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10 Things To Do In South Florida For July 4

Get your sparklers lit, barbeque grills fired up and American flag-themed apparel ready: July 4 is right around the corner. South Florida is the place to be for a memorable celebration thanks to its firework shows, food and drink specials, rooftop parties and endless entertainment.

That being said, here are 10 places are the top 10 places to celebrate the Fourth of July in Palm Beach and Broward counties.

Palm Beach County


Fourth on Flagler

Photo courtesy of West Palm Beach

Don’t miss out on one of the largest free Fourth of July events in South Florida. Bring the whole family to West Palm Beach’s annual Fourth on Flagler, complete with delicious food offerings, live music, children’s activities, a beer garden and a ceremony honoring the military. Large scale versions of your favorite games are sure to bring out everyone’s competitive side, from life-size pong and Jenga to human foosball.


Stay until the end of the night for a dazzling 18-minute fireworks show over the Intracoastal Waterway at 9 p.m. The event will take place from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. along Flagler Drive from Banyan Boulevard south to Fern Street.


Delray Beach's Independence Day Celebration

Dodge tilt walkers dressed as Uncle Sam and indulge in your favorite treats at Delray Beach’s Independence Day celebration. Whether you participate in the cheeseburger and custard eating contests, get your face painted or show off at the local volleyball tournament, there won’t be a shortage of activities to enjoy.


Back-to-back live music acts begin at 5 p.m., and an endless array of food vendors selling everything from pizza and tacos to ice cream and shaved ice will be available all day. A fireworks display over the Atlantic Ocean will end the night at 9 p.m.


8 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Atlantic Avenue and A1A, Delray Beach; downtowndelraybeach.com


Trophy Room

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Celebrate the Fourth of July in style with chef James Strine’s “Bubbles and BBQ.” Kick your July 4 fare up a notch with Trophy Room’s special barbeque menu, which includes pulled pork sandwiches ($17), smoked short rib plates ($32), Kobe hot dogs ($15) and the “Smash Burger” ($18). Pair your all-American meal with glasses of Veuve Clicquot ($8) or a tried-and-true root beer float ($6).


12300 S. Shore Blvd., Wellington; 561-793-2110; trophyroomrestaurant.com


BBQ, Brews & Blues

Who says the party has to stop on July 4? Keep the celebrations going on Saturday, July 6 with West Palm Beach’s sixth annual BBQ, Brews and Blues in the Historic Northwest District. From 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., dig into delicious samples of southern soul food and craft beers courtesy of local vendors.


This family friendly event will also feature the blues-funk fusion of CeCe Teneal’s tribute to Aretha Franklin, as well as the contemporary blues of Albert Castiglia and Selwyn Birchwood. Free parking will be available on-site, and there will be trolley service available from downtown West Palm Beach.


5 p.m. to 9 p.m.; 801 N. Tamarind Ave., West Palm Beach; wpb.org


Boston’s on the Beach

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While enjoying Boston’s on the Beach’s Fourth of July live music and waterfront views, feel extra patriotic with the restaurant’s aptly named signature cocktail “The Patriot.” It combines Tito’s Handmade Vodka, lemon and lime juices, muddled strawberries, and Blue Curaçao liqueur for the most festive drink one could ask for. Boston’s has extended hours on July 4 starting at 11 a.m.


40 S. Ocean Blvd., Delray Beach; 561-278-3364; bostonsonthebeach.com



Broward County


Bahia Mar Fort Lauderdale Beach

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Kick off Fourth of July festivities at the Bahia Mar with its free “Absolut Fourth of July Pool Party and Concert” at Waves Rooftop Deck and the hotel’s new rooftop pool venue, the High Tide Lounge. Lounge poolside or join a game of ping pong, giant Jenga, corn hole or pool, and dig into burgers and hot dog combos ($12), Absolut Juice cocktails ($8) and five-for-$25 beer buckets. Live music by Shane Duncan Band will start at 1 p.m.


801 Seabreeze Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954-764-2233; hilton.com


Fourth of July Spectacular

Celebrate Independence Day with the whole family at Fort Lauderdale Beach’s annual Fourth of July Spectacular. In true Fourth of July fashion, there will be beach games, hot dog and apple pie eating contests, bounce houses, live music, face painting, family activities, a kids zone and more. Don’t leave the festivities early - there will be an extravagant fireworks show at 9 p.m.


