Calendar of Events

Whether it’s a sunrise yoga class, beachside concert, or brunch with your best four-legged friend, you never have to go far to be at the heart of it all on Fort Lauderdale Beach. From early morning until late night, our calendar of events offers a little something for every interest and unique experiences welcoming everyone under the sun.

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4th of July Spectacular

July 4 @ 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm

FREE
city of fort lauderdale 4th of july spectacular

Celebrate America's Independence Day at the City of Fort Lauderdale's free 4th of July Spectacular! The Independence Day Celebration will feature a patriotic extravaganza in Las Olas Oceanside Park and on Fort Lauderdale Beach featuring live bands, a kids zone, beach games, contests, family activities, and a dazzling fireworks display.

The kids zone provides nonstop energy and excitement with plenty of music, inflatable water slides, face painting, and a variety of other amusing beach games. The adults can also enjoy or partake in an old-fashioned hot dog and apple pie eating contests.

As the sun goes down, the celebration heats up with live music and entertainment. After the sun sets all eyes will turn toward the sky for the City’s spectacular 23-minute fireworks show on Fort Lauderdale Beach at 8:45 p.m. This dazzling pyrotechnic display is an annual favorite of children and adults of all ages! Download the Brochure

Event Schedule

12:00 - 5:00 PM | Kids Zone: DJ, Games, Water Slides | on Beach South of Las Olas Blvd.
12:00 - 2:00 PM  |  Bobby Rodriguez Orchestra | Las Olas Oceanside Park
3:00 - 4:15 PM  |  B and B Experience | Las Olas Oceanside Park
4:15 - 5:00 PM  |  Eating Contests: Hot Dog & Apple Pie   |  Las Olas Oceanside Park
5:00 - 7:00 PM  |  Juanabe  |  Fort Lauderdale Beach Stage
7:30 - 8:45 PM  | The B-52s  |  Fort Lauderdale Beach Stage
8:45 PM  | Fireworks Show  | Fort Lauderdale Beach

Water Taxi Information

Avoid the traffic jam and the hunt for a parking space. Instead, enjoy a quick ride by the sea!

Water Taxi Parking
Riverwalk Center Garage
150 SE 2nd St.
Hourly Rates Apply

  • Registered Residents: $1.50/hour
  • Visitors: $3/hour

E. Clay Shaw Lot West
Under the 17th St. Bridge
Hourly Rates Apply

  • Registered Residents: $1.50/hour
  • Visitors: $4/hour

Departs every 30 minutes with nonstop service to Las Olas Marina.
Last trip to Fort Lauderdale Beach for the fireworks show departs at 8 p.m.
Hours: 11:00 AM - 10:15 PM

Roundtrip Ticket Prices - Purchase tickets on www.watertaxi.com

Per Person: $5
Seniors: $2
Active Military: Free
Kids Under 5: Free
Pick-Up Stops

Riverside Hotel & Stranahan House
Stop #1 - 335 SE 6th Ave.

Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina
Stop #4 - 1882 SE 17th St.

GALLERYone DoubleTree Hotel
Stop #7 - 2670 E. Sunrise Blvd. (on Intracoastal)

Traffic Advisory

The following traffic restrictions will be in effect on Monday, July 4 from 7 p.m. to midnight:

  • Southbound traffic on Seabreeze Boulevard will be diverted to Las Olas Boulevard westbound.
  • Eastbound traffic on Las Olas Boulevard will be diverted south on Seabreeze Boulevard.
  • The turnaround south of the Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Center will be closed.
    Las Olas Boulevard will be closed to vehicular traffic between Seabreeze Boulevard and A1A.

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Details

Date:
July 4
Time:
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cost:
FREE
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Venue

Las Olas Oceanside Parks
3000 E. Las Olas Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316 US
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