The much anticipated summertime treat of spending the day on the beach with a gathering of family and friends will include both music on two stages, as well as fun and games for the whole family on Monday, July 4th from 2 – 10p.m. Pick your spot along the beach at Charnow Park’s splash pad, beach games, relaxing under umbrella or grab your favorite percussion instrument to play along with beachside entertainers. The celebration concludes with a star spangled offshore fireworks display at 9p.m.
Charnow Park – Beach Side
2 – 4 pm • Music & Games w/DJ Tony Mixx
4 – 5 pm • High Tolerance (Band)
5 – 7 pm • Music & Games w/DJ Tony Mixx
7 – 9 pm • High Tolerance (Band)
Johnson Street Plaza
1 – 4 pm • Ploomie & the Steel Harmonix (Beach Theatre Stage)
2 – 5 pm • Fun Zone Activities
9 pm Offshore Fireworks
(Great viewing locations beach-wide)
INFORMATION TO HELP MAKE IT A SAFE AND HAZARD-FREE HOLIDAY
Picnicking is permitted on the beach between Sherman and Custer streets, at Charnow Park at Garfield Street, Keating Park at Magnolia Terrace, and Harry Berry Park at Azalea Terrace.
This annual tradition on the beach occurs during the prime nesting season of sea turtles. If you plan to stake out a spot on the sand to watch the fireworks, please remember that nesting habits of sea turtles can be impacted by light sources. You should refrain from using flashlights and if you do encounter a sea turtle or sea turtle nest, do not disturb it. Knowingly interfering with a sea turtle nest could result in civil or even criminal penalties and fines.
Spectator boats are not allowed to anchor on or above sea grass, hard bottom or coral reef structures and could face fines or criminal penalties for doing so. This is a condition of the event permit from the U.S. Coast Guard. Boaters also must remain at least 1,400 feet from the fireworks barge. The Hollywood Police Department Marine Unit will be on hand to assure boaters follow these regulations.
All boaters are advised to travel at safe speeds and to watch for endangered species including manatees and sea turtles. Any collisions with or injury to sea turtles, manatees or other protected species must be reported to Sea Turtle Emergency Line (24 hours) at 954.328.0580 and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission at 1.888.404.FWCC.
Restrooms are located at Tyler, Fillmore, Johnson, Garfield, Taft and Missouri streets on the Broadwalk for your convenience.
Due to heavy traffic and limited parking, spectators are encouraged to utilize the free shuttle buses located at the two downtown Hollywood garages. The Radius garage is located at 250 N. 19 Avenue, with the shuttle stop on the northeast corner of Tyler Street and N. 19 Avenue. The Van Buren street garage is located at 251 S. 20 Avenue, with the shuttle stop on the southeast corner of Van Buren and 20 Avenue. The free buses to the beach will run from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with returning shuttles running from 9:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. The drop-off location for the shuttle buses will be at Connecticut Street and A1A.
Intracoastal Waterway bridges will maintain their regular schedules throughout the day and early evening. From 8 p.m. to midnight the following bridges will remain in the down position to allow vehicular traffic to enter and exit the beach: Dania Beach Boulevard, Sheridan Street and Hollywood Boulevard.
From 8 p.m. to 11 p.m., incoming vehicular traffic to A1A between Hollywood Boulevard and Sheridan Street will be closed:
- Eastbound traffic on Hollywood Boulevard onto the beach will be diverted to southbound A1A.
- Northbound traffic on A1A will be diverted to westbound Hollywood Boulevard.
- Southbound traffic on A1A will be diverted to westbound Sheridan Street.
Vehicles parked on Garfield Street and all points south will be directed southbound on A1A. Vehicles parked on Connecticut Street north to Thomas Street will be directed northbound to Sheridan Street. Vehicles parked at North Beach Park and all points north will be diverted northbound to Dania Beach Boulevard.
The Hollywood Trolley will run 7 a.m. until 11 p.m. The trolley service is $1 per ride. Download the free app for your smart phone for complete Trolley information.
Garage parking is available at the following locations on Hollywood Beach: Hollywood Beach Parking Garage, A1A and Hollywood Boulevard; North Beach Park at Sheridan Street and A1A (must enter before sundown), Garfield Parking Garage at Garfield Street and A1A; Keating Park at 2400 S. Ocean Dr.; and the Dunewalk/Summit Lot at 1200 S. Ocean Dr. and the Westin Diplomat Landings Garage at 3555 S. Ocean Dr.
For additional event information, contact the Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts at 954.921.3404.
Date(s) - 07/04/2016
2:00 pm - 9:30 pm