Miami heats up for Independence Day on Thursday, July 4th 2024, offering a sizzling mix of celebrations that go beyond your average fireworks display. Whether you crave a family-friendly picnic, a luxurious rooftop soirée, or a pulsating dance party under the stars, Miami has the perfect way to light up your Independence Day. From red, white and blue themed cocktails to all-American classics, the below South Florida dining destinations are the perfect spots to celebrate America’s birthday with friends and family.


Where to Celebrate 4th of July in Miami

Embrace the Classics: Fireworks and Family Fun

Bayfront Park Fourth of July Celebration: This classic event boasts live music, delicious food trucks, and a breathtaking fireworks display over Biscayne Bay. Pack your lawn chairs and claim your spot early!

The Biltmore Fourth of July Celebration: Mingle with fellow patriots at the Coral Gables celebration. This family-oriented event boasts live entertainment, culminating in a breathtaking fireworks display against the backdrop of the iconic Biltmore Hotel.

Tropical Park: Spread your blanket under the sprawling sky of Tropical Park and enjoy a day of festivities culminating in a night of dazzling fireworks. Pack a picnic basket, bring lawn chairs, and celebrate America’s birthday with your loved ones.


🇺🇸 July 4th: Fire on the Fourth in Miami Beach

Celebrate July 4th in Miami Beach style with an afternoon of music and family activities culminating in an evening drone and fireworks show over the beach as part of the city’s annual Fire on the Fourth Festival. Events this year will take place at a new location at Altos Del Mar Park as well as the Miami Beach Bandshell.

Fire on the Fourth kicks off at 3 p.m. on Thursday, July 4, 2024 in Altos Del Mar Park at 76 Street and Collins Avenue with activities, food trucks and a family zone featuring a rock climbing wall, inflatable soccer dart game, obstacle course, giant yard games and an Imagination Playground that will operate from 3-7:30 p.m. Music performances take the stage from 5-9 p.m. with entertainment by DJ Luc, MC Maria Salas and The Miami Beats Band. “The Star-Spangled Banner” will be sung by seventh grader Isabella Velasquez. Fire on the Fourth culminates with a drone show and fireworks display on the beachfront starting at 9 p.m.

🛼 July 4th: Miami Beach July 4th Roller Disco

Bust out your smoothest skate moves at the Fourth of July edition of Miami Beach Bandshell’s Roller Disco. Lolo & DJ Hottpants of Sweat Records will be spinning all the skate classics from Miami bass to electro and more. The July 4th Roller Disco is part of the City of Miami Beach’s annual Fire on the Fourth celebration, offering a full day of family-friendly activities leading up to a fireworks and drone show display over the beach at 9:00 p.m. Food and beverages will be available for purchase at the Bandshell.


Annual Independence Day Fireworks & Patriotic Concert

Enjoy the annual Independence Day Fireworks & Patriotic Concert presented by the Ocean Drive Association and the City of Miami Beach featuring a live orchestra performance by Miami Beach Classical Music Festival at 8:30 p.m., followed by a fantastic fireworks display at 9 p.m. Celebrate the holiday with some of your favorite Broadway selections and patriotic music including Tchaikovsky’s bombastic 1812 Overture, Armed Forces Salute, Stars and Stripes and more! Attendees are encouraged to make reservations at one of the many al fresco ocean view restaurants or bring their beach chairs, blankets, and picnics.


MARLINS JULY 3rd & 4th: Military Appreciation, Senior Day + Fireworks!

July 4th @ 1:10pm before heading out to see some fireworks, head to loanDepotpark as the Miami Marlins take on the Boston Red Sox! The “Military Appreciation Day” ticket package includes special pricing for both active and retired military personnel and their families, access to a pre-game parade on the warning track, and a 2024 Marlins Military Appreciation challenge coin.  And as part of “Marlins Senior Day,” Fans 65 years or older are eligible to receive two (2) complimentary tickets to select home games (Simply visit the North Ticket Office with your identification card available and then enter through the Third Base Dugout Club Entrance with your ticket.)


