Happy summer Modern Boca Moms & Dads! Here are all of the great MBMom-recommended kids activities & 2021 4th of July events in South Florida! Take a look at what’s coming up…
***MORE 2021 4TH OF JULY EVENTS IN SOUTH FLORIDA WILL BE ADDED AS THEY BECOME AVAILABLE***
2021 4th of July Events in South Florida
West Boca 4th of July Drive-In Celebration
TIME: Fireworks @ 9:00 p.m.
The Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department and The West Boca Community Council will host a 4th of July Drive-in Fireworks Display at Burt Aaronson South County Regional Park in Boca Raton.
Overflow parking lots adjacent to Sunset Cove Amphitheater will open at 7:00 p.m. to allow attendees to park their vehicles for viewing. Designated viewing parking lot spaces are limited. Regional Park Drive will be partially closed to incoming traffic from Glades Road to Park Access Road at 8:30 p.m. Access to designated viewing parking lots will be unavailable following the road closure. The event is rain or shine.
20405 Amphitheater Circle
Delray Beach’s July 4th Celebration
- Two locations within the City of Delray Beach
The Delray Beach Fireworks, sponsored by Zambelli Fireworks, will be held July 4th from two undisclosed locations in the City of Delray Beach. The magic will be brilliant! Look up in the sky at 9:00 p.m. and enjoy the show!
For more information visit HERE!
A1A & E. Atlantic Avenue
July 4th Sand Sculpting Contest- Delray Beach
July 4, 2021 – 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. on Delray Beach (Atlantic Avenue and A1A)
Join the city of Delray Beach behind the Pavilion for the Sand Sculpting Contest off of Atlantic Avenue and A1A for a physically distanced sand sculpting contest.
- There will be two categories for adults and the other for children.
- Both categories will create a sand sculpture to the best of their ability for the chance to win an award.
- Registration is free, required in advance, and is open to everyone.
- Participants must bring their own tools.
Uncle Sam Jam- Delray Beach
July 3, 2021 – 10:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m. at Pompey Park (1101 NW 2nd Street, Delray Beach)
The Independence Day celebration is a Delray Beach tradition, but it will look a little different this year due to COVID-19. The City of Delray Beach is offering a fun, family event at one of the area’s largest parks to celebrate the day.
Uncle Sam Jam will include live entertainment, children’s activities, food and merchandise vendors, pool games, strolling jugglers and magicians, and fun for the entire family! Join us for the fun! For more information visit HERE!
Downtown Delray Beach Sparktacular Summer Sidewalk Sale- Delray Beach
July 3, 2021 – 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Downtown Delray Beach (Atlantic Ave.)
Enjoy live entertainment and explore the fashion boutiques, art galleries, specialty shops and more for sparktacular savings inside & out throughout downtown Delray Beach. For more information visit HERE!
All American Weekend At The Delray Beach Market
Boynton Beach 4th of July Festivities
DATE: Sunday, July 4th
TIME: 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
The city will host a July 4th celebration complete with live music, food trucks, shuttle transportation and one of the largest Zambelli fireworks displays in Palm Beach County.
This free, family-friendly event will take place at Intracoastal Park (2240 N. Federal Hwy.) The celebration will include a spectacular water show by Palm Beach Hydroflight. Athletes will surf the skies on water-propelled Jet boards, defying gravity with mind-blowing maneuvers done up to 50 feet in the air.
Various food trucks including Troy’s BBQ, Guaca Go, Kona Ice, Little Moir’s and Boardwalk Italian Ice & Creamery will be serving up delicious food and beverages available for purchase. The event will culminate at 9:00 p.m. with a dazzling twenty-minute Zambelli fireworks display, synchronized to patriotic music, overlooking the Intracoastal. Guests are encouraged to bring chairs and blankets.
Parking is limited at Intracoastal Park. Beginning at 5:30 pm, complimentary shuttles will operate from three convenient locations to transport guests to the event. For more information visit HERE!
2240 N. Federal Highway
Lantana July 4th Celebration
Join the town of Lantana for their 4th of July celebration event. There will be food and craft vendors, giveaways, most patriotic baby contests and family game rides. For more information visit: https://www.lantana.org/enjoy-lantana-events
321 E. Ocean Avenue
4th on Flagler in West Palm Beach
TIME: 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
On Flagler Drive (between Banyan Blvd. and Fern St.)
4th on Flagler will return with adjustments in place due to the pandemic. Fans of the fireworks extravaganza can expect:
- Roving entertainment
- Food and drinks available for purchase
- Live music on the NewDay USA Stage located on the Palm Stage
- A DJ stage on the south end at Post Park
- Athemed show at the Centennial Fountain
Fireworks will ignite at 9:09 p.m. over the Intracoastal Waterway. Those who prefer to watch the show from the comfort of their home can tune in to a live broadcast of a special show, WPBF 25: 4TH ON FLAGLER LIVE FIREWORKS.
Parking is available in City garages, and the Banyan and Evernia garages are the closest to the event.
Additionally, Supercar Week will host “Drive in 4th,” an all makes and models mini car show along Flagler Drive. The vehicles will be laid out like a drive-in movie theater where all cars will be double-spaced for social distancing.
For anyone who wants to start their celebration early, the Bill Bone 5K will “run to the fun.” The family-friendly run begins at Osprey Park at 6:30 p.m. and finishes adjacent to the north end of the 4th on Flagler site.
401 Clematis Street
West Palm Beach
4th At The South Florida Science Center
TIME: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Before the sunset brings fireworks to a neighborhood near you, the Science Center will offer its own version of daytime explosions and all-American activities celebrating our nation’s birthday on Sunday, July 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Visitors will find patriotic hands-on crafts; a live fire jug demo; liquid Nitrogen explosions; mini golf included with admission and more.
4801 Dreher Trail N.
West Palm Beach
18th Annual Florida Jerk Festival Palm Beach
TIME: 2:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Bigger and better than ever this Independence Day July 4th, Grammy-winning reggae superstar Shaggy will be the headline performer. Indulge in various Jerk seasoned foods such as Jerked ice cream, jerked shrimp tacos and jerked pasta. Dance to intoxicating Caribbean music and enjoy live reggae and Soca performances.
For more information and tickets Purchase HERE!
9067 Southern Blvd
West Palm Beach
Lauderdale-By-The-Sea 4th of July Celebration
TIME: 10:00 a.m. Parade -Family Events – 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Fireworks 9-9:20 p.m.
On July 4th, celebrate the 4th of July in Lauderdale by the Sea. After a small town parade, join the Family Fun Day at El Prado Park with the following activities:
Family Fun At Park
- Giant Water Slide,
- DJ/ Music,
- Face Painting,
- Hot Dogs.
During the parade:
- Kids bring treat bags to catch candy,
- Fire truck,
- BSO (Broward Sheriff Office) Vehicles,
- Stilt Walkers – Lady Liberty and Uncle Sam.
El Prado Park
4500 El Mar Drive