Fantastic July Fourth Fireworks
and Where to Find Them
Nothing says summer is here like a good 4th of July celebration. This historic holiday is the perfect occasion to gather with friends and family and honor the birth of the United States of America. If you’re seeking a memorable way to mark this day, look no further: we’ve compiled a list of Fourth of July events close to Dharma Home Suites premium vacation apartments in South Florida and the NYC Metro area. From fireworks extravaganzas to festive parades, these events are bound to provide an unforgettable experience for all who partake. So, get ready to immerse yourself in the red, white, and blue splendor of Independence Day as we explore the best Fourth of July events taking place near you.
Monte Carlo at Miami Beach: Roller Disco and Fireworks
At the Beach Skate Roller Disco, the Miami Beach Bandshell is transformed into a roller disco party featuring all your favorite skate tunes via the Bandshell Allstars. Bring your own skates or blades for your roller boogie time, or use a courtesy pair (thanks to Faena Arts). If you don’t like skating, join us for the great music and fun from the rear deck. Stay after the skating for the City of Miami Beach’s Fire on the Fourth celebration of Independence Day. Admission is free with RSVP.
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Bayfront Park’s 4th of July Celebration runs from 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM and features live musical performances by local artists Timbalive, Julio Montalvo, Latin All Stars, and Genesis Diaz in addition to sounds by DJ Breezy. There will also be bounce houses for the kids and food trucks for snacks and drinks. Make sure you stick around until 9:00 PM when a Bayfront fireworks display will culminate the celebration.
Grand Plaza: Patriotic Parades and Beachside BBQ
Nothing screams the 4th of July more than a parade, barbecue, and fireworks. The Key Biscayne 4th of July Parade starts at 11 am and boasts a traditional patriotic procession with flying jets, marching bands, golf carts, floats and tons of US-themed decorations. Afterwards, enjoy a barbeque on the Village Green, sponsored by the local Kiwanis chapter. Finally, you can end the day with the July 4th Fireworks Celebration in Key Biscayne.
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Sheridan Ocean Club:
Grilling and Chilling
Spend your day barbecuing at our outdoor grilling area and relaxing in the pool at the 1, 2, and 3 bedroom suites at Sheridan Ocean Club. Then head down to the 4th of July Star-Spangled Spectacular Celebration on Hollywood Beach, where you can enjoy music and entertainment starting at 5:00 PM and an offshore fireworks display at 9:00 PM. While grills, alcoholic beverages and glass containers are prohibited, there are many great bars and restaurants that line the boardwalk where you can get a drink or something on which to snack.
NYC: Fireworks and Musical Stars
Macy’s, known for their Thanksgiving Day Parade and spectacular Christmas window decorations, adds another holiday extravaganza to its list: the Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular. Set against the backdrop of the East River near Midtown Manhattan, the fireworks extravaganza takes center stage against a musical score played by The US Army Field Band. With barges strategically positioned along the river, the breathtaking display captivates spectators with its mesmerizing colors and dazzling formations. The preshow entertainment has not yet been announced, but last year’s event boasted the likes of Lin-Manuel Miranda, 5 Seconds of Summer, and Pitbull.
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If you want to see fireworks, but don’t want to deal with the congestion and crowds of New York City, our short term rental apartments at Dharma Home Suites Novia in Hoboken are perfectly positioned to view a fireworks extravaganza. Stroll down to Pier 13 to watch the fireworks set off by Jersey City’s Hudson Fireworks, or create some culinary delights in our fully-equipped kitchens and bring your drinks up to our roof top patio and watch them from there. Whatever you choose to do, remember to be safe and save the fireworks for the professionals.