Things to do on the Fourth of July

4th of July events. Image Courtesy: MGN Online.

Patriotic pool party at the Wellington Aquatics Complex and Village Park:

12072 Forest Hill Boulevard.

Noon to 5 p.m.

Free activities scheduled ever hour.

Admission is free for children ages two and under, $3 for juniors ages three to 17, $5 for adults ages 18 to 54, and $2 for seniors ages 55 and older.

Wellington's annual 4th of July Celebration at Village Park:

11700 Pierson Road.

6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Celebration includes free bingo, traditional games, and field games. There will also be inflatable rides, face painting, petting zoo, pony rides, and over

20 food trucks.

Eagles tribute band, and The Long Run will be performing on stage throughout the event.

Fireworks start at 9:15 p.m.

Free shuttle service will be available from the Palm Tran bus stop at the Mall at Wellington Green near Nordstrom, beginning at 5:30 p.m.

Freedomfest Independence Day celebration:

Port St. Lucie Civic Center, 9221 Southeast Civic Center Place.

Entertainment Schedule:

2 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. - karate demo.

2 p.m. - 3 p.m. - P.A.L. Drum Line.

3 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. - Starlight Dance.

4 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. - pizza eating contest.

5 p.m. - 6 p.m. - dance party with entertainment connections.

6 p.m - 6:30 p.m. - hot dog eating contest.

6 p.m. - 10 p.m. - live music by Jess Lee.

9 p.m. - fireworks (weather permitting).

Purchase a $5 wristband for unlimited access to the bounce houses.

Lake Worth fireworks display:

9 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

The following streets will be temporarily closed from 8:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. and parking prohibited:

1St Ave South & South Golfview Road.

Lake Ave & South Golfview Road.

Lake Worth Bridge, east & west bound lanes.

A1A & 802-west bound traffic.

The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office may tow vehicles left parked on the street in violation of this temporary order.

The Lake Worth Bridge will be closed during the fireworks display. There will be detour signs in place to direct other vehicle traffic to the Southern Blvd Bridge for access to the Town of Palm Beach.

A 3-Day Patriotic Weekend along the West Palm Beach waterfront:

Saturday, July 2:

BBQ, Brews & Blues in historic Northwest, three blocks north of Clematis on Rosemary.

Trolley service will be available from downtown West Palm Beach from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Sunday, July 3:

Festive specials at restaurants and shops.

Monday, July 4:

Fourth on Flagler.

5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Food and craft brews, and three stages of entertainment, including a military salute for all branches. The evening will end with an 18-minute

fireworks display.

The City of Stuart's Fourth of July fireworks display.

Starts at 9 p.m.

Free event; viewing areas exist throughout historic downtown.

Parking is limited.

The city's free tram system will be operating throughout downtown from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. on July 4 to help transport people to the waterfront viewing areas.

Boynton Beach 4th of July celebration:

Free admissions.

Food Trucks and Vendors on site.

Activities schedule:

6 p.m. - Kid's Corner.

6 p.m. - the New Horizon Band.

7:30 p.m. - Never Stop Believin' (Journey Tribute Band).

8:45 p.m. - patriotic salute.

9 p.m.- fireworks.

9:20 p.m. - Never Stop Believin' (Journey Tribute Band).

Free parking and shuttle services from Hester Center and City Hall parking lot from 5:30 to 10:30 p.m.


Sunset Cove Amphitheater.

Starts at 6:30 p.m.

Free admission.

Live performance by the Garden's Pops Orchestra, a fireworks presentation, and the return of the Kid's Fun Zone.

Concessions will be on site.

Pets are not permitted inside venue gates.

Delray Beach, Florida:

Free event will feature a live concert by Daya.

Family activities include a Kid's Corner with face painting, craft activities, photo booth and a giant community mural.


8 a.m. - Noon - sandcastle contest on the beach.

Noon - 8 p.m. - family beach games by the sandcastle contest.

3:30 p.m- 9:30 p.m. - Bike2 The 4th bike valet.

4 p.m. - flag raising Ceremony near Atlantic Ave and Venetian Drive.

4 p.m - 5 p.m. - Mainstreet Dreamers.

4 p.m. - 8 p.m. - Kid's Corner.

4 p.m. - 8 p.m. - Splash Zone.

5:30 p.m. - custard eating contest for kids.

6 p.m. - burger eating contest for adults.

6:30 - 8 p.m. - The Holidazed.

8:15 p.m. - Daya headlines.

9 p.m. - fireworks show launching from the north end of the beach.

For Bike2 the 4th, free bicycle valet bike racks will be available at no charge and staff will be there to watch bikes.

Handicap parking will be available at the north and south ends of the SR A1A closures near Vista Del Mar and Miramar Street on a first come, first served


The public is urged to park in Downtown Delray Beach and take the downtown roundabout or walk to the beach.

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