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A Celebration In Hollywood: ArtsPark Family Fun And The 4th Of July Star-Spangled Spectacular

July 4, 2024

Summer fun kicks off this Friday night at ArtsPark. Beginning at 5:00 p.m., ArtsPark will come alive every Friday night with "Summer Fun and Entertainment," a weekly event running from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. This exciting series offers a delightful array of activities including delicious food, lively music, fun inflatables, and engaging games. Then it’s topped off with a movie on the big screen at the Amphitheater, making it the perfect way to unwind and enjoy a summer night out.

This Friday night’s movie is “Dungeons & Dragons Honor Among Thieves.” Showtime is at 8:00 p.m. Lawn seating is available, so bring a blanket or beach chair for comfort. As a reminder, City parks are plastic and foam Free. Single-use items, like plastic water bottles and utensils are prohibited on the grounds. Join us this Friday for a fun family night at ArtsPark.

Star-Spangled Spectacular Celebration on Hollywood Beach

Sponsored by the City of Hollywood Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts, this Annual July 4th Event will feature entertainment beginning at 6:00 p.m., and a dazzling offshore fireworks display beginning at 9:00 p.m.

Event schedule at the Hollywood Beach Theater:

• 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. - DJ Entertainment
• 7:00 p.m. - Official Welcome
• 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. - Live Music by “The Viva Band”
• 9:00 p.m. - Offshore Fireworks Display


Dania Beach Boulevard
From 8:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. access to the barrier island will be closed. All eastbound traffic will be U-Turned and directed west on Dania Beach Boulevard.

Sheridan Street
From 11:00 a.m. until 11:30 p.m. no eastbound traffic will be permitted onto the Barrier Island via Sheridan Street. All eastbound traffic will be directed north onto Southeast 5th Avenue, south onto North 14th Avenue, or to U-turn westbound on Sheridan Street.

Hollywood Boulevard
From 11:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. the southbound A1A exit ramp to westbound Hollywood Boulevard will be closed.
From 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. eastbound traffic will be directed north or south on A1A.
From 8:00 p.m. until 11:30 p.m. all eastbound traffic from Hollywood Boulevard to A1A will be directed southbound only.

Hallandale Beach Boulevard
From 8:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. all northbound traffic on A1A will be directed to U-Turn at Jackson Street southbound towards Hallandale Beach Boulevard.

Ocean Drive - North of Sheridan Street
From 11:00 a.m. until 11:30 p.m. northbound traffic will be directed north toward Dania Beach Boulevard. Southbound traffic will be directed west on Sheridan Street.

Ocean Drive – Sheridan Street To Hollywood Boulevard
From 11 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. the Hollywood Police Department will restrict southbound traffic between Sheridan Street and Hollywood Boulevard to one lane. The southbound A1A exit ramp to westbound Hollywood Boulevard will be closed. Northbound traffic will be directed to the exit at Sheridan Street. Broward County Transit will travel northbound only during this timeframe.

Holland Park & Polk Street Marina
Once the parking lots reach capacity, the only permitted vessel traffic will be that which is leaving the marina.

Bridge Schedule
Intracoastal Waterway bridges will maintain their regular schedules throughout the day and early evening, but from 8:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. bridges at Dania Beach Boulevard, Sheridan Street, and Hollywood Boulevard will remain in the down position to allow vehicular traffic to enter and exit the beach. Marine traffic is limited.

Garage Parking
Public parking at the City-operated parking garages on the barrier island is on a first come, first served basis. The Garfield Parking Garage, 300 Connecticut Street, and the Nebraska Parking Garage, 327 Nebraska Street are expected to reach capacity quickly, early in the day. The SPECIAL EVENT FLAT RATE of $30 for 24-hours applies at these two locations. The rate will be charged beginning at 7:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. Standard parking rates apply only at City-operated parking garages in Downtown Hollywood at the Radius Garage, 250 North 19th Avenue and Van Buren Garage at 251 South 20th Avenue.

Public parking is available at the following locations on Hollywood Beach: Hollywood Beach Garage at A1A and Hollywood Boulevard; North Beach Park at Sheridan Street and A1A (must enter before sundown); Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort at A1A and Johnson Street; Keating Park at 2400 South Ocean Drive/301 Magnolia Terrace; the Dunewalk/Summit Lot at 1200 South Ocean Drive and the Diplomat Beach Resort Hollywood at 3555 South Ocean Drive. Special event rates may vary at these locations. Be aware, those choosing to park on private property must follow the property owner’s rules exactly to avoid a ticket, tow, or immobilization device.

For additional event information, contact the Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts at: (954) 921-3404.

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