4th of July Events and Fireworks Displays in Tampa Bay

4th of July Events and Fireworks Displays in Tampa Bay

Looking to make fun, family memories for Independence Day?

Despite many cancellations last year, we’re excited to share that some of our favorite July 4th events and fireworks displays in Tampa Bay are back…and better than ever!

See our selection of Fourth of July celebrations below, and be sure to click on the coordinating website for more information.


2022 Tampa Bay Fourth of July Events and Fireworks


Boom by the Bay Fireworks Show 

Date: Monday, July 4th, 2022

Time: Select events begin at 11:00 a.m. | Events end after the firework show

Admission Fee: Free

Details: Boom by the Bay will start off with the July 4th Boat Parade along the Tampa Riverwalk between 6 and 7:15 p.m. Then, enjoy entertainment, food, and fireworks viewing from five different Tampa locations: The Heights District, Water Works Park, Sparkman Wharf, Curtis Hixon Park, and Bayshore Blvd. Check out the website linked below to find out what time the fireworks begin and other activities are planned for this year’s Boom by the Bay!



July 4th Celebrations in Safety Harbor

Date: Monday, July 4th, 2022

Time: 5:00 p.m. –  9:00 p.m.

Location: Waterfront Park | 105 Veterans Memorial Lane, Safety Harbor, FL 34695

Admission Fee: Free

Details: If you are looking for a family-friendly 4th of July celebration, then you will have to check out Safety Harbor. From 5 to 9 p.m., the whole family can enjoy children’s activities, live entertainment, food vendors, and, of course, a firework show! Bring your own chairs and blankets to secure the best view of this year’s firework display. The firework show begins at 9:00 p.m. so come ready!.

Website: https://www.cityofsafetyharbor.com/Calendar.aspx?EID=21460 


Largo 4th of July Celebration

Date: Monday, July 4th, 2022

Time: 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Location: Largo Central Park | 101 Central Park Dr, Largo, FL 33771

Admission Fee: Free, $5-$10 parking.

Details: Bring your chairs, blankets, friends, and family to enjoy a spectacular firework show at Largo Central Park, presented by Indian Rocks Baptist Church. Please note: NO pets, alcohol, tents, fireworks, or sparklers are permitted in the park. There is limited parking available so make sure to get there early to secure a spot!

Website: https://indianrocks.org/event/4th-of-july-in-the-park/ 


4th of July Picnic in the Park (Craig Park)

Date: Monday, July 4th, 2022

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Location: Craig Park | 100 Library Ln, Tarpon Springs, FL

Admission Fee: $39.99 for adults $29.99 for kids

Details: Want to beat the traffic and crowds, yet still watch the fireworks? Join the city of Tarpon Springs for their fourteenth year of celebrating Independence Day in the park. This family-friendly event will have food, drinks, waterslides, and a hot dog eating contest. You won’t want to miss it!

Website: https://allevents.in/palm%20harbor/4th-of-july-picnic-in-the-park/200022699672931 


Clearwater Celebrates America – At The Ballpark

Date: Monday, July 4th, 2022

Time: Gates open at 6 p.m. and fireworks begin around 9:15 p.m.

Location: BayCare Ballpark | 601 Old Coachman Rd., Clearwater, FL

Admission Fee: $5 per ticket.

Details: The “Clearwater Celebrates America” event returns with a bang at 6 p.m. and will conclude with dazzling, music-choreographed fireworks show at 9:15 p.m. (subject to change). Celebrate Independence Day by watching the largest firework display in the stadium’s history! This year’s celebration will include a performance from The Black Honkeys Band, food and drink vendors, and fun children’s activities. 

Website: https://www.myclearwaterevents.com/featured-events/clearwater-celebrates-america-4th-of-july-fireworks 


The Fourth at St. Pete Pier

Date: Monday, July 4th, 2022

Time: 4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Location: St. Pete Pier | 800 2nd Ave NE, Saint Petersburg, FL 33701

Admission Fee: Free

Details: Come and experience St. Pete Pier in the most exciting way! This year’s 2nd annual event will include Craft Beer Garden, Food Trucks & Vendors, Live Music on the Visit St. Pete Clearwater Main Stage,  roaming entertainers, and so much more! The Fourth is going to be a blast!



