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Happy Birthday America!

Fourth of July celebrations in the Bay area seem to get a little bigger, louder and tastier each year. Here’s a sampling of some of the more popular events. However you plan to celebrate our country’s adoption of the Declaration of Independence back in 1776, be safe, have fun and leave the fireworks to the pros.

Florida Aquarium July 4 Celebration
Monday, July 4
9:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.

It’s going to be a red, white and blue weekend at The Florida Aquarium with dazzling fireworks displays, family-friendly entertainment, and an all-American themed dinner menu! Fireworks will take place at 9 p.m. The Aquarium will close at the conclusion of the fireworks show. (Source)

Temple Terrace annual Fourth of July Parade & Fireworks

Monday, July 4
Family Recreation Complex, Temple Terrace

The annual Temple Terrace Independence Day Parade will take place on Monday, July 4 from 10 a.m. to noon. It will start at the corner of Whiteway Drive and Gillette Avenue. Evening festivities will start at 6 p.m. on the first fairway of the Temple Terrace golf course. There will be a variety of food vendors, live music and other entertainment. Fireworks will light up the sky at 9:15 p.m. (Source)

Tampa Red, White and Blue Fest

Sunday, July 3 from 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Cotanchobee Park, Tampa

Bring the entire family and wear your red, white and blue for an evening of pure entertainment by the Tampa Riverwalk in Channelside at Cotanchobee Park. There will be live music by the Riverwalk, an “Southern Hospitality” food court and exhibits from local artists, jewelers and craft designers.
Admission is free. (Source)

Fireworks Across the Bay, Monday, July 4th

Watch the fireworks from most of the waterfront parks in St. Pete, starting at 9pm. Don’t forget to check the weather conditions, which may change the start time. This event is free!
Spa Beach at the Pier approach, 615 Second Ave. N., St. Petersburg; (727) 893-7441

Red, White & Zoo Holiday Weekend July 3-5th from 9:30 – 5pm

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 4. The military member will need to show a valid military photo ID at the Zoo’s ticket counter. Admission for additional dependents may be purchased at a special rate of $15. VIEW MORE INFO

Here’s a link to all of the patriotic celebrations in the area by county. Have a fun, safe & fantastic Fourth of July weekend!

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