconut Grove
How Much?: Regular Park Entrance Fee $2 (Free for Children under 6)
Blankets, chairs and coolers, leashed dogs welcome
4th of July Picnic and Fireworks at Regatta Park - Suspended
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.
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 July 4th Drive-In Celebration and Fireworks
What?: Pack dinner, snacks, and drinks to enjoy while hanging out with family and friends at Homestead Miami Speedway for an evening of fun. Beginning at 8:30pm, 100.3FM will broadcast music and announcements before a special address by Homestead Mayor & City Council.
The dazzling display of pyrotechnics synced to a mix of pop hits and patriotic tunes begins at 9pm.
When?: Parking Gates open at 7:00 pm, Fireworks at 9:00 pm
Where?: Homestead Miami Speedway, One Speedway Blvd, Homestead FL
How Much?: FREE
Black Point Park Marina 4th Of July Spectacular - 2021 Suspended
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
Fireworks: 2021 Suspended 9:00 pm
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, 2021 - 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
Things To Do This 4th Of July
It's time to get out! Here's a list of things to do while maintaining social distancing measures. They have reopened and can be booked now. Make a reservation as many of the tours and activities are running on limited capacities. You can book with confidence as there is a free cancellation policy for most of the activities listed here, if your plans change and you cancel up to 24 hours in advance you will receive a full refund.
- Marinas are open and the following operators are taking reservations for Biscayne Bay Cruises now:
- Beaches and Parks are open, time to go for a swim, kayaking, jetskiing, parasailing...:
- From Dinner Key Marina: 30- or 60-minute Jet Ski Rides on a brand new Sea Doo GTI 130, Parasailing, Flyboarding, Paddleboarding and Kayaking, Tubing.
- At Hobie Beach (Rickenbacker Causeway): Windsurfing rentals, individual and group lessons available, Hobie Cat Sailing, Paddleboarding and Kayaking.
- Crandon Park, Bill Sadowski Preserve, Matheson Hammock Park: Kayak Treks and Adventures.
- At Oleta River State Park: Paddleboard and Kayak Rental, Standup Paddleboard Yoga Classes.
- With pick up from your hotel: 3-hour Jet Ski Tour covering downtown Miami, Key Biscayne, and Brickell Key, Fisher Island, Star Island with a stop in Monument Island
- Snorkeling Boats have resumed operations in the Florida Keys and at Biscayne National Park and John Pennekamp State Park
- The Everglades are open! The following outifts are conducting Airboat and Eco Tours now:
- Segway Tours have reopened and they are a great way to discover the Art Deco District, Ocean Drive, Fisher Island... You see a lot more gliding around than on foot while enjoying the breathtaking views and some fresh air! These Segway Tours are running right now
- The Wynwood Arts District is open, come check out this fantastic open-air museum with its stunning street art. A fun way to see it is with the 1-Hour Street Art Tour by Golf Buggy.
- Lion Country Safari Drive-through Safari is OPEN
- Zoo Miami is OPEN, tickets must be purchased online, members and Summer Pass holders must also make a reservation for the day of their visit.
- The gardens at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens are OPEN
- The outdoor areas at the Deering Estate are OPEN and hikes and kayak rentals have resumed.
- Tidal Cove Water Park at the JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa is OPEN
- The Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens are OPEN
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