Celebrate Independence Day in St. Petersburg’s downtown waterfront as part of the Annual 4th of July Celebration on Thursday, July 4.
Fireworks are scheduled to start at 9 p.m. but can start as early as 8:30 p.m. and as late as 10 p.m. depending on weather.
This year’s celebration has a fun, new feature. Enjoy the fireworks to synchronized music that is accessible through an optional, free phone app called J&M Displays. The app works with iPhone and Android systems. The fireworks can also be enjoyed without music.
VIEWING: View the fireworks along Bayshore Drive from the following parks: Albert Whitted Park, North Straub Park, South Straub Park, North Shore Park, Elva Rouse Park and Flora Wylie Park.
PARKING: Parking garages, city lots and metered parking are available in downtown St. Petersburg. Visit www.stpete.org/parking for more information on available parking.
Admission is free and open to the public. The 4th of July Celebration is hosted by the City of St. Petersburg and the St. Petersburg Parks and Recreation Department. For more information, contact the St. Petersburg Parks and Recreation Department at 727-893-7441 or visit www.stpeteparksrec.org/events.