Noon to 9:30 p.m.; A1A and Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale Beach; fortlauderdale.gov


Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort 

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“Destination Paradise” has something for everyone this Fourth of July. Peruse the Hollywood Beach Boardwalk next to Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort, and enjoy live music, food vendors and fun from noon to 10 p.m. Tip: Get a stellar view of the Fourth of July Spectacular’s fireworks show at The LandShark Bar and Grill.


If you’d rather keep a low profile, check out the resort’s St. Somewhere Spa’s Fourth of July specials, like the Swedish massage with a watermelon hand and foot scrub, or a blue agave margarita facial (both $119).


1111 N. Ocean Drive, Hollywood; 954-874-4444; margaritavillehollywoodbeachresort.com

Ritz-Carlton Fort Lauderdale

Let the Ritz-Carlton Fort Lauderdale take care of all your barbeque needs this Fourth of July.  Enjoy gourmet barbeque stations from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., an open bar and live DJ for $99 per person. End America’s 243rd Independence Day with the hotel’s private views of Fort Lauderdale Beach’s 9 p.m. fireworks show.


6 p.m. to 10 p.m.; 1 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954-465-2300; ritzcarlton.com


ETARU Hallandale

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ETARU in Hallandale is throwing a Fourth of July bash you won’t want to miss. From 2 p.m. to 11 p.m., enjoy your favorite bites and drink specials on its rooftop terrace, such as hot dogs, burgers, chicken wings, fries, a popsicle cart and more. If you're feeling competitive, grab your friends and team up in corn hole, Jenga and beer pong for a patriotic win.


The event is $10, but if you want to take it to the next level, daybeds will be available to rent for $100 with a minimum food and beverage spend of $200, and cabanas can be rented for $300 with a minimum food and beverage spend of $300.


2 p.m. to 11 p.m.; 111 S. Surf Road, Hallandale Beach; 954-271-3222; etarurestaurant.us



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8 Things To Do On The Fourth Of July In The Palm Beaches

It's always summer in South Florida, so there's no shortage of fun events and activities to be had—and fireworks to be seen—on Independence Day, summer's hallmark holiday.

Need plans for the all-American holiday? We gathered together eight things to do on the Fourth of July throughout the Palm Beaches.

Flags and Fireworks at 4th on Flagler

Photo courtesy of City of West Palm Beach

Celebrate the Fourth of July along the West Palm Beach waterfront at 4th on Flagler from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. on July 4. With nearly 100,000 guests expected to attend, this year's event will feature the annual Military Honor Ceremony, live music on three stages, games, an 18-minute fireworks show over the Intracoastal Waterway and more. The event is free, open to the public and will celebrate its 30th anniversary this year.

101 N. Clematis St., West Palm Beach; 561.822.1515; wpb.org/events

Private Party and Barbecue With Lighthouse Views

1000 NORTH
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What's more American than a hot dog bar? Create your own hot dog and topping combinations at 1000 NORTH’s private Fourth of July party to compete in the Best Dog of the Day competition. The winner will receive a $50 gift certificate, and 1000 NORTH—a modern American restaurant just across the Loxahatchee River from the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse—will feature the winning dog on its menu for National Hot Dog Day on July 19.

Partygoers can pile their plates with much more than hot dogs, including smoked chicken, brisket, ribs, grilled corn and twice-baked potatoes. Advance reservations and payment are required. All-inclusive adult reservations are $95 and kids are $45 (children under the age of 4 are free).

1000 N. U.S. Highway 1, Jupiter; 561.570.1000; 1000north.com

Royal Palm's Star Spangled Spectacular

This free event at Commons Park in Royal Palm Beach features live performances, paddle board and kayak rentals, a kid's fun zone (wristbands are $5) and arts and food vendors. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets to watch the fireworks show. Parking will be free.

11600 Poinciana Blvd., Royal Palm Beach; 561.792.9260; pottcevents.com

Fourth of July Block Party

Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium
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From 4:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., celebrate Fourth of July at Downtown Abacoa's Town Center Drive block party at Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium in downtown Abacoa. Catch the Daytona Tortugas play the Palm Beach Cardinals at 6 p.m. for $10 (kids and seniors, $8) and Aerosmith tribute band Erasmith at 7 p.m. There will also be kids activities, a cornhole tournament, food and drink specials and, of course, fireworks after the baseball game.

