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We’re keeping our fingers crossed for good weather this weekend as the fireworks fly over the skies of Florida. Here is our list of our favorite displays.
Let us know your favorite or fill us in if we missed one!
Here are your 3 best bets!
Freedom Fest, 5010 81st Avenue, Pinellas Park
July 3rd – The first party in town for the 4th of July will be at the Town Center Plaza Park in Pinellas Park hosted by WQYK. Bring your family for a fun filled afternoon with a concert, kids zones and food! You’re sure to have a blast!
Coachman Park, 301 Drew St., Clearwater
Fireworks at 9:30. Enjoy a fun night along the water while watching fireworks with the family. Bring everyone, grandma, grandpa, the kids, the dog and of course don’t forget snacks!
Brandon Blast, Westfield Brandon – 459 Brandon Town Center, Brandon
July 4 : 5 p.m. Live Music from 7-9 p.m./ Fireworks at 9 p.m. Family friendly fun filled with great food, live music and fun activities. The night ends with fireworks blasting off at 9 p.m.
Here are some other options in the area…
Busch Gardens, 10165 McKinley Drive, Tampa
With Paid Admission
Enjoy the day at the theme park with the family and then wind down at the end of the day and enjoy the fireworks display.
St. Petersburg Pier / Vinoy Park, 800 Second Ave. N.E., St. Petersburg
The Pier will be filled with bands performing throughout the entire day and most events will be free for all ages. Alcohol will be served by area vendors for 21 and up. At 9 p.m. the fireworks display will be presented by the City of St. Petersburg. But no alcoholic beverages or coolers will be allowed at the events.
Channelside Celebration, 615 Channelside Drive, Tampa
You’ll have the challenge of finding a parking spot with all the congestion and traffic, but once you get there, enjoy the food, night clubs and bars.
Bayfront Fireworks, Bayfront Park – Ringling Blvd. & Bay Front Drive, Sarasota
July 4 : 9 p.m. Get there early! Fireworks start at dusk over the Sarasota Bay!