Top 4th of July Celebrations in Southern Florida

June 26th, 2014 by

“Those who won our independence believed liberty to be the secret of happiness and courage to be the secret of liberty.” ~Louis D. Brandeis

Independence Day, commonly known as 4th of July, is just around the corner. It represents one of the most important moments in American history. How are you celebrating our nation’s Declaration of Independence? Although there are a lot of fun events and activities lined up, it’s not always easy picking the best one. To help narrow down your choices, here are the top 4th of July events near Palm Beach and Miami.

Ignite the Night 2014

For those living in or near Greenacres, FL, consider going to this year’s Ignite the Night 2014 event at the Greenacres Community Park. The 4th of July celebration includes free admission and parking, as well as food and drinks, rides and games, live music, and of course – firesworks! The event starts at 5:30 p.m. and goes until 10:00 p.m. If you’re looking for something fun for the whole family this Independence Day, then perhaps the Greenacres “Ignite the Night 2014” is just for you!

4th on Flager in West Palm Beach

This year, celebrate the 4th of July on Flager in West Palm Beach, FL. From 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. join families and guests of all ages in celebration of our freedom. Featuring live music from national recording artists, The Lost Trailers and Ryan Star, food and drink vendors, a kid’s craft area, a Military Honor Ceremony, along with one of the biggest fireworks show in South Florida, the 4th on Flager is a celebration you don’t want to miss! To learn more about the upcoming 4th on Flager, be sure to visit the City of West Palm Beach website.

Miami Beach Celebration

Miami Beach is known for its fun-packed 4th of July beach bashes and activities. It’s a family-friendly event and a great spot for beach lovers. You’ll enjoy the vibrancy of Miami culture and summer fun. Whether you’re into dancing, playing games or sightseeing, Miami Beach has you covered. You can expect to enjoy an evening of live music and fireworks by the waterfront; so bring along your beach chairs and towels. Don’t forget to arrive early to find a good spot and avoid the hassle of parking. Find out more about the 4th of July Miami Beach celebration here.

Key Biscayne 4th of July Parade

Celebrating the 4th of July is not the same without a good ol’ parade. The Key Biscayne Parade is one of the nation’s top 4th of July parades. The kids will enjoy watching the marching bands and a creative lineup of patriotically themed floats and posters. Ever wanted to be part of a parade? Now is your chance, as the Key Biscayne Parade is open and welcoming to everyone. You can participate in the parade by emailing and get your parade gear on the Key Biscayne online store. Also, you can get the kids involved by entering the float design challenge. The winner of the most creative float is awarded a smashing $1000, find out more here.

The 4th of July is about relaxing and enjoying the happiness that liberty brings. Be sure to include car maintenance in your celebration plans. The last thing you want is a broken down car to ruin your summer fun. Get your Honda Ridgeline summer ready by visiting us at Braman Honda of Palm Beach. Our trained service experts know just what your truck needs for safe summer driving. Visit us at 5200 Lake Worth Road in Greenacres, FL.



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