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2018 South Florida Fireworks Show Guide for Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast

Posted: 12:08 PM, Jun 22, 2018
Updated: 2018-07-04 11:13:36Z

 

Lots of changes to this year's fireworks shows in Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie, and Indian River counties.  For example, North Palm Beach has canceled their celebration, what you need to know about the confusing Jupiter fireworks festivities, and Palm Beach Gardens fireworks are on July 3.

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PALM BEACH COUNTY

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BOCA RATON

Fabulous Fourth
Wednesday, July 4, 2018
6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Spanish River Athletic Complex @ deHoernle Park
1000 NW Spanish River Blvd

Celebrate the Fourth 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

The 11th Annual 4th of July Celebration at Sunset Cove Amphitheater

Burt Aaronson South County Regional Park
20405 Amphitheater Circle
Boca Raton, FL 33498

A free family event which will have a kid’s fun zone, concessions on site, a welcome booth and interactive prize wheel, live music by The Fabulous Fleetwoods and fireworks. Lawn chairs and blankets are welcome.

Gates open at 5:30 p.m.

Kids Fun Zone - 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 

The Fabulous Fleetwoods- 7:00 p.m.

Fireworks - 9:00 p.m.

Cost: Free

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BOYNTON BEACH

Wednesday, July 4, from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Intracoastal Park
Event Address
2240 N. Federal Highway
Boynton Beach, FL 33435

Enjoy live progressive rock music from The Paradigm band.  Children activities will also be offered from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Food vendors will be on site. Bring chairs and blankets. 

There is limited parking at the Intracoastal park; complimentary buses will shuttle from the Ezell Hester Community Center (1901 N. Seacrest Blvd) beginning at 5:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.  The final shuttle picks up from Ezell Hester Community Center at 8:30 p.m. 

No pets or fireworks permitted. For accommodations under the ADA, call 561.742.6241 or (Florida Relay) 1.800.955.877 no later than June 30. 

Cost: Free

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DELRAY BEACH

8 a.m. - noon
Sand Castle Contest located just east of the Pavillion

9 a.m. - noon
Siverball Museum’s Professional Sand Sculpture

5 p.m.
Flag Raising Ceremony located at Gleason & Atlantic Ave.

Main-stage entertainment
5 p.m. - Solid Brass
6 p.m. - Surprised performance
7 p.m. - Echosmith
8:15 p.m. - U.S. Army Band Ambassadors 

Family activities include:
5 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Putt'n Around Mini-Golf
Craft activities & Face Painting
Interactive Sponsor Booths & More!

9 p.m.
New This Year: Fireworks launch from a barge just east of the Marriott

Bike 2 the Fourth and enjoy a free Bike Valet courtesy of Human Powered Delray.

Main Viewing Area
Delray Beach

Cost: Free

Trolley Service:

On Wednesday, July 4, the Downtown Roundabout will operate its regular weekday schedule (ROUTE 1 (6am-7pm; ROUTE 2, 6:45 a.m. - 11:15 p.m.), providing free roundtrip service along Atlantic Avenue from the Tri-Rail Station on South Congress Avenue to Ocean Blvd/SR A1A.

Beginning at 2 p.m., trolleys will operate on a modified route, providing roundtrip service along Atlantic Avenue from Tri-Rail to NE/SE 7th Avenue. From 7th Avenue, trolleys will travel to SE 1st Street westbound to SE 6th Avenue. Service will continue north on SE 6th Avenue to Atlantic Avenue, and proceed west on Atlantic Avenue. NO SERVICE will be provided east of the Intracoastal until the following day. Due to anticipated traffic, please expect delays during this event.

Parking: – Handicap parking will be available at the public lot to the north of the Marriott on a first come, first served basis. Handicap vehicles must have placards and registration when approaching checkpoints. The public is urged to park in Downtown Delray Beach and take the Downtown Roundabout or walk to the beach

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GREENACRES

Ignite the Night
A patriotic celebration featuring musical entertainment by Rogue Theory Band, Most Patriotic Dressed contest, games, arts & crafts, wristbands for inflatable amusements (slides, obstacle course, rock wall, etc) and food available for purchase, and a spectacular fireworks display. Cash Only - No ATM. Admission is free.

Wednesday, July 4
5:30 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Main Viewing Area
Samuel J. Ferreri Community Park
Greenacres Community Park
2905 Jog Road

Cost: Free

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JUPITER

Harbourside Place
Festivities and Fireworks

Noon - Shay Marie
2:30 p.m. - Nikki Lickstein
5 p.m. - Taylor Norris
7:30 p.m. - Jersey Boys Tribute
9 p.m. - Fireworks

Mega Bash  & 4th of July Block Party
This July 4th celebration is and has always been a bit confusing because it's really two events held at the same place; Abacoa Town Center. Here is the gist. Basically, Rodger Dean Stadium controls the fireworks show and they have their own event called " Mega Bash ." There is not a guaranteed time the fireworks show will begin because they wait for the baseball game to end (estimated at 9:30 p.m. start).

