Cities and towns across Greater Fort Lauderdale are planning parties to celebrate the Fourth of July, from fireworks over the beach to family fun zones and live music at local parks.
Coco’s Fireworks Extravaganza
July 3 from 8 to 11 p.m. The Seminole Casino Coconut Creek invites the community out for a patriotic party filled with food truck cuisine and refreshments available for purchase, live entertainment, and of course, fireworks by Grucci. The fireworks display will be 18 minutes long and feature aerial displays, special effects, and more!
July 4 from 5 to 9 p.m. Head to Mullins Park (with free admission and parking) for the city’s Fourth of July party, with a cool zone, sports zone, live music, and fireworks at 8:30 p.m.
July 4 from noon to 9:30 p.m. The Main Beach Parking Lot in Deerfield Beach will be transformed into a Fourth of July extravaganza, with food and drink, vendors, and music from the Caribbean Chillers, The Real Deal, Lauren Davison, and Force Majeure. Fireworks will launch from the pier at 9:05 p.m.
July 4 at 6:30 p.m. Go diving and watch fireworks from the water with South Florida Diving Headquarters, hosting a fireworks and dive trip. The fireworks-dive combo departs at 6:30 p.m. and features a one-tank dive to the Ancient Mariner wreck east of Deerfield Beach, followed by the fireworks displays from Greater Fort Lauderdale coastal cities. Book your spot and purchase tickets in advance.
July 4 from noon to 9:15 p.m. Celebrate with sand between your toes at Fort Lauderdale Beach on A1A and Las Olas Boulevard. The free annual Fourth of July event features live music, water slides, arts and crafts, face painting, and games and contests leading up to an impressive fireworks show at 8:45 p.m.
July 3 from noon to midnight. Celebrate the Fourth of July at The Wharf Fort Lauderdale with food, drink deals, and games and attractions like ax throwing, a dunk tank, and mechanical bull riding. The event is open to children and leashed dogs before 6 p.m. After 6 p.m., the venue is adults-only.
July 4 from 6 to 10 p.m. Head to Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach for a party to remember. Attend the party (free admission) filled with stilt walkers, acrobats, jugglers, a DJ, and fireworks, as well as food from the Derby Grill, Silks Provisions, and a BBQ popup. RSVP for the event. Elevate your experience literally and watch the fireworks display from Ten Palms. Plus, enjoy a BBQ buffet and reserved seating. You must purchase tickets in advance for the Ten Palms event.
July 4 at 5 p.m. Fourth of July is always a blast in Hollywood, with a party starting at 5 p.m. featuring family fun entertainment and a fireworks display at 9 p.m.
July 4 from 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Celebrate America’s birthday all day long, with a small-town parade at 10 a.m., and family fun at El Prado Park with a giant waterslide, candy, face painting, music, and more between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., followed by fireworks at 9 p.m.
July 4 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Pompano Beach south of the Fisher Family Pier will be buzzing with live music from Shadow Creek Band starting at 5:30 p.m., followed by the Derek Mack Band at 7 p.m. Fireworks start at 9 p.m.
July 4 at 7:30 p.m. Join South Florida Diving Headquarters to watch the fireworks from a boat! Check in begins at 6:30 p.m. The cruise departs off the Pompano Beach Pier at 7:30 p.m. Alcohol is BYOB. Book your spot and purchase tickets in advance.
Stars & Stripes
July 4 with different times throughout the day. Come out for a parade that begins at 9 a.m. on Broward Boulevard and NW 46th Avenue and ends at City Hall. At 6 p.m., enjoy a kid’s zone at Central Park before a live music concert at 7 p.m. The fireworks kick off at 9 p.m.
July 4th Celebrations
July 4 from 9 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. The party begins with the “GAME ON!” Parade & Family Fun Day between 9 a.m. and noon, where marching bands and floats will make their way to City Park for a kid’s fun zone and free drinks. Then at 4:30 p.m. the FLA LIVE Arena hosts a live concert with a couple of musical acts, followed by fireworks at 9 p.m.
July 4 from 6 to 9 p.m. The city is planning a family fun night at Regional Park, closing out with fireworks. Don’t forget to use the hashtag #Happy4thWeston!