Independence Day Celebration
Date: Friday July 4, 2014 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Location: Belleair Bluffs Community Center & Park, 918 Osceola Rd., Belleair, FL 33756 [Map]
Details: Free Food! Activities include: Bouncy house, “Dunk the Commissioners,” Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office Vehicles & K-9 – Largo Fire Department. The Belleair Bluffs Independence Day Picnic and Parade is being co-sponsored by the Bluffs Business Association. This patriotic celebration will include entertainment, food, drink and plenty of activities for children and adults. Celebrate our nation’s birthday!
Date: Friday, July 4 at 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Location: Westfield Brandon, 459 Brandon Town Center Mall, Brandon, Florida 33511 [Map]
Cost: Free (face painting and balloon artists are $3.00 donation to local school)
Details: Join us as we celebrate Independence Day Friday, July 4th from 6-9pm. Enjoy live music, great food, family fun (Face painting, Balloon Artists, Magic Shows), & fireworks, plus a chance to win a Westfield Shopping Spree! Sponsored by WQYK 99.5.
5:00pm-7:30pm: Kim Betts and Gamble Creek Band performing live
6:30pm: Meet & Greet with Drake Austin– first 200 guests receive a free autographed new EP Back To Cool CD
8:00pm-9:00pm: Drake Austin performing live
9:00pm: Dynamic Fireworks Display
Date: July 3, 2014 starting at 5:30
Location: McKechnie Field, 1611 9th Street West, Bradenton, FL 34205 [Map]
Cost: Tickets $6 – $8.
Details: As All-American as it gets–baseball, music and fireworks! Enjoy the Marauder’s Baseball game along with live music by Nuthin’ Fancy and Fireworks after the game at McKechnie Field. The Marauders take on the Ft. Myers Miracle with game time at 6:30 p.m. and a post-game concert and fireworks show.
Date: Thursday, July 03, 2014 from 08:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Location: 200 Gulf Drive, Bradenton Beach, FL 34217 [Map]
Details: The 21st Annual “BeachHouse Fireworks Spectacular” fireworks that will light up the night sky on the north end of Anna Maria Island. The BeachHouse celebrates our country’s freedom like no other so make sure you get there early for a seat on their deck or just pull up a blanket or chair on the beach. You can even watch from your boat!
Anna Maria Island Privateers Annual 4th of July Parade
Date: July 4, 2014 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Location: Anna Maria Island, 4000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach [Map]
Details: The Anna Maria Island Privateers hold their annual 4th of July Parade starting at 10 a.m. at Coquina Beach and it travels the entire length of Anna Maria Island to Bay Front Park. There’s an after Parade gathering at the Cafe on the Beach from noon – 4 p.m. with live music, food and drinks at Holmes Beach.
Bright House Networks Clearwater Celebrates America
Date: July 4 starting at 4:00 pm
Location: Coachman Park, 301 Drew St., Clearwater, FL 33756 [Map]
Details: Blast off your Fourth of July celebration with the City of Clearwater. Bright House Networks Clearwater Celebrates America at Coachman Park with a free family celebration, along with a concert featuring the Mostly Pops Orchestra and the Wilsons. The night will be topped off with the largest fireworks display in the Tampa Bay area. Food and Beverage Vendors and Exhibitors will be on hand to cover all of your Fourth of July needs. Gates open at 4 p.m. and music will begin at 7:30 p.m. Childrens activities featuring Radio Disney will run 5-9 p.m. and will include games, face painting, a mascot parade, and more! The night will end with Clearwater Gas Spark the Sky fireworks show starting at 9:30 p.m.
Date: July 4, 2014 from 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM
Location: Largo Central Park, 101 Central Park Dr, Largo, FL 33771 [Map]
Details: Enjoy a DJ, activities and food starting at 6 pm!
6:00 pm DJ Entertainment by Phil Pasek with Fast Breaks Entertainment
8 pm 2014 Largo Teen Idol Winner Francesca Giorgianni performs
9 pm Welcome and sponsor thank you
9:15 pm Firework show
Innisbrook July 4th Weekend
Date: July 3-6
Location: 36750 U.S. Highway 19 North, Palm Harbor, FL 34684
Cost: BBQ Buffet-$32 per person | Kids ages 4–12 half off Inclusive of tax and gratuity | Call for resort rates
Details: 4th of July Family Carnival and BBQ Buffet Have fun at the Carnival and then dine at the Family BBQ. Edinburgh Lawn 6:30pm–8:30pm Check out our Uncle Sam’s “Samsational” Carnival! This patriotic party is rockin’ with a DJ and great attractions for the whole family including an inflatable slide, bounce house, patriotic crafts and lawn games. Complimentary for BBQ attendees, Resort Guests and Members. Other events, including a 4th of July fireworks show, throughout the weekend. Reservations recommend by calling 727.942.5544
Date: July 4, 2014 from 3:30 pm-9:15 pm
Location: Pasco County Fairgrounds, 36722 State Road 52, Dade City, Fl 33525 [Map]
Cost: Admission: $5 (12 and under free), Parking: $5, Festival seating-Chairs & blankets welcome
Details: With bounce houses, pony rides, a petting zoo, and lots of contests-hot dog eating, watermelon eating, watermelon seed spitting, and a babies red, white, and blue contest-what’s not to love when celebrating the 4th of July? There will be skydivers, face painting, and lots of food, too. The evening finishes with a fireworks celebration!
