Celebrate our nation’s birthday this year at South Florida’s premier outdoor festival at Miami Beach’s North Shore Bandshell Park on Collins Avenue and 73 Street with day-long entertainment and activities for the entire family.
Sponsored by Coca-Cola, the event kicks-off at 9 a.m. with free yoga on the beach by GreenMonkey and food trucks beginning at 11:30 a.m. Free entertainment with DJs and a kid zone featuring a rock climbing wall, bungee station, inflatable slide and face painting station will follow at noon. Take in the funky sounds of the Family Stone at 5 p.m. and legendary rockers Grand Funk Railroad at 7:30 p.m. The event concludes by lighting the night skyline bright with a spectacular fireworks show at 9 p.m.
Grand Funk Railroad, the top selling rock group of the '70s and coined The American Band, will present an unforgettable evening of music as the festival’s headliner. Hits of this high-energy five piece group include “I’m Your Captain (Closer to Home)”, “Are You Ready,” “Footstompin’ Music” and “We’re an American Band.”
The Family Stone features Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees and original founding members of Sly & The Family Stone, Jerry Martini and Greg Errico with female lead vocalist, Phunne Stone.
Park at the 42 Street/Sheridan Avenue public parking areas to take a free shuttle bus to the North Beach Bandshell. Free shuttles buses will also be available at Miami-Dade Transit bus stops along 41 Street and Collins Avenue/Indian Creek route (you must flag down the special shuttle). Service will run from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., with 30-minute headways.
Styrofoam, glass containers, cans and alcoholic beverages are prohibited. Recycling is highly encouraged.