Lots of July Fourth events in Weston, Fort Lauderdale, Deerfield and other towns in Broward feature fireworks, parades and live entertainment. Fun for kids is often part of the festivities.
Usually, Fourth of July events in 2023 are on July 4, with occasional exceptions. Many events are free.
A few Fourth of July events are only for residents of the town.Please return to this feature as other events are added.
Events in 2023 include:
Weston is offering family-friendly fun and fireworks 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. July 3 @ Weston Regional Park, 20200 Saddle Club Road, Weston, website. The event includes a fun zone with inflatable games, airbrush tattoos, balloon twisters, photo stations, and DJ entertainment. Entry is free. Parking is free.
Weston Hometown Parade is 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. July 4 , route is Town Center Boulevard and Three Village Road, east on Three Village Road to Bonaventure Boulevard, winding through Weston Town Center along Bell Tower Lane.
Parade & Family Fun Day 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. July 4, featuring parade with floats west on Sunset Strip from Northwest 12th Street to the park @ 6600 Sunset Strip. At the park, festivities include free refreshments, fun zone for kids including an inflatable water slide & rock wall. The park features a playground and splashpad.
Fun 6 p.m. – 10 p.m July 4 is outdoors @ FLA Live Arena , One Panther Parkway, Sunrise. The event includes a fun zone for youngsters, food & drink vendors, entertainment & fireworks. Free entry and free parking. Information, phone 954-747-4600
Plantation July Fourth festivities include a parade at 9 a.m. Parade route is from Broward Boulevard & Northwest 46th Avenue, west on Broward Boulevard to Northwest 69th Avenue, to Northwest Fourth Street to Plantation city hall, 400 NW 73rd Ave., Plantation 33317.
Kids Zone, entertainment & fireworks. Events are Central Park ballfields, 600 Central Park Drive, Plantation
6 p.m. Kids Zone at Plantation Central Park ballfields, 9151 NW 2nd St., Plantation
7 p.m. live band Havoc 305
9 p.m. fireworks
Entry is free. Food is available for purchase, or provide your own picnic. Bring your own blankets or lawn chairs. No pets please. Parking is limited. If possible walk, ride a bike or ride with someone else. For information, 954-452-2510
July Fourth Fireworks Extravaganza in Pompano Beach is 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. July 4 on the beach south of the pier, 222 N. Pompano Beach Boulevard. Entertainment includes Rubixx Band at 5:30 p.m playing hits from the 80s. Other entertainment includes Speaker Box Band at 7 p.m, and at 9 p.m. fireworks. Bring your own seats or blankets. Parking is at the end of Atlantic Boulevard and A1A. Street parking and the beach garage are available. Parking rates are usually $4 an hour or $20.
July Fourth fun is 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. July 4, including live entertainment and fireworks at 9:05 p.m. from the pier.
The event is in the main beach parking lot, 149 SE 21st Avenue, Deerfield Beach. Parking fees may apply.
Some parking is in the area and shuttles are offered:
Fun for kids, food trucks & fireworks are featured in Tamarac. Festivities are 6 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. July 4 at Tamarac Sports complex, 9901 NW 77th Street, Tamarac. Entry is free, including entertainment from Original Studio 54 Band. Fun for kids includes inflatables, face painting & art. Food vendors are on site. Fireworks are at 9 p.m., and feel free to bring your own seats. Park at designated parking areas and use a free shuttle. Parking is at Tamarac City Hall, 7525 NW 88th Avenue and Tamarac Community Center, 8601 W. Commercial Boulevard. Shuttle runs 5:30 p.m. – 8:15 p.m. & after the fireworks. Information: 954-597-3620 or online.
Fort Lauderdale offers July Fourth fireworks and festivities including water slides, fireworks and live performers, including rapper and singer Flo Rida.
Entry is free. Parking fees apply. It’s usually a flat.
July 4th events in Margate include a parade 9 a.m. on Margate Boulevard from 76th Avenue to State Road 7. A pool party is 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. at the water park, 6200 Royal Palm Boulevard. The fee for the pool party is $4 for Margate residents and $7 for non-residents. Fourth of July Extravaganza is 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. with food trucks, a live band and fireworks at 9 p.m. at Margate Boulevard and US 441.
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