Happy 242nd Birthday, United States of America! It’s time to celebrate! So what are your plans? A cookout in the backyard or a pool party at the neighbors?

If you're looking for something a little more full of freedom & 'MERICA, check out these exciting events that cater to your celebration of freedom and independence!

Pre 4th of July Party at Club Prana

Club Prana opens their doors on a Tuesday night to show Tampa what a real pregame for the 4th of July looks like. Ring in the 4th by honoring their freedom as the clock strikes midnight and the celebrations begin! Stop by Club Prana Tuesday and get free admission from 9pm-12am. Dance, drink and celebrate what it means to be American at Tampa’s only five-level nightclub!

1619 E 7th Ave., Tampa FL, 33605. Phone 813-241-4139

Red, White & You at Franklin Manor

Break out your best for Franklin Manor’s Red, White and You party on July 3rd from 8pm-3am. DJ’s Camo and KNEX will be spinning you into the 4th as they celebrate both their freedom and their birthdays! Ring in Independence Day correctly with two of the hottest resident DJ’s of Franklin Manor. Enjoy this edgy and urban party in the middle of Downtown Tampa!

912 N Franklin St., Tampa FL, 33602. Phone (813) 487-9990

Independent Independence Day Bash at O'Brien's Irish Pub Brandon

Looking for an all-American bar that’s pregaming the 4th in Brandon? Check out O’Brien’s Irish Pub for a cold beer and a good time Tuesday night. If you’re lucky you might even meet someone special to celebrate with the next day at this color-coded event! Wear red if you’re taken, white if your single and blue if its complicated. Or impress your crush during the hot dog eating contest to win a $100 gift card!

701 W. Lumsden Rd., Brandon FL, 33511. Phone 813-661-9688

Jackson's Bistro 4th of July Celebration

Stop by Jackson’s Bistro to celebrate your independence with a killer view from 4-7pm during their happy hour! They will have drink specials worth celebrating like $3 select beers, $4 sangria and house wines and $5 Tito’s, Bacardi, Jameson and Cuervo. Grab a seat at their outside bar for a front-row view of Tampa’s fireworks show at the Convention Center!

601 S Harbour Island Blvd, Tampa FL, 33602. Phone 813-277-0112

Tampa Red White & Blue Festival 2018

Stop by the City of Tampa’s Red, White and Blue Festival in Channelside this Saturday starting at 3pm. There's a food court with tasteful southern dishes, live jazz and country music and a costume contest for you, your pets and your children! Make it a day-long affair and set up a blanket in Cotanchobee Fort Brooke Park to watch the fireworks burst over the water late night!

601 Old Water St., Tampa FL, 33602. Phone 813-447-8538

Busch Gardens Lights Up the Sky 4th of July

Take your family to Busch Gardens to celebrate your independence with a thrill this July 4th! Ride the Cobra’s Curse or Cheetah Hunt as fireworks fly over the park. Or adventure through Busch Gardens earlier in the day and see what the animals are doing to celebrate this 4th of July. The park is open until 11pm and a fireworks show closes out the night around 9:30 pm.

Busch Gardens, Tampa FL, 33674. Phone 888-800-5447

Fourth of July: Bands and Brew BBQ

If you enjoy live music, the Bands and Brew BBQ at WTR Pool and Grill all day on Wednesday is for you. Live entertainment includes performances from Shevonne & The Force, the Greg Billings Band, and The Black Honkeys. When the sun sets you'll fid fireworks over the bay. Doors open at noon so you can sun your buns until it goes down!

7700 W. Courtney Campbell Causeway, Tampa FL, 33607. Phone (813) 281-0566

Downtown Tampa Independence Day Fireworks Celebration

Friends of the Riverwalk and the City of Tampa are partnering to produce the Downtown Tampa Independence Day Fireworks Celebration on Wednesday at 9 pm. Watch the show from The Sail, Jackson's Bistro Bar & Sushi or American Social Tampa as fireworks burst over the Convention Center. Enjoy food, entertainment and fun with a great view of the fireworks!

333 S. Franklin Street, Tampa FL, 33602. Phone 813-274-8511

July 4th Wine Down Wednesday at Aloft Tampa Downtown

Celebrate an urban 4th of July at the WXYZ Bar in the Aloft Hotel in Downtown Tampa. It's a pool party during the day, and their Wine Down Wednesdays bottomless specials and after-hours drink specials for the fireworks viewing party! From 4-7 pm grab bottomless wine, sangria, beer and appetizers but stay for a great view of the fireworks from their pool deck conveniently located on the Tampa Riverwalk. During the fireworks enjoy drink specials like $6 sangrias and wines, or splurge on a $100 bottle on Veuve.

100 West Kennedy Boulevard, Tampa FL, 33602. Phone 813-898-8000

4th of July Party at Caddy's Pub

Head to Indian Rocks Beach and spend the day chillin' on Caddy’s patio with live music from Curtis Allen, ice cold drink specials, and some good American cooking this 4th of July. There will be a fireworks show put on by neighbors of Caddy’s Pub, or stop by Caddy’s on the Beach for a similar celebration in Treasure Island to watch fireworks from the sand this Independence Day.

20025 Gulf Blvd, Indian Shores FL, 33785. Phone (727) 595-3172
 
If you didn't see an event you're interested in here check out our 4th of July page for more events and parties going on in your area! 
 
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