After a year of no holiday celebrations, it is time to go big! This year 4th of July celebrations are scattered over the weekend, which means you can celebrate all weekend long! With 17 scheduled 4th of July events on the calendar – there is something for everyone.
Below you will find a summary of events for Auburndale, Lakeland, Winter Haven, Dundee, Frostproof, Fort Meade, Haines City, Bartow, Polk City, Plant City, Kissimmee, Celebration, and Clermont.
- Independence Day Parade in Celebration – This year’s Star-Spangled Spectacular Independence Day parade will begin at Town Hall at 9:00 am.
- Ribs and Thunder on the Ridge in Haines City – Enjoy the 13th Annual Ribs on the Ridge BBQ Competition on both Saturday and Sunday. Saturday hours are 10:00 am to 7:00 pm. Fireworks on Sunday only.
- Lights on the Lake – Frostproof’s Independence Day Celebration – Celebrate the fourth of July with fireworks on beautiful Clinch Lake at 5:00 pm
- Red, White, and Kaboom in Lakeland – Entertainment + Food Trucks + Fireworks = FUN at the Frances Langford Promenade. Begins at 6:00 pm
- 2021 Rockin’ Freedom Fest in Winter Haven – Celebrate with live entertainment from B. Haven, food trucks, and much more at the Chain of Lakes Parks in Winter Haven.
- Ribs and Thunder on the Ridge in Haines City – Enjoy the 13th Annual Ribs on the Ridge BBQ Competition. Fireworks on Sunday only. Begins at 3:00 pm
- Bartow 4th of July Extravaganza – Celebrate the 4th of July in Bartow. Begins at 3:00 pm
- City of Davenport’s 4th of July Celebration- There will be live music, as well as food and craft vendors. Event beings at 3:00 pm. Fireworks begin at 9:15 pm
- 4th of July Celebration in Polk City, Fl – Enjoy Live entertainment, music, and vendors at Freedom Park. Begins at 5:00 pm
- 4th of July Fireworks in Plant City– Enjoy face painting, corn hole, balloon art, inflatables, and more at Plant City Stadium. Begins at 6:00 pm
- Monumental 4th of July at Kissimmee Lakefront Park – Celebrate the 4th of July with live music, a kids zone, food vendors, and fireworks! Begins at 7:00 pm
- 4th of July Red, White & Boom in Clermont!- Celebrate July 4th at Waterford Park with music, food, and fireworks. Begins at 3:00 pm
- 4th of July Firework Celebration in Dundee – The Town of Dundee will gather at Lake Marie or in the comfort of your own yard for fireworks to celebrate the 4th of July. Begins at 8:30 pm
- 4th of July Fireworks in Fort Meade – Join Fort Meade for their fireworks display at Patterson Park. Begins at 8:30 pm
- Fourth of July Fireworks at Auburndale City Beach – Join the City of Auburndale for fireworks on Lake Ariana. Begins at 9:00 pm
- Red, White & BOOM Fireworks at LEGOLAND – Red, White & BOOM fireworks display will light up the skies over Lake Eloise this year at 9 pm.
Don’t forget to check out our recipes to help make the 4th extra special. Check out our recipe for Festive Popsicles, Sheet Pan S’mores, Frozen Spiked Desserts, and 60 Second Coleslaw. You can also find great craft ideas, decor, and more on our Pinterest Board
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