Tampa Bay area Independence Day fireworks schedule

As the Tampa Bay area celebrates Independence Day again in 2019, there are plenty of fireworks shows and other events around Central Florida.

Here's a list of where and when; look for your community but be sure to check the date -- not all displays are on July 4.


TAMPA: "Boom by the Bay" 

Location: Armature Works, Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park, Tampa Convention Center, Sparkman Wharf
Date: July 4, 2019
Time: Events start as early as 4 p.m. and fireworks begin at 9 p.m. 

-2.5 miles of activities along Tampa’s waterfront including live entertainment, food, drinks, and the ‘Tampa Bay Buccaneers Experience’. 

For more information click here. 


TAMPA: Red, White and Blue Fest 

Location: Grand Central at Kennedy (1120 E Kennedy Blvd.) 
Date: July 4, 2019
Time: 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

-The celebration features a live jazz concert, food, drinks and the Patriotic Paw parade. All pets are welcome and admission is free to all. 

For more information click here. 


TAMPA: 4th of July party and BBQ
Location: WTR Pool and Grill (7700 Courtney Campbell Causeway) 
Date: July 4, 2019
Time: Doors open at 11 a.m.

-Includes live entertainment, drinks, a pool, food, and a sunset firework show. 

For more information click here.


TAMPA: Tampa Bay Tarpon’s Celebrate ‘Merica Night

Location: George M. Steinbrenner Field 
Date: July 4, 2019
Time: Game starts at 6:30 p.m.

-​​​​Watch the Tampa Bay Tarpons take on the Clearwater Threshers and stay for the post-game fireworks show. 

For more information click here.


TAMPA: Busch Gardens Celebration 
Location: Busch Gardens
Date: July 4, 2019
Time: Park Hours

-Enjoy everything Busch Gardens has to offer and see their fireworks display free with park admission. 

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TARPON SPRINGS: 4th Of July Family Picnic 

Location: Craig Park
Date: July 4, 2019
Time:  10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

-Bring the family and food to enjoy a free picnic hosted by Tarpon Springs Recreation.

For more information click here. 


TARPON SPRINGS: 4th of July Celebration

Location: Howard Park (1700 Sunset Dr.)
Date: July 4, 2019
Time: 7:30 p.m. Fireworks begin at 9 p.m.

-Bring chairs and blankets and enjoy the fireworks show over the water. 

For more information click here.


TEMPLE TERRACE: 45th Annual 4th of July Parade & Fireworks Celebration

Location: Temple Terrace Golf and Country Club. The parade route begins at Whiteway and Gillette. 
Date: July 4, 2019
Time:  Parade begins at 10 a.m. The evening festivities start at 6 p.m. with fireworks around 9:15 p.m.

-Enjoy the parade featuring classic cars, bands, floats and dances. Come back that evening and enjoy music, food and fireworks.

For more information click here. 


BRANDON: Seafood and Art Festival 

Location: Touch Martini Bar (2016 Town Center Blvd.) 
Date: July 4, 2019
Time: 4 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

-Be a part of this new event which features a seafood buffet, bouncy houses, an art expo, music and fireworks. 

For more information click here


SAFETY HARBOR: 4th of July Celebration 

Location: Safety Harbor Marina (110 Veterans Memorial Lane) 
Date: July 4, 2019
Time: 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Fireworks begin at 9 p.m. 

-Bring the family to celebrate with food, entertainment and fireworks. 

For more information click here. 


ST. PETE: Fireworks Across the Bay Celebration 

Location: St. Pete’s Spa Beach Park 
Date:  July 4, 2019
Time:  9 p.m. 

-Bring your lawn chairs and watch the fireworks over Tampa Bay. 

For more information click here.


ST. PETE BEACH: Rock the Beach 

Location: Upham Beach 
Date: July 4, 2019
Time: 2 p.m.

-Listen to free live music by Brian Caudill Band and Stormbringer, followed by a firework display. 

For more information click here.


CLEARWATER: Clearwater Celebrates America

Date: July 4, 2019
Location: Coachman Park
Time: Opens at 6 p.m. Fireworks will begin between 9-9:30 p.m. 

-Festivities include live music, local vendors, food, drinks and many more activities. The event is free.

For more information click here.  


REDINGTON SHORES: 4th of July Fireworks 

Location: 18200 Gulf Blvd. Beach access is available at 182nd Ave. and Gulf Blvd. 
Date: July 4, 2019
Time: 9 p.m.

-Watch specular fireworks display from various viewing locations along the beach. 

For more information click here.


TREASURE ISLAND: 4th of July Fireworks 

Location: Gulf Front Park (10400 Gulf Blvd.) 
Date: July 4, 2019
Time:  9 p.m.

-Watch a fireworks show from the beach. Offsite parking is available for $15. 

For more information click here.


MADEIRA BEACH: Fireworks Spectacular 

Location: ROC Park with additional viewing areas at Causeway Park and the American Legion 
Date: July 4, 2019
Time: 9 p.m.

-Bring your coolers, chairs and blankets and watch fireworks from one of the locations. 

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GULFPORT: July 4th Celebration 

Location: Gulfport Beach 
Date: July 4, 2019
Time: Parade starts at 6 p.m. Fireworks begin at 9 p.m.

-Enjoy Gulfport’s Independence Day parade on Beach Blvd. before the fireworks begin. 

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LARGO: 4th of July Celebration 

Location: 101 Central Park Dr. 
Date: July 4, 2019
Time: Opens at 6 p.m. Fireworks start at 9:15 p.m.

-Family and friends can enjoy activities, food and music until it’s time for the fireworks. 