Jungle Splash Bash at Jungle Island – July 4th

Celebrate Independence Day at Jungle Island’s Jungle Splash Bash! Join Jungle Island on July 4th for a day filled with fun and excitement, featuring a foam dance party, waterproof face painting, and a live DJ spinning tunes. Cool off with red and blue snow cones, savor themed food, and enjoy a variety of kids’ entertainment. Don’t miss out on this festive event – perfect for families and friends looking to make a splash this holiday!


🍾 E11EVEN Miami’s July Lineup Features T.I., Rick Ross, Swae Lee, Murda Beatz, and more…

Get ready for another month of do-not-miss performances at hotspot E11EVEN Miami! To kick off Fourth of July Weekend, beloved duo Bonnie & Clyde will DJ on Thursday, July 4 and the Grammy-nominated, Murda Beatz will hit the DJ Booth on Friday, July 5. On Saturday, July 6, hip-hop artist Swae Lee will be back on center stage. For ticket prices, table reservations, and more details, visit


Strawberry Moon (601 Washington Ave)

Friday, July 5th – Sunday, July 7th, beginning at 12pm

Named for the full moon that occurs closest to the summer solstice, Strawberry Moon is the centerpiece of The Goodtime Hotel, offering an energetic gathering place for the ultimate July 4th weekend celebration. Hotel guests and visitors ages 21 and over are welcome to let loose and enjoy high-energy pool parties and tunes from celebrity guest DJs throughout the holiday weekend. On Saturday, July 6th, Matua Wines will pop-up on the pool deck and hotel breezeway with a complimentary sampling. On Sunday, July 7th, BFyne Swim will pop-up with a unique fashion show and sponsored cabanas at The Pool at Strawberry Moon. As the ultimate destination for sun, fun, and entertainment, The Goodtime Hotel’s vibrant, retro vibe promises guests a plethora of good times poolside with two bars, private cabanas, and live sets. For tickets visit  and for table reservations please call 305.506.2112 or email

Sexy Fish Miami Sexy Star Spangled Celebration

Sexy Fish Miami is celebrating Independence Day with its Sexy Star Spangled Tasting Menu ($130 per person), which features a decadent selection of items, including Wagyu Gyoza with Foie Gras and Australian Truffle, a selection of Signature Sashimi and Nigiri, Chilean Bass with Ramson Miso, and a sweet dessert platter that includes American Wakamomo tarte, Cinnamon Pecan Rolls, and Chocolate Coulant. The evening will consist of an enchanting entertainment lineup with indoor fireworks bringing electrifying energy to the room. The Sexy Star-Spangled Menu – $130 per person. Sexy Fish Miami is also offering a 50% discount to military and first responders on Thursday, July 4th, and Friday, July 5th. The 50% discount can be applied to the A La Carte and Cocktail and the following wine options (price as marked for First Responders and Military only).


Nikki Beach Miami Beach Red, White, and Beach 4th of July Celebration

Join Nikki Beach Miami Beach this Independence Day for the ultimate daytime July 4th fête! The Red, White, and Beach celebration will welcome a lineup of all-star guest DJs, including Caiiro, Eran Hersh & Darmon, Mili, Same Haze, Gianni Petrarca, and more. Indulge in your favorite all-American food, including BBQ Shrimp Skewers, Star Spangled Fruit Salad, and All-American Beef Sliders, among vibrant music and entertainment as we celebrate this special holiday.


