Get ready to experience an electrifying Fourth of July celebration like no other in Miami! As the city gears up to honor the nation’s 247th birthday, prepare for a day filled with thrilling activities, mouthwatering food, and dazzling fireworks displays. Whether you’re looking for family-friendly fun or a vibrant beachfront concert, Miami has something for everyone. Let’s dive into the exciting events and delicious dining options that will make your Fourth of July truly unforgettable.
Marlins firework show and a Red, White & Brew event
Get your Fourth of July party started with Marlins Baseball, beginning with a spectacular post-game fireworks show presented by Miccosukee Resort & Resort on Monday, July 3, and the ultimate ballpark beer tour with Red, White and Brew presented by Budweiser on Tuesday, July 4. The can’t-miss fireworks show returns to loanDepot park for the first time this season, taking place after the 6:40 p.m. matchup vs. the Cardinals and marking the start of the July 4th celebration in South Florida! Head to marlins.com/tix to make your Fourth of July plans today!
Fire on the Fourth: A Spectacular Extravaganza
The sky over Miami Beach will come alive with a mesmerizing display of drones and fireworks at the annual Fire on the Fourth celebration. Powered by Cox Media Group, this event promises an immersive experience for all ages. Starting at 3 p.m. in North Beach, the Miami Beach Bandshell will host a range of activities, food trucks, and captivating events. Explore the family zone from 3-7:30 p.m., where you’ll find thrilling attractions like a climbing wall, mega obstacle course, and a giant soccer dart game. Let your imagination run wild at the imagination playground, featuring classic games like Jenga, Connect 4, and cornhole.
If you’re up for some roller-skating fun, head to the outdoor roller disco at the bandshell from 3-9 p.m. Feel the groove as the Bandshell Allstars deliver infectious beats throughout the evening. Don’t worry if you don’t have skates; Faena Arts offers on-site rentals. Secure your roller-skating reservations in advance at www.MiamiBeachBandshell.com, or take your chances as a walk-in based on availability.
As the sun begins to set, the stage comes alive with music performances from 5-9 p.m. Get ready to dance to the beats of talented DJs and enjoy the energetic performance of The Miami Beats, led by Jacin Paul and his nine-piece band. The grand finale of Fire on the Fourth arrives at 9 p.m., with a breathtaking drone show and a mesmerizing fireworks display illuminating the beachfront. Prepare to be awestruck as the night sky lights up in a dazzling celebration of independence.
Independence Day Fireworks & Patriotic Concert on Ocean Drive
South Beach is also set to ignite with patriotic spirit as the Ocean Drive Association hosts the annual Independence Day Fireworks & Patriotic Concert. Located on Ocean Drive and 12th Street, the event commences with a beautiful orchestra performance by the Miami Beach Classical Music Festival at 8:30 p.m. The concert serves as the perfect prelude to an awe-inspiring fireworks display that launches at 9 p.m., captivating audiences mid-performance. Grab a reservation at one of the alfresco restaurants along Ocean Drive or bring your own beach chairs, blankets, and picnic fare for a front-row seat to the festivities.
Savor Delicious Deals All Weekend Long
While celebrating America’s birthday, don’t miss out on the mouthwatering food and drink specials offered throughout the weekend in South Florida. Indulge in a variety of flavors and themed delights, from red, white, and blue cocktails to classic American dishes. Miami’s vibrant dining destinations provide the perfect ambiance to enjoy a memorable meal with friends and family. Celebrate the Fourth of July at These Miami Restaurants, and let your taste buds soar as you commemorate this special occasion.
Miami Swim Week Independence Day Celebration with Todd English at Irma’s, W South Beach – Miami Beach, FL
Celebrate July 4th in style at W South Beach for a unique Miami Swim Week® edition of the Garden Party. Indulge in Chef Todd English’s specially crafted cocktails and BBQ menu while dancing to the tunes of Mike Louis for a memorable holiday. Stay for the fashion showcase by Agua Brazilian, presented by Strings Beachwear. The Swim Week opening party is co-hosted by Todd English and Elite Models, brought to you by Naked Diablo. RSVP is free on Eventbrite.
Celebrate Fourth Of July With Food, Fun, And Fireworks At J.W. Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa
From exhilarating fireworks displays to delectable culinary experiences, the JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa is taking Fourth of July to new heights in 2023 and giving guests a reason to extend the celebration beyond the weekend. The award-winning South Florida destination is playing host to multiple holiday events, including the annual Fourth On the Green fireworks bash, and offering guests exclusive, all-access packages for the ultimate Independence Day party.
Fourth on the Green Fireworks Extravaganza
For the ultimate vacation (or staycation), guests can book the 4th on the Green Fireworks Extravaganza room package. Starting at $2\99 per night, the package requires a minimum two-night stay (with a 2 p.m. late checkout based on availability) and includes two tickets to the July 4 fireworks show, with complimentary drinks and bites, live entertainment, a Kids Fun Zone, and more. The resort features award-winning golf courses, the renowned ame Spa & Wellness Collective, and multiple restaurants including Bourbon Steak, a Michael Mina restaurant. The Extravaganza package can be booked at jwmarriottturnberry.com.
Admission to the on-property water park is included with all room stays or available for purchase as a Resort Day Pass starting at $250 per person. Starting Friday, June 30, and continuing through Tuesday, July 4, there will be special activations all weekend long – from family lawn games to DJs with poolside entertainment and more at the resort’s award-winning water park. 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 as well as an adults-only VIP Oasis pool. Sip and savor at Surf House or Freestyle restaurants along with the newly launched Toasty Tides food truck serving breakfast and all-day food options. For more information, please visit www.tidalcovemiami.com.
Fireworks on the Green
Fireworks on the Green will be hosted from 7 p.m. to– 10 p.m. Priced at $150 per adult and $75 per child, guests can sip and savor unlimited food from local food trucks along with beverages including beer, wine, water, and soda. There will be a Kid’s Fun Zone with activities including a bounce house and lawn games, along with pop-ups by Heineken, Corona Premier, Tito’s Vodka, Ketel One Vodka, and more. Entertainment includes a live band and DJ along with an incredible view of the fireworks display. The event is open to the public and tickets can be purchased via Tock.
As the Fourth of July approaches, Miami is gearing up for an extraordinary celebration. From thrilling activities and pulsating music to delectable food and dazzling fireworks, this year’s events promise to create lasting memories. Embrace the spirit of independence, gather your loved ones, and immerse yourself in the festivities that make Miami the ultimate destination to celebrate America’s birthday. Get ready to ignite your Fourth of July in style!