Visiting sunny Miami during this 4th of July holiday season? If so, you’ll likely be in search of some top local activities, events, and things to do to help celebrate the occasion.
Although you’ll find plenty of fireworks, Miami has more to offer than just your traditional fireworks show – much more!
If you’re looking for Miami 4th of July Weekend 2018 ideas, check out some of these local activities and fun things do in Miami in July, including…
- Key Biscayne 4th of July Parade
- Biscayne Bay Sightseeing Cruise
- Miami Beach Fire on the 4th Festival
- Day Trip to Key West & Key Lime Festival
- and more…
4th of July Parade – Key Biscayne
July 4, 2018
America’s Birthday Bash – Bayfront Park
July 4, 2018
If your foremost goal for your 4th of July in Miami is finding the best or most iconic spot to watch the fireworks, consider joining the crowds at America’s Birthday Bash at Bayfront Park.
This popular party features a free Kids Zone, a massive beer garden, live music, lawn games, and one of the largest fireworks displays in South Florida.
Tourists and locals alike flock to Bayfront Park for this all-day extravaganza.
Getting In: America’s Birthday Bash is free to attend.
Miami Beach Fire on the 4th Festival
July 4, 2018
This all-day festival is another great option for those of you looking for family entertainment.
It’s filled with live music, food trucks, DJs, and even yoga! It’s located in the North Shore Park Bandshell, at 73rd Street and Collins Avenue. The event runs from 11:00 am to 9:00 pm.
If you’d like to watch the fireworks from the beach itself, plan to arrive early to save a spot.
You may find trouble parking, though, so be sure to use their shuttle system to get to the event.
Getting In: Miami Beach Fire on the 4th Festival is free to attend.
July 4th Fireworks Celebration at the Biltmore Hotel
Another top local July 4th event can be found in charming Coral Gables. Enjoy a special concert by the Greater Miami Symphonic Band, plenty of tasty concessions for purchase, and of course, a spectacular fireworks show in the evening.
The event is held on the Biltmore Hotel Golf Course, so you’ll get a beautiful view of the hotel from afar even if you won’t go inside.
The grounds open at 5:00 pm, the concert is at 7:00 pm, and the fireworks commence at 9:00 pm. We recommend taking the free shuttle to the Biltmore to avoid the hassle of parking.
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