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4th of July Events + Fireworks in Lakeland and Polk County

4th of July Fireworks Lakeland Polk County FL

Nothing says SUMMER like 4th of July festivities, picnics, family fun, baseball, live entertainment and FIREWORKS!

We’ve got a list of all the places to find Independence Day Celebrations and fireworks in Polk County, including Lakeland, Winter Haven, Auburndale, Haines City, Bartow, Lake Wales, Davenport, Lake Alfred, and even LEGOLAND Florida.

If you prefer to skip the crowds, have little ones who won’t last until fireworks, or just want to relax after a day of picnics and barbecues, we also have a list of nationally televised fireworks shows at the bottom.

Click on the name of any event to get more details. Check directly with event organizers for weather delays or any last minute changes.

2021 Events – 4th of July Fireworks + Celebrations

Red, White + Kaboom in Lakeland


Where: Lake Mirror / Downtown Lakeland

The T.Mims Corp. Red, White & Kaboom 4th of July Celebration will take place with live music at Lake Mirror along the Frances Langford Promenade on July 3rd from 6:00 p.m. – 9 p.m. with a breathtaking fireworks display dazzling the crowd at 9 p.m. If you’re looking for 4th of July Fireworks in Lakeland, you’ll want to be at Red, White & Kaboom. Click the event link below for more details.

2021sat03jul6:00 pm9:15 pmRed, White and Kaboom - Lakeland's 4th of July Celebration6:00 pm - 9:15 pm Lake Mirror Promenade Event Organized By: City of Lakeland Event Category:Family Fun – Community EventsHoliday / Season:4th of July,Summer FunPrice:Free

Lakeland Flying Tigers 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular


Where: Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium

The Lakeland Flying Tigers may not be home this July 4, but that doesn’t mean they can’t celebrate Independence Day! The Flying Tigers will host their annual Independence Day celebration, with baseball, music, and the same Fourth of July fireworks spectacular you’ve come to love. Click the event link below for more details.

2021sat26jun5:00 pm9:00 pmLakeland Flying Tigers 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular5:00 pm - 9:00 pm Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium Event Organized By: Lakeland Flying Tigers Event Category:SportsHoliday / Season:4th of July,Summer FunPrice:$7 - 10 per ticket

Auburndale 4th of July Fireworks Display

When: July 4, 2021 at 9pm
Where: Lake Ariana

Fireworks are scheduled for July 4, 2021 at 9pm over Lake Ariana. Click the event link below for more details.

2021sun04jul9:00 pm10:00 pmAuburndale 4th of July Fireworks Display9:00 pm - 10:00 pm Auburndale - Ariana Park / Beach Event Organized By: City of Auburndale Event Category:Family Fun – Community EventsHoliday / Season:4th of July,Summer FunPrice:Free

4th of July Celebration in Bartow

When: July 4, 2021 from 6pm – 9pm
Where: Mosaic Park Bartow

Bartow’s annual 4th of July Celebration will be held at Mosaic Park. Guests will enjoy a full lineup of live music, food vendors, games, fireworks and much more. Click the event link below for more details.

2021sun04jul6:00 pm9:00 pmBartow 4th of July Independence Day Celebration6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Bartow - Mosaic ParkEvent Category:Family Fun – Community EventsHoliday / Season:4th of July,Summer FunPrice:Free

Davenport 4th of July Fireworks Display

When: July 4, 2021 from 3pm – 9:45pm

The City of Davenport is hosting a 4th of July Celebration and Fireworks Display. Live Bands, Food Vendors, Craft Vendors, family activities, and a huge fireworks display at 9:15pm. Click the event link below for more details.

2021sun04jul3:00 pm9:45 pmDavenport 4th of July Celebration + Fireworks Display3:00 pm - 9:45 pm Davenport - Lewis Mathews Sports Complex Event Organized By: City of Davenport Event Category:Family Fun – Community EventsHoliday / Season:4th of July,Summer FunPrice:Free

Dundee 4th of July Fireworks Display

When: July 4, 2021 at 9pm

The Town of Dundee will host a Drive-In Fireworks Celebration (fireworks only) at approximately 9pm. Parking opens at 8pm. Watch the show from the comfort of your home or vehicle. Fireworks will be launched from Lake Marie. Click the event link below for more details.

