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Where to watch fireworks in Tampa Bay this 4th of July

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CITRUS COUNTY

Inverness
Patriotic Evening on July 3rd at Liberty and Wallace Brooks Parks. Event begins at 6 p.m. with kids events, vendors and more. Fireworks take place around 9 p.m.

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HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY

Brandon
Brandon Blast held 4th of July at Westfield Brandon with live music, dining and fireworks at 9 p.m.

Temple Terrace
USF President Judy Genshaft will be Grand Marshall of this year's parade which starts at 10 a.m. at the corner of Whiteway Drive and Gilette Avenue. Evening festivities begin at 7 p.m. at the Temple Terrace Golf Course, fireworks at 9:15 p.m.

Tampa, Channelside
4th of July event at Channelside Plaza with live music, food, and fireworks at 9:30 p.m.

Tampa, Avalon Park
Independence Day Festival with food trucks, bounce houses, vendors, and fireworks.

Tampa, Florida Aquarium
The afternoon of July 4th, the Florida Aquarium will have family-friendly festivities starting at 3 p.m. Fireworks take place at 9 p.m.

MANATEE COUNTY


Bradenton
Pier 22's Annual Fourth of July Celebration and Pig Roast, starts at 6 p.m. Fireworks at Bradenton Beach at dark.

Palmetto
4th of July with Scotty McCreery, Sutton Park, starting at 4 p.m. Fireworks at the Historic Green Bridge on the Manatee River at 9 p.m.


PASCO COUNTY

Wesley Chapel
Fireworks will go off July 3rd at 9 p.m. from the Shops at Wiregrass

Dade City
Sparklebration on July 4th, Pasco County Fairgrounds. Admission is $5 (12 and under are free). Fireworks at 9:15 p.m.


PINELLAS COUNTY

Clearwater
Clearwater Celebrates America, 4 p.m. onwards in Coachman Park with food and entertainment. Fireworks start at 9:30 p.m.

Dunedin
Hometown USA Celebration, starting at 4:15 p.m. at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium with Dunedin Blue Jays game and live concert. Fireworks start at 9:30 p.m.

Gulfport
The fireworks are expected to start around 9:15 p.m. on Friday, July 4. Beach Blvd will be closed from 31st Ave (south) to Shore Blvd. Shore Blvd will be closed from 54th Street South (west) to 56th Street South. Road closures start at 6 a.m. on the morning of the 4th. There will be a community parade from 5:45 p.m. until 7 p.m. in advance of the night's fireworks.

Largo

Largo Central Park, 6-10 p.m. DJ, activities and food. Fireworks start around 9 p.m.

Safety Harbor
July 4th Celebration, fireworks go off around 9 p.m. near the Safety Harbor Marina. There will be children's activities, live entertainment, and food vendors before hand.

St. Petersburg
Fireworks start around 9 p.m. on Friday, July 4. Fireworks are visible all along the waterfront with prime viewing from Bayshore Drive.

Tarpon Springs
Patriotic Picnic and 4th of July Fireworks at Craig Park. 10-2pm family activities, hot dogs and games. Fireworks start around 8:30 p.m.

Treasure Island
Treasure Island Celebration, behind Bilmar Beach Resort. Event starts at noon with food, games, music and more. Fireworks start around 9 p.m.

POLK COUNTY

Bartow
Fireworks, Mosaic Park

Haines City
Thunder on the Ridge at Lake Eva Park with music, activities, food and drink starts at 3 p.m. Fireworks at dark.

Lakeland
The Lakeland Flying Tigers host the 4th of July Celebration at Joker Marchant Stadium at 5 p.m. Fireworks start around 9:15 p.m.


SARASOTA COUNTY


Sarasota
Fireworks Spectacular over Sarasota Bay, view from Bayfront Park and Island Park. Fireworks start at 9 p.m.

Siesta Key
4th of July Fireworks Display, fireworks go off just north of volleyball courts, view from Crescent Beach. Fireworks start at dark.

Venice
Fireworks go off from south Venice Jetty, view from Venice Beach or Nokomis Beach. Fireworks start at dark.


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