Helpful Hint: be prepared in case the game goes into extra innings because the fireworks show will start later.

If you buy tickets for the game you get seats and there is a kid's area. If you don't go into the stadium then you can go to Abacoa's " 4th of July Block Party " starting at 4:30 p.m.  There will be Erasmith an Aerosmith tribute band, a cornhole tournament, and kid's activities. Mega Bash is actually held on two nights, July 3 and July 4.

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LAKE WORTH

Independence Day Celebration
Lake Worth Bryant Park
Wednesday, July 4
11:30 a.m. - Neighborhood Association Raft Parade | Downtown Lake Worth
1:00 p.m. - Raft Race | Bryant Park Boat Ramp
3:00 p.m. - Marijah
4:00 p.m. - Jahzilla
5:00 p.m. - Winner of Star Spangled Band Showcase
6:00 p.m. - High Tolerance
7:00 p.m. - The Spazmatics
9:00 p.m. - FIREWORKS

Main Viewing Area
Bryant Park
100 South Golfview Road

Cost: Free

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LANTANA

Lantana Fourth of July
Wednesday, July 4
6:30 pm - Live music featuring Stall 4
9:10 pm - Fireworks

Main Viewing Area
Bicentennial Park
312 E Ocean Avenue, Lantana, Fl

Free shuttles from K-mart parking lot starting at 6 p.m.

Cost: Free

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NORTH PALM BEACH

Red, White & Boom July 4th Celebration

The annual July 4th Celebration and Fireworks event is canceled this year because the new grass on the Country Club golf course needs time to take root.

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PALM BEACH GARDENS

Fourth of July Extravaganza
Tuesday, July 3 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
FUN Activities for the whole family:  DJ Music, Balloon Sculpting,
Airbrush Tattoos, Fireworks after dark & MORE!

Main Viewing Area
PGA National at the Honda Pavilion and pool area
400 Ave of the Champions
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418

Cost: $36.50 per adult / $18.25 kids  (7-12) / kids 6 and under – complimentary
(For resort guests and members only, rooms start at $129).

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PALM SPRINGS

4th of July
On Wednesday, July 4th, join the Village of Palm Springs in celebrating America’s Independence Day at the Village Center Complex Basketball Courts from 6 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. This free family-friendly event will include a DJ, photo booth, children’s activities, concessions available for purchase from the VFW, and a beautiful fireworks display sponsored in part by Phantom Fireworks. Grab your lawn chairs, bring the whole family out, and arrive early for an All-American inspired evening in Palm Springs.

9 p.m. - Fireworks (Palm Springs)

Main Viewing Area
Leisure Activity Building
226 Cypress Lane
Palm Springs, FL 33461

Cost: Free

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Riviera Beach 4th of July Celebration

Wednesday, July 4 from 2 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Riviera Beach Marina Village
190 E. 13th Street

A celebration featuring fireworks, national recording artists, DJ, food vendors and trucks, kids zone and more.

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ROYAL PALM BEACH

Star Spangled Spectacular
Wednesday, July 4
The festivities begin at 4 p.m. and run to 10 p.m. and will feature some exciting activities which include a Kids Fun Zone, Arts & Craft and merchandise vendors, and a nice selection of food vendors that will surely satisfy your appetite.

6:30 a.m. - Bass Fishing Tournament
8 a.m. - Mayor's Firecracker Golf Tournament
9 a.m. - Volleyball Tournament and Bass Fishing Tournament
4 p.m. - Kids Fun Zone (carnival rides, slides, games, etc) $5/child 
4 p.m. - Gourmet food truck expo
5 p.m. - Ladder golf tournament
6 p.m. - Cornhole tournament
9 p.m. - Fireworks Show

Main Viewing Area
Royal Palm Beach Commons Park
11600 Poinciana Blvd
Royal Palm Beach, FL 33411

Cost: Free
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WELLINGTON

4th of July Celebration
Wednesday, July 4th 
12:00 p.m. - Patriotic Pool Party - Wellington Aquatics Complex (Regular admission)
6:00 pm - Live Music by Gypsy Lane Band, Food Trucks, Face Painting, Inflatable Obstacle Courses, Bounce Houses & Slides, Pony Rides & Petting Zoo, Traditional Games, Crazy Games, Lawn Games, free Bingo 
9:15 pm - Fireworks Show

Main Viewing Area
Village Park
11700 Pierson Road
Wellington, FL 33414

Free Shuttle Service

Available on-site parking is limited. Guests are strongly encouraged to take advantage of our free shuttle, sponsored by Harbor Chase Assisted Living.

