4th of July Events in Central Florida
Fireworks and Family Friendly Events in Central Florida

 Looking for the times and locations of local fireworks shows near you? We've done the homework so you don't have to! No need to guess or call around town, we have the full scoop right here. Here's a list of places near you where the night sky will burst into color and light. Whether you're looking for a big event or a small-town celebration, we've got you covered.


Highlands County


Avon Park

Over Lake Verona, downtown Avon Park.

July 4th

Starting at 9 p.m.

The annual Avon Park fireworks display, sponsored by Parkview Pre-K & Prep Academy.


Lake Placid

Over Lake June-in-Winter

July 4th

Starting at 9 p.m.

Put on by the Lake Placid Jaycees, the annual fireworks display in Lake Placid. The fireworks will be launched over the northeast cove of Lake June-in-Winter.

Viewing is available at the following locations:
- The soccer fields at the end on North Tangerine Drive
- H.L. Bishop Park
- By boat on Lake June


Fireworks in Downtown Sebring

At Sebring City Pier.

July 4th

Starting at 9 p.m.

Viewing spots are around Lake Jackson in Sebring.


Highlands Lakeside Theatre's Annual Patriotic Review

356 W. Center Ave., Sebring

July 4th

11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Free shows hourly.

Food will be sold to raise money for the scholarship fund. For more info, call 863-382-2525.

Sun 'n Lake of Sebring

Community Independence Day Celebration

At the Community Center, 3500 Edgewater Drive, Sebring.

July 3rd

7-9 p.m.

Admission is free. No admission after 8:45 p.m.
Parking opens at 6 p.m. Spaces are limited. Golf cart parking is also available. Parking is free.  Featuring the grand opening of the community's new playground, food trucks, Touch-a-Truck with Highlands County Fire Rescue, community partner displays, free giveaways & prizes, and the grand finale fireworks at 9 p.m. For more information, email inquiries@snldistrict.org


Polk County


4th of July Fireworks Display

Ariana Park
2215 Lake Ariana Blvd., Auburndale
July 4th



4th of July Fireworks

Mosaic Park & Bartow Civic Center
6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

July 4th

Fireworks starting at 9:30p.m.

The celebration will begin with a patriotic concert from the Bartow Adult Concert Band, at the Bartow Civic Center. This event features live music, food vendors, games, and much more.



4th of July Celebration

Lewis Mathews Sports Complex
400 E Palm Street, Davenport
3:00 p.m. – 9:45 p.m.

Join the City of Davenport for live entertainment, food vendors, and a fireworks display at 9:15 p.m. For more information, call 863-419-3300.



4th of July Celebration

603 Lake Marie Blvd, Dundee FL
6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

July 4th

Parking starts at 6pm

Fireworks starting at 9:00p.m.

The town of Dundee 4th of July Celebration  bounce houses, games, food vendors, live band and fireworks at 9:00 p.m. 



Lights on the Lake

Lake Clinch
July 3rd
5 p.m.-10 p.m.

Join the City of Frostproof to celebrate Independence Day with fireworks on the shores of beautiful Lake Clinch! Food, fun and musical entertainment will round out the event. The fireworks show will begin at 9:15 p.m.



Red, White & Kaboom

Lake Mirror
July 3rd
Starting at 6:00 pm, Fireworks at 9:00pm

Celebrate the 4th of July downtown at Lakeland’s annual Red, White & Kaboom event. Enjoy live music from Andrew Luv & the Franchise Players entertaining the crowd before the breathtaking fireworks display at 9:00pm


Flying Tigers 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular

Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium
July 4
5:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

The Flying Tigers annual Independence Day fireworks extravaganza returns for 2023. Game time against the St. Lucie Mets is at 5:00 PM. Following the game, the Sofa Kings will entertain with live music (time permitting), followed by a fireworks extravaganza.


Lake Wales

Rockin the Ridge

Lake Wailes Park
499 E Park Ave, Lake Wales, FL

July 4th

Starts at 3:00 p.m.