Location: Plant City Stadium – 1810 East Park Road, Plant City 33563 [Map]
Details: The American Legion Auxiliary will host a patriotic parade down Main Street on the morning of July 4. Wear your red, white, and blue and be ready for a good time. To enter a float in the parade, call 727-726-9601. July 4th Patriotic Ceremony Immediately following the Parade.Join us at John Wilson Park! Sponsored by the American Legion Family – Post #238 and the Santa Claus Drill Team with several Patriotic Presentations. City Officials, Legion Officials and other dignitaries plan to participate. Live patriotic music, free photos and wristbands for the children. Please join this Patriotic salute to our Country. (Street Closings: Bayshore to 9th Ave, 8am-1pm)
Details: Although the North American Soccer League will officially be in its midseason break on July 4, the Tampa Bay Rowdies will “Light Up the Bay” with a friendly match against their major rival, the Fort Lauderdale Strikers. Following the game, fans are invited to gather on the field for a spectacular view of the City of St. Petersburg’s fireworks display.
Great Explorations Independence Day
Date: Friday, July 4, 2014 10:00 am
Location: Great Explorations Children’s Museum, 1925 Fourth St. N, St. Petersburg, FL 33704 [Map]
Cost: Included in price of admission
Details: Children can celebrate Independence Day with patriotic games, crafts and activities. Included with admission. For more information, call: (727) 821-8992
Date: Friday, July 4, 2014 Picnic starts at 10 am, fireworks display is at 8:30 pm
Location: Fred Howard Park 1700 Sunset Dr., Tarpon Springs, FL 34689 [Map]
Temple Terrace’s Independence Day Parade
Date: July 4, 2014 parade will be from 10 a.m. to noon., Fireworks start at 9:15 p.m.
Location: (fireworks) Temple Terrace Golf & Country Club, 200 Inverness Ave, Temple Terrace, FL 33617 [Map]
Details: The parade will start at the corner of Whiteway Drive and Gillette Avenue. The parade will head south on Gillette, west on Druid Hills, then south on Ridgedale Road to the Ridgedale Sports Complex near Temple Terrace Elementary School. Evening festivities will start at 7 p.m. on the first fairway of the Temple Terrace Golf Course, between Belle Terre and Woodmont avenues. There will be a variety of food vendors, live music by the Cypress Creek Dixieland Band, face painting and a performance by Masque Community Theatre. Fireworks will light up the sky at 9:15 p.m. and can be viewed from the first fairway of the golf course.
Treasure Island/Madeira Beach
4th of July Event Madeira Beach at Archibald Beach/Park
Date: July 4 at 9 pm
Location: Treasure Island, Gulf Blvd & 107th Ave, Treasure Island, FL 33706 [Map]
Details: The newly renovated Archibald Beach/Park will have free Fireworks on the beach with live music, food and drinks, and more.
Date: Thursday, July 3 5:00-9:00 p.m.
Location: The Shops at Wiregrass, 28211 Paseo Drive, Suite 100, Wesley Chapel, FL 33543 [Map]
Details: Join us for the 3rd Annual Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel Freedom Festival and Fireworks Show and celebrate your love for the community and our country. Activities include Bicycle Decorating Contest, Little Miss and Mr Firecracker Pageant, Watermelon Eating Contest and more. Click the links below for contest details: Little Miss & Mr Firecracker Pageant, Bicycle Decorating Contest Flyer and Bicycle Decorating Contest Registration Form, Watermelon Eating Contest
Fourth of July Celebration in Avalon Park West
Date: Saturday, July 5 from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Location: Avalon Park West, 5227 Autumn Ridge Dr, Wesley Chapel, FL 33545 [Map]
Details: FREE Festival open to the general public. Bounce houses, a bike parade, hot dog eating contest, apple pie bake-off, food trucks, tons of vendors and giveaways, community performances, and of course, fireworks!