Shuttles run to Village Park, from the Palm Tran Bus Stop area by Nordstrom, at the Mall at Wellington Green, from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Shuttles do not run during the fireworks show, which begins at 9:15 pm. The show lasts approximately 30 minutes. Shuttles will resume running when the lights come back on after the show.

Cost: Free

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WEST PALM BEACH

4th on Flagler
Wednesday, July 4
West Palm Beach Waterfront from 5 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Performances from local and regional acts on three stages, a military honor ceremony, larger-than-life versions of games like Human Foosball, Life-sized Jenga, and Pong.  And new this year, an air-conditioned arcade.  With free activities for the kids, delicious food and drink options, adults and kids alike are sure to love celebrating Fourth of July in West Palm Beach. Best of all, don’t miss the thrilling 18-minute fireworks extravaganza over the Intracoastal Waterway.

Discover the Palm Beaches Stage
5 p.m. - Liddy Clark 
7:30 p.m. - Andrew Morris

Meyer Stage
5 p.m. - Derek Mack Band  5 p.m.
6:30 p.m. The Air National Guard Band of the South

Post Park Stage
5 p.m. - Brass Knucklehead
7:15 p.m. - The People Upstairs

Fireworks Show
9 pm - 9:18 pm

Main Viewing Area
Along the West Palm Beach Waterfront.  If you are unable to make it downtown for the fireworks show WPTV will stream the show on our WPTV smartphone app or at wptv.com .

Cost: Free

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INDIAN RIVER COUNTY

SEBASTIAN

4th of July Freedom Festival
Wednesday, July 4

July 4th festivities begin at 8:30 a.m. with a parade from Sebastian Community Center at 1805 Jackson Street, along Davis Street and south on Indian River Drive to Riverview Park.

All day festivities in the park with food, craft booths, vendors, live bands and gorgeous views of the Indian River Lagoon. 

Fireworks over the water at dusk.

Riverview Park
600 US Highway 1
Sebastian, FL 32958

Cost: Free

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VERO BEACH

July 4th Family, Fun, and Fireworks

Free parking and admission, food trucks, prize giveaways and more for the kids.

MUSIC
Live Music from 4:00 p.m. to 10 p.m. featuring recording stars:
Leslie Cours Mather, Corbette Jackson and Jess Lee from “The Voice”'

Fireworks
Fireworks will follow starting at 9 p.m. and will last 20 to 25 minutes.
WGYL 93.7 will broadcast a synchronized patriotic music selection to listen to while viewing
the fireworks. Tune your radio to WGYL 93.7 FM for the event. We suggest bringing a chair to
sit back relax and enjoy the music. Beer and wine will be available for purchase.

Cost: Free

Main Viewing Area
Riverside Park
3001 Riverside Park Dr
Vero Beach, FL

Other Viewing Areas
Young’s Park
Both Bridges
Riverside Café
Royal Palm Pointe

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MARTIN COUNTY

STUART

City of Stuart 4th of July Celebration
Wednesday, July 4
The city of Stuart celebrates Independence day with "Honoring our Armed Services" theme and choreographed display of fireworks that will start at 9 p.m. and end at 9:30 p.m.

During the day The Road to Victory Museum will display military vehicles, historical artifacts and provide traditional holiday food and non-alcoholic drinks. 

Stuart Main Street will provide music on our Riverwalk Stage from 5:30 p.m. - 11 p.m.

Main Viewing Area
Flagler Park and the City Boardwalk area

Cost: Free

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ST. LUCIE COUNTY

FORT PIERCE

Stars Over St. Lucie
Wednesday, July 4 from 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Music, food, Budweiser, children's activities and arts and crafts.
6 p.m. - The Humdingers
6 p.m. - Hourly historic cannon demonstrations
9 pm - Fireworks

Main Viewing Area
Marina Square
1 Avenue A

Cost: Free event

Parking: Garages near the Main Viewing Area

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PORT ST. LUCIE

Freedomfest
Wednesday, July 4th
Join the City of Port St. Lucie's Civic Center for a fun-filled fireworks VIP experience. Freedomfest VIP Party's doors open at 6:30 p.m. for you to enjoy an all All American Buffet and full-service cash bar with front row seats to watch the fireworks. Fireworks start at 9 p.m. (weather permitting). There is an After Party included in VIP ticket purchase which will include games, music, and dancing!

Freedomfest VIP Party Ticket prices:
Adults: $35
Kids (ages 4-12): $12
Kids (ages 3 & under): free

Non VIP info:
The Freedomfest celebration begins at 4 p.m. with live bands, food and refreshments, games and activities for kids and families, arts & crafts vendors and much, much more.

Main Viewing Area
Port St. Lucie Civic Center
Village Square
9221 S.E. Civic Center Place

NON-VIP Cost: Free

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