The Gulf Coast of Florida ignites in patriotic pride each summer for some of the most epic 4th of July celebrations! From parades, picnics, and grand fireworks displays, there are plenty of ways to celebrate one of the summer’s most anticipated holidays. If you’re planning on spending time in Gulfport this 4th of July, you won’t believe all of the incredible fireworks shows you’ll have to choose from. Here are just some of the most popular fireworks in St. Petersburg Florida that we’re sure you and your family will love!
Aside from watching the fireworks in St. Petersburg Florida, what do your 4th of July plans entail? Download your free copy of our Gulfport Vacation Guide for a full list of activities and attractions you won’t want to miss out on!
4 of the Best Places to Watch Fireworks in St. Petersburg Florida
This 4th of July, we invite you to view all of the grand fireworks in and around St. Petersburg. The sky will light up with fantastic colors, shedding a faint glow upon the beautiful parks, skyline, and beaches of the Gulf coast. If you’re ready to plan the 4th of July getaway of a lifetime, here are some of the fireworks shows to choose from!
Gulfport’s 4th of July Celebration
Celebrate our country’s independence with all-day festivities and grand fireworks at Gulfport’s July 4th Party! Visitors will enjoy live entertainment, a family-friendly block party, and a spectacular fireworks show at the end of the night. The best place to watch the show is near the Gulfport Casino, so be sure to grab your spot in advance!
Fireworks Across the Bay Celebration
At 9 p.m. on July 4th, pack your lawn chairs and head for St. Pete’s Spa Beach Park for one of the best fireworks displays in the region. The glittering fireworks will explode over Tampa Bay, leaving everyone watching from below to stare in awe! It’s the ideal finale to the end of a perfect 4th of July!
Largo 4th of July Celebration
Just 25 minutes away from St. Petersburg, you’ll enjoy an old-fashioned Independence Day party in Largo, FL! A traditional pie eating contest, T-shirt decorating, live entertainment, and activities for all ages attract visitors from across the Gulf Coast. The best part? Admission is free! Be sure not to miss the fireworks at approximately 9:15 p.m.
Clearwater Celebrates America
St. Petersburg’s neighboring beach town is also a great spot for celebrating 4th of July! The Clearwater Celebrates America festival boasts the largest fireworks show in the Tampa Bay area at Coachman Park. Food and drink vendors, family activities, and live music by Nashville recording artists also keep guests entertained all night long. If you are willing to make the 30-minute drive to Clearwater, we promise that the event will be worth it!
Plan the Ultimate 4th of July Getaway With the Historic Peninsula Inn
With plenty of St. Petersburg festivals and white-sand beaches to enjoy, who wouldn’t want to escape to Gulfport this summer? Our historic inn features a number of exciting amenities including a sprawling veranda, 12 highly appointed guest rooms and suites, one of the finest restaurants in Gulfport, and much more. Our ideal location also places you near all the best attractions, activities, beaches, and other points of interest in the area. When you stay at the Historic Peninsula Inn, you’re bound to make memories that will last a lifetime.
Book your favorite room for the 4th of July holiday today before we fill up for the weekend!
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