4th of July Events in and around Fort Lauderdale

If you’re looking for a place to celebrate independence day this Thursday, July 4th, 2024, you’re in luck! We have scoured the internet, social media and websites of local municipalities with a focus on those who will be supporting and promoting live music in addition to the traditional fireworks shows.  What follows is a summary of what we found with links to both event organizer websites and our individual write-ups for each event.

3rd of July Celebrations

Celebrating a day early is The City of Weston with their Hometown Fireworks Celebration.  The evening will  kick off at 6pm at Weston Regional Park with children’s activities,  On-stage DJ Entertainment and the Shane Duncan Band with a spectacular fireworks finale. A parade will be held the following morning (July 4th) at 10:30 in the vicinity of the Weston Town Center. [More info…]

City of Weston 3rd of July

Also on the 3rd, the City of Lauderhill will start its celebration a day early with a Drone Light Show from 6 to 9 p.m. at Lauderhill Sports Park, 7500 W. Oakland Park Blvd. Expect food trucks, live music and a bounce house.

4th of July Events throughout Broward County

Unlike previous years when the Seminole Casino in Coconut Creek celebrated on July 3rd, for 2024 the casino is throwing their bash on the same night as the rest of the country. Food Trucks, Cash Bars, Live Entertainment begins at 7pm outside the front entrance.  Get there early and bring lawn chairs or head to the rooftop parking garage for an even better view of the fireworks and drone show which will be launched from the parking lot across the road from the casino at 10PM.  [More info…]

City of Coral Springs: Residents are invited to celebrate Independence Day with Live entertainments starting at 5:30pm and a grand firework display set to start at 8:30 p.m. at Mullins Park. Admission and parking are free. Family-friendly activities include a Sports zone, Inflatables, and Arts & Crafts. Live music will feature Remix Band.  Food truck fare and refreshments will be available for purchase. [More info…]

City of Deerfield Beach: For 2024, Deerfield Beach brings the celebration and fireworks back to the beach, complete with live music from 4 different bands ranging from 4pm to 9pm. [Read more…]

City of Margate: The City of Margate and the Margate Community Redevelopment Agency host the annual Fourth of July Parade and Fireworks Celebration beginning at 9 a.m. with the City’s popular parade followed by a post-parade picnic and an evening concert featuring The Original Studio 54 band. The celebration culminates with a spectacular fireworks show at 9 p.m. at Margate Boulevard and 441 [Read more…]

City of Pompano Beach:Pompano’s annual July 4th Beach Bash Extravaganza takes place along Pompano Beach Boulevard with live music beachfront beginning at 5:30 pm from Pan Paradise Band followed by the FM Band at 7pm to perform some of your favorite Top Hits from the 80’s through today! The main stage will be located just south of the Fisher Family Pier.  Fireworks will be launched from a floating barge in the ocean off of the end of the pier at precisely 9pm.  [Read more…]

City of Fort Lauderdale: Celebrate America’s Independence Day at the City of Fort Lauderdale’s free 4th of July Spectacular! The Independence Day Celebration will feature a patriotic extravaganza on and along Fort Lauderdale Beach featuring live bands, a kids zone, beach games, contests, family activities and a dazzling fireworks display. The kids zone provides nonstop energy and excitement with plenty of music, bounce houses, face painting, old-fashioned hot dog and apple-pie eating contests, and a variety of other amusing beach games. As the sun goes down, the celebration heats up with live music and entertainment. We recommend parking at the Public Garage a short walk away from Las Olas Oceanside Park.  After the sun sets, all eyes will turn toward the sky for the City’s spectacular 30-minute fireworks show at 8:45 p.m. [Read more…]

City of Lauderdale by the Sea: Annual “small-town” parade kicks off the festivities at 10 a.m. followed by Family Fun Day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at El Prado Park (4500 El Mar Drive). Children will enjoy a day of face painting, live performances, a water slide, treats, and more!
There will also be a fireworks display at 9 p.m.

City of Plantation celebrates Independence Day beginning at 9:00 am with a parade starting from the corner of West Broward Boulevard and N.W. 46th Avenue. The parade heads west to N.W. 69th Avenue, turning right on N.W. 4th Street, ending at City Hall with an awards ceremony.  A Kids Zone, Concert followed by Fireworks will be held at the Plantation Central Park Ball Fields. The kid’s zone begins at 6:00 pm and the concert begins at 7:00 pm, featuring Mr. Nice Guy, a popular classic rock band. A lightshow in the sky follows at 9:00 pm featuring Zambelli Fireworks. [Read more…]

City of Tamarac presents an All-American Celebration on Tuesday July 4th at the Tamarac Sports Complex. Colorful fireworks will illuminate the night sky after the energetic sounds of the The Jam Band. Great fun and tasty food will be available for the whole family. [More details…]

Tamarac Fourth of July 2024

The City of Sunrise: is once again, going all out to make their City the place to be on the 4th of July with celebrations taking place at two seperate locations from morning till nightfall.   The day will start off with a parade making its way along Sunset Strip from NW 12th Street to City Park, where the fun will continue with free refreshments and a children’s fun zone – including an inflatable water slide. Young children can also enjoy City Park’s playground and splash pad. The parade and family fun day will start at 9am and run till Noon.  The second part begins at 4:00pm at the FLA Live Arena where families will enjoy a free concert by Alexander Star & The Golden People, a Hip Hop and Top 40 band followed by a fireworks finale. [More info…]

The Town of Davie will host the annual Independence Day Fun on the 4th event at the Bamford Sports Complex/Pine Island Park located at 3801 S. Pine Island Road, on Thursday, July 4, 2024, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. featuring live music from the Shane Duncan Band.  This event has limited access to Davie residents only.  [Read more…]

The City of Pembroke Pines  The City of Pembroke Pines welcomes both residents and guests for the Annual Fourth of July Celebration on Thursday, July 4, 2024 from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm at the Pines Recreation Center Festival Grounds located at 7400 Pines Blvd.  This free event includes live music with the Sekond Nature Band, rides, food trucks and a breathtaking display of fireworks.  The celebration is free and open for all ages. [More details….]

City of Miramar 4th of July Independence Day Concert and Fireworks Display.  Free and open to the public with prior registration via Eventbrite, this year’s event promises a fun kids zone, local vendors, DJ Dance Party, food trucks and a fireworks finale. Located at Miramar Regional Park, 16801 Miramar Parkway. Note: $10 Parking Fee

City of Hollywood:  Sponsored by the City of Hollywood Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts and the Hollywood Community Redevelopment Agency-Beach District, all are welcome to celebrate our nation’s 247th birthday at the Hollywood Beach Theater on Thursday, July 4, 2024. This year’s observance will feature Live DJ at 5pm, The Viva Classic Rock Band will take the main stage at 7:30 with offshore fireworks display beginning at 9:00 p.m. [Read more…]

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Wherever you decide to go, stay safe and enjoy your freedom!