SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - Get your red, white, and blue sparklers ready. Independence day is right around the corner. Here is a list of some of the events the Suncoast has to offer for your fireworks viewing.
Thursday, July 4th
North Port’s 15 