Rosa Sky Rooftop

Perched high above the bustling city, Rosa Sky Rooftop emerges as Brickell’s latest sensation, captivating all who seek an unforgettable July 4th experience this year. With its unrivaled panoramic views of the glistening Miami skyline, Rosa Sky perfectly balances an energetic scene with a serene ambiance. Nestled in Brickell, guests are treated to a view of the eastern Brickell skyline, not far from the water. The allure of this rooftop lounge lies not only in its breathtaking vistas but also in its array of vibrant hand-crafted cocktails and globally inspired tapas, offering a unique way to celebrate America’s birthday. Show off your American Independence spirit by dressing in red, white, and blue! Whether you choose to wear all the colors or just one, all are welcome! To kickstart the festivities, guests will receive a complimentary glass of champagne. Rosa Sky promises a July 4th celebration that transcends expectations. With the amazing view and fireworks lighting up skylines from all over Miami, guests will enjoy more than just the scenery. So, raise a glass and join the chorus of revelers at Rosa Sky Rooftop, honoring the spirit of freedom and embracing the captivating allure of Miami’s skyline. Guests can make their reservations here:


Upscale Independence Day Experiences

Four Seasons Hotel at The Surf Club, Surfside, FL

Celebrate Independence Day with a quintessentially American 4th of July BBQ at Four Seasons Hotel at The Surf Club – whereby you can celebrate at The Surf Club’s Winston’s on the Beach. Enjoy a spirited lunch or dinner by the pool with panoramic ocean views and an atmosphere that perfectly captures the spirit of the holiday – the crackle of the open grills, bright colors and flavors, the sound of laughter as newfound friends and generations of families drift between their tables and the grassy lawns – and there, always within reach, the sea.

Four Seasons Hotel Miami

Don’t miss the iconic 4th July fireworks at Bayside Marketplace are best viewed from Miami’s largest elevated pool terrace at Four Seasons Hotel Miami. Fireworks start at 9pm, so pull up a spot at Miami’s largest elevated pool, located above much coveted Brickell Avenue, grab a refreshing drink and enjoy the show!

SLS LUX Brickell Rooftop Independence Day Celebration with Tito’s Vodka 

Celebrate Independence Day in unparalleled style at the SLS LUX Rooftop Independence Day Celebration, in collaboration with Tito’s Vodka. This exclusive event promises a day filled with fun, exquisite libations, and live music. Guests can indulge in a dedicated Tito’s lounge area, complete with tastings and classic outdoor games such as cornhole and Jenga. Delight in a variety of expertly crafted $10 Tito’s cocktails while basking in the Miami sun poolside, accompanied by the vibrant sounds of DJ Mykel from 12 PM to 5 PM. This exclusive event for hotel guests and residents of SLS LUX Brickell promises a memorable July 4th celebration at one of the city’s most luxurious rooftop venues.



The Clevelander in South Beach is hosting an unforgettable Fourth of July celebration on their stunning 6th floor C-Level. From 7 PM to 10 PM, families are invited to enjoy a festive evening with a beachfront view of the fireworks. This family-friendly party will feature a DJ spinning clean edits, ensuring everyone stays entertained. As the night progresses, the celebration transforms into an exclusive 21+ rooftop party from 11 PM to 3 AM. Guests can expect a deep, dark, and mysterious ambiance with a different DJ taking over, ensuring the party continues into the early morning hours. The electrifying beats and vibrant atmosphere of C-Level Rooftop Parties promise a night to remember. Held on July 4th, this event offers more than just a fireworks display. Celebrate Independence Day at the Clevelander for a Fourth of July Fireworks Viewing Party experience like no other.


A MISO 4th of July Celebration

Peacock Park transforms into a symphony of lights and sound. Enjoy a captivating performance by the Miami Symphony Orchestra playing American classics, followed by a mesmerizing drone show that replaces traditional fireworks.


Gabriel South Beach Rooftop Rendezvous

Witness the fireworks display over Lummus Park in style. The Gabriel South Beach’s rooftop transforms into a haven decorated in red, white, and blue. Sip on exclusive cocktails and soak in the panoramic views.


