July 4th Fireworks is back in Tampa Bay. Here’s where to see


This summer things will return to normal as many July 4th celebrations return across the Tampa Bay area in 2021.

Here are just a few of the events celebrating America’s 245th birthday.

Tampa

The city of Tampa announced that Boom by the Bay will return this year.

The event was first launched in 2019 and then canceled in 2020 due to COVID-19.

There will be more locations this year, including six different waterfront parks and fireworks.

These six locations are Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park, Armature Works, Tampa Convention Center, Sparkman Wharf, Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park, and Bayshore Boulevard. The last two are the new additions this year.

The celebrations are due to take place on July 4th at 5 p.m., including a July 4th boat parade along the Tampa Riverwalk and Blessing the Fleet.

After the boat parade, there are free activities at six different waterfront parks in downtown Tampa. In addition to the fireworks, there will also be food stalls and entertainment.

For more information you can click on Here.

St. Petersburg

The weekend festivities will continue at St. Pete Pier from July 2nd with music, food and movies on the lawn.

It will last all weekend, ending on July 4th with fireworks along the waterfront park in the city center.

There will also be a 4K St. Pete Pier Run, Silent Disco Nights, Health Expo, Food Trucks, and musical performances throughout the weekend.

The event is free and public.

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Clear water

Usually this event takes place at Coachman Park, but it is currently under construction. For this reason, the venue was relocated to the BayCare Ballpark, the Philadelphia Phillies’ spring training facility.

The event starts at 7 p.m. and ends at 9:15 p.m. with music choreographed fireworks.

There will also be live music, All-American concessions, fun activities, and freebies for kids of all ages.

Treasure Island

The fireworks will return from 9:00 p.m. at Gulf Front Park Beach

Guests are asked to bring a beach chair or towel to enjoy the show.

Security harbor

The celebrations begin with a parade along Main Street from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and a celebration in Waterfront Park on Safety Harbor Pier from 5 a.m. It includes live entertainment, food stalls and activities for kids, followed by a fireworks show from 9pm

Tarpon feathers

The city’s 30-minute fireworks display returns to Craig Park.

Guests can picnic with their families and friends and enjoy the fireworks.

Tarpon Springs residents can expect to see a picnic and fireworks show for long after an agreement was reached between the Tarpon Springs Board of Commissioners and Jupiter company Pyrotechnico to keep the July 4th celebrations going for the next to maintain for five years.

To find out more about this event, click on Here.

Sarasota

This year’s NBP Fireworks on The Lake takes place on July 3rd at Nathan Benderson Park.

It starts at 5pm and includes live music from a local band and a DJ to wrap up the event. The fireworks start at 9 p.m.

There will also be a Kids Zone where children can play games and enjoy fun activities, and the Fireworks 4-Miler On The Lake run takes place just before sunset at Cooper Creek Lake.

In addition, Sarasota’s Choral Artists celebrate Independence Day with a concert of songs celebrating the United States at the Sarasota Opera House.

The event starts at 2.30 p.m. and also includes musical fireworks.

The Sarasota Opera House will be 50 percent full and accommodate up to 525 people.

To find out more about this event, click on Here.

Bradenton

Fireworks are returning over the Manatee River. They begin around 9:00 PM and can be viewed from either side of the Manatee Riverwalk.

Lakeland

The Red, White and KABOOM 2021 Independence Day celebrations will take place on July 3rd at Lake Mirror along Frances Langford Promenade. The event starts at 6:00 p.m. and ends at 9:15 p.m.

It includes a variety of food trucks and a free fireworks show.

New this year, guests are asked to bring at least one non-perishable food item. Volunteers collect canned food that will be donated to volunteers serving the elderly.

To find out more about this event, click on Here.

DeSoto

The Turner Agri-Civic Center is holding a July 4th celebration on July 4th.

Doors open at 5 p.m. and guests are encouraged to bring lounge chairs, mosquito repellants, and their patriotic spirit.

The fireworks start at 9 p.m. and end at 11 p.m.

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Temple terrace

The July 3rd celebration will take place in the streets of Temple Terrace and the first fairway of Temple Terrace Golf and Country Club with a parade and fireworks display.

The festivities begin at 10 a.m. with a parade featuring the King High School brass band.

The festivities will then move on to live music, food trucks, and activities and entertainment for children.

The fireworks will go off at 9:15 p.m. at Temple Terrace Golf and Country Club.

To find out more about this event, click on Here.


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