St. Pete Run The 4th

Date: Monday, July 4th, 2022

Time: Race begins at 7 a.m.

Location: St. Pete Pier | 800 2nd Ave NE, Saint Petersburg, FL 33701

Admission Fee: $20

Details: Before all of the fun 4th of July festivities begin, start your day off with a 5K fun run on the St. Pete Pier! Whether you prefer to walk or run, this event is suitable for anybody willing to wake up and lace up their sneakers. Each runner will receive a patriotic race bib, food from Bolay Fresh Bold Kitchen, and Astro ice cream after the race. A patriotic race day shirt is available for purchase at the link below.



Busch Gardens’ Summer Nights 4th of July Fireworks

Dates: Monday, July 4th, 2022

Time: 9:15 p.m.

Admission Fee: Included with theme park admission

Details: Enjoy the day at Busch Gardens and stay late to experience their Summer Nights celebration, featuring a fireworks display with water, lasers and flashy pyrotechnics. This is an exciting event that will leave you breathless–not only from the rollercoasters! Experience one of Tampa Bay’s best firework shows at your favorite amusement park.

Website: https://buschgardens.com/tampa/events/summer-nights/ 


Clearwater 4th of July Buffet Dinner Cruise Aboard Yacht Starship

Date: Monday, July 4th, 2022

Time: 7:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Location: Yacht StarShip Cruises & Events | 25 Causeway Boulevard, Clearwater, FL 33767

Admission Fee: Ticket prices vary by dinner package

Details: Celebrate the stars and stripes on the water with a 2.5-hour 4th of July Fireworks Cruise! Choose from three different cruise options (VIP for Tampa Bay and Clearwater) and enjoy a delicious meal, drinks, and dancing on the top deck, with a spectacular fireworks finale. All ages welcome—reserve your spot today. Dress code is resort casual. 

Website: https://www.yachtstarship.com/tickets-4th-of-july-fireworks-dinner-cruises-clearwater/ 


Treasure Island Fireworks Show 

Date: Monday, July 4th, 2022

Time: 9:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Location: 10400 Gulf Blvd, Treasure Island, FL 33706

Admission Fee: $20 parking per vehicle (at Treasure Island Park)

Details: Treat your family and friends to one of the best fireworks shows in the area, and watch Treasure Island light up from the beach! Whether you are a local or visiting from another city, the Treasure Island fireworks show will ring your 4th of July in with a bang!

Website: https://www.mytreasureisland.org/calendar.php 


4th of July Parade in Gulfport

Date: Monday, July 4th, 2022

Time: Parade begins at 6 p.m.

Location: Gulfport Public Library | 5501 28th Ave S, Gulfport, FL, 33707

Admission Fee: Free

Details: Celebrate the Fourth of July in Gulfport with fireworks, food, vendors, and fanfare for the whole family! The parade will begin at 6 p.m. and will be followed by a live performance by the New Horizons Band of Gulfport at 7 p.m. The firework show will take place at 9 p.m. from the Williams Pier. The best viewing point is from Gulfport Beach. Make sure to show your American pride by wearing red, white, and blue at the 4th of July parade and fireworks show in Gulfport!

Website: https://local.aarp.org/event/4th-of-july-parade-2022-07-04-gulfport-fl.html 


LEGOLAND Red, White, and BOOM

Date: Monday, July 4th, 2022

Time: Evening

Location: LEGOLAND Florida Resort | 1 Legoland Way, Winter Haven, FL 33884

Admission: Included with theme park admission

Details: Bring the whole family to Legoland for an awesome Independence Day celebration July 2nd – 4th. Kids and adults can participate in patriotic lego builds for prizes and dance parties, and also experience the evening fireworks spectacular with special viewing glasses—watch the fireworks “magically transform into bursts of LEGO® bricks before your eyes!”

Website: https://www.legoland.com/florida/things-to-do/seasonal-events/red-white-boom/#book 


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