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    July 4th 2019 Firework Displays & Celebrations in and Around Alachua County

    Looking to begin your 4th of July celebration a little early? Why wait? Visit Ginnie Springs on June 29th from 8 am –  10 pm for their Independence Day Celebration.

    June 29th

    Ginnie Springs Annual Independence Day Celebration
    Celebration begins at sunset

    *Ginnie Guests with day passes may be upgraded to camp passes before the show*

    GPS: 5000 NE 60th Ave
    7300 NE Ginnie Springs Road
    High Springs, FL 32643

    July 3rd

    Fan Fares & Fireworks
    UF Bandshell at Flavet Field
    605 Woodlawn Drive
    Gainesville, FL
    6:00 pm – 10 pm
    Fireworks display will begin at approximately 9:40 pm

    Celebrate the 4th on the 3rd at this annual Independence Day Eve celebration. Families and individuals can picnic in the grass, enjoy music groups and watch a spectacular fireworks show. The event is free and open to the public. No dogs, drones, sparklers or alcohol allowed and coolers may be subject to search by the University of Florida Police Department.

    Keep up with the action on social media using the hashtag #fanfares19

    July 3rd

    Williston Independence Day Celebration
    Horseman`s Park, 803 SW 19th Ave., Williston FL

    The event begins with a parade on Noble Ave. at 5:00 p.m. Immediately after the parade we welcome you to Williston Horseman’s Park located approximately 1 miles South of Williston on Hwy. 41. Gates to the park open at 6:00 p.m. There is a $2.00 per carload parking donation requested but not required. Once inside the park you will find entertainment all evening long as well as free rides for the children, games and vendors of all kinds including many varied food vendors. The City of Williston sets off the amazing fireworks at dusk. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets. No dogs except service dogs are permitted. Please no alcohol. This is a family event.

    July 4th

    Keystone Heights
    The theme this year is: Family, Freedom and Fireworks

    9 a.m.-4 p.m. –  Crafts, food, vendors around City Hall
    11 a.m. – Our Country Day Parade, Lawrence Blvd.
    1 p.m. – Watermelon Eating Contest, behind City Hall
    4p.m. – Festival moves to Keystone Beach
    6:00 p.m.- 9:30p.m. Live Music
    9:30 p.m. – Fireworks Begin (weather permitting)

    July 4th

    City of Alachua Annual Fireworks Celebration
    Hal Brady Recreation Complex
    14300 NW 146th Terrace
    Alachua, FL 32615

    The City of Alachua has dubbed its celebration “The Largest Small Town Fireworks Display in America.” The annual event draws more than 30,000 people to Alachua and has great economic impact on businesses in our area. There are dozens of activities for the kids, including a petting zoo, bounce houses and water slides. This year kids can also take advantage of the spray park and skateboard park located on site. For the adult audience there are several unique vendors, bingo contests, dancing groups and live musical entertainment to name a few. Without a doubt the event has something for everyone and of course the hottest fireworks around.

    3 p.m. – 7 p.m. – Kidz Corner (Shuts down promptly at 7:00 p.m.)
    *Face Painting *27 ft. Blue Crush Water Slide *Twin Spin
    *30 ft. Hurricane Water Slide *Bounce House *Rock Climbing Wall *Power Jump
    *Basketball *Volleyball *Splashpark *Skatepark

    1 p.m.– 7 p.m. – Indoor Activities

    *BINGO 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
    *Senior Cha-Cha-Chas Performance 12:30 pm

    3 p.m. – 10 p.m. – Vendor Area Open
    4 p.m. – 9 p.m. – Live Musical Entertainment
    5:00 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. – T.J. Brown Band
    7:15 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. – Justin Partin Band
    9:20 p.m. – Patriotic Song performed by Antoinette Hunt
    9:25 p.m. – National Anthem performed by TBA
    9:30 p.m. – Fireworks

    July 4th

    Cedar Key Fireworks

    We always start the festivities with our Fourth of July Parade of decorated golf carts and more starting at noon! Then make plans to enjoy fireworks over the water at 9:15 pm from Dock Street, City Park and much of the island!

    Additional Out of Area Locations

    City of Jacksonville Beach
    9:00 pm
    Fireworks will be shot from the Jacksonville Beach Pier

    St. Augustine
    St. Augustine’s July 4th celebration includes a live music concert and a spectacular fireworks display over the historic bayfront. “Fireworks Over the Matanzas” is one of the biggest and best fireworks displays on the East Coast, featuring 5,000 individual shells exploding as high as 2,000 feet and as low as 100 feet.

    The 4th of July Concert & Fireworks in St. Augustine starts at 6 p.m. with music by the popular local band The All-Star Orchestra. Two-hour performance of big band and swing music along with patriotic favorites. At 9:30 p.m., one of the largest fireworks displays on the East Coast bursts above the ancient Castillo de San Marcos and reflects in the waters of the Matanzas Bay.

    The 20-minute fireworks show is choreographed to sync with a soundtrack of patriotic music over an extensive sound system that carries over the entire bayfront area. The show is produced by Fireworks by Santore, who also produce fireworks shows for such major entertainment venues as Sea World Orlando and Walt Disney World. Fireworks Over the Matanzas is one of the best places in Florida to catch fireworks on Independence Day.

    Mt. Dora – 100 N. Donnelly St.
    Freedom on the Waterfront. Music begins at 5 pm and the fireworks at sundown.

    Lake City – Columbia County Fairgrounds, 438 SR 247, Lake City
    3 pm – 9 pm

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