Fourth of July celebrations around the First Coast - from BBQ and festivals - to bouncy houses and fireworks.
The Shipyards on Bay St. Join in the family fun with waterslides, water balloon toss, three-legged race, volleyball, giant Jenga, crafts, face painting, caricature artist, live entertainment, BBQ, Jax Happenings Mini Challenges, fireworks and more!
The Jacksonville Landing and Coastline Dr. along the Northbank Riverfront. Enjoy live music by Boogie Freaks from 8 p.m. – 1 a.m., drink specials and a beautiful view of the St. Johns River. Attendees under the age of 21 must be accompanied by an adult 21 and older to enter The Jacksonville Landing.
St. Mary's 4th of July Celebration. Come celebrate 4th of July with the family in St. Marys. There will be plenty of activities all day for the entire family to enjoy. There will be a race at 7 a.m. and a parade at 10 a.m. Don't forget about the fireworks over the water.
Friendship Fountain Park on the Southbank. Bring the family and experience some of the coolest hands-on activities presented by MOSH. Once you've worked up appetite, be sure to stop by Woody's BBQ and get some delicious, finger-licking food.
Fourth of July – Orange Park. The 4th of July celebration at Moosehaven is a big celebration with fireworks, concert and lots of fun. The celebration takes place Friday, July 4th starting at 2 pm.
Fireworks over the St. Johns River 9:45 p.m. Fireworks can be viewed from the Northbank and Southbank of the St. Johns River. The fireworks will be launched from two barges on the St. Johns River. One will be located in front of the Jacksonville Landing and the other will be east of the Main St. Bridge.
Fourth of July – Amelia Island. Come out on 4th of July for the Stars and Stripes Freedom Festival in Fernandina Beach. The festival takes place from 10 am – 2 pm at the main beach. Music, Arts & Crafts, Food Trucks, Water Slide, Bounce Houses, Face Painting, Cool Treats and more
City of Jacksonville Beach 4th of July Fireworks. Fireworks will be shot from the Jacksonville Beach pier at 9 PM.
Savannah's River Street Fireworks Extravaganza. July 4, 2014 @ 9:00 pm – 9:30 pm. Rousakis Riverfront Plaza, 115 East River Street, Rousakis Riverfront Plaza, Savannah, GA
Union County's Independence Day at Lakeside Park on Lake Butler. Fireworks start at dusk (shortly after 9pm). No personal fireworks allowed inside the park. Boat ramp closes at 4pm. All boats must be off the water by then.
$4 Fourth of July at MOSH. You get a ticket for only $4 on the Fourth of July, so this might be a nice combo for your Independence Day celebration.
Fourth of July Fireworks at Riverside Arts Market. Now you can head out to RAM to watch fireworks on Fourth of July from 6 pm – 10 pm. Riverside Markets is offering live music (Flagship Romance and the 77ds are performing), local beer, RAM food vendors and more.
Throwback Baseball Game on the 4th. Experience a 1900 era baseball game during this old-fashioned, family friendly celebration of Independence Day. Residents of the Springfield historic district dress in vintage turn-of-the-century baseball uniforms and equipment and battle it out on the diamond, East vs West for bragging rights. Starting at 5 pm.
Beaches Trolley The Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) is offering one-day and three-day unlimited rides passes for Independence Day weekend. One-day unlimited ride passes are $4 and three-day unlimited ride passes are $10. Passes can be purchased this weekend at a special booth located on Second Street across from the entrance to City Hall.
Navigating road closures and 4th of July traffic. Katie Jeffries, First Coast News