Where to watch fireworks throughout Miami-Dade County. This list was compiled by the Miami-Herald.
9 p.m. along Country Club Drives, Aventura; 305-466-8930.
America’s Birthday Bash takes over Bayfront Park with a kids’ zone, food, Samuel Adams Beer Garden, live music, lawn games, giveaways and more.
Beer garden open noon-midnight, Kids’ Zone open 3-7 p.m. fireworks at 9 p.m. 301 N. Biscanyne Blvd., Miami; 305-358-7550 or bayfrontparkmiami.com; free.
Black Point Park and Marina
Spend an all-American day at the park enjoying the bike and jog trails, fishing, boating, and food at Black Point Ocean Grill and top off the day with a fireworks display.
Park opens at sunrise, fireworks at 9 p.m. 24775 SW 87th Ave., Cutler Bay; 305-258-4092; free.
Celebrate the Fourth of July in style at this iconic hotel’s Fireworks Spectacular with a Stars and Stripes BBQ Dinner featuring traditional favorites including all-beef hamburgers and hot dogs and All-American apple pie plus an open bar until 8:45 p.m.
6:30-8:45 p.m., fireworks at 9 p.m. 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables; Hotel guests $158 for adults and $45 for children 12 and under, members $125 for adults and $40 for children 12 and under; just fireworks viewing on golf course is free; 855-666-1727.
Enjoy the Barnacle’s Old Fashioned Picnic and CocoWalk’s annual Hot Dog Eating Contest, plus free ice cream, art activities for the kids, balloon animals and more.
11 a.m.-4 p.m. picnic, 5 p.m. Hot Dog eating contest, 9 p.m. fireworks, Peacock Park, 2820 McFarlane Rd., Coconut Grove; 305-461-5506; Free.
Bring blankets and chairs and picnic baskets to celebrate in the city of Doral with live entertainment and a brilliant fireworks display.
6-9 p.m. JC Bermudez Park, 3000 NW 87th Ave., Doral; www.cityofdoral.com; free.
Fire on the Fourth Festival
The City of Miami Beach Fourth of July celebration is an all-day festival with food trucks, live music (Fautre, Tegan, Kat Lane, Dave Mason’s Traffic Jam), kids’ activities, DJs and more. Shuttles available between North Shore Bandshell Park and 42nd Street/Sheridan Avenue.
9 a.m.-10 p.m., fireworks North Shore Park Bandshell, 73rd and Collins Avenue, Miami Beach; www.miamibeachfl.gov
The City of Hialeah celebrates Independence Day with live entertainment, kids zone with children’s activities, fireworks, games, food and more.
5-10 p.m., Milander Park, 4700 Palm Ave., Hialeah; www.hialeahfl.gov; free.
Homestead-Miami Speedway hosts the annual “Race to the Fourth” festival and fireworks show with live music, food vendors, kids’ rides, games and a fireworks show.
6-10 p.m., fireworks at 9 p.m. One Speedway Blvd., Homestead; 305-224-4570; www.cityofhomestead.com; Free, Champions club access $10-$20.
Be prepared for some awesome homemade floats in the Key Biscayne’s 55th annual Fourth of July Parade which takes place along Crandon Boulevard to West Enid. The fireworks will follow at sunset.
Parade at 11 a.m., see fireworks at Galen Drive and Crandon Boulevard after sunset; www.kb4.org; free.
Bring blankets and chairs and enjoy a picnic, concert and fireworks display.
6:30 p.m. 15151 NW 82nd Ave., Miami Lakes; 305-364-6100 (ext 1132) or visit miamilakes-fl.gov.
Celebrate the Fourth of July at FIU’s Biscayne Bay Campus on the grounds of the Koven Center with music courtesy of NoMi Musical Nights and fireworks over Biscayne Bay at sundown. Bring blankets and lawn chairs.
7 p.m., fireworks at sundown, 3000 NE 151 St., Miami; 305-895-9840 or www.northmiamifl.gov/northmiamifl/celebrate; free.
There will be fun for the whole family with a Zumbathon, live music, fun zone, beer garden, hot dog eating contest, vendors and a fireworks display.
5-9:30 p.m., 9705 E. Hibiscus St., Palmetto Bay; 305-259-1234 or www.PalmettoBay-FL.gov; free.
Perez Art Museum Miami (PAMM)
PAMM members get a priviledged perch to see the fireworks over Biscayne Bay along with live entertainment and food and drinks available for purchase. The gallery will be open until 9 p.m.
7-10 p.m. 1103 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; www.pamm.org. Membership $55-$95.
South Beach Lady
Cruise Biscayne Bay and catch stunning views of both Miami and Miami Beach while enjoying fireworks, a live DJ and a barbecue dinner. Cash bar available.
Boarding 7-8 p.m. at Hyatt Hotel dock, 400 SE Second Ave., Miami; www.southbeachlady.com; $59, $35children under 12.