Celebrate July Fourth in Miami!

Miami is a great place to celebrate Independence Day. The city offers a variety of events, from family-friendly festivals to rooftop parties. Here are a few of the best Fourth of July events in Downtown Miami and surrounding areas:

Bayfront Park Fourth of July Celebration:

This annual event is one of the largest and most popular Independence Day celebrations in Miami, and takes place right in front of 50 Biscayne. The celebration features live music, food trucks, a kids’ zone, and a fireworks display over Biscayne Bay.

Fourth of July with the Miami Symphony Orchestra


Peacock Park, Coconut Grove 

2820 MCFARLANE RD, Miami 33133


This event takes place at Peacock Park and features a concert by the Miami Symphony Orchestra, followed by a fireworks display over the park.  Legendary Miami-based conductor Eduardo Marturet will lead the world-renowned orchestra through some classic American songs of George Gershwin, Aaron Copeland, and John Paul Sousa, as well as music from Star Wars, and of course, the United States National Anthem.

Star-Spangled AWESOME:  Independence Day Celebration & Fireworks Show

12pm until late

The Wharf:  114 SW North River Dr Miami, FL 33130

Starting at 12pm, enjoy live music, drinks and a great atmosphere at the Wharf.  Children, & leashed dogs welcome with a parent or guardian before 6 PM. After 6 PM, the venue is strictly 21+


4th of July at the Ritz-Carlton, Key Biscayne

55 Grand Bay Drive Key Biscayne, Miami, FL 33149

Enjoy the beautiful beaches and recently renovated pool areas at the Key Biscayne Ritz-Carlton during the day, dine and some of the most amazing restaurants in Key Biscayne for lunch and dinner, and enjoy family friendly programming, live music, and an evening fireworks display over Biscayne Bay.

Paddleboarding in Virginia Key with PADL Miami

7:00pm to 9:00pm

Virginia Key Outdoor Center (VKOC-North)

Registration: https://www.vkoc.net/4thofjulypaddle

PADL Miami is offering a special Fourth of July paddleboarding activity on Virginia Key. Participants will paddleboard around the Key and enjoy the beautiful views of Biscayne Bay. The activity is open to all skill levels and costs $40 per person. Registration is required and can be done on the PADL Miami website (above).

These are just a few of the many Fourth of July events in Downtown Miami and surrounding areas. With so many options to choose from, you’re sure to find the perfect way to celebrate America’s birthday in Miami.

In addition to these events, there are also many other ways to celebrate Fourth of July in Miami. You can enjoy a barbecue at the beach, watch a parade, or simply spend time with friends and family. No matter how you choose to celebrate, Miami is the perfect place to make memories that will last a lifetime.

Here are some tips for enjoying Fourth of July in Miami:

  • Get there early: The best spots to watch the fireworks fill up quickly, so it’s important to get there early.
  • Bring a blanket or chair: If you’re planning on sitting on the ground, be sure to bring a blanket or chair to make yourself comfortable.
  • Bring snacks and drinks: There will be food and drinks available at most events, but it’s always a good idea to bring your own snacks and drinks just in case.
  • Wear sunscreen: The sun can be strong in Miami, so be sure to wear sunscreen to protect yourself.
  • Have fun! Fourth of July is a time to celebrate with friends and family, so relax and enjoy the festivities.