Best July 4th Events In Boca Raton | Where To See Fireworks In Boca Raton (2024)

Independence Day in Boca Raton (2024)

In the past few years, Boca Raton has expanded its annual holiday festivities across several notable dates. Already resplendent offerings such as the Annual Boca Raton Holiday Boat Parade now see complementary events, vendors, and activities to add to these centerpiece showcases. Though there are few notable celebrations between Memorial Day and Labor Day, July 4th stands tall as one of the greatest midsummer events enjoyed nationwide. In Boca Raton, we've always expected fireworks displays, local specials, and a few fun activities for kids. However, this year, both the City of Boca Raton and The Boca Raton Resort, are offering a series of exciting events for both the widespread public and the discerning few. As we delve into the details, learn whether Boca Raton the city or Boca Raton the resort, is right for you and your family this Independence Day!

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The City of Boca Raton will once again offer a resplendent selection of holiday events on Thursday, July 4th. This will be the 66th year that the city has offered a fireworks display, with their first in 1958. This year's 4th of July Celebration is officially termed The Fabulous Fourth and is sure to provide fun and entertainment for all ages and backgrounds. Below, is the agenda of events, listed in order from start to finish, with more details for each. Read further and make your plans, whether putting on your running shoes or stringing up your grilling apron, there's something to do for all!

Firecracker 5K

  • 7 AM
  • 777 Glades Rd. Boca Raton, FL

At the... crack of dawn, 7 AM to be exact, the first of several Boca Raton events will begin at the campus of Florida Atlantic University. The Firecracker 5K requires online registration and a $30 fee to join. It is a certified 5K event at one of the City's longest-standing community partners. Race participants will enjoy a finisher medal, t-shirt, and complimentary snacks for the post-race cooldown.

Liberty Cup Racquet Party

  • 9 AM Patch Reef Park
  • 2000 Yamato Rd.

The Liberty Cup Racquet Tournament takes place a bit west of FAU at one of Boca Raton's favorite parks for sporting and recreation. For a mere $20 registration fee, participants will be able to choose between two divisions of tennis and pickleball to suit the skill levels and competitiveness of each entrant. Each participant will receive a commemorative t-shirt, while the Liberty Cup will be raised by the grand champions!

Block Party At Sugar Sand Park

  • 1 PM  - 4 PM
  • 300 S. Military Trail

A family-friendly event (as they all are) the block party at Sugar Sand Park provides a myriad of kid-friendly activities to keep everyone busy. There will be a DJ playing lively music, yard games and kinetic activities, arts & crafts, and a rich complement of food trucks and vendors to keep everyone full, happy, and cool during what's sure to be a sweltering July Thursday.

Fabulous Finale

  • 7 PM - 9:30 PM
  • 1000 Spanish River Blvd.

This FREE celebration at Countess de Hoernle Park will feature live music, food trucks, vendors, and a 20-minute display of scintillating fireworks to cap off another year of freedom and opportunity in a city that truly exemplifies the promise of America!

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Independence Day at The Boca Raton 

A more upscale event outside the public eye, The Boca Raton Resort once again offers its discerning clientele a wide selection of exciting dining and recreation options across the resort. Their July 4th celebrations will cascade across the resort, offering food, drinks, and recreational options for all to enjoy. From Saturday, June 29 through July 4th itself, expect nothing but the best all week long!

Stars, Strips, and Serves Mixed Doubles Tennis - Saturday, June 29th

The onsite racquet club will offer a mixed doubles tennis event selected in a round-robin format.

Sparks and Slices Mixed Pickleball Round-Robin - Saturday, June 29th

The racquet club will also offer a mixed pickleball tournament for athletes looking for a different take on the game. Both tournaments will be in the range of the cooling station and custom smoothie bar!

Complimentary Fitness Classes - Saturday, June 29th - Friday, July 5th

Keeping on the kinetic train, members will enjoy complimentary exercise courses in their aerobics studio. The diverse range of activities includes strength training, barre, Zumba, yoga, dance, HIIT, aquatics, and more. The Boca Raton has a range of fitness options that would make any local upscale gym blush, with a class to suit every fitness level and intensity.

Signature Independence Day Celebration - Thursday, July 4th

With all the underlying activities explained, the last but not least event to discuss at The Boca Raton is the main cause celebre. The Independence Day Celebration will feature an All-American dining experience with an outdoor sunset concert, family activities, and a spectacular finale of fireworks set against the backdrop of the beautiful Atlantic Ocean. 

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