2021sun04jul9:00 pm9:30 pmDundee 4th of July Fireworks Display9:00 pm - 9:30 pm Dundee - Lake Marie Event Organized By: Town of Dundee Event Category:Family Fun – Community EventsHoliday / Season:4th of July,Summer FunPrice:Free

Fort Meade 4th of July Fireworks


Where: Patterson Park in Frostproof

There will be fireworks in Patterson Park in Fort Meade at 8:30pm on July 4, 2021. Click the event link below for more details.

2021sun04jul8:30 pm9:00 pmFort Meade 4th of July Fireworks8:30 pm - 9:00 pm Fort Meade - Patterson Park Event Organized By: Fort Meade Main Street Event Category:Family Fun – Community EventsHoliday / Season:4th of July,Summer FunPrice:Free

Frostproof’s Independence Day CelebrationLights on the Lake


Where: Clinch Lake in Frostproof

Join the City of Frostproof to celebrate Independence Day with fireworks on beautiful Clinch Lake! Food, fun and musical entertainment will round out the event. Click the event link below for more details.

2021sat03jul5:00 pm10:00 pmLights on the Lake - Frostproof's Independence Day Celebration5:00 pm - 10:00 pm Frostproof - Lake Clinch Event Organized By: City of Frostproof Event Category:Family Fun – Community EventsHoliday / Season:4th of JulyPrice:Free

Thunder on the Ridge in Haines City

When: July 4, 2021 from 3pm – 9:30pm
Where: Lake Eva Park in Haines City

One of the largest one-day family-friendly events in Polk County. People come from Polk County and beyond to participate in the festivities, food, live music, games and shopping at craft and community booths. Event features entertainment, arts & crafts vendors, a beer garden, food concessions and children’s activities. The evening will wrap up with a HUGE Fireworks display. Click the event link below for more details. {Held in conjunction with Ribs on the Ridge on July 3, 2021}

2021sun04jul3:00 pm9:30 pmThunder on the Ridge - July 4th Celebration with Fireworks3:00 pm - 9:30 pm Haines City - Lake Eva Park Event Organized By: City of Haines City Event Category:Family Fun – Community EventsHoliday / Season:4th of July,Summer FunPrice:Free

Lake Wales 4th of July Festivities

When: July 4, 2021
Where: Lake Wailes Park

Fireworks will be back as the featured attraction for the Lake Wales Fourth of July celebration. An afternoon of food, vendors and entertainment is planned leading up to the 9 p.m. aerial spectacular on July 4. This year’s event will feature a 20 minute fireworks display. Check back for a schedule of events. Click the event link below for more details.

2021sun04jul3:00 pm10:00 pmLake Wales 4th of July Festivities + Fireworks3:00 pm - 10:00 pm Lake Wales - Lake Wailes Park Event Organized By: City of Lake Wales Event Category:Family Fun – Community EventsHoliday / Season:4th of July,Summer FunPrice:Free

Plant City Fireworks

When: July 4, 2021 from 6pm – 9:30pm
Where: Plant City Stadium

Join Plant City for Fireworks and a 4th of July Celebration – a community, family-friendly, alcohol-free event! Free admission- $5 per car for parking (cash only). Concession stand open, Food vendors on site, Stage entertainment throughout the afternoon, Fun activities on the stadium field, Spectacular fireworks show by Zambelli Fireworks to close the evening. Click the event link below for more details.

2021sun04jul6:00 pm9:30 pmPlant City Fireworks + 4th of July Celebration6:00 pm - 9:30 pm Plant City Stadium Event Organized By: City of Plant City Event Category:Family Fun – Community EventsHoliday / Season:4th of July,Summer FunPrice:$5 per car - Free Admission

Rock N’ Freedom Fest – Winter Haven Fireworks

When: July 3, 2021 from 6pm – 9pm
Where: Chain of Lakes Stadium in Winter Haven

Join the City of Winter Haven to celebrate our Nation’s Independence at the Chain of Lakes Stadium! Next door to the New AdventHealth Fieldhouse, all are invited to enjoy this free fresh air event. Celebrate with live entertainment from B. Haven, food trucks, and much more, followed by our spectacular fireworks presentation.

Lawn chairs are permitted, and masks are strongly recommended. Join us for a rockin’ good time! Click the event link below for more details.

