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.

Coral Springs

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Fourth of July Celebration

July 4 from 5 to 9 p.m. Free event. 

Bring the whole family for this free event at Mullins Park, with hours of cool zones, vendors, a beer garden, food trucks, family-friendly activities, and music by the Remix Band. Fireworks will light the sky at 8:30 p.m.

Deerfield Beach

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4th of July Celebration

July 4 from noon to 9:30 p.m. Free event.

The beach is where you want to be for Independence Day, with entertainment by Andrew Morris, Force Majeure and Whiskey Country. Throughout the afternoon and evening, there will also be vendors. Then look up, because at 9:05 p.m. fireworks will be lighting off from the Deerfield Beach International Fishing Pier.

Fort Lauderdale

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4th of July Spectacular

July 4 from noon to 9:15 p.m. Free event.

Celebrate Independence Day with Flo Rida. The festivities include a patriotic blowout at Las Olas Oceanside Park and on Fort Lauderdale beach with live bands, a kids zone, beach games, contests, and family activities, topped by a fireworks display. Kids can enjoy music, inflatable water slides, face painting and a variety of beach games in a zone dedicated just for them. As dusk falls, the entertainment continues with live performances. The highlight of the evening, a 23-minute fireworks show, begins at 8:45 p.m. on Fort Lauderdale beach. A favorite with children and adults alike, this dazzling display is not to be missed.

Hollywood Beach

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4th of July Star-Spangled Spectacular Celebration

July 4 from 5 to 9 p.m. Free event.

Ignite your patriotic spirit this 4th of July at Hollywood Beach with the annual Star-Spangled Spectacular Celebration. The event, sponsored by the City of Hollywood Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts, starts at 5 p.m. and concludes with a grand offshore fireworks display at 9 p.m.


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Fourth of July Parade and Family Fun Day

July 4 from 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Free event. 

Celebrate America's birthday from dawn to dusk, starting with a small-town parade at 10 a.m. led by Grand Marshal and Broward County Mayor Lamar Fisher. Post-parade festivities include Family Fun Day at El Prado Park, featuring a waterslide, candy, face painting and live performances. The day's festivities conclude with a fireworks display at 9 p.m.

4th of July Celebration

July 4 from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Free event.

Join the City of Miramar for its Fourth of July Celebration, complete with a spectacular fireworks display. The fun begins when gates open at 5:30 p.m. Come ready to play at the Miramar Land Kid Zone, which offers a mix of wet and dry activities. Don't forget your swimwear and towels for a day of splashing fun. Larger-than-life games, a foam party, food trucks, and a DJ dance party promise excitement for all ages. As dusk falls, get ready for the highlight of the evening: a fireworks display, starting at 9 p.m. Parking is available for $10.

Pompano Beach

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4th of July Firework Extravaganza

July 4 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Free event.

Pompano Beach south of the Fisher Family Pier will be buzzing with live music from Rubixx Band at 5:30 p.m. followed by tunes from Shadow Creek Band starting at 7 p.m. Fireworks start from the pier at 9 p.m. 


4th of July Dive & Fireworks

July 4 at 6:30 p.m. Cost: $65-$85.

Join South Florida Diving Headquarters to watch the fireworks from a boat! If you plan to participate in the dive, meet at 6:30 p.m. to jump aboard and explore the wrecks off Pompano Beach. For just the fireworks display, meet at 7:30 p.m. There will be complimentary food and soft drinks.


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Celebrating 70 Years of Community

July 4th from 9 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Free event.

It’s a day filled with excitement for the 70th annual Independent Day Celebration, with a parade at 9 a.m. from 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 by Big City Dogs at 7 p.m. The fireworks kick off at 9 p.m.

July 4th Celebrations

July 4 from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Free event.

The "Lights, Camera, Action!" Parade & Family Fun Day kicks off festivities from 9 a.m. to noon, featuring marching bands and movie-themed floats that will proceed to City Park. A kid's fun zone at the park offers snow cones, an inflatable water slide, obstacle course, rock wall and other activities. At 6 p.m., the FLA LIVE Arena will host a live concert with Alexander Star and Icon. Fireworks will conclude the day's events at 9:30 p.m.

Fourth of July 5K Run/Walk and Parade

July 4 at 7:15 a.m. Cost: $30.

If you’re an early riser, join walkers and runners for the Fourth of July 5K Walk/Run at 7:15 a.m. within the Weston Town Center. Don’t forget to wear your patriotic garb! 


Hometown Fourth of July Fireworks Celebration

July 4 from 6 to 9 p.m. Free event.

The city is planning a family fun night themed “Ignite the Spirit of Freedom” at Regional Park with inflatable games, airbrush tattoos, balloon twisters, crafts, interactive photo displays, and live music by No Filter. The night will close out with fireworks. Don’t forget to use the hashtag #Happy4thWeston!