Cue the fireworks and the grubbing as the big Independence Day celebration approaches. Whether the plans include a day gathering, staying in, going out or even a dinner cruise, there is something for everyone and every budget. Here are 10 tasty options to celebrate the 4th of July throughout the Magic City.Read More
The 10 Best Places to Celebrate 4th of July in Miami
The Citadel will be offering plenty of deals all day on the 4th of July including brunch specials, day long happy hour deals, live music, and a rooftop fireworks viewing party sponsored by Yuengling.
Dine on a festive seafood cookout from 6 to 10 p.m. with items like Maine lobster pho, soft shell crab buns, crispy shrimp bahn mi, curried mussels and garlic bread, fired roasted oysters, and the restaurant’s last Vietnamese-style Lousiana crawfish boil of the season. Drink specials like $9 cocktails, $7 house wines, $5 shots and $15 buckets of brews will also be on hand.
1 Hotel South Beach
This all day 4th of July celebration will feature seedlings crafts and activities, organic cotton candy stand and photo booth at the third floor pool, while a DJ and complimentary Veuve Rich champagne during sunset at Watr will be available from 4 to 7 p.m.
The Standard Spa, Miami Beach
Celebrate America at The Standard Spa with its second annual “disco-fied” 4th of July celebration on the Bayside Docks. From 2 p.m. until sundown, dine summer barbecue dishes like barbecue pork sandwiches, New Orleans barbecue shrimp, beyond burgers, as well as holiday drink specials and DJ sets all day long. RSVP here.
Take in nearby fireworks overlooking Biscayne Bay visible from your dinner table, as well as late-night access to the galleries, and live music at Verde’s family-friendly event. And PAMM members will also save an extra 10 percent off all purchase in the shop on July 4.
The Wharf Miami
From noon until 3 a.m., this waterfront party spot will boast food from vendors like Mojo Donuts and Spris Artisan Pizza, fireworks, and drink specials like buy a shot of American Whiskey and get a free beer.
Cafe La Trova
Celebrate the 4th of July in the most Miami way possible: dining on caja china. Dine on the classic Miami dish for free with the purchase of a Jim Beam cocktail. Drinks and food are first come, first served, so get there early as the party runs from 6 to 9 p.m.
Rusty Pelican Miami Restaurant
One of Miami’s top waterfront spots, Rusty Pelican, will serve up a a 4th of July barbecue with dishes like St. Louis barbecue ribs, garlic crusted prime rib, grilled mahi mahi, homemade mac & cheese, along with prime firework views, DJ, dancing and party favors. Purchase tickets here.
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
This family-friendly celebration will boast children’s bike parade, barbecue lunch buffet, “Red, White & Blue” butterfly release, patriotic coloring station, face painting, live DJ and more. Purchase tickets here.