Moxy Miami South Beach 

This Independence Day, celebrate at Moxy Miami South Beach, where the vibrant energy of Miami and a spectacular celebration awaits. From 1PM to 10PM, experience an unforgettable soiree at The Upside Rooftop offering direct firework views over the skyline and ocean, live DJ sounds, an all-American BBQ menu and drink specials sponsored by Bulleit Bourbon, Don Julio Tequila, Captain Morgan, Ketel One Vodka, Mezcal Union. Tickets available for purchase at the door, starting at $20 per person.

Baia Beach Club at Mondrian South Beach

Celebrate Independence Day at Baia Beach Club at Mondrian South Beach, Miami’s iconic waterfront oasis. From 2PM to 10PM enjoy an a la carte dinner menu, champagne and dessert specials, frozen drink specials, cabana package that includes a bottle of complimentary moet, plus a front row to bayside views of the Downtown fireworks.

Hyde Beach at SLS South Beach

Experience an electric 4th of July celebration at Hyde Beach at SLS South Beach, the lively daylife oceanfront lounge. Featuring celebrations all weekend long, guests will be able to enjoy an electric lineup of DJs, guest performers, poolside fun and artful mixology.


4th On The Green

Join the City of Aventura for its official Fourth of July celebration at JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa. For full access to the festivities, the 4th On The Green event is the place to be. From 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., guests can enjoy an unlimited selection from local food trucks and live food stations. There will be special activations from Patron Tequila, Tito’s Vodka, Heineken, and more along with unlimited beer, wine, water, and soda. There will be a Kids Zone with an array of activities including a bounce house, cornhole, and giant chess, along with DJ entertainment. A fantastic fireworks show will close out the evening. Tickets are priced at $165++ per adult and $75++ per child. The event is open to the public and tickets can be purchased HERE.


4th On The Green at Corsair Kitchen & Bar

Take the celebrations up a notch with the Corsair Kitchen & Bar’s 4th On The Green experience. Tickets start at $180++ per adult and $90++ per child. Beginning at 6:30 p.m., an elevated dinner buffet with champagne will be offered in addition to an unlimited selection from local food trucks and live food stations. There will be special activations from Patron Tequila, Tito’s Vodka, Heineken, and more along with unlimited beer, wine, water, and soda. Guests will enjoy additional live entertainment and a VIP fireworks viewing area. The event is open to the public and tickets can be purchased HERE.


4th On The Green Special Stay Offer

Take the stress out of holiday travel plans with the 4th On The Green Special Stay Offer. Starting at $600 per night, this offer includes a minimum two-night stay and two tickets to the Fourth on the Green event, featuring complimentary drinks and bites, live entertainment, and more. Complimentary access to Tidal Cove Waterpark and a 2 p.m. late checkout are also included. JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa boasts two world-renowned golf courses, the luxurious âme Spa & Wellness Collective, and multiple dining experiences including Chef Michael Mina’s Bourbon Steak. Further details and booking information is available online.


Tidal Cove

Admission to the on-property, world-class Tidal Cove water park is included with all room stays or available for purchase as a day pass starting at $500 per person. Day passes on Thursday, July 4 will also include access to the 4th On The Green fireworks event. Kids and adults alike can enjoy the FlowRider® Triple surf simulation pool, lazy river, and seven slides on the 60-foot tower. The park also features a 4,000-square-foot kids’ pool play area and an adults-only VIP Oasis pool. Celebrate the holiday with a live DJ, petting zoo, cotton candy, and popcorn stations. Enjoy cold beverages and great eats at Surf House or Freestyle restaurants. For more information, please visit



Level 6 (3480 Main Hwy, 6th floor)

Located in Coconut Grove, Level 6 is a rooftop oasis and restaurant from INK Entertainment Group offering a modern and urban twist on Spanish cuisine in a vibrant atmosphere. With scenic views, curated music to stimulate the senses, elevated dining, and hand-crafted cocktails, Level 6 serves as the ultimate hotspot to watch the fireworks over the bay during July 4th weekend. At Level 6, talented Chef de Cuisine Chris Tierney showcases his creativity by highlighting local ingredients and a seafood-driven, Barcelona-style dining experience with a Miami flair. Diners can savor a la carte dishes such as Spanish charcuterie, croquettes, tuna tartare, paella de mariscos, and more, while sipping on refreshing cocktails. From a relaxed sundowner with shareable bites in the afternoon or late-night cocktails and tapas into the evening, Level 6 offers a beautiful escape with its warm and welcoming atmosphere.


