The 4th of July is almost here, and as COVID restrictions ease across the state, people are ready to celebrate! We've created a guide to all things 4th of July across the Tampa Bay area. (Click locations for directions)
July 4th Boat Parade: July 4th (4 p.m.) — Tampa Riverwalk
The parade begins in the Convention Center basin, travels to the Heights, and ends at Sparkman Wharf. Public viewing locations include: Armature Works, Sparkman Wharf, Tampa Convention Center, Curtis Hixon, Davis Island, Harbour Island, Channel Drive, Water Works Park. The boat parade will be followed by fireworks displays at multiple locations.
Star-Spangled Sparkman: July 4th (3:30 p.m.) — Sparkman Wharf
Sparkman Wharf is turning into the ultimate Retro Summer Party with the best views of the City of Tampa fireworks show! Events start at 4 pm including a limbo contest, water ski show, games and DJ Deacon.
All American BBQ: July 3rd (3 p.m.) - Pepin Hospitality Center
Come out and enjoy 10+ of the best BBQ Vendors in the Bay area as they showcase their BBQ skills. There will be cocktails and an array of beer & wine plus dancing and games. Surprise Celebrity Judges will be on hand and you will also be able to vote for your favorite BBQ place.
NSA Fireworks Frenzy: July 3 & 4th — Eddie C. Moore Softball Complex
Following a double elimination NSA Florida Fastpitch tournament, the sky above Eddie C. Moore Softball Complex will be lit up with an array of fireworks.
4th of July Yacht Cruise: July 4th (6 - 9:30 p.m.) — Channelside, Tampa
Celebrate the stars and stripes on the water with a spectacular 4th of July Fireworks Cruise! There are three different cruise options that allow you to enjoy a delicious meal, drink from an open bar, and dance on the top deck with a spectacular fireworks finale. Dress code is resort casual, or American pride.
Zephyrhills Summer Fest 4th of July Show: July 4th (12 - 9:30 p.m.) — Zephyrhills Cinema 10
Summer Fest will be filled with games, live music and 10 Tampa Bay food trucks! There will also be a vendor market with hand-made home decor, soap vendors, local cottage bakers, artisans, jewelry, and all sorts of fun items to take home. There will also be waterslides and bounce houses run by local charities and bounce-all-day wristband proceeds will benefit Zephyrhills charities.
July 4th Celebration Avalon Park: July 4th (5 - 9 p.m.) — Avalon Park
The annual July 4th Celebration at Avalon Park is here! There will be a Bounce Park, a Bike Parade, a Bake-off, Community Performances, and Fireworks at 9 p.m!
Independence Day Festival The Grove at Wesley Chapel: July 4th (11 - 9 p.m.) — The Grove
Lifestyle Festivals are putting on the Independence Day Festival on July 4th at Grove at Wesley Chapel. There will be live music, craft vendors, food trucks, inflatables, games and more! There will also be the Biggest FIREWORKS in Pasco provided by Pyrotechnic Fireworks on July 4th at 8:30 pm.
4th of July Picnic: July 4th (10 a.m. - 2 p.m.) — Craig Park in Tarpon Springs
The City of Tarpon Springs will kick off its Fourth of July celebration with an old-fashioned picnic. The picnic at Craig Park will feature hot dogs, a water slide, paddle boarding, inflatables and lawn games.
4th of July Fireworks: July 4th (8:30 p.m.) — Best viewing: Howard Park Beach & Howard Park Causeway in Tarpon Springs
The City of Tarpon Springs will present a Fourth of July Fireworks display launched from City's Sunset Beach. The park, beach and causeway will be open for parking to view this event.
Treasure Island 4th of July Fireworks: July 4th (9 p.m.) — Best viewing location
Watch as Treasure Island lights up with a stunning fireworks show on the beach at 9 p.m.! Off-site parking will be offered at Treasure Island Park for $20 a vehicle.
4th of July Celebration Safety Harbor City Marina: July 4th (5 - 9 p.m.) — Safety Harbor Pier
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. Get a good seat in the Marina or the Waterfront Park.
4th of July Parade: July 4th, 10-12 pm - Safety Harbor Chamber of Commerce, 200 Main St, Safety Harbor, FL
The American Legion Auxiliary will host a patriotic parade down Main Street on the morning of July 4th. Wear your red, white, and blue and be ready for a good time.
4th of July Parade and Celebration: July 4th (10 a.m. - 5 p.m.) — Anna Maria Island from Coquina Beach to City Pier Park
The Anna Maria Island Pirateers invite you to their annual parade and celebration beginning at 10 a.m. sharp!
American Family Celebration: July 4th (5 - 9 p.m.) - Great Life Church
Come celebrate America with us on Sunday, July 4th at 5 pm with food trucks, music, kids activities, American-themed activities, and fun for the whole family!
Return To Freedom 4th of July MusicFest @ the Farm: July 2nd (4 p.m.)
The Farm is back in action! 3 days of fun, good deeds, vendors, food, games and music on 2 stages! - An FMFI Food Drive weekend!
Join us for live music, food and drinks, vendors and fun in downtown Crystal River. Fireworks over Kings Bay at 9:00 p.m., weather permitting.