Best Places for Fireworks in Tampa Bay 2013

Free Events around Tampa Bay for 4th of July 2013
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(Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images for DIFF)

(Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images for DIFF)

10th Annual Brandon Blast

-Westfield Brandon Mall

Westfield Brandon
459 Brandon Town Center
Brandon, FL 33511
www.westfield.com
  • Starts: 5pm
  • Fireworks: 9pm

Have some family fun with 99.5 WQYK. There will be live entertainment, food, prizes and of course FIREWORKS!

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Clearwater Celebrates America

-Coachman Park

300 Drew St.
Clearwater, FL  33755
(727) 562-4813
www.beachchamber.com
  • Starts: 4pm
  • Fireworks: 9:30pm

This is one of the biggest venues to see fireworks in the Bay Area. Family fun for everyone, including live entertainment, food, and even a carnival area for the kids.

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Fourth of July at Channelside

-Garrison Channel- Channelside

615 Channelside Drive
Tampa, FL 33602
813-223-4250
www.channelsidebayplaza.com
  • Gates open: 7pm
  • Fireworks: 9pm

Expect live music, entertainment, and the best fireworks display in Tampa right on the water. The event is family friendly but no kids’ activities. Wristbands for event are given to the first 3,500 people.

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St. Pete Beach

-Beach Access Park

4700 Gulf Blvd.
St Pete Beach, FL 33706
(727) 582-2100
www.pinellascounty.org
  • Fireworks after 8:30pm sunset

Grab your blanket, a picnic basket and find a cozy spot on the beach.

Warning: Limited Beach Access parking, only 235 spots available so get there early.

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Fourth of July Extravaganza

-Downtown St. Pete

800 2nd Ave. Northeast
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
(727) 821-6443
www.discoverdowntown.com
  • Starts: Noon
  • Fireworks: 9pm

Enjoy an afternoon of food vendors in downtown for the city’s 4th of July celebration.  In the evening get your lawn chairs ready and come watch the spectacular fireworks display at Spa Beach.

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Sparklebration

-Pasco County Fairgrounds

Pasco Country Fairgrounds
36772 S.R. 52
Dade City, 36772
www.pascocountyfair.com 
  • Starts: Noon
  • Fireworks: 9:15pm

Watermelon and hot dog eating contests, pony rides and live music can all be expected at this event.

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Plant City Fourth of July Celebration

-Plant City Stadium

Plant City Stadium
1810 East Park Road
Plant City, 33566
www.plantcitygov.com  
  • Starts: 5:30pm
  • Fireworks : 9:15pm

Live music, corn hole, face painting, food vendors, and more!

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Fireworks Spectacular Over Sarasota Bay

-Downtown Sarasota/Marine Plaza

1 Marina Plaza
Sarasota, FL 34236
(800) 800-3906
www.escape-to-sarasota.com
  • Fireworks @ 8:30pm

The event is privately funded and charity-focused, donation drop points will be located at Island Park, Marina Jack’s and the Municipal Auditorium. The show is visible from anywhere in downtown Sarasota, including Bayfront Park and Island Park.

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