Casadonna (1737 N Bayshore Drive)

Casadonna, the coastal Italian-inspired restaurant from Groot Hospitality and Tao Group, boasts 20,000 square feet of indoor, al fresco and bar seating with glistening waterfront views that span the length of the bay-facing terrace. During Independence Day weekend, guests can savor the spirit of seaside dolce vita from day to night by accessing Casadonna by boat. For guests celebrating on the water, Casadonna can accommodate docking on Biscayne Bay and bookings can be made with Casadonna’s dockmaster at 786-869-0158 or [email protected]. With preferred seating, visitors can enjoy Casadonna’s Riviera-style Italian cuisine for dinner or for brunch with an impressive three-course Saturday and Sunday brunch experience. The $85 per person brunch menu features “for the table” offerings plus a choice of entree and a chef’s selection of desserts. Refreshing bespoke cocktails, spritzes, and an extensive wine list complement Casadonna’s coastal Italian approach.


Mayami (127 NW 23rd St)

Celebrate the Fourth of July at Mayami, located in Miami’s artistic Wynwood neighborhood. Indulge in elevated cuisine, uniquely crafted cocktails and a late-night party atmosphere across 10,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor space. Inspired by the ancient Mayan civilization, this restaurant and lounge provides a unique experience for all who visit. Don’t miss out on the perfect blend of late-night vibes and fine cuisine at Mayami!


Pilo’s Tequila Garden (158 NW 24th St)

Pilo’s Tequila Garden, Wynwood’s local hotspot, is a top destination to visit during the Fourth of July weekend in Miami. Guests can enjoy exclusive holiday specials to enhance the celebration, as well as savory dishes, premium cocktails and a vibrant atmosphere. With its lively decor and welcoming environment, Pilo’s provides an unforgettable backdrop for the festivities. Gather friends and family and make this Independence Day one to remember at Pilo’s Tequila Garden!


Vela Sky (227 NE 2nd Ave)

Just steps away from Bayfront Park, one of Miami’s major fireworks display destinations, Vela Sky is the perfect pre-firework celebration. Guests can grab handcrafted cocktails and unique tapas-style bites at Vela Sky, a poolside rooftop bar and lounge, before heading over to enjoy the Bayfront Park fireworks.


Rusty Pelican

Celebrate the Fourth of July at Rusty Pelican Miami and take in breathtaking views of the gorgeous Miami skyline with stunning views of fireworks from every table. Guests can also enjoy their delicious cuisine and exciting Fourth of July offerings.

The Hampton Social 

Celebrate Fourth of July with a scene taken from The Hamptons. Brickell’s newest restaurant, The Hampton Social, will be celebrating the holiday with fresh coastal cuisine paired with its signature Blue Frosé. Centered in Miami’s booming Brickell neighborhood, The Hampton Social will bring the celebration complete with refreshing cocktails, great eats and good vibes.


LT Steak & Seafood

Head to LT Steak & Seafood this Fourth of July to savor New American cuisine in a casually elegant beachside setting with unmatched views of a show-stopping fireworks show. Helmed by award-winning Chef Laurent Touroundel, the restaurant utilizes international flavors and culinary techniques from France, Asia and Latin America. Located within The Betsy, the restaurant is just a stone’s throw away from the Lummus Park Independence Day Fireworks & Patriotic Concert. After a delicious meal, diners can head to the hotel’s Ocean Deck rooftop to revel in the stunning show. Address: The Betsy Hotel, 1440 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139

