What to Do for Fourth Of July In Miami

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In past years, Fourth of July festivities in Miami have been filled with parades, barbecues, firework displays, and more. It’s safe to say that this year’s 2020 Independence Day celebrations might be a little different. We’ve pulled together some of the best ways to commemorate America’s birthday Miami-style—right from the comfort of your home or while following social distancing guidelines.

Fourth of July in Miami Beach

The City of Miami Beach is taking its Independence Day celebrations online. Residents of Miami Beach can enter a sidewalk art contest for kids and/or home decorating contest by entering their “best red, white, and blue décor”. All you have to do is tag Miami Beach’s Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram pages in your posts, now through Fourth of July! And the fun doesn’t stop there. There will be a virtual fireworks display, open to all, on the City of Miami Beach’s Facebook page paired with music by The New World Symphony. The show starts at 9 p.m. ET on the Fourth of July.

Fourth of July in Coconut Grove

If you’re looking for a way to celebrate Independence Day outdoors, Vizcaya Museum & Gardens has got you covered. Enjoy extended hours on July 3rd when Vizcaya will be open from 9:30 a.m.–7:30 p.m. Capacity is limited so you’ll have to reserve your spot in advance. You can also satisfy your BBQ cravings courtesy of A Joy Wallace Catering by heading to Vizcaya Museum & Gardens from 11 a.m.–4 p.m. on July 4th. Get your tickets now.

Fourth of July in Miam Gardens

Looking for an all new way to celebrate Fourth of July? Hard Rock Stadium has an outdoor, open-air theater for all to enjoy. Apollo 13 will play at the Open Air Fountain Plaza at Hard Rock Stadium, starting at 6:30 p.m. on Independence Day. Purchase tickets here and check out the lineup of other movies that you can watch.

Fourth of July in Hialeah

The City of Hialeah, in partnership with Cano Health, will broadcast a virtual fireworks display starting at 9 p.m. on Fourth of July. You can watch the show on MegaTV, City of Hialeah’s Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube pages, and Mayor Carlos Hernandez’s Facebook and Instagram accounts.

Fourth of July in Miami Lakes

Feeling competitive? Residents of The Town of Miami Lakes can enter to win a $25 gift card from Home Depot by submitting their best barbecue pictures on Instagram. All you have to do to enter is tag @Town_of_Miami_Lakes and use #AllAmericanBBQML. Fireworks fanatics need not fret. The Town of Miami Lakes will launch a fireworks celebration from Graham Dairy Lake and Miami Lakes Optimist Park from 9 p.m.- 9:30 p.m. Residents are asked to watch from home or tune in via live stream.

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