4th of July on the First Coast

Here is a list of festive fireworks displays and other activities to help you plan your 4th of July celebration on the First Coast.

4th of July Fireworks

The city of Jacksonville will be having fireworks for the 4th of July Downtown and at multiple other locations. The fireworks displays will begin at 9:45 p.m. on Sunday, July 4, 2021.

The Downtown Jacksonville celebration begins at 5 p.m. at the Riverfront Plaza. This location will have free entertainment including live music, a family fun zone with activities, food trucks and drinks. The night will conclude with fireworks along the St. Johns River at 9:45 p.m. with viewing areas on both the North and South banks.

Fireworks will be launched from the following locations throughout various communities. We recommend arriving no earlier than 9 p.m. for the remote location events.

St. Johns Town Center

4663 River City Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32246

FSCJ North Campus

4501 Capper Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32218

The Avenues Mall

10300 Southside Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32256

Trinity Baptist Church

800 Hammond Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32221

Ed Austin Regional Park

11751 McCormick Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32225

Jacksonville Beach

9:30 PM 503 1st St N, Jacksonville Beach, FL

The 4th of July Fireworks at the beaches are back this year. They will be shot from the Jax Beach Pier parking lot. Here’s a helpful hint to help you plan: the pier parking lot will be closed to the public. 

St. Augustine 

9:30 PM Plaza de la Constitución, St George St, St. Augustine, FL

There will be a concert to kick off the event from 6:00 – 8:00pm on the 4th of July and the fireworks display will be held from 9:30 – 9:50 pm.

Additional Events

Here are more festive Fourth events taking place in the area this weekend.

Independence Day Celebration with the Jax Jumbo Shrimp 

Saturday July 3, 6 PM 

121 Financial Ballpark

The ballpark will be open at 6pm and there will be prizes for the first 1,000 fans. They will have concessions open, mascots working the crowd, kids zone activities, a baseball movie coming on at 7:30pm and we close out the night with fireworks. 

4th of July Vehicle Parade at Orange Park Town Hall

Saturday July 3, 10AM – 12 PM

2042 Park Avenue, Orange Park, FL 32073

Event is free to watch and $10 – $20 to register a vehicle. http://www.townoforangepark.com

4th of July Golf Cart Parade

Sunday Jul 4 10:15 AM

Del Webb Ponte Vedra 124 Del Webb Pkwy, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

Registration Required – http://www.delwebbpv.com

Fourth of July Celebration at RAM

Sunday 7 PM – 11 PM

Riverside Arts Market, 715 Riverside Ave Jacksonville, FL

4th of July Night Hike to see the Fireworks Downtown

Sunday Jul 4th 9 PM– Monday Jul 5th 12 AM

Riverside Arts Market, 715 Riverside Ave Jacksonville, FL

Three Cheers for the Red, White & Blue                 

Friday Jul 2nd, 2 PM – 4 PM

Discovery Village At Deerwood 10520 Validus Dr, Jacksonville, FL

Fourth of July at MOSH

Sunday Jul 4th, 6 PM – 11 PM

Celebrate the 4th of July with premiere viewing of the City of Jacksonville fireworks! After exploring the Museum during extended hours, enjoy the fresh breeze on the MOSH Rooftop. Sit back and watch the night light up in red, white and blue! 

Extended General Admission Hours @ MOSH from 5 – 9 p.m. Rooftop Access Opens at 9 p.m. Concessions Available on the Rooftop.  $15 per person for rooftop access 

Hometown 4th of July Celebration

Sunday July 4th, 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM Parking Lot B, Downtown Fernandina Beach

Come celebrate the 4th of July in Downtown Fernandina Beach. There will be food, music, and fireworks.

Red, White & Deep Blue: An Independence Day Dinner Celebration

Sunday Jul 4th, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM

The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island 4750 Amelia Island Pkwy, Fernandina Beach, FL
Commemorate Independence Day at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island with their annual Red, White, and Deep Blue Celebration overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.

4th of July BBQ

Sunday July 4th, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

JAX Cooking Studio, 14035 Beach Blvd #6 Jacksonville, FL

Independence Day Brunch

Saturday Jul 3rd, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM

JAX Cooking Studio 14035 Beach Blvd #6, Jacksonville, FL

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