The Betsy South Beach

Centrally located on Ocean Drive, The Betsy is a unique gem in Miami’s iconic South Beach Art Deco District. With its prime location, the family-owned hotel offers a great view of the Lummus Park Independence Day Fireworks & Patriotic Concert by the Miami Beach Classical Music Festival Orchestra. Hotel guests and diners at LT Steak & Seafood or The Alley are invited to watch the magnificent show from The Betsy’s rooftop Ocean Deck. As the principal Miami-based corporate partner for the orchestra since 2013, The Betsy welcomes founder/director Michael Rossi as its 2024 artist-in-residence and will serve as a concert venue for evening student performances. The Betsy also hosts opera performances from its front terrace every third Thursday throughout the year. Address: 1440 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL, 33139

Fireworks Watch Party at The Gabriel South Beach

Located on Ocean Drive directly across from Lummus Park, The Gabriel South Beach is the perfect boutique property to watch the majestic fireworks show at Lummus Park. From 8-10 p.m. on the hotel’s hidden rooftop, guests will find the space adorned in patriotic decor and an exclusive bar stocked with specially crafted beer, wine and cocktails. Address: 640 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139


Watch the Fireworks from Winter Haven Hotel

Located on Ocean Drive in the heart of the Miami Art Deco District overlooking Lummus Park, Winter Haven Hotel Miami Beach, Autograph Collection beautifully combines South Beach’s glamorous history with modern luxury. The newly renovated hotel exudes retro charm and classic elegance, drawing inspiration from the 1950s-style representation of leisure destinations and its iconic oceanfront location. The building’s elegant façade gives way to a sophisticated, thoughtfully designed retreat that provides the perfect hideaway from the buzz outside. To celebrate Fourth of July, guests can relax and unwind on the hotel’s rooftop to watch the Lummus Park fireworks. Plus, the hotel offers an Exclusive Savings deal for government and military personnel and veterans to show appreciation for all that they do. Address: 1400 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139

The Gates Hotel South Beach x Bored Cuban Picnic Box

Located along the Indian Creek Canal on beautiful Collins Avenue in the heart of Miami Beach, The Gates Hotel South Beach is a tranquil retreat with 235 luxurious rooms. This oasis is the perfect getaway for relaxation and leisure, with an expansive midcentury-modern lobby juxtaposed with art deco-inspired architecture. The hotel offers locals and discerning travelers an immersive Miami Beach experience with pristine beach access, an expansive pool and a third-floor plunge deck that overlooks the Collins Waterway – all perfect locations to have a Fourth of July picnic. Those traveling to The Gates for a sun-filled Independence Day can book the Red, White, and Picnic Too. Valid for a reservation of three nights or more, the package includes a Bored Cuban picnic box filled with a Cuban sandwich, crispy chips, a pastelito and a Hey, Hei ready-to-drink cocktail (cosmopolitan or margarita); two beach chairs and towels for guests to soak up the sun; refillable water bottles to stay hydrated throughout the day; a one-hour e-bike rental; daily poolside activities; and 10% off at K’Alma Spa. Guests who don’t book the package can still take advantage of this exciting partnership with Bored Cuban, as the picnic box is priced individually at $24.35. Address: 2360 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, FL 33139

Cadillac Hotel & Beach Club, Autograph Collection

Located along the iconic Miami Beach boardwalk, Cadillac Hotel & Beach Club is a must-visit for locals and visitors celebrating this Fourth of July. This 1940s art deco gem exudes the glamour of the European Riviera. With 357 oceanfront rooms, the hotel offers a blend of historic charm and modern amenities, including original terrazzo floors, lush greenery and a wraparound mezzanine balcony. Indulge in poolside relaxation at the expansive deck boasting two pools – one for adults and one for families – alongside private beachside service. Savor delectable cuisine at Donna Mare, the hotel’s signature Italian restaurant, or unwind with a glass of wine at Bungalow Beach Bar & Grill. For a quick bite, Il Merkato beckons guests with its Italian market delights. Additionally, the hotel offers a Seaside Savings package, which includes 20% off a minimum two-night stay, a complimentary bottle of prosecco, and a $50 food and beverage credit. Address: 3925 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, FL 33140


