Here are all the special events happening for each county near the Bay area for the Fourth of July this year. Spectrum Bay News 9 will continue to give updates on events.


  • The Annual 4th of July Parade & Fireworks 

4th of July Parade Route begins at Whiteway and Gillette. Runs south to Druid Hills, west to Ridgedale and south to the Temple Terrace Little League fields. Parade starts at 10:00 a.m. This event welcomes all ages and is free.  MORE INFO 

  • 4th of July Celebration at The Landing 

Thursday July 4th at 11:00 a.m. at The Landing Bar & Grill. Leave the cook-out stress at home and stop by The Landing for your Fourth of July festivities! Happy Hour and Backyard BBQ Menu or Let us Cater you event! MORE INFO 

  • Tampa Red, White & Blue Festival 

Thursday, July 4th from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Location is to be announced in Ybor City. The Tampa Red White & Blue Festival is an annual FREE and Family Fun Independence Day Celebration that brings together residents and visitors of the Bay Area community to share with pride the American spirit. MORE INFO 

  • Brandon Seafood & Artfest with Live Firework Show 

All you can eat seafood buffet! Live firework show, live music, live art, rides for kids, and local vendors. This event is July 4th from 4 p.m - 8 p.m with free entry located at Touch Martini Bar in Brandon. MORE INFO  

  • Fourth of July Fireworks Cruise

Thursday, July 4th from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at 603 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL 33602. The dinner cruises include a buffet with upscale American favorites, DJ entertainment and a spectacular fireworks finale choreographed to patriotic music! MORE INFO 

  • 4th of July Celebration 

Thursday, July 4th from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Saftey Harbor Marina. Bring the whole family out for a July 4th celebration Safety Harbor-style! There will be children's activities, live entertainment, food vendors, and plenty of fun for the whole family. MORE INFO 

  • Independence Day 'Big Banger' Festival & Concert 

On July 4th, music starts at 6:00 p.m and the concert begins at 9:00 p.m. Festivities are now 24/7 on the corner of Gunn and Nixon! (5226 GUNN HWY) Come by and see the lights, hear the music, taste the food, and feel the love! This event will SELL OUT so get your tickets now! MORE INFO 

  • 4th of July Family Picnic

Hosted by Tarpon Springs Recreation on Thursday, July 4th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 400 S Walton Ave Tarpon Springs, FL, 34689. This event is free for all ages. MORE INFO 


  • Madeira Beach Firework Spectacular

The City of Madeira Beach will launch it's Independence Day Celebration with the largest firework show. Fireworks begin at 9:00 p.m. Find more information here

  • Fireworks at the Clearwater Threshers Game

On Wednesday, July 3rd, come celebrate Independence Day with baseball and post-game fireworks! The Threshers take on Fort Myers at Spectrum Field in Clearwater. Gates open at 5 p.m. and cap the night off with a spectacular fireworks show after the game. MORE INFO 

  • Fireworks at Dunedin Blue Jays Game 

On Wednesday, July 3rd, come celebrate America's favorite weekend at the Dunedin Blue Jay's Hometown U.S.A. event, free for fans! Watch as the Blue Jays take on the Florida Fire Frogs at 6:30 p.m. and stay after for fireworks and a post-game concert. MORE INFO

  • Fourth of July Picnic in Craig Park 

Nothing like an old fashioned picnic in the park to celebrate our Independence Day! Head to Craig Park in Tarpon Springs on Thursday, July 4th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Bring the family to enjoy a water slide, paddle boarding, inflatables, lawn games and free hot dogs while supplies last! Stay later for the firework show after sunset from 7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. MORE INFO

  • Clearwater Celebrates America 

Celebrate this Fourth of July with the largest fireworks show in the Tampa Bay area! This free and family friendly celebration is going down at Coachman Park in downtown Clearwater on July 4th, 2019. Enjoy music, food, drinks, local vendors and more family-friendly activities. Gates open at 6:00 p.m. and the fireworks will begin between 9:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. MORE INFO

