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Celebrate Fourth of July in South Florida Style

Ready For Fireworks and Fun Around The Sunshine State?

We love Fourth of July whether here in South Florida or up in Columbus, Ohio ( yup we are Buckeyes). From fireworks, parades, cookouts, beach picnics, boating, dining out, fun runs decorating, roadtripping and sandcastle contests there is plenty to do in 2022…YAY!!! 

Take a scroll through the blog for the latest on Boca Raton news and events for the holiday, with tons of inspo to celebrate July 4th plus links to some of my favorite local and national bloggers who have some great ideas on celebrating Independence Day! 

Andy and Michele Fourth of July
Michele Bellisari founder of #SoooBoca® Lifestyle & Media and a Realtor with Real Broker.

We have sparklers ready as always, the Captain is ready to grill some fresh mahi or snapper…maybe we can convince him to make some of his famous smoked fish dip too! Make sure to subscribe to #SoooBoca on Instagram to see some of our home cooking stories! 

Disclosure: The links in this post/on this page are affiliate links via Amazon and other companies and if you go through them to make a purchase I will earn a commission. 

PS…I am shopping for something fun to wear this year so check out Amazon for some quick deliveries!

Pets and The Fourth 

Our pets can get very anxious from all of the loud booms and bright lights happening throughout the week ramping up the the July Fourth holiday. Plan ahead to keep your pet safe, comfortable and stress free if possible with some tips from the American Veterinary Medical Association that can help you prep and keep your animals safe. 

Our Yellow Lab Brody


Fireworks and Events 

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Boca Raton 

Monday, July 4, 2022

Countess de Hoernle Park | 5:30PM-9:30PM


The City of Boca Raton’s Recreation Services Department will host a Fabulous Fourth Celebration on Monday, July 4 at Countess de Hoernle Park/Spanish River Athletic Facility (1000 NW Spanish River Blvd) starting at 5:30pm with a spectacular fireworks show beginning at 9pm.

Fourth of July. People sitting in field watching fireworks

This FREE event will feature:

  • live music
  • amusement rides
  • kids’ crafts
  • interactive musical instruments
  • strolling entertainers
  • kids’ DJ and games
  • PLUS cool off inside two video game trucks

Food options available for purchase include seafood, tacos, mac & cheese, pizza, chicken, ice cream and baked goods. Remember to bring your reusable water bottle, as the City’s mobile water unit will supply free filtered water throughout the event.

The mainstage will feature music by Matthew Sabatella and the Rambling String Band playing traditional folk songs, fiddle tunes, old-time country, bluegrass, Appalachian music, ragtime, blues and more!


Free parking will be available nearby at the Boca Corporate Center. Complimentary shuttle service will begin at 5pm through the end of the event.

What Can You Bring?

Blankets & lawn chairs are permitted.

Pets, coolers, sparklers, fireworks, and alcohol ARE NOT PERMITTED on site.

The Fabulous Fourth Celebration is presented by the City of Boca Raton and sponsored by the Boca Raton Airport Authority and WPBF-TV.

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Delray Beach 

Delray Beach 4th of July  


Event: Delray Beach 4th of July Celebration

Where: East Atlantic Avenue and A1A, Delray Beach, FL 33444

When: July 4, 2022

Flag raising activities, food, activities, live entertainment, fireworks and more.  

Contact Information

For more information, please call (561) 243-7250 option 5 or email Danielle Beardsley BeardsleyD@mydelraybeach.com


This event takes place on East Atlantic Avenue from 5 PM to 9:30 PM.

Be part of the fun, and participate in the many activities the Ciy of Delray Beach has prepared for you!

Flag raising activities, food, activities, live entertainment, fireworks and more. 

See below for more information.


East Atlantic Avenue will be closed to vehicle traffic, starting at 12 noon reopening at at 11PM (TBC) on July 4th.

For more info:

The most anticipated event of the summer season is 4th on Flagler, the City of West Palm Beach’s annual Fourth of July celebration. The event is South Florida’s largest free outdoor Independence Day celebration, featuring an 18-minute fireworks show over the Intracoastal Waterway.

The event is Monday, July 4 on the Waterfront from 6 – 10 p.m. (along Flagler Drive between Banyan Blvd. and Fern St.). Activities include live entertainment with Reverend Barry and the Funk on the NewDay USA Stage, two jammin’ DJ’s, The Bill Bone 5K, Palm Beach Health Network’s Family Chill Zone featuring a hands-on kids’ area, Military Honor Salute, and food and beverages for purchase. Fireworks ignite around 9 p.m. 

Deerfield Beach

4th of July Is Back At The Beach!!!

4th of July Celebration logo

The City of Deerfield Beach is excited to announce that this year’s 4th of July event will be back at the beach. The celebration kicks off at noon with music, vendors, and more. The night will be wrapping up with a spectacular fireworks show!  

fourth of july treats

Lauderdale By The Sea

Lauderdale by the Sea

Fourth of July Parade and Family Fun Day

We’re bringing back the fun at this year’s Parade and Family Fun Day!

The Town’s Fourth of July Parade begins at 10:00 a.m. followed by Family Fun Day in El Prado Park from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. To volunteer, participate in the parade, or donate to our festivities, call the Volunteer Fire Department at (954) 640-4250.

Click here to view the 2022 Fourth of July Parade and Family Fun Day flyer.

Click here to view the 2022 Parade Entry form.

Click here to view the 2022 Sponsor/Donor form.

Click here to learn more about Bob Karley, the 2022 Parade Grand Marshal.

Florida Keys Celebrations

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Florida Keys July 4th Events 

You know the #SoooBoca family loves their “Keys” however this year many things are cancelled due to Covid-19. Please click the link above to see what is happening from Key Largo to Key West

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Florida Travel 

Thinking of jumping in the car and doing a July 4th vacation or even a staycation…then check out some road trip ideas for you around the “Sunshine State” that you may want to consider and hotels and lodging ideas for you! 

25 Things To Do In The Florida Keys 

Discover Daycations In Your Own Backyard 

Visit Florida 

We wish you a very happy Fourth of July and don’t forget to follow us on Instagram to see some of our holiday celebrations!

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Happy Fourth of July

Florida Bloggers Fourth of July Inspo

Check out some of my favorite Florida bloggers and publications for events, ideas, fashion and food!

Modern Boca Mom – July Fourth Events

Fort Lauderdale on The Cheap – July Fourth fireworks & Festivities

Florida Travel + Life – Best Fourth of July Celebrations in Florida

Ocean Drive Magazine – 2022 Fourth of July Guide Miami

Information we provide should be directly verified by readers, is subject to change, provided only as a courtesy and please remember to contact the event coordinators directly for information, times and any questions you may have before you go. Event info is compiled from city and county websites.

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About Michele BellisariMichele Bellisari is the founder of #SoooBoca® Lifestyle & Media based in Boca Raton and a Realtor with Real Broker. If you are thinking of buying or selling real estate in Boca Raton and any of the surrounding cities let her help you out! Thinking of purchasing a vacation home? Michele blogs, vlogs, posts and shares all things Boca Raton, South Florida & Beyond from events, people, food, travel, home decor, fashion, beauty and real estate! You can find more at www.soooboca.com and on all the socials @soooboca. Information in this post should be verified with your accountant, attorney and or financial planner as well as the state of Florida. Information in posts should be verified independently. Information deemed reliable, not guaranteed.

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  1. Michele,

    Thanks for the update on the 4th of July happenings in and around Boca Raton.

    I am passing your post along to friends and family in the area!



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