4751 Main St., Jupiter; 561.630.1828; abacoa.com

BBQ, Brews & Blues

West Palm Beach Community Redevelopment Agency
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Kick off your Independence Day celebration a few days early at the West Palm Beach Community Redevelopment Agency's fifth annual BBQ, Brews & Blues on June 30, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. The event, held just north of Clematis Street in West Palm Beach, is free and family friendly. Guests can enjoy samples from some of the area's best barbecue, from pulled pork and fried pork chops to barbecue ribs and chicken, and craft beer vendors. Come satisfy your sweet tooth, too. Treats will include funnel cakes, fried Oreos and more.

Modern blues band Ghost Town Blues Band from Memphis will headline the event, and a variety of activities for the kids will be offered.

Rosemary Ave., West Palm Beach; 561.822.1550; wpb.org/cra

Fourth of July Intracoastal Celebration

Enjoy all-day Fourth of July activities at Bryant Park at the Intracoastal Waterway in downtown Lake Worth from 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. The celebration, hosted by the City of Lake Worth, will include a parade, plenty of live music on the main stage (including a performance by 80s band The Spazmatics) and fireworks at 9 p.m.

S. Lakeside Drive and Fourth Ave. S., Lake Worth; 561.533.7363; lakeworth.org

80s Rock, Patriotic Babies and Fireworks

Celebrate Fourth of July at Bicentennial Park in Lantana from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. with a Most Patriotic Baby contest, family games and vendors. Bring your own chairs and blankets to watch 80s rock tribute band Stall 4 perform at 6:30 p.m. and the fireworks at 9:10 p.m.. Free shuttles will run from the K-Mart parking lot to the park starting at 6 p.m..

321 E. Ocean Ave., Lantana; 561.540.5754; lantana.org

Independence Day Festivities at Intracoastal Park

Bring the kids, chairs and blankets for a few hours of Fourth of July fun at Intracoastal Park in Boynton Beach. There will be a kid's corner with fun activities set up until 9 p.m. and progressive rock band The Paradigm will play at 7:30 p.m. and again at 9:20 p.m. Fireworks begin at 9 p.m., following a patriotic salute at 8:45 p.m., and there will be plenty of food vendors. Free shuttle service will run from the Ezell Hester Community Center from 5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., with final pick-up at the center at 8:30 p.m.

2240 N. Federal Highway, Boynton Beach; 561.742.6640; boynton-beach.org

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Where and How to Celebrate the Fourth of July in South Florida

America turns 241 this year, and restaurants, hotels and more are celebrating all over South Florida. We’ve gathered a list of Fourth of July events for you to enjoy. Put on your red, white and blue and start chanting, “U-S-A.”

Palm Beach County 

BBQ, Brews & Blues

Photo courtesy of  the West Palm Beach Community Redevlopment Agency

The West Palm Beach Community Redevelopment Agency is kicking off the Fourth of July weekend with its fourth annual BBQ, Brews & Blues event in the city’s Historic Northwest District. The event will take place July 1 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and will feature local barbecue vendors offering pulled pork sandwiches, ribs, chicken and more. A group of soulful blues musicians will be playing throughout the event on Rosemary Avenue, three blocks north of Clematis Street

Historic Northwest District, West Palm Beach; 561.822.1550; wpb.org/cra


Photo courtesy of TooJay's

If you’re looking for an alternative to spending your holiday behind the grill, TooJay’s is the answer to your prayers. The restaurant, known for its homemade, New York-deli favorites, is offering guests $5 off any $20 purchase of dine-in, take-out, catering and desserts from June 30 to July 4. Special menu items for the holiday include the BBQ Burger (a half-pound patty topped with smokehouse bacon, American cheese, smoky barbecue sauce and a crispy onion ring), the Hickory Chicken Sandwich and the BBQ Chicken Salad. Print or show this coupon to receive the discount. Large catering orders must be placed 24 hours in advance. 

