There are various events this weekend around Tampa Bay, celebrating the Fourth of July:
Tickets include a 2.5 hour cruise, reserved table, buffet, water views of Tampa at sunset, live DJ entertainment, and fireworks show.
Crowne Plaza Westshore, Tampa
July 3 at 8 p.m.
A night of vintage black-tie fashion, live entertainment, partying and dancing to celebrate independence.
Lowry Park Zoo, Tampa
July 3 – 5, 9:30 a.m.– 5 p.m.http://www.yachtstarship.com/#!4th-of-july/c1qwp
In honor of Independence Day, members of the military (active-duty, retirees and veterans) and up to three direct dependents are invited to visit the Zoo for free July 3-5.
July 3- 5
Water biking is a way to experience Tampa’s downtown.
Liberty Park, Inverness
July 3 at 6 p.m.
Festival, entertainment and food. The fireworks display starts around 9 p.m.
Florida Aquarium, Channelside Tampa
July 4 at 9:15 p.m.
It’s going to be a red, white and blue weekend at The Florida Aquarium with fireworks displays, family-friendly entertainment, and all-American food options. Fireworks will take place at 9:15pm. The Aquarium will close at the conclusion of the fireworks show.
American Victory Ship Mariners Memorial Museum, Channelside, Tampa
July 4 all day
Hop aboard the American Victory Ship, one of the only 4 fully-operational WWII ships in the country and celebrate July 4th with front row seats to the fireworks show, beer, wine, food and music.
Shops at Wiregrass, Wesley Chapel
July 3 at 4 pm
Third Annual Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel Freedom Festival and Fireworks Show. Activities include Bicycle Decorating Contest, Little Miss and Mr Firecracker Pageant, Watermelon Eating Contest and more.
Pasco County Fairgrounds, Dade City
July 4 at 3 p.m.
Food Trucks, live entertainment, eating contests, the annual Red, White & Blue baby pageant...and a whole lot more.
Waterfront Park, Port Richey
July 4 at 5 p.m.
The City will be hosting a free fireworks display at Waterfront Park. The fireworks will be launched from a barge in Miller’s Bayou.
Red, White & Blue Celebration
Mulberry High School football field, Lakeland
July 4, 6 p.m.- 9:30 p.m.
Entertainment, dessert bake-off, watermelon, clowns, car show, hay rides, and more.
Waterfront Park, Safety Harbor
July 4 at 5 p.m.
There will be children's activities, live entertainment, food vendors and plenty of fun for the whole family. Grab a good seat in the marina or the waterfront park. Fireworks display lighting up the sky at 9:00 p.m.
Craig Park and Sunset Beach, Tarpon Springs
July 4 at 10 a.m.
Start your day off with a Patriotic Picnic at Craig Park and end your day with fireworks at Sunset Beach at dark.
Hogan’s Beach, Tampa
July 5 at 7 p.m.
Tampa's first ever country music sunset party! They are welcoming South Carolina singers with a little country twist.