4th of July in Clearwater Florida 2022

4th of July in Clearwater Florida 2022

Attendees can celebrate America’s birthday in style with the largest fireworks display in stadium history, a star-studded concert by The Black Honkeys Band and fun activities and giveaways for kids of all ages. All-American culinary concessions, such as hamburgers, hot dogs and popcorn, will be available on-site for purchase, as well as adult beverages.

After two years of cancellations and modifications, residents in cities and counties across the country are looking forward to many of the traditional Independence Day activities that mark the summer holiday.

4th of July in Clearwater Florida 2022
4th of July in Clearwater Florida 2022

1. Clearwater Celebrates America At The Ballpark

As construction continues on the Imagine Clearwater project that is redesigning Coachman Park, the traditional location for Clearwater’s Fourth of July celebration, the city is making plans for the second year to host Clearwater Celebrates America at the Ballpark July 4 at BayCare Ballpark, 601 Old Coachman Road.

Attendees can celebrate America’s birthday in style with a music-choreographed fireworks show, a star-studded concert featuring the Black Honkeys and activities for children of all ages.

The event kicks off at 6 p.m. and will conclude with the fireworks show at 9:15 p.m. (subject to change).

All-American culinary concessions, such as hamburgers, hot dogs and popcorn, will be available for purchase, as well as adult beverages.

Clearwater Celebrates America at the Ballpark is a ticketed event. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at BayCare Ballpark, by calling 727-467-4457 or online.

There are two ticket options: berm/field access or reserved seating.

A berm/field ticket allows access to activities on the concourse and standing or sitting room on both the berm and field near the concert stage. Berm/field ticket holders are allowed to bring blankets to lay on the field.

A reserved seating ticket allows access to activities on the concourse, a guaranteed seat throughout the night and no access to the berm or field.

Parking is $5 and can be purchased at the parking lot.

Those planning to attend should purchase their tickets in advance because of anticipated demand and a limited number of tickets.

The fireworks display will be designed for attendees inside the stadium. There are no alternative viewing locations.

Drivers are reminded to expect traffic delays near the stadium at southbound U.S. 19 and Drew Street.

2. Safety Harbor Fourth of July Celebration

The American Legion Post 238 will host a patriotic parade down Main Street on the morning of Monday, July 4, from 10 a.m. to noon along Main Street in Safety Harbor.

Wear your red, white, and blue and celebrate America.

There will be a patriotic ceremony at the gazebo at John Wilson Park immediately following the parade with free snow cones, water, juice, cookies and popcorn.

Safety Harbor Mayor Joe Ayoub will present a proclamation with city commissioners, first responders and state officers of the American Legion on hand.

Entertainment will include live patriotic music and a performance by the Santa Claus Drill.

If your business or organization is interested in participating in the parade, email [email protected] or [email protected]

A Safety Harbor-style Fourth of July Celebration is planned on Monday, July 4 from 5 to 9 p.m. at Water Front Park, 110 Veterans Memorial Lane, Safety Harbor.

There will be children’s activities, live entertainment, food vendors, culminating with a major fireworks display over Tampa Bay starting at 9 p.m.

3. Hometown USA 4th Of July Celebration

Dunedin Parks & Recreation will host its annual free Hometown USA Fourth of July celebration July 3 at TD Ballpark, 373 Douglas Ave., Dunedin, with gates opening at 7 p.m.

Celebrate America and enjoy a live band, movie and fireworks at TD Ballpark. The band will play in the third-base concourse area; seating is limited.

Grand stand seating will be open to watch the movie and the fireworks show. There will be no access allowed on the field.

Schedule:

  • The Bay Kings Band will perform from 7 to 9 p.m.
  • The movie, “Angels in the Outfield,” will be shown from 7:15 to 9:15 p.m.
  • The fireworks show will begin about 9:15 p.m., weather permitting
  • The Bay Kings Band will take the stage once more from 9:40 to 10:45 p.m.

Concessions will be available.

There will be limited free parking at TD Ballpark, the Dunedin Library and the Hale Senior Activity Center.

4. Dunedin Kiwanis Midnight Run

The annual Kiwanis Midnight Run will take place Sunday, July 3, on the Dunedin Causeway.

It will include live runner finish medals, commemorative T-shirts, Dunedin Brewery tastes, backdrop photo ops, water stations and music.

Bring a nonperishable food item to donate to the Dunedin Cares and FEAST food pantries and receive a raffle ticket for each item donated. Gift baskets will be raffled. Donation drop-offs will be in the registration area on the Dunedin Causeway.

The 1-mile run/walk will begin at 11:15 p.m. The registration fee is $20 in advance and $30 will start at 11:40 p.m. The registration fee is $35 in advance and $45 after July 1.

The 5K run will begin at 11:40 p.m. The registration fee is $35 in advance and $45 after July 1.

The 10K run will begin at midnight. The registration fee is $35 in advance and $45 after July 1.

In addition, virtual 1-mile, 5K and 10K races will take place from starting Friday, June 24.

Results will be posted on the RunSignUp page, KiwanisMidnightRun.com, and the Florida Road Race website.

5. Tarpon Springs Fourth of July Picnic In The Park

The City of Tarpon Springs will present the annual Fourth of July Picnic in the Park on Sunday, July 4, in Craig Park on Tarpon Avenue at Spring Boulevard, just west of Alternate U.S. 19).

The event returns in 2022 for the 14th time. This is a family-friendly celebration for all ages.
Oyster Bone will perform from 11 a.m. to noon and 12:45 to 2 p.m.

Bring lawn chairs, swimsuits and towels. There will be water slides, food and drinks, and a hot dog-eating contest for ages 16 and up.

6. Tarpon Springs Fireworks Show

A Fourth of July fireworks show will take place July 4 after sunset (around 8:45 or 9 p.m.)

The best viewing is at Howard Park Beach at 1700 Sunset Drive in Tarpon Springs. The park, beach and causeway will be open for parking to view this event. Parking is free after 6 p.m. but limited so come early.

After the park is at capacity, the gates will be closed for safety.

No alcoholic beverages and no personal fireworks are permitted in the park.

The fireworks will be launched from the city’s Sunset Beach. For set-up and safety, Sunset Beach and the boat launch will be closed all day Monday, July 4, and will reopen Tuesday, July 5 at noon.

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