4050 U.S. Highway 1, Jupiter; 561.627.5555; toojays.com

11701 Lake Victoria Gardens, Palm Beach Gardens; 561.622.8131; toojays.com

Pistache French Bistro

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This French restaurant will transform into a sea of red, white and blue to celebrate America’s birthday. The Independence Day event will feature the West Palm Beach fireworks, New Orleans barbecue shrimp and grits, braised brisket and blackened mahi mahi. Save room for dessert with old-fashioned carrot cake and apple pie. 

101 N. Clematis St., West Palm Beach; 561.833.5090; pistachewpb.com

The Butcher Shop

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The Butcher Shop Beer Garden & Grill team will be grilling up on their lawn all weekend long for its Fourth of July Weekend Backyard BBQ event. Beer specials will run throughout the weekend, kicking off with Magic Hat Brewing Co. bucket specials on Friday night and live music featuring Chase Stite on Sunday. 

209 Sixth St., West Palm Beach; 561.812.2336; butchershopwpb.com

The Cooper

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The rustic, farm-to-fork restaurant The Cooper will be celebrating the holiday with classic cocktails, desserts and comfort food, including fried green tomatoes, peach salad, barbecued St. Louis-style ribs, New England clambake, Key lime pie and carrot cake in a jar. The regular dinner menu will also be available.

4610 PGA Blvd., Ste. 100, Palm Beach Gardens; 561.622.0032; thecooperrestaurant.com

Fort Lauderdale

The Atlantic Hotel & Spa

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Fort Lauderdale’s boutique oceanfront property will host a two-part Fourth of July celebration. Happy hour at the pool bar will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., followed by an American barbecue from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., featuring a live DJ. Both festivities will be held at the hotel’s Oceanfront Terrace on the fifth floor, offering guests views of Fort Lauderdale Beach and a prime spot to catch the fireworks show at 9 p.m. Reservations required. 

601 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954.567.8020; atlantichotelfl.com

B Square Burger and Booze

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This hot burger spot will be throwing a Fourth of July Lobster Bake, available June 30 to July 4, featuring fresh seafood including 1.25-pound lobsters, clams and shrimp with potatoes and corn on the cob. In addition, B Square offers American classics like its gourmet burgers and hot dogs.

1021 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954.999.5216; bsquareburger.com

The Salty Siren at B Ocean Resort

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The Salty Siren is throwing a Red, White & Blue Bash pool party from 1 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on July 2. The event will feature sounds by house DJ Robbie Rivera of Juicy Music, along with fresh barbecue, beachside cabanas and mixed drinks. Tickets are $13 and are available for purchase here.

1140 Seabreeze Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954.564.1000; bhotelsandresorts.com

North Beach Village Resort

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North Beach Village Resort is holding a Fourth of July Street Festival on July 4 at Village Design. There will be a grill-out by the Village Café featuring classic American fare, live entertainment and local designers and vendors. The area also provides a prime viewing spot for the Fort Lauderdale beach fireworks show. 

 3016 Windamar St., Fort Lauderdale; 954.565.5790; northbeachvillageresort.com

L Bar at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

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The L Bar brings the Fourth of July party indoors with its one-day-only drink special: a handcrafted Apple Pie Punch made with St. Pete’s Spiced Rum, Laird’s AppleJack Brandy, apple cider, sugar syrup, cinnamon, soda water and garnished with orange, apple and lime slices. Good news if you're feeling extra lucky on America's birthday—L Bar is steps away from the hotel’s casino floor.

1 Seminole Way, Fort Lauderdale; 866.502.7529; seminolehardrock.com

Miami Area

Turnberry Isle Miami

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Celebrate America’s 241st birthday with a tropical breeze and Aventura’s fireworks show at Turnberry Isle Miami. Locals and hotel guests are welcome to enjoy live music and American barbecue on the hotel’s award-winning golf course from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Gourmet food trucks will be available alongside unlimited beer, wine, iced tea and lemonade. 

19999 W. Country Club Dr., Aventura; 305.932.6200; turnberryislemiami.com

Gulfstream Park

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Gulfstream Park is celebrating all night on July Fourth with family-friendly activities, giveaways and fireworks, in addition to Thoroughbred horse racing. Kid Zone Fun activities will be held from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. with temporary tattoos, face painting, a magician and a coloring station in the Champions Plaza. A DJ will play live music from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. as free Fourth of July swag will be given out in the Walking Ring. Stay for The Grucci Fireworks Show at 9:30 p.m. in the Grandstand area next to the racetrack. 