For more information click here


LAKELAND: Red, White and Kaboom

Location: Lake Mirror along the Frances Langford Promenade 
Date: July 3, 2019
Time: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. 

-Enjoy live music, food trucks, and a dazzling fireworks display. Anyone attending is encouraged to bring one food item to benefit Volunteers in Service to the Elderly. 

For more information click here


WESLEY CHAPEL: Fireworks and Celebrations 

Location: Avalon Park West (5227 Autumn Ridge Dr.) 
Date: July 4, 2019
Time: Opens at 5 p.m. Fireworks start at 9 p.m. 

-Enjoy a bounce park, a bike parade, a bake off, food trucks, music and more. 

For more information click here


DADE CITY:  El Cuatrofest
Location: 16117 Lake Iola Rd. 
Date: July 4, 2019
Time: 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. 

-Come enjoy some of the best food, drinks and fireworks around. 

For more information click here. 


HAINES CITY: Thunder on the Ridge 

Location: Lake Eva Park
Date: July 4, 2019
Time: 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. 

-Enjoy Haines City’s signature event featuring children’s activities, food, music and drinks. 

For more information click here. 


WINTER HAVEN: Rockin N’ Freedom Fest 

Location: Lake Silver Amphitheatre (871 NW 3rd St.)
Date: July 3, 2019
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. 

-Join Winter Haven in enjoying inflatables, a water ski show, live music, food and drinks. 

For more information click here. 


DAVENPORT: 4th of July Celebration 

Location: Lewis Mathews Sports Complex 
Date: July 4, 2019
Time: 3 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. 

-Watch and enjoy a special reading of the Declaration of Independence, live music, dance performances and fireworks. 

For more information click here


BROOKSVILLE: 4th of July Firecracker Smash’m Up Demolition Derby and Fireworks

Location: Hernando County Fairgrounds  
Date: July 4, 2019
Time: 4 p.m. Fireworks begin at 9 p.m. 

-Bring the whole family to enjoy bounce houses, laser tag, food, music, vendors and more. Admission is free, but Demolition derby tickets are sold separately.

For more information click here.


BROOKSVILLE: American Family Celebration 

Location: Great Life Church (14494 Cortez Blvd.)
Date: July 4, 2019
Time: 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

-Be a part of the fifth annual American Family Celebration for a fun night of food, music and fireworks.

For more information click here. 


   

SPRING HILL: Red, White, and Brew

Location: The Spring Hill Lakehouse (1202 Kenlake Ave.) 
Date: July 3rd, 2019
Time: 4 p.m. 

-Food trucks, live music, drinks, and craft vendors will all be available. There will be a firework display after dusk. 

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INVERNESS: Patriotic Evening 

Location: Dampier Street (there are seven alternative viewing locations) 
Date: July 3, 2019 
Time: 9 p.m.

-Go to any of the numerous viewing areas and enjoy the City of Invernesses firework show. 

For more information click here. 


CRYSTAL RIVER: Waterfront fireworks

Location: King’s Bay Park (NW 3rd St.)
Date: July 4, 2019
Time: 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. 

-Join the waterfront location to indulge in food, drinks, games and live music. 

For more information click here


SEBRING: 4th of July Celebration 

Location: City Pier Beach 
Date: July 4, 2019
Time: 9 p.m. 

-Bring your chairs and enjoy the fireworks display over the water. 

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LAKE WALES: 4th of July Celebration 

Location: Lake Wailes Parl (33 N Lakeshore Blvd.) 
Date: July 4, 2019 
Time: 2 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Fireworks begin at 9:15 

-The celebration will be games, pony rides, face painting, food and drinks leading up to the firework display. 

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BARTOW: 4th of July Extravaganza 

Location: Mosaic Park 
Date: July 4, 2019
Time: 4:45 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. 

-Bartow’s annual celebration is home to live music, food, games and even more activities for the entire family. 

For more information click here


AUBURNDALE: 4th of July Celebration 

Location: Lake Ariana Park (2215 Lake Ariana Blvd.) 
Date: July 4, 2019
Time: Opens at 2 p.m. Fireworks begin at 9:15 p.m. 

-The festivities will include a watermelon eating contest, sack races dodgeball, food, rides and a fireworks display to end the night. 

For more information click here


DUNDEE: 4th of July Celebration and Fireworks 

Location: Dundee Community Center (603 lake Marie Blvd) 
Date:  July 4, 2019
Time: 2 p.m. Fireworks begin at 9:20 p.m.

-The celebration will feature inflatables, contests, live music, vendors and fireworks to end the festivities. 

For more information click here.


ANNA MARIA ISLAND: Beach fireworks

Location: Sandbar Restaurant
Date:  July 4, 2019
Time: 8:45 - 9:15 p.m.

For more information click here.


SARASOTA: July 4th fireworks

Location: Bayfront Park
Date:  July 4, 2019
Time: Fireworks begin at dusk, around 9 p.m.

For more information, click here.


SIESTA KEY: July 4th fireworks

Location: Siesta Key Public Beach and Crescent Beach
Date:  July 4, 2019
Time: Fireworks begin at dusk, around 9 p.m.

For more information, click here.


VENICE: July 4th fireworks

Location: South Venice Jetty
Date:  July 4, 2019
Time: Fireworks begin at dusk, around 9 p.m.

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ENGLEWOOD: July 4th fireworks

Location: Blind Pass Beach on Manasota Key
Date:  July 4, 2019
Time: 9:05 p.m.

For more information, click here.


NORTH PORT: North Port Freedom Festival

Location: CoolToday Park
Date:  July 4, 2019
Time: 4 p.m., fireworks at dusk

For more information, click here.