image Fourth of July events include fireworks and lot of fun for the family. Fourth of July is a day to celebrate the independence of the United States of America, and a day to enjoy time with family and friends.

Hillsborough County


Watch Fireworks in Channelside

This is a free event in Tampa. You can watch fireworks in downtown Tampa at the Channelside Bay Plaza. The Event starts at 3:30 p.m. and includes free entertainment.

Channelside Bay Plaza web site

Busch Gardens

There will be concerts and Fireworks as part of Busch Gardens Summer Nights. July 3rd David Cassidy will be performing. July 4thStarship featuring Mickey Thomas will be performing.

Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI)

MOSI will have a discount on tickets for 4th of July weekend. If you buy one ticket you get one at equal or lesser value free. That dates of the promotion are July 3-5.

Temple Terrace

There be a parade at 10 a.m. and fireworks starting at 9 p.m.

City of Temple Terrace



Fireworks in downtown Bradenton

The Old Main Street Merchants Association is hosting a downtown party from 5-10 p.m. with food, drinks and live music from the local rock band Rye Road. The band takes the stage at 5:30 p.m. and will move into Cork’s Cigar Bar, 425 Old Main St., after the fireworks display, which starts at 9:30 p.m. from the Palmetto side of the river.

City of Bradenton, Florida

Pasco County


Hudson Americana Music Fest on July 4th

There will be a concert with local artist and fireworks. Gates open at 10 am and fireworks begin 9:30 pm. Tickets are $5 in advance and $7 at the gate.

The Angelus

12413 Hudson Ave.
Hudson, FL 34667
(727) 856-1775

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Pinellas County

Clearwater Celebrate America

There will be a 4th of July celebration at Coachman Park starting at 4 pm.

This year’s event will feature the Mostly Pops Orchestra with John and Mary K. Wilson at 7:30 p.m., followed by a fireworks show at 9:30 p.m. Food and beverages will be available for purchase and exhibitor and sponsor booths will be open for browsing.

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Fourth of Concert and Fireworks at Dunedin Stadium. On July 3, 2009

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St. Petersburg

North Straub Park.

US 103.5 broadcast live at 4 p.m., activities for the kids including bounce house and Rays staff with interactive games from 4 to 9 p.m. Live music: 5:30 Sweet Caroline; 6:45 p.m. Due West; 8 p.m. Krista Marie.



Red, White & Kaboom will take place around the Lake Mirror Promenade on Friday, July 3rd from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. The evening’s entertainment will include the pop/rock sounds of the popular local band, MillHopper. The band will play three sets of music ending at 9:00 p.m. to a breathtaking display of fireworks over Lake Mirror. As part of this year’s celebration, we are asking for a canned food item from everyone who attends the free event. There will be several locations throughout Lake Mirror Park that will be accepting the canned food donations.