901 S. Federal Highway, Hallandale Beach; 954.454.7000; gulfstreampark.com

Artisan Beach House at The Ritz-Carlton Bal Harbour

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The Artisan Beach House is inviting guests to experience the ultimate VIP Fourth of July soirée. For $150 per person, guests will enjoy the restaurant’s waterfront terrace with front row views of the fireworks show, passed appetizers, choice of entrée, open bar and bottle services from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Reservations are required. 

10295 Collins Ave., Bal Harbour; 305.455.5400; ritzcarlton.com/en/hotels/miami/bal-harbour

9 Things To Do In Palm Beach County For Fourth Of July

We're starting the week off knowing we have a three-day weekend to look forward to—one packed with good ol' American barbecue, dazzling pyrotechnics displays and tons of family-friendly fun.

With Fourth of July right around the corner, we've put together a list of where to celebrate in Palm Beach County, whether you want to watch the local fireworks shows on land or out at sea.


Patriotic Weekend at Hilton West Palm Beach

Make a weekend of it at Hilton West Palm Beach. Start off Saturday morning with a yoga brunch featuring local fitness guru Jennifer Martin, who will lead a Vinyasa class on the hotel lawn, and DJ Adam Lipson, who will perform on the Palm Deck throughout brunch. The hotel will also hold a pool party and dive-in movie that evening. Then on Sunday, chef Michael Santiago, who has prepared meals for several American presidents, will host an all-day poolside cookout. Finally, celebrate the Fourth with happy hour at the nautical Galley bar from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., featuring domestic beer specials.

July 2-4; Hilton West Palm Beach


BBQ, Brews & Blues

Southern food lovers can come out for some pulled pork, ribs, craft beer and collard greens, complemented by live blues music in a family-friendly outdoor atmosphere, in celebration of the Fourth.

July 2, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.; West Palm Beach's Historic Northwest District; free


Star-Spangled Spectacular

This two-day bash will feature food and arts & craft vendors; a kids zone featuring carnival-style rides, slides and games ($5 for a wristband); and lots of live music. Food trucks will be on-site Monday, with tribute band performances to Tom Petty, Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel and even Coldplay. The annual fireworks show starts at 9 p.m. on July 4.

July 3, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m and July 4, 1 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Commons Park in Royal Palm Beach; free, $5 for kids zone wristband


Firecracker Golf Tournament

Compete in the annual scramble-format golf tournament. The holiday tournament with include cart and green fees, 50/50 raffle, prizes, longest drive contest, closest to the pin contest, and a barbecue lunch.

July 4, 8 a.m.; Madison Green Country Club in Royal Palm Beach; $75 (per player), $400 (per foursome)


Splash Into the Fourth

Celebrate Independence Day at Palm Beach Gardens' Aquatic Complex, where kids can enjoy the slides, diving board, splash playground, as well as a rock wall, special activities, music and ice-cold treats.

July 4, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Aquatic Center in Palm Beach Gardens; free with regular pool admission


Great American BBQ

PISTACHE French Bistro's Tour du Monde makes a stop right here in America. For the Fourth of July, the restaurant will host its Great American BBQ with a menu of backyard favorites and views of the annual fireworks display in West Palm Beach.

July 4, 5 p.m.; 101 N. Clematis Street, West Palm Beach


West Palm Beach's 4th on Flagler

Celebrate Independence Day along the West Palm Beach Waterfront with live music, traditional American food and a choreographed fireworks display over the Intracoastal Waterway. There will also be a kids' area with interactive art displays and nine-hole miniature golf.

July 4, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.; West Palm Beach Waterfront on Flagler Drive; free


July Fourth Mega Bash at Roger Dean Stadium

Watch a baseball game between the Jupiter Hammerheads and Palm Beach Cardinals at Roger Dean Stadium, followed the Town of Jupiter's fireworks extravaganza. Before the game, kids can enjoy bounce houses and inflatable slides and more. 

July 4, 4:30 p.m. (kids area opens), 6 p.m. (game); Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter; free


4th of July Fireworks Cruise

See the Fourth of July fireworks from aboard the Hakuna Matata, a 50-foot catamaran, as it sails downtown for the perfect view. Beverages and snacks can be purchased on board, but guests are also welcome to BYOB. Dance the night away to music on deck. Fireworks begin at 9 p.m. Call 561.881.9757 to make a reservation.

