4th of July is one of the best holidays to be in Miami. From the Biscayne Bay, to Key Biscayne, to Miami Beach; the fireworks displays are out of this world and there are festivals all day to celebrate. From bounce houses to the vibrant food truck scene, there is something for everyone and most of these festivities are absolutely free. Here is our guide to the festivities whether you are a party of five or a party of two! Happy Fourth of July!
Bal Harbour Beach 9:00pm- 9:25pm. At the south jetty of Bakers Haulover Inlet the fireworks display is intimate and best viewed by boat. Bring a bottle of bubbly and a date and you are set!
Coconut Groves Peacock Park Family festivities all day and fireworks at 9:00 pm. 2820 McFarlane Road, Coconut Grove
Biltmore Hotel Coral Gables A dignified first date for the 4th would be at the elegant Biltmore with a symphonic performance at 7pm and fireworks at 9pm. Refreshments and libations are additional but the event is free.
City of Miami Beach This is an extravaganza on 8th and Ocean Drive. Come early and stay late as the fireworks begin at 7pm and last until, well, they last.
Key Biscayne This all day family affair begins at 11am and concludes with fireworks at sunset.
Bayfront Park: Bayfront Park is in the heart of downtown Miami and is an excellent place to watch fireworks. Festivities begin at 3pm and fireworks are promptly at 9pm. Bayfront Park 301 Biscayne Blvd. downtown Miami.