  • Saftey Harbor Fourth of July Celebrations 

On Thursday, July 4th, bring the whole family out for a July 4th Celebration, Safety Harbor style! Starting at 5:00 p.m., there will be children's activities, live entertainment, and food vendors. Grab a good seat in the marina or the waterfront park to watch the fireworks display lighting up the sky at 9:00 p.m. MORE INFO 

  • Fireworks Across the Bay Celebration in St. Pete 

On Thursday, July 4th, grab your lawn chairs and come watch the spectacular fireworks display over Tampa Bay! Fireworks begin at 9:00 p.m. at St. Pete's Spa Beach Park. MORE INFO 

  • Gulfport's July Fourth Celebration 

On Thursday, July 4th, celebrate Independence Day all day long at Gulfport! Wake the kids up to participate in Gulfport Marina's Fishing Derby or the Free Family Sand Sculpture Contest happening first thing in the morning. Watch as the streets turn red, white and blue with floats during the Independence Day Parade starting at 6:00 p.m. Top it all off by enjoying a fireworks display at 9:00 p.m. on Gulfport Beach! MORE INFO

  •  Largo's 4th of July Celebration 

On July 4, watch Largo light up with a dazzling display of fireworks for their annual 4th of July Celebration and Fireworks Show! Beginning at 6:00 p.m., family and friends can enjoy great food, entertainment, and activities for all ages, followed by a spectacular fireworks show starting at approximately 9:15 p.m. MORE INFO

  • Treasure Island 4th of July Fireworks 

On Thursday, July 4th, watch as Treasure Island lights up with a stunning fireworks show on the beach at 9:00 p.m.! Off-site parking will be offered at Treasure Island Park for $15 a vehicle. MORE INFO

  • 4th of July Fireworks on Redington Shores 

On Thursday, July 4th, enjoy Fourth of July on the Redington Shores beach at dusk this Independence Day! Beach Access is available at 182nd Ave and Gulf Blvd. MORE INFO 

  • Rock the Beach 

Rock the beach this 4th of July with free live music by the Brian Caudill Band and headliner Stormbringer, followed by a fireworks spectacular! Music starts at 2:00 p.m. Located on Upham Beach. $3 for adults, $2 for youth and seniors. MORE INFO

  • Dudedin Independence Day Laser Light Show & Concert

In honor of Independence Day, join us for a patriotic celebration featuring a live band and a laser light show! The new, spectacular laser display will light up the sky in Highlander Park. Grab your blanket or lawn chairs. Band kicks off at 7:00 pm: Ronnie Dee & The SuperStars. Laser Light Show begins approximately 9:00 p.m. This event is free. Call (727) 812-4530. MORE INFO


  • Thunder on the Ridge 

On July 4, from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Lake Eva Park, located at 55 Ledwith Avenue, Haines City FL. The event offers live entertainment, cold beer, food, children’s activities, craft vendors and much more! Fireworks start approximately 9:15 p.m. MORE INFO 

  • Red, Brick & Boom at LEGOLAND Florida 

From July 4th to July 6th, Celebrate America’s Independence over three days as the skies above Lake Eloise fill with one of the biggest fireworks shows of the year! Before the sun goes down, help create a giant U.S. flag out of thousands of LEGO bricks. This event will be the regular admission price. MORE INFO 

  • Rock N' Freedom Fest - Winter Haven's 4th of July Celebration

The City of Winter Haven along with our sponsors, are excited to bring you the 2019 Rock N’ Freedom Fest celebration. It will take place at Martin Luther King Jr. Park, along the southern shores of Lake Silver on Wednesday, July 3rd from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. with live music, kid’s activities, LOTS of great vendors and a breathtaking fireworks display starting at dusk! This event is free. MORE INFO 

  • Davenport 4th of July Celebration & Fireworks 

On July 4th, Davenport will be showing the largest fireworks display in Polk County. This event is free for all ages and will be at the Lewis Mathews Sports Complex from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Fireworks begin at 9:15. MORE INFO 

  • Red, White and Kaboom - Lakeland's 4th of July Celebration

The T.Mims Corp. Red, White & Kaboom 4th of July Independence Celebration in Lakeland will take place at Lake Mirror along the Frances Langford Promenade on Tuesday, July 3rd from 6:00 PM – 9:15 PM. Musical guests, The City Saints, will entertain the crowd before a dazzling fireworks display launches at 9:00 p.m. MORE INFO 