July 4, 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Depart from Seaside Activity Station at N. Clematis Street and Flagler Drive in West Palm Beach; $50 (adults), $25 (children under 12)


Correction: The ticketed party in an air-conditioned pavilion will not be offered at this year's 4th on Flagler event.

(Photo courtesy City of West Palm Beach)


The Best Places To View Fourth Of July Fireworks In Palm Beach County

June 26, 2015 - While the Fourth of July may bring thoughts of family barbecues, picnics and parades, there’s one thing that defines the American holiday: fireworks. There’s nothing quite like watching the sky light up with every color imaginable—whether you’re at home calming your pet or out on the town trying something new.

Here is our list of the best places to view the fireworks in Palm Beach County:

City of West Palm Beach: “4th on Flagler” offers an 18-minute fireworks display starts at 9 p.m. over the Intracoastal Waterway.

Where To View It: Pistache French Bistro

101 N. Clematis St. #115, West Palm Beach / 561.833.5090

What They Offer: Pistache is offering American barbecue and a waterfront view of the fireworks.


City of Boca Raton: “Fabulous Fourth Celebration” will display fireworks at 9 p.m. at Countess de Hoernle Park

Where To View It: Bogart’s Bar and Grille

3200 Airport Road, Boca Raton / 561.544.3044

What They Offer: American food across the street from Countess de Hoernle Park.

*The restaurant does not offer outdoor seating, but guests can stand outside the eatery after dinner.


Town of Jupiter: “July 4th Mega Bash” fireworks begin at 9 p.m. at Roger Dean Stadium

Where To View It: Jumby Bay Island Grill

Abacoa Town Center, 1203 Town Center Drive #101, Jupiter / 561.630.2030

What They Offer: Caribbean cuisine with outdoor seating right across from Roger Dean Stadium


City of Greenacres: “Ignite The Night” Fireworks at 9:10 p.m. at Greenacres Community Park

Where To View It: CocoCabana Bar and Grill

2944 Jog Road / 561.355.0281

What They Offer: Dominican cuisine across the street from Greenacres Community Park

*The restaurant does not offer outdoor seating, but guests can stand outside the eatery after dinner.


City of Lake Worth: “4th of July” Fireworks at 9 p.m. at Bryant Park

Where To View It: Mama Mia’s on the Beach

10 S. Ocean Blvd. / 561.588.2322

What They Offer: Italian food with seating overlooking the Intracoastal, offering a view of the fireworks over the water


Village of Royal Palm Beach: “Independence Day Celebration” Fireworks at 9 p.m. at Commons Park

Where To View It: Francesca’s Pizza and Restaurant

11452 Okeechobee Blvd., Royal Palm Beach / 561.422.0600

What They Offer: Italian food across the street from Commons Park

*The restaurant does not offer outdoor seating, but guests can stand outside the eatery after dinner.


City of Delray Beach: “July 4th Celebration” Fireworks at 9 p.m. at A1A and Atlantic Avenue

Where To View It: Café Luna Rosa

34 S. Ocean Blvd., Delray Beach / 561.274.9404

What They Offer: Italian specialties for dinner with a beachfront view of the fireworks. They are currently taking reservations for July Fourth. Reservations can be made with Bonnie at 561.274.8898 ext. 1 or at bonniebeer71@gmail.com.

6 South Florida spots to watch fireworks from your boat on July 4th


At Bayfront Park, about 200 boaters will anchor for the fireworks display from 9 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. If you’re closer to Bal Harbour, anchor off south jetty of Bakers Haulover Inlet for the fireworks shown from 9 p.m. to 9:25 p.m.

Delray Beach
Right off Atlantic Avenue in Delray Beach, fireworks will light up the sky from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Boynton Beach
Anchor near Ocean Inlet Park in the Intracoastal Waterway for a fireworks display from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

West Palm Beach
Anchor your boat near the West Palm Beach waterfront, closest to the southern causeway park on Palm Beach, for a 9 p.m. fireworks display.

Dock your boat at Flagler Park or anchor in the St. Lucie River downstream from the Roosevelt Bridge for the fireworks to go off at 9 p.m.

Fort Pierce
At approximately 9 p.m. a fireworks display will be visible from the Indian River Lagoon.