2021sat03jul6:00 pm9:00 pmRockin' Freedom Fest - Winter Haven Fireworks and 4th of July Celebration6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Winter Haven - Chain O' Lakes Complex Event Organized By: City of Winter Haven Event Category:Family Fun – Community EventsHoliday / Season:4th of July,Summer FunPrice:Free

LEGOLAND Red, White + Boom – 4th of July Fireworks

When: July 3 + July 4, 2021
Where: LEGOLAND Florida in Winter Haven

Celebrate July 4th and summer fun with the only fireworks display that magically transforms into bursts of LEGO® bricks before your eyes! Experience this unique, annual spectacle all included in regular theme park admission.

2021sat03jul10:00 am9:00 pmRed, White + BOOM! at LEGOLAND Florida10:00 am - 9:00 pm LEGOLAND Florida Resort Event Organized By: LEGOLAND Florida Resort Event Category:Family Fun – Community EventsHoliday / Season:4th of July,Summer Fun

2021sun04jul10:00 am9:00 pmRed, White + BOOM! at LEGOLAND Florida10:00 am - 9:00 pm LEGOLAND Florida Resort Event Organized By: LEGOLAND Florida Resort Event Category:Family Fun – Community EventsHoliday / Season:4th of July,Summer Fun

2020 Events – Check back for Updates

The events listed below were canceled in 2020, we are waiting on updates for 2021.

Celebrate America: Mulberry’s Independence Day Party

When: NO DETAILS YET FOR 2021
Where: Spence Park in Mulberry

2020sat04jul11:00 am11:00 amCANCELED for 2020 - Celebrate America: Mulberry's Independence Day Party11:00 am - 11:00 am Mulberry - Spence Park Event Organized By: City of Mulberry Event Category:Family Fun – Community EventsHoliday / Season:4th of July,Summer FunPrice:Free

Local 4th of July Events & Fireworks by DateConfirmed for 2021

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Map – 4th of July Fireworks Near Me

Beach Fireworks in Florida – Tampa – St. Pete – Clearwater

If you’re looking for beach fireworks in Florida for the 4th of July, there are events all across Tampa Bay.

Safety Harbor – Bring the whole family out for a July 4th Celebration Safety Harbor style. There will be children’s activities, live entertainment, food vendors, and plenty of fun for the whole family. Get a good seat in the Marina or the Waterfront Park because the fireworks display over Tampa Bay goes off at exactly 9:00pm.

In past years, there have also been professional fireworks in Tampa, St. Pete, Clearwater, and Anna Maria. We will add those 2021 events once we receive details.

4th of July National Fireworks on TV

Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular over the Hudson River in NYC

The centerpiece of this breathtaking, 2-hour LIVE summer special is the nation’s largest patriotic pyrotechnic display, with over 40,000 fireworks illuminating the night sky over the Hudson River. The nation’s top musicians perform their hottest hits, and the biggest Hollywood stars are on hand to help honor Independence Day. Tune into NBC on July 4, 2021 at 8pm.

A Capitol Fourth – A Star-Spangled Birthday Party — Live From the U.S. Capitol!

Capital Concerts has announced the 41st anniversary presentation of A Capitol Fourth, the national July 4th TV tradition on PBS. Enjoy highlights from the concert’s forty-year history and the stirring patriotic favorites viewers enjoy on the Fourth of July. Watch LIVE on PBS on July 4, 2021 from 8:00 – 9:30pm EST.

Boston Pops Salute to Our Heroes on July 4th

Affectionately known as “America’s Orchestra,” the Boston Pops is the most recorded and arguably the most beloved orchestra in the country. The 2021 Boston Pops July 4th Spectacular will take place at Tanglewood in Lenox, MA. Keith Lockhart will lead a live televised and live streamed performance of patriotic favorites, with special appearances by Jon Batiste, bandleader of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, and legendary singer Mavis Staples. The fireworks finale—to take place from the Boston Common in partnership with the City of Boston—will also be broadcast as part of the live televised broadcast. Watch on Bloomberg Television or live stream online.

Summer Fun Guide

Be sure to check out our Ultimate Guide to Summer Fun for Summer Camps, Things to Do Around Lakeland, Things to Do at Home, Open Playgrounds, Places to Play Outdoors, FREE Bowling, Swim Lessons, 4th of July Events, Reading programs, Online Camps, and much more!