"It will be celebrated... with pomp and parade...bonfire and illuminations from one end of this continent to the other." - John Adams

Never have these words rung truer. We can't help you celebrate from one end of this continent to the other, but we can help you celebrate with all the pomp and circumstance befitting this beautiful day in South Florida.

The City of Coral Gables will be hosting its annual Fourth of July Celebration at the historic Biltmore Hotel.

Enjoy a special concert from the Greater Miami Symphonic Band and cap the evening with a spectacular fireworks display.

When: Wednesday, July 4th. Grounds open at 5pm with fireworks set to blast at 9pm.

Cost: FREE! Concessions available for purchase.

Where: Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave Coral Gables, FL 33134

Parking: The city will offer free parking and continuous shuttle service throughout the evening to and from the Biltmore Hotel from these locations:

University of Miami (Pavia Garage)

Coral Gables Youth Center

Coral Gables Garage 4

Pack a picnic, bring your blankets, grab a chair and celebrate our Nation's independence with live music, contests, games, face-painting, and a photo booth followed by a fireworks presentation in Coconut Grove. 

When: Wednesday, July 4th

Cost: FREE!

Where: Regatta Park, 2699 SW 27 Ave Miami, FL 33133

Parking: A Freebee shuttle service will also be provided before and after the event to and from neighboring parking lots and garages. Bicycle valet will also be available provided by Bike Coconut Grove.

Accept this as your official invitation to America's Birthday Bash.

Bayfront Park plays host to this birthday extravaganza for the multicultural melting pot that is South Florida.

There will be plenty of free activities for the entire family, including the Family Fun Zone.

Live music starts at 2pm and continues all the way until the fireworks display.  

Take a stroll through the Budweiser Beer Garden. Have a beer (or two), sit back, relax, and watch an over-the-top fireworks display that is one of Miami's best known.

When: Wednesday, July 4th. Park opens at 10am with fireworks set to blast at 9pm.

Cost: FREE! Concessions available for purchase (No bottles, cans or coolers).

Where: Bayfront Park, 301 N. Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, FL 33132

Parking: Parking Garages, Private Lots, and Meters. Metrorail is also a good option.

Nothing says "Fourth of July!" like a parade. 

This time-honored traditional parade kicks off at 11am along Crandon Blvd. 

Enjoy your day and the sunset while basking in your freedom with a fireworks display at 9pm to culminate the evening.

When: Wednesday July 4th, 11am

Cost: FREE! Concessions available for purchase.

Where: Parade Route

Looking to celebrate your independence in the most South Floridian of ways? 

The Fire on the Fourth Festival featuring live music and fireworks on the beach is the way! 

Enjoy food trucks, free entertainment, live music and a fireworks show.

When: Wednesday, July 4th. Free yoga begins at 9am with fireworks set to blast at 9pm.

Cost: FREE! Concessions available for purchase.

Where: North Shore Park Bandshell, Collins Avenue and 73rd Street

Parking: Free shuttles will operate from 11am to 11pm between the 42nd Street garage and the North Beach Bandshell, departing every 30 minutes.

Free citywide trolley service is also an option from 6am to Midnight. Track the trolley in real time here.

Wherever you find yourself this Fourth of July, make it fun, safe, and drama free. If you're consuming Adult Beverages, please don't drive. Download this app and save yourself (and others) the trouble.

Happy Independence Day!