Fourth of July Northeast Florida 2024


Your Ultimate Guide to Fourth of July Fireworks & Fun Around Northeast Florida

Hey there, fellow sunshine seekers and firework fanatics! It’s your friendly neighborhood real estate experts from O.N.E. Florida Group, here to guide you through the most dazzling Fourth of July celebrations in and around Northeast Florida. Whether you’re a local looking for the best spots to “ooh” and “ahh” or a visitor soaking up the sun and surf, we’ve got you covered.

Northeast Florida Fireworks Extravaganza:

Downtown Jacksonville Fireworks Display

  • Jacksonville: A Multi-Location Light Show:

    Jacksonville goes ALL OUT with fireworks displays bursting across the city on July 4th at 9:45 p.m. Catch the magic downtown along the St. Johns River (multiple viewing locations), at The Avenues Mall, Trinity Baptist Church,  Ed Austin Regional Park. (Check the event website for the latest details and additional information)

    (Bonus points for the show at 121 Financial Ballpark on July 3rd following the Jumbo Shrimp baseball game (perfect for baseball AND pyrotechnics lovers). Also it is 4th of July Hat Day  presented by Nimnicht Family of Dealerships, The first 2,000 fans through the gates will be going home with this glorious beacon of freedom!

    Fireworks Over the Matanzas

  • St. Augustine: History Meets Fireworks:

    This celebration kicks off at 6 p.m. with a free concert in the Plaza de la Constitución, featuring the All-Star Orchestra. Then, at 9:30 p.m., head to the bayfront for “Fireworks Over the Matanzas,” one of the biggest displays on the East Coast, featuring 5,000 shells exploding over the historic Castillo de San Marcos. Prime viewing spots include the Castillo grounds, the Bridge of Lions, and the bayfront promenade. Consider using the free park-and-ride shuttle service from several locations to avoid traffic. (Check the event website for the latest details and additional information)

  • Experience America’s Pastime with a Historic Twist!

    Celebrate the Fourth of July with a nostalgic twist by attending the Throwback Baseball Game at Klutho Park (204 W 3rd Street). Join the Springfield Preservation and Revitalization Council on July 4th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a delightful, family-friendly event. Watch as the Eastside Reds take on the Westside Giants, complete with authentic turn-of-the-century uniforms and equipment. This free event is also dog-friendly (leashes required), ensuring fun for the whole family. Enjoy the spirited competition and live commentary that brings the game to life! (Check the event website for the latest details and additional information)


  • Celebrate the Fourth of July Aboard the USS Orleck in Downtown Jacksonville!

    Looking for a unique way to celebrate Independence Day? Head to Downtown Jacksonville for an unforgettable Fourth of July party aboard the USS Orleck! Join the festivities on July 4th from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. and enjoy a spectacular evening filled with fun, music, and fireworks.

    This event offers:

    • A prime viewing spot for the downtown fireworks display.
    • Live entertainment to keep the party vibes going.
    • Food and drinks available for purchase.

    Bring your friends and family for a memorable night on this historic naval ship. Secure your tickets now and get ready to celebrate the Fourth of July in style! For more details and to purchase tickets, visit the Eventbrite page.

    Fireworks captured through the palms at Sea Walk Pavilion

  • Jacksonville Beach: A Patriotic Beach Party:

    Enjoy a free concert by the Navy Band at the Seawalk Pavilion starting at 8 p.m., followed by a dazzling fireworks display launched from the pier at 9 p.m.

  • Fernandina Beach: Small-Town Charm, Big-Time Fireworks:

    Head to Fernandina Beach for their hometown parade and festival starting at 6 p.m. before the fireworks light up the Amelia River at 9 p.m. on July 4th. Multiple viewing locations along the waterfront will provide great views. (Check the event website for the latest details and additional information.)

  • Moosehaven’s American Pride 4th of July (Orange Park):

    This free community event kicks off at 5 p.m. on July 4th with live music from Bold City Classics, a kid’s zone, food trucks, and of course, a spectacular fireworks display over the St. Johns River at dusk. Bring your chairs and blankets and enjoy the family-friendly fun!  (Check the event website for the latest details and additional information.)

  • Palatka’s Annual 4th of July Celebration:

    Join the fun in Palatka for their annual celebration featuring delicious food, festive activities, and a dazzling fireworks show on July 4th from 5:00 pm to 9:30 pm at the City of Palatka (1820 Husson Ave). (Check the event website for the latest details and additional information.)

  • Flagler Beach Fourth of July Parade:

    Kick off your Independence Day celebration with a patriotic parade in Flagler Beach, starting at 9 a.m. on July 4th. Join the community spirit and enjoy this fun-filled event along A1A. Following the parade, residents and visitors can enjoy the beach while indulging in the music and entertainment at Veterans Park in Flagler Beach. The highlight of the day will be the awe-inspiring Fireworks Over the Runways, hosted at the Flagler Executive Airport off of Fin Way. The entire community is welcome to attend, with gates opening at 5:00 p.m. The dazzling fireworks display will begin at 9:00 p.m. (Check the event website for the latest details and additional information.)

Beyond Northeast Florida: More Fireworks Fun Within a Short Drive:

  • Daytona Beach: Racing and Rockets’ Red Glare:

    Start your day with the adrenaline-pumping “Firecracker 250” NASCAR race at Daytona International Speedway on July 4th (check the speedway website for race time). Then, head over to the beach for fireworks displays at the Daytona Beach Bandshell and other locations along the coast at 9:45 p.m.

  • Orlando Theme Park Spectaculars:

    Disney World, Universal Orlando, and SeaWorld all put on mind-blowing fireworks shows on or around July 4th (check their websites for specific park times and show details). It’s the perfect excuse to make a day of it with rides, shows, and nighttime magic!

  • Red Hot & Boom (Altamonte Springs):

    July 3rd is your day for this mega-party at Cranes Roost Park in Altamonte Springs. Festivities start at 4 p.m., and the fireworks finale at 9:30 p.m. will rival any theme park show. Plus, it’s free admission!

  • St. Marys (Georgia):

    Cross the border for the Independence Day Festival on July 4th. Fireworks over the St. Marys River at dusk are the star of the show, and you can find the full schedule of events on the Kiwanis Club of St. Marys website.

  • St. Simons Island (Georgia):

    Get your beachy Fourth of July fix with pier-side fireworks at 9 p.m. on July 4th, followed by the lively Sunshine Festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Pier Village.

Your Dream Home Awaits:

While you’re out exploring all the festivities, remember that Northeast Florida has so much more to offer than just fireworks. With its stunning beaches, vibrant communities, and diverse real estate options, it might just be the perfect place to call home. Whether you’re looking for a cozy condo, a spacious family home, or a waterfront oasis, O.N.E. Florida Group is here to help you find the perfect property.

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