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There’s a celebration waiting for you in the Florida Keys this 4th of July 2024. Here’s your guide to the 4th of July in the Florida Keys. It is a time of vibrant celebrations, breathtaking fireworks, and a sense of community that brings locals and visitors together. With the stunning backdrop of turquoise waters and swaying palm trees, the Florida Keys offer a unique and unforgettable experience for Independence Day. From Key Largo to Key West, here's your comprehensive guide to the best 4th of July festivities in the Florida Keys.

 

Best Things to Do in the Florida Keys on the 4th of July 

 

Key Largo's 4th of July Parade and Fireworks

Location: Key Largo
Date: July 4, 2024
Admission: Free
Accessibility: Wheelchair and stroller accessible
Kid-friendly: Yes
Pet-friendly: Yes

Key Largo kicks off the celebrations with a vibrant 4th of July parade, featuring colorful floats, marching bands, and community groups. The parade starts at 10 AM, traveling along US-1 from MM 98 to MM 100. Following the parade, families can enjoy an afternoon of picnics, games, and live music at the Key Largo Community Park. The highlight of the evening is the 4th of July fireworks in the Florida Keys, starting at 9 PM. This stunning display over Blackwater Sound is best viewed from waterfront restaurants and parks.

 

Key Lime Festival

Location: Various locations in Key West
Date: July 1-4, 2024
Admission: Some events are free; others require tickets
Accessibility: Wheelchair and stroller accessible
Kid-friendly: Yes
Pet-friendly: No

The Key Lime Festival is a beloved tradition in the Florida Keys, celebrating the quintessential taste of Key West. This four-day festival includes a pie-eating contest, culinary demonstrations, and the crowning of Miss Key Lime. On the 4th of July, festivities culminate with a spectacular fireworks display at the Edward B. Knight Pier. The Key Lime Festival offers a delicious way to celebrate July in the Florida Keys with a unique twist.

 

Marathon's 4th of July Celebration

Location: Sombrero Beach, Marathon
Date: July 4, 2024
Admission: Free
Accessibility: Wheelchair and stroller accessible
Kid-friendly: Yes
Pet-friendly: Yes (on a leash)

Marathon’s 4th of July celebration is one of the most family-friendly events in the Florida Keys. The festivities begin with a patriotic parade at 10:30 AM, starting at Marathon High School and ending at Sombrero Beach. The beach becomes a hub of activity with food trucks, live music, and a Kids’ Zone featuring face painting and games. The day concludes with a magnificent fireworks display over the Atlantic Ocean, one of the best 4th of July fireworks in the Florida Keys.

 

Big Pine & Lower Keys Fireworks Celebration

Location: Big Pine Community Park, Big Pine Key
Date: July 4, 2024
Admission: Free
Accessibility: Wheelchair and stroller accessible
Kid-friendly: Yes
Pet-friendly: Yes

Big Pine Key offers a laid-back but equally impressive 4th of July celebration. The festivities at Big Pine Community Park include a family picnic, local vendors, and live music. The fireworks show begins at 9 PM and is a favorite among locals for its intimate and community-focused atmosphere.

 

Key West Fireworks Celebration

Location: Edward B. Knight Pier, Key West
Date: July 4, 2024
Admission: Free
Accessibility: Wheelchair and stroller accessible
Kid-friendly: Yes
Pet-friendly: No

Key West’s 4th of July celebration is a grand affair, drawing crowds from all over the Florida Keys. The Edward B. Knight Pier is the best spot to catch the dazzling fireworks display, which starts at 9 PM. Before the fireworks, visitors can enjoy live music and local cuisine at the pier. For a unique experience, book a fireworks cruise with Fury Water Adventures, offering a front-row seat to the spectacle from the water.

Islamorada's 4th of July Fireworks with Mote Marine Laboratory

Location: Founders Park, Islamorada
Date: July 4, 2024
Admission: Free
Accessibility: Wheelchair and stroller accessible
Kid-friendly: Yes
Pet-friendly: Yes (on a leash)

Islamorada offers a unique and educational 4th of July celebration in partnership with the Mote Marine Laboratory. The festivities take place at Founders Park, beginning in the afternoon with interactive marine science exhibits presented by Mote Marine Laboratory. These exhibits provide a fascinating glimpse into marine life and conservation efforts, making it an enriching experience for both kids and adults.

Best Place to Stay in Key West in July

When planning your stay for the 4th of July in the Florida Keys, you’ll want to check out Ocean Pointe Suites in Key Largo

Features and Amenities of Ocean Pointe Suites:

  • Spacious Accommodations: Ocean Pointe Suites provide one and two-bedroom suites with fully equipped kitchens, private balconies, and stunning ocean views.
  • Private Beach and Marina: Guests can relax on the private beach, take a dip in the pool, or rent a boat from the marina.
  • Recreational Activities: Enjoy tennis courts, a children’s playground, and nature trails on-site.
  • Convenient Location: Located in Key Largo, Ocean Pointe Suites is close to major attractions, making it easy to explore the 4th of July festivities in the Florida Keys.
 

Experience the best of the 4th of July in the Florida Keys by booking your stay at Ocean Pointe Suites. With its luxurious amenities, prime location, and breathtaking views, Ocean Pointe Suites offers the perfect home base for your Independence Day celebrations. Explore the islands with day trips from this beautiful resort on the ocean in Key Largo. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to create unforgettable memories this July in the Florida Keys. Book your stay today and enjoy the ultimate 4th of July getaway.

 

The Florida Keys are brimming with exciting events and breathtaking fireworks displays on the 4th of July. Come celebrate and make the most of your holiday by staying at Ocean Pointe Suites - where luxury and comfort meet the charm of the Florida Keys.

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