Here in the Florida Keys, we’re getting excited to celebrate one of our favorite holidays: Independence Day, now just a month away. Enjoy a Fourth of July getaway to Cheeca and check out the many family-friendly special events in Islamorada and beyond.
Independence Day Celebration in Islamorada
Head to Founders Park at Mile Marker 87 for a lively Fourth of July gathering from 6 to 10pm. Featuring entertainment and activities for children, teens, adults, and even dogs, it’s a can’t-miss local event capped off with a dazzling fireworks show. Food and drinks will be available for purchase.
Location: Founders Park, 87000 Overseas Highway, Islamorada, FL 33036
Marathon Beach Party and Fireworks Show
A full-day affair, the Marathon Beach Party is one of the most epic holiday events in the Keys. The festivities kick off at 10:30am with a patriotic parade, starting at Marathon High School and ending at Sombrero Beach, where admission will be free. The celebration will include food, drinks, entertainment, and of course, fireworks.
Location: Sombrero Beach, Marathon, FL 33050
Fireworks Show on Blackwater Sound
The still surface of Blackwater Sound amplifies this spectacular fireworks display in Key Largo. The show starts at 10pm, and the best seating can be enjoyed at nearby restaurants like Johnson’s Big Chill and Sundowners; reservations are recommended!
Location: Near Mile Marker 104 (bayside), Key Largo, FL
Rotary Club of Key West Annual Fireworks Show
Presented by the Rotary Club of Key West, this annual show is staged from the Edward B. Knight Pier starting at 9pm. From this vantage point, revelers can take in both the fireworks and beautiful views of the Atlantic Ocean. Food and beverages will be available for purchase, with sales to benefit the Rotary Club’s scholarship funds.
Location: Edward B. Knight Pier, White St, Key West, FL 33040
Stay at Cheeca Lodge & Spa and enjoy luxury Islamorada accommodations near all the Fourth of July action.