July 4 Events in Miami

Erin Lavan |
New And Noteworthy

America's Birthday Bash at Bayfront Park

Enjoy live multicultural music while eating delicious food from one of the many booths. Stay until dark for the fireworks, the highlight of the celebration. While most spectacular viewed from the ampitheatre, the display should be visible throughout most of downtown and over the water.

The festival begins at 2pm and concludes with fireworks at 9pm. The Bayside Ampitheatre is located at 301 Biscayne Boulevard in downtown Miami. For more information, call (305) 358-7550.


City of Miami Beach Fourth of July Celebration

Beginning at 7pm, music will bring the crowd to its feet, and fireworks will start at 9pm. Festivities will be on the beach at 8th Street and Ocean Drive. For more information, call the Miami Beach Tourism Center at (305) 673-7400.


Key Biscayne Fourth of July Parade

It's a good old-fashioned parade in Key Biscayne this Independence Day! This Key Biscayne tradition features floats, music and fireworks. The parade begins along Crandon Boulevard at 11am.

For more information, see the Key Biscayne Fourth of July website.


Bal Harbour Beach

9pm fireworks display at the north end of Bal Harbour Beach, which is located north of 96th Street and Collins Avenue. 


Dilido Beach Club at the Ritz-Carlton South Beach

Enjoy $10 vodka cocktails, $4 local and craft beers plus the all-you-can-eat buffet for $35. 5-9pm at 1 Lincoln Road in Miami Beach.

For more information, call 786-276-4000.


North Miami

Celebrate the Fourth of July at FIU's Biscayne Bay Campus on the grounds of the Koven Center with music courtesy of NoMi Musical Nights and fireworks over Biscayne Bay at sundown. Bring blankets and lawn chairs.

7pm, fireworks at sundown, 3000 Northeast 151 Street in Miami. For more info, call 305-895-9840 or visit www.northmiamifl.gov/northmiamifl/celebrate. This event is free.


Biltmore Hotel

Celebrate the Fourth of July in style at this iconic hotel's Fireworks Spectacular with a Stars and Stripes Barbecue Dinner featuring traditional favorites including all-beef hamburgers and hot dogs, St. Louis style ribs, and all-American apple pie plus an open bar until 9:45pm. As an added bonus, the Biltmore is offering Florida residents a special “Stately Staycation” perk featuring 20-percent off the best available rate as well as complimentary valet parking at the hotel. 

6:30-8:45 pm, fireworks at 9pm. 1200 Anastasia Avenue in Coral Gables. Hotel guests $150 for adults and $45 for children 12 and under, members $120 for adults and $40 for children 12 and under. For more info, call 855-666-1727.  


Fire on the Fourth Festival

This year's official City of Miami Beach Fourth of July celebration moves to North Beach for an all-day festival with food trucks, live music (Spam Allstars and Marshall Brothers Band), yoga, DJs and more. Shuttles available between North Shore Bandshell Park and 42nd Street and Sheridan Avenue.

9am-10pm, fireworks North Shore Park Bandshell, 73rd and Collins Avenue, Miami Beach. For more info, visit www.miamibeachfl.gov.