Looking for the best Fourth of July fun and fireworks to be had in the Tampa area? Here, we’ve compiled a list of Tampa 4th of July Events 2016 that includes Independence Day celebrations, events and fireworks in Brandon, St. Petersburg, Clearwater and more!

Brandon Fourth of July Parade
July 4, 2016 @ 10:00 a.m.
Where: Brandon

4th of July Family FunFest 2016
July 4, 2016 @ 6:30 p.m.
Food, drinks, live DJ and the best seats in Tampa to watch the fireworks show – aboard a 1945 WWII Steamship!
Where: Channelside, Tampa

Clearwater Celebrates America
July 4, 2016 @ 4 p.m.
Music, food, drinks, local vendors and the largest fireworks display in the Tampa Bay area at 9:30 p.m.
Where: Coachman Park, Downtown Clearwater

Fireworks at Clearwater Threshers Game
Sunday, July 3, 2016
Baseball and post-game fireworks!
Where: Bright House Field, Clearwater

Tampa 4th of July Events 2016

Fireworks at Dunedin Blue Jays Game
Sunday, July 3, 2016 @ 5:00 p.m.
Free baseball game and postgame fireworks.
Where: Florida Auto Exchange Stadium

Gulfport’s July 4th Celebration Block Party
July 4, 2016 @ 2 p.m.
Kids activities, food, live entertainment and fireworks.
Where: Gulfport’s Downtown Waterfront District

Largo 4th of July Celebration
July 4, 2016 @ 6 p.m.
Fireworks, food, live entertainment, pie eating contest, watermelon seed spitting contest, t-shirt decorating ($5) and inflatable activities ($10). Admission is otherwise free.
Where: Largo Central Park, Largo

South Tampa
Tampa Red White & Blue Fest
Sunday, July 3rd @ 5:00 p.m.
LED sports kite demo station at night, free face painting, canvas painting, food court, art, live jazz and pirate water taxis available up and down the Riverwalk.
Where: South Tampa, Cotanchobee Park

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Want a panoramic view of the night sky on the 4th? Nothing beats a portable hammock!

St. Petersburg
4th of July Children’s Parade
July 4, 2016
Parade and more.
Where: Coffee Pot Park, Historic Old Northeast, St. Petersburg

4th of July Fireworks Buffet
Jul 4, 2016 @ 6:30 p.m.
Buffet, live entertainment and fireworks over the water.
Where: Museum of Fine Arts, Downtown St. Petersburg

Safety Harbor
Safety Harbor 4th of July Celebrations
July 4, 2016 @ 10 a.m.
Parade, kid’s activities, live entertainment, food and fireworks.
Where: Safety Harbor

St. Pete
Fireworks Across the Bay Celebration in St. Pete
July 4, 2016 @ 9 p.m.
Grab your lawn chairs and come watch the fireworks display over Tampa Bay!
Where: St. Pete’s Spa Beach Park

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