Who doesn’t love a great fireworks show?  Here’s some of the best spots around Tampa Bay to celebrate Independence Day. 


  • Downtown at the Convention Center.  Great viewing areas all along the Riverwalk. 9pm.
  • Temple Terrace at the Temple Terrace Recreation Complex. Parade at 6pm, fireworks at 9:15pm.
  • Steinbrenner Field.  Fireworks after the Tampa Tarpons game.



  • Coachman Park, fireworks between 9 and 930pm


St Petersburg

  • Vinoy Park.  Fireworks scheduled for 9pm, but could start as early as 8pm or as late as 10pm, depending on weather.
  • Upham Beach, 9pm



  • Along Beach Boulevard, fireworks scheduled for 9pm.

Madeira Beach

  • Madeira Beach Recreation Complex, 9pm.


Safety Harbor

  • Safety Harbor Marina, 9pm.


Tarpon Springs

  • Fred Howard Park, dusk.