The Ten Best Places To Watch Fourth of July 2017 Fireworks in Miami For Free
1. Miami Beach’s Fire on the Fourth
The party starts in the morning, at 11. Celebrate the Fourth with food trucks, a DJ, and fireworks at North Shore Park Bandshell. Get there early because the beach is known to get crowded. Collins Avenue at 73rd Street, Miami Beach.
2. Coral Gables’ Biltmore Hotel Celebration
Head to the lawn behind the Biltmore Hotel for the city’s July 4 party, beginning at 5 p.m. Enjoy a concert by the Greater Miami Symphonic Band at 7, followed by fireworks at 9. 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables
3. Bayfront Park’s America’s Birthday Bash
Celebrate in the heart of downtown Miami and thrill to one of South Florida’s largest fireworks displays. There will be music, food, a beer garden, kids’ activities, and, of course, plenty of fireworks. The park opens at noon, and fireworks begin at 9 p.m. 301 N. Biscayne Blvd., Miami.
4. Coconut Grove’s Picnic and Fireworks
Enjoy a family-friendly fireworks display in Peacock Park. Gates open at 6 p.m. with live music and games, followed by fireworks. Sponsored by Commissioner Ken Russell and the Coconut Grove Business Improvement District, the event is free. Pro tip: Bring blankets and lawn chairs, along with a cooler of eats to snack on before the display. 2820 McFarlane Rd., Coconut Grove.
5. Key Biscayne’s Fourth of July Parade
The 57th-annual parade on Crandon Boulevard begins at 11 a.m., rain or shine. Enjoy the day on the key, and at 9 p.m. watch the fireworks, visible on the Village Green or anywhere with a view of the Atlantic Ocean. Crandon Boulevard from Harbor Drive to West Enid Drive, Key Biscayne.