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Cue The Sparklers! Celebrate Fourth Of July Weekend With A Bang In South Florida

June 27, 2024

South Florida gears up for an explosive Fourth of July weekend, promising an array of festivities across the region. Whether you're looking to indulge in luxurious accommodations, family-friendly activities, or vibrant social scenes, there's something for everyone to celebrate America's birthday in style. One of the most anticipated events this Fourth of July is the "4th On The Green" extravaganza at the JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa. Nestled in Aventura, this iconic resort offers a day filled with gastronomic delights, live entertainment, and a spectacular fireworks display that promises to light up the night sky.

Guests can expect a feast for the senses, 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. with local food trucks dishing out delectable treats, unlimited beverages to keep the party going, and a lively atmosphere with a DJ spinning tunes that will have everyone dancing. For families, there are specially curated children's activities to keep the little ones entertained throughout the day.

Ticket options cater to different preferences, starting at $165 per adult and $75 for children. Those looking to elevate their experience can opt for VIP Packages priced at $180 per person, which includes premium food and beverages as well as an exclusive viewing area for the fireworks at 9:15 p.m. For those who wish to view the fireworks without buying a ticket for the "4th On The Green" extravaganza inside the resort, the fireworks will be viewable from the Don Soffer Exercise Trail Loop which circles Country Club Drive.

For those planning to make a night of it, the JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa invites guests to extend their stay and enjoy all the resort has to offer, ensuring a holiday experience to remember.

To secure your spot at this unforgettable celebration, tickets can be purchased via:

For further details, visit their website at: The JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa is located at 19999 West Country Club Drive, Aventura, Florida 33180.

Pembroke Pines Independence Day Celebration
Celebrate Independence Day with Food Fun and Fireworks Thursday, July 4th, 2024 from 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. at 7400 Pines Boulevard, Pembroke Pines, Florida 33024! Join in the Independence Day Celebration to take part in the Pie Eating Contest, rides, activities, food trucks, and live music by Sekond Nature from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. and fireworks at 9:00 p.m. Bring the entire family for games and activities from 9:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. No coolers, pets, or fireworks permitted. For more information, please call: (954) 392-2116.

A Miami Style July 4th
For a VIP Miami Fourth of July getaway, the InterContinental Miami offers the Tropical Tranquility Package. This exclusive offer includes a luxurious overnight stay and access to a private cabana where guests can unwind with frozen cocktails and enjoy stunning views of Biscayne Bay.

The weekend's festivities kick off with a poolside BBQ (additional cost) and a live DJ providing the soundtrack to a memorable evening. The highlight of the night is an exclusive rooftop viewing of Downtown Miami's fireworks from the VIP Skylawn, promising a panoramic view of the city's skyline illuminated in celebration.

Guests interested in this serene escape can find more information on the InterContinental Miami's offerings by visiting their website: - Or call: (305) 577-1000. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to celebrate Independence Day in luxurious style.

If you prefer not to take part in the InterContinental Miami's festivities, next door at Bayfront Park the 4th of July Celebration returns this year with fun-for-all-ages entertainment. The festivities feature live music performances by local musical artists. The highlight is a spectacular 30-minute fireworks display at 9:00 p.m., lighting up the sky and reflecting off Biscayne Bay and the Miami skyline.

Bayfront park is located at: 301 North Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, Florida 33132. For more information, call: (305) 358-7550.

Looking for a more laid-back celebration?
Magic 13 Brewing Co. in Miami's Little River neighborhood invites you to join their Fourth of July festivities. Known for its expansive Key West-Style patio, Magic 13 Brewing Co. promises a vibrant atmosphere complete with games, live music on their new outdoor stage, and mouthwatering food offerings.

Whether you're a beer aficionado, a food lover, or simply seeking a lively gathering, Magic 13 Brewing Co. welcomes all with open arms. Families are encouraged to join in on the fun, making it a perfect spot for a relaxed Independence Day celebration.

Stay updated on Magic 13 Brewing Co.'s latest events and offerings by following them on Social Media: @magic13brewing. For those interested in hosting private events, inquiries can be directed to their website at:

Flagler Goes Country
Newly opened and already making waves, 511 Bar & Lounge in Fort Lauderdale invites you to their "Flagler Goes Country" Fourth of July Bash on Friday, July 5th from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Partnering with Garrison Brothers Whiskey, this event promises a unique blend of live music featuring the Cuban Cowboy, Gabriel Key and his band, along with tantalizing food trucks and special vendors.

Boasting a chic interior and a laid-back backyard patio adorned with twinkling lights, 511 Bar & Lounge offers a trendy ambiance perfect for whiskey enthusiasts and cocktail aficionados alike. This neighborhood gem is set to become a staple for those looking to unwind and enjoy a memorable holiday weekend.

Stay connected with 511 Bar & Lounge and keep up with their latest updates by following them on Instagram: @511bar_. Located at 511 Northeast 3rd Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301, this hotspot promises an evening of festive fun under the stars.

"Under the Sea" Parade and Family Fun Day
Don't miss the festivities set for Thursday, July 4th, 2024, in the City of Sunrise. Themed floats and marching units will wind their way west along Sunset Strip, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., from Northwest 12th Street to City Park, where the excitement will continue! Children can enjoy snow cones, the park's playground and splash pad, and a fun zone with an inflatable water slide, obstacle course, rock wall and more. (Swimsuits recommended for kids!)

Celebrate freedom with an '80s freestyle concert outdoors at Amerant Bank Arena, One Panther Parkway, Sunrise, Florida 33323! Enjoy hours of continuous music featuring DJ Johnny Quest and chart-topping artists The Cover Girls and Lisa Lisa. They'll launch our fantastic fireworks display at 9:30 p.m.!

For more information, call the City of Sunrise Leisure Services Department: (954) 747-4600.

The City of Hollywood will also be having their yearly July 4th Spectacular on Hollywood Beach, 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. there will be a DJ and a Live Band Viva, with offshore fireworks at 9:00 p.m. Read the entire story about Hollywood's July 4th Spectacular in this week's Sun Times on page 10A.

As South Florida prepares to celebrate America's birthday, these venues stand ready to offer residents and visitors alike a variety of ways to mark the occasion. Whether you prefer a luxurious escape at the JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa, a relaxed getaway at the InterContinental Miami, a lively gathering at Magic 13 Brewing Co., or a spirited evening at 511 Bar & Lounge, there's no shortage of options to celebrate the Fourth of July weekend with a bang.

From family-friendly activities to exclusive rooftop views of fireworks, South Florida's Fourth of July festivities promise something for everyone. Make your plans now and join in the celebration of freedom, community, and fun in the heart of the Sunshine State.

For more information on these events and to secure your spot, visit their respective websites. Let the countdown to Independence Day begin, South Florida style!

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