Hotel Room Fireworks Views at The Gabriel Miami

Located in the heart of Downtown Miami, The Gabriel Miami welcomes guests to experience an unforgettable Fourth of July celebration. With 129 spacious rooms and suites offering sweeping views of Biscayne Bay, guests are treated to a front-row seat to Miami’s iconic skyline and its annual fireworks display. On the 14th-floor pool deck, guests can unwind in two inviting pools: a serene resort-style oasis and an infinity lap pool boasting panoramic vistas of the Intracoastal, Miami Beach and PortMiami. Guests can enjoy savory menu options from Bella’s Bar, such as the Flying Wings ($18), offered in five flavors: Thai chili, garlic Parmesan, Buffalo, BBQ and Caribbean jerk; Star-Spangled Mini Crab Cakes ($18), served with Cajun rémoulade and lime; All-American Fish Sandwich ($23), blackened grouper topped with coleslaw, Cajun seasoning and tartar sauce on a ciabatta roll; and Liberty G-Burger ($24), a brisket blend burger patty with natural bacon, caramelized onion, lettuce, tomato and American cheese. For a healthier option, guests can try the Strawberry Spinach Salad ($18), a refreshing mix of spinach, strawberries, walnuts, shaved red onion, cotija cheese and a choice of dressing. This Independence Day, guests visiting Miami for the holiday weekend can book the exclusive Summer Travel offer, which includes 15% off a three-night stay with a complimentary 1 p.m. late departure. Address: 1100 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33132


“Best Seat in the House” Views at The Elser Hotel

Located in Downtown Miami, just a half-mile from Bayfront Park, The Elser Hotel & Residences will have one of Miami’s largest and most prominent Fourth of July celebrations with special music performances, bounce houses and a diverse selection of food trucks. Book any of The Elser’s bayview rooms to watch the fireworks show comfortably from your balcony, or pick a spot on the hotel’s expansive sundeck to catch the show with other hotel guests. Veterans and active military service members can book the exclusive Veterans & Military Discount at The Elser to receive 15% off standard room rates. To take advantage of this deal, guests are required to present valid military credentials at the desk upon check-in. Address: 398 NE Fifth St., Miami, FL 33132

Delilah Miami

Modern-day supper club Delilah Miami serves technique-driven food in a Jazz Age-inspired ambiance. Offering 180-degree uninterrupted views of Biscayne Bay, Delilah Miami’s recently opened waterfront patio provides front-row seats to Miami’s captivating fireworks show. Better yet, the restaurant offers a luxurious boat service, encouraging nautical diners to dock their vessels (must be 55 feet or less) at any of its boat slips to enjoy the evening’s celebrations.



With captivating views of Biscayne Bay, ADRIFT Mare on the 25th floor of the Hotel AKA Brickell is the one-stop destination for firework views and a Mediterranean dining oasis. Crafted under the guidance of Michelin-starred “Gypsy Chef” David Myers, this culinary sanctuary presents an expansive terrace and intimate private dining spaces serving a menu inspired by the French Riviera, Balearic Islands, Italy and the Greek Isles. ADRIFT Mare is open Independence Day until 10:30 p.m. Come early from 5-8 p.m. for Sunset Lounge Happy Hour featuring $12 craft cocktails, $8 beers, $12-$14 wines by the glass and $4-$10 snacks and bites.


Planning Your Celebration:

No matter your style, Miami offers a unique way to commemorate America’s birthday. Remember to check for specific dates, times, and ticket information for each event closer to the holiday.

The Fourth of July, also known as Independence Day, is a federal holiday in the United States that celebrates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. This document declared the thirteen American colonies to be free and independent states.

So, grab your red, white, and blue, and get ready to celebrate America’s birthday in the heart of Miami’s vibrant energy!