Fireworks at 9pm

Join us on Tuesday, July 4th for our annual 4th of July Celebration: Rockin' the Ridge! If you or anyone you know would be interested in being a vendor or volunteer with us this year please email tirvis@lakewalesfl.gov; we'd love to have you!


Plant City

Plant City Fireworks

Plant City Stadium
July 4th
6p.m. - 9:30p.m.

A community, family-friendly, alcohol-free event! Free admission- $5 per car for parking (cash only). Concession stand open, Food vendors on site, Stage entertainment throughout the afternoon, Fun activities on the stadium field, Spectacular fireworks show by Zambelli Fireworks to close the evening.


Winter Haven

Red, White and BOOM at LEGOLAND

LEGOLAND Florida Resort
July 2-4

Celebrate the 4th of July at LEGOLAND Florida Resort during Red, White and Boom.

With special 3D glasses that turn ordinary fireworks into millions of exploding bricks, this July 4th celebration is sure to dazzle and delight.

Rockin’ Freedom Fest

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Park

July 3rd
5:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

Celebrate Independence Day at Rockin’ Freedom Fest! Starting at 5:00 p.m., bring the whole family and enjoy music, children’s activities, and food trucks, AND a free water ski show performed by the Cypress Gardens Water Ski team. Then, stay for the awesome fireworks show, which will be sure to amaze the entire crowd.



Desoto County


Freedom Fest 4th of July

The Turner Center
20250 NE Roan St, Arcadia

Fireworks start at 9pm 

The Terrific Tuesdays at the Turner Center kick off July 4th with an all-day blast that includes outdoor and indoor games, as well as water slides, food vendors, live music, independent professional wrestling, and a firework celebration presented by Explosive Touch Enterprises, LLC. For more info: click here 


Hardee County

Zolfo Springs

Red, White and Boom Celebration &Fireworks

Pioneer Park
July 4th
4p.m. - 9:30p.m.


4pm - Community Wiffle Ball Tournament - $25 Team Entry Fee, Double Elimination, Prize for Winning Team (PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED HERE or below button) 5pm - 6pmParty-On DJ & Karaoke, 6pm-7pm - Thom Buchanan Duo, 7pm-8pm - Rambling Rose Band, 9pm - Fireworks


Hillsborougho County

Plant City

Plant City Fireworks

Plant City Stadium
July 4th
6p.m. - 9:30p.m.

A community, family-friendly, alcohol-free event! Free admission- $5 per car for parking (cash only). Concession stand open, Food vendors on site, Stage entertainment throughout the afternoon, Fun activities on the stadium field, Spectacular fireworks show by Zambelli Fireworks to close the evening.


Orange County



 4th of July Fireworks Display and Event


This is a free family-friendly event held on Tuesday, July 4, 2023 starting at 6 PM with food, kid activities, music, fireworks, and more! My Generation will be performing at this event. Seating is available in the Amphitheater. Bring blankets and chairs for the lawn area. No ticket is required and parking is free.



Osceola County



Independence Day Spectacular

Celebration Town Center
610 Sycamore St Suite 220, Celebration, FL

July 4th

5pm -10pm



Monumental 4th of July

Kissimmee Lakefront Park
201 Lakeview Dr, Kissimmee

July 4th



Kissimmee's Monumental 4th of July event is back with a kids zone, live music, food vendors, and a grand finale fireworks show.


Pasco County



Zephyrhills Summerfest Fireworks show

Zephyr Park

38116 5th Avenue, Zephyrhills
July 1st

A full day of family-friendly fun and fireworks over the beautiful Zephyr Lake. This is a family-friendly event with a kids zone, bouncers, waterslides, cooling activities & family games, local food trucks & restaurants, cold treats, lemonade, and carnival food, with a Live DJ & Live Music Performances on stage all day, and a Fireworks Show over the lake.




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