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Miami 4th of July Weekend Events & Fireworks 2025

Spectacular fireworks over the ocean are worth a visit to Miami on Independence Day

Dates: July 4

Miami 4th of July Weekend Events & Fireworks
Miami 4th of July Weekend Events & Fireworks
Miami 4th of July Weekend Events & Fireworks
Miami 4th of July Weekend Events & Fireworks

Miami offers all sorts of traditional entertainment during 4th of July weekend. Barbecue and hot dogs, fairs, outdoor concerts, parades, and fireworks are all part of the experience. Pyrotechnic shows are especially stunning in Miami when the lit-up sky reflects in the waters of the nearby beaches.

America's Birthday Bash at Bayfront Park (July 4, 2024)

Bayfront Park offers the largest and most prominent 4th of July celebration—America’s Birthday Bash. There is live music, plenty of food trucks, hot dog eating contest, and the major highlight is the breathtaking fireworks display over beautiful Biscayne Bay. The festivities start in the afternoon, while fireworks are launched at 9:00 pm and last for 30 minutes.

Miami Beach's Fire on the Fourth (July 4, 2024)

To celebrate America's independence, the City of Miami Beach holds the annual Fire on the Fourth celebration. The festival, taking place at North Beach, near 73rd Street and Collins Avenue, features a full day of entertainment, a Family Zone, food trucks, an outdoor disco, circus performers, live music, and a magic show. A stunning fireworks display illuminates the skies over North Beach and South Beach.

A colorful show can be watched directly from numerous sidewalk cafes and restaurants or rooftop spots in the area. Fireworks usually start at 9 pm mid-concert with an orchestra. Guests are encouraged to make reservations at the many ocean-view al fresco restaurants or bring beach chairs and blankets.

Key Biscayne 4th of July Parade and Fireworks (July 4, 2024)

There is no holiday without a 4th of July parade. Visit Key Biscayne at 11 am to witness a traditional patriotic procession with flying jets, marching bands, golf carts, floats, and tons of US-themed decorations. The parade goes along Crandon Boulevard, from Harbor Drive to West Enid Drive. The Village Green also hosts picnics and fireworks in the evening.

Fourth July Fireworks Cruise From Bayside Marketplace (July 4, 2024)

The 4th of July fireworks cruise is a great way to see a spectacular fireworks display from the water with the Miami skyline as the backdrop. The Fireworks Cruise normally departs from Bayside Marketplace at 8:00 p.m. Cruise guests observe the bay until the fireworks display begins at 9 p.m. Adults ticket costs $40 and Child—$25.00

4th of July Music and Drone Light Show in Coconut Grove (July 4, 2024)

The enchanting Music and Drone Light Show usually starts at 7:30 pm in Peacock Park to celebrate the 4th of July with the Miami Symphony Orchestra. A free outdoor concert leads up to the Drone Light or Firework Show. The magical atmosphere of the evening will become a wonderful summer memory. That makes the 3.7-mile (6 km) trip from Miami worth it.

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Authors: Olena Basarab