Happy summer Modern Boca Moms & Dads! Here are all of the great MBMom-recommended kids activities & 2018 4th of July events in South Florida! Take a look at what’s coming up…
***MORE 2018 4TH OF JULY EVENTS IN SOUTH FLORIDA WILL BE ADDED AS THEY BECOME AVAILABLE***
2018 4th of July Events in South Florida
Fabulous Fourth in Boca Raton
TIME: 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Celebrate the 4th of July with live music and performances, carnival rides, games and crafts, food and drinks, and of course, fabulous fireworks to end the night!
Free parking will be plentiful with several nearby public parking lots including Boca Corporate Center with complimentary shuttle service will begin at 5:30 p.m. and run continuously until 10:15 p.m. Blankets & lawn chairs permitted. Personal fireworks, sparklers, alcohol, and family pets are absolutely prohibited.
Admission is FREE.
For more information, please call 561.393.7807
de Hoernie Park
1000 NW Spanish River Blvd
West Boca 4th of July Celebration
TIME: 5:30 p.m. Fireworks @ 9:00 p.m.
The 11th Annual 4th of July Celebration at Sunset Cove Amphitheater in Burt Aaronson South County Regional Park, west of Boca Raton. This FREE family fun event will have a kids fun zone, concessions on site, a welcome booth and interactive prize wheel, live music by The Fabulous
Fleetwoods and fireworks! Gates open at 5:30 pm. Lawn chairs and blankets are welcome. Kids Fun Zone is from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. The Fabulous Fleetwoods play at 7:00 p.m. The fireworks start at 9:00 p.m.
20405 Amphitheater Circle.
Freedom Fest at Gulfstream Park
DATE/TIME: Wednesday, July 4th
901 S. Federal Highway
4TH on Flagler 30th Anniversary in West Palm Beach
TIME: 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
With flags and fireworks at the center of the show, West Palm Beach’s 4th on Flagler is one of South Florida’s largest free outdoor Independence Day events. In addition to the annual Military Honor Ceremony, a performance by the Air National Guard Band of the South, larger-than-life games, live music and impressive 18-minute firework display the event has become known for, this year’s celebration is sure to have extra special elements in honor of its 30th anniversary. For three decades, and with fun at the center of the celebration, 4th on Flagler has delighted generations. Be sure not to miss this year’s festivities, which just might pay tribute to the years before.
401 Clematis Street
West Palm Beach
Delray Beach’s July 4th Celebration
Live music, Splash Zone, Kid’s Corner, craft activities, custard eating contest for kids and a burger eating contest for adults, and more. 4-8 p.m. Fireworks at 9 p.m. A1A & E. Atlantic Ave. in Delray Beach. julyfourthdelraybeach.com
A1A & E. Atlantic Avenue
Lantana July 4th Celebration!
321 E. Ocean Avenue
Boynton Beach 4th of July Festivities
DATE: Wednesday, July 4th
TIME: 6:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
For more information, call 561-742-6246 or visit www.boynton-beach.org.
2240 N. Federal Highway
Deerfield Beach 4th of July Celebration
DATE: Wednesday, July 4th
TIME: 12:00 p.m. start time; Fireworks @ 9:00 p.m.
The City of Deerfield Beach’s 4th of July Celebration will feature music and vendors providing a variety of arts & crafts, local foods and ice cold beverages.
Main Beach Parking Lot
149 SE 21st Avenue
Pompano Beach 4th of July Extravaganza
TIME: 5:00 p.m. Fireworks @ 9:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
The City of Pompano Beach will be celebrating July 4th this year with a Fireworks Extravaganza at Pompano Beach at the beach, near the Fishing Pier. At 5:00 p.m., they will start the night off with live music, featuring the “Nostaljah,” a reggae band, followed by the main act “L Tribe”, an R&B band.
At 9:00 p.m. direct your attention to the night sky as we set off an array of fireworks that is sure to impress. Fireworks will be launched from a floating barge in the ocean off of the end of the Pompano Beach Fishing Pier. Blankets and lawn chairs are welcome; however personal fireworks, glass containers, alcohol, and pets are prohibited. In case of inclement weather, there will be a rain date for the fireworks show of Thursday, July 5th.
Available parking is at Atlantic Boulevard and A1A. Street Parking will also be available as well as the new Pier Garage, located right across from the Pier.
Pompano Beach Pier
Atlantic & A1A
Lauderdale-By-The-Sea 4th of July Celebration
TIME: 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Join the Town of Lauderdale-By-The-Sea on our nation’s birthday for a fun-filled extravaganza the whole family will enjoy! At 10 a.m., the parade will launch on El Mar Drive, full of BSO vehicles, fire trucks, and of course, Lady Liberty and Uncle Sam! Make sure to bring bags to catch candy along the route. Family Fun Day happens from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. at El Prado Park complete with a DJ, face painting, a giant water slide, and more!
El Prado Park
4500 El Mar Drive