  • Bartow's Annual 4th of July Celebration 

This event will be held tomorrow at Mosaic Park, beginning at 2:30pm with a free concert by the Bartow Adult Concert Band. Guests can enjoy live music, food vendors, games, and Fireworks. The fireworks display is set to begin at 9:30pm. At the conclusion of the fireworks display, all vehicle traffic will be directed north away from the park. There will be several Bartow PD Officers directing traffic in the area. MORE INFO


  • Avalon Park West Fourth of July Celebration 

Join us for the 2019 Avalon Park West Fourth of July Celebration - the festivities will kick off at 5:00 p.m.! There will be food trucks, vendors, complimentary bounce park,music and much more! The party will end with a spectacular Fireworks Show! The Fourth of July Celebration event is free and open to the public.  This event will be from July 4th, from 5:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at 5227 Autumn Ridge Drive, in the heart of Avalon Park West. MORE INFO 

  • El Cuatro Fest 

Join us for the ultimate Fourth Fest. This year’s event will feature music, watermelon eating contests, artisan vendors, food trucks, beer & wine garden, full cash bars, cornhole contest, lawn games, Dj’s, dancing and a firework show. This event will take place Thursday, July 4th from 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. at 16117 Lake Iola Rd, Dade City FL. MORE INFO 


  • JDubs Pre 4th of July German Dinner 

Come and get yourself some dinner cooked for you before the long 4th of July weekend. This event is July 3rd, from 5:00 p.m to 9:00 p.m. at JDub's Brewing Company & Tap Room located at 1215 Mango Ave, Sarasota FL. MORE INFO

  • 4th of July Concert, Sounds of Independence 

Celebrate Independence Day with much loved patriotic selections, The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere, and the Sarasota Concert Band. This event takes place July 4th from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at 61 North Pinapple Avenue, Sarasota FL.  Tickets at: There will be a 10% Discount to Happy Hour Members. MORE INFO

  • VWCC 4th of July Family Picnic 

Join the Service Club Park on July 4th from 5:30 - till to celebrate our country's independence. This event will be located at 1190 Harbor Dr S, Venice FL. MORE INFO 

  • 22N at The Sandbar July 4th 

22N ROCKS the 4th of July with a Huge Show at The Sandbar! We are Rockin' the Beach on July 4th, from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m in an all out dance party! Come Ready to Boggie on down! This event will be is at SandBar Tiki & Grille, located at 1975 Beach Rd, Englewood FL. MORE INFO

  • 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular at Marina Jack 

Party like it's 1776 with us in celebration of July 4th at Marina Jack! This reservation only event has premium viewing of the Fireworks Spectacular from our three restaurants, along with dinner and live entertainment! This event is July 4th from 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. at 2 Marina Plz, Sarasota FL. MORE INFO 

  • Independence Day Buffet & Fireworks On the Manatee River 

In a patriotic salute to the red, white and starry blue, PIER 22 celebrates America with an Independence Day pig roast and buffet, plus the rockets' red glare with premium waterside viewing during the July 4th fireworks show on the Manatee River! This event is Thursday, July 4th from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. located at 1200 1st Ave W, Bradenton FL.  Adults are $69.95 plus tax plus gratuity and Children eight and under are $19.95 plus tax plus gratuity. MORE INFO 


  • Bandshell Bash Celebrate America 

Celebrate America at Brooksville's iconic Bandshell in Hernando Park. It'll be a FREE 4th of July concert and neighborhood party! This event is July 4th, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at 205 East Fort Dade Ave, Brooksville FL. MORE INFO 


  • Patriotic Evening Fireworks Display 

The City of Inverness’ Patriotic Evening is set to “light the sky” for Wednesday, July 3rd, with a 9:00 p.m. fireworks display. All are encouraged to find a comfortable spot, nook, car seat, boat seat, or pub seat of choice to watch the firework spectacular over Lake Henderson. MORE INFO