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Friday through Sunday

The Ft. Myers Mighty Mussels with have Fireworks after each game with the Bradenton Marauders at Hammond Stadium. Games start at 7 PM. Tickets $9-$12. mightymussels.com


Naples 4th of July Parade downtown from 10 AM-12 Noon. The parade will begin on Broad Avenue South at 3rd Street South, heading north on 3rd Street South to 5th Avenue South, south on 8th Street South, ending at 8th Avenue South.  naplesgov.com

Punta Gorda’s FourthFest at Laishley ParkCelebrate America” Concert featuring Josh Gracin, The Flying Buffaloes and the Jack-Michael Band starting at 6 PM. Gates open at 5 PM. General admission tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the gate. Limited reserved tables starting at $60.  puntagordafireworks.com

The Ben Allen Band will be performing at the Paradise Coast Sports Complex on City Gate Blvd. N. in Naples (off Collier Boulevard, north of exit 101). Food trucks and adult beverages available. Gates open at 6 PM, and the stadium show starts at 8 PM with fireworks after. Tickets start at $10. VIP tickets are $100 and include a suite with a food and beverage package.  sportsforceparksnaples.com  

Saturday and Sunday

Punta Gorda’s “Stars, Stripes & Fireworks” at Fisherman’s Village includes live music, food and fireworks starting at noon Saturday and Sunday. Free! Fireworks Saturday at 9 PM. food trucks, a kids play area, vendors, military vehicles on display, juggling acts, magic shows, live bands and the annual Freedom Swim (starting at noon Sunday). The Sunday event won’t have its own fireworks, but visitors can watch the display happening at FourthFest over Laishley Park.  fishville.com

Sunday 4th of July

Cape Coral’s Red, White & Boom: Outdoor event in downtown Cape Coral near the Cape Coral Bridge. Live music, fireworks, food & vendors from 5 PM-10 PM. Fireworks at 9:30 PM. Free!  The bridge and the north end of Cape Coral Parkway will be closed from 3 AM Sunday to 3 AM Monday. You can also watch the fireworks from nearby Jaycee Park, where there will be two food trucks and a beer tent. capeboom.com

Downtown Fort Myers “Freedom Fest” with fireworks, food trucks, vendors and the live music from 6-10 PM. Free!  The fireworks will be launched off Lofton Island in the Caloosahatchee River around 9 PM.  fortmyersriverdistrictalliance.com

Fort Myers Beach 4th of July Fireworks at Times Square. Fireworks begin at 9 PM. Free! The Matanzas Pass bridge will be closed from 9-11:30 PM to oncoming traffic. The Beach Trolley will be running, there will be paid parking lots at Lynn Hall Park, on Old San Carlos Blvd, under the Matanzas Pass Bridge, and across & next to the Lani Kai Resort.   fortmyersbeach.org

The City of Bonita Springs’ Star Spangled Bonita at Riverside Park begins at 7 PM with live music at the Riverside Park Bandshell, followed by a Golf Cart Glow Parade at about 8:30 PM, and a fireworks and laser light show finale at dusk.  Free!  Food and beverages available. cityofbonitasprings.org

Naples Pier 4th of July Fireworks begin around 9 PM.  Bring chairs and blankets to watch the fireworks launch from a barge north of Naples Pier.  naplesgov.com

Collier County Parks & Recreation will host a 4th of July Celebration at Sugden Regional Park from 4 PM to 10 PM. Bring lawn chairs & blankets. Free!  Fireworks begin at 9 PM. collierparks.com

Marco Island fireworks will launch off the coast of Residents’ Beach about 9 PM. cityofmarcoisland.com

Punta Gorda’s FourthFest at Laishley Park features Water-Mania, a group of 12 giant water slides, a Kid’s Fun Zone, vendors, festival food & beverages and live music.  Fireworks over the Peace River at 9 PM. Gates open at 2 PM. Admission is $5 per person to offset the expense of the fireworks. Wristbands for unlimited use of the water slides are $10.

The Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center in Downtown Fort Myers is having a 4th of July Rooftop Bash from 7-11 PM with live entertainment, a barbecue buffet and a great view of the downtown Fort Myers Fireworks. General admission: $99 in advance – $125 day of. Dress is Patriotic Casual.  Tickets: sbdac.com.

Monday July 5th

Collier County Parks & Recreation County-Wide Beach Clean-up starts at 8:00 AM. Bring a bag and walk your favorite beach to Help Us Keep Our Beaches Clean after the holiday weekend.  collierparks.com

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