Everything You Need to Know About Independence Day in the Magic City
Summer is in full swing and the fourth of July is right around the corner. With Independence Day events from Downtown Miami and Miami Beach to Coral Gables or Coconut Grove and many points in between, there is something for everyone. Events run the gamut from music festivals, pool parties and dinner cruises to some of the biggest and most spectacular fireworks displays around the globe. To help breakdown the bevy of options, here are some of the hottest events happening all around town.
Fire on the Fourth Festival – 12p-9pm – 73 Street & Collins Avenue, Miami Beach
Arguably one of the biggest and best of the 4th of July events takes place at Miami Beach’s North Beach Bandshell Park. Festivities kick off at noon and shuttle service is available.
Fireworks at the Historic Biltmore – 5-10pm – Biltmore Hotel Miami Coral Gables
Dazzling fireworks show over the historic Biltmore Hotel Miami. Concert, all-inclusive BBQ, open bar available. Grounds open to the public at 5pm. Reserve early!
America’s Birthday Bash at Bayfront Park – 10am-10pm – Bayfront Park, Miami
One of the biggest fireworks displays in South Florida can be found at Bayfront Park. The park opens at 10 and will have lots of food and drink options and a Kids’ Zone for the little ones.
4th of July Celebration at Bayside – 11am-10pm – Bayside Marketplace
Family-friendly event with food, games and prizes, live music, the Miami Marlins Funday and fireworks.
Coconut Grove Fourth of July Concert & Fireworks Show – 6-10pm – Regatta Park, Miami
It’s the 4th of July in Miami’s oldest city! This event will feature music, food, drinks and artisanal pop-ups by local favorite vendors, Miami Kids Corner and is capped off with the annual fireworks show on Biscayne Bay at Regatta Park.
4th of July Weekend Celebration on Ocean Drive – July 4, 3pm – July 7, 5pm – Lummus Park, Miami Beach
If one day of celebration isn’t enough, this is the event for you! The breathtaking fireworks display is set to the sounds of a 50-piece orchestra to kick off a weekend of food, fun and many family-friendly events.
4th of July Independence Day 2019 family Fireworks Cruise – 7- 11pm – Hyatt Regency Miami
Experience the spectacle of Miami’s best fireworks displays from the water aboard the South Beach Lady.
4th of July Firework Viewing Party at The Clevelander – 6pm-11:30pm – The Clevelander, Miami Beach
World famous Clevelander South Beach Hotel and Bar will host their annual fireworks viewing party starting at 6pm on July 4th. Choose from vantage points on the POOL + PATIO, SPF-4 Sun Deck or the C-LEVEL 6th floor rooftop.
Can’t decide which event to attend? Perhaps the best viewing option of them all is on the water. Rent a boat – or find a friend with one – and see all the firework action on Miami Beach, Key Biscayne, Downtown Miami, Coconut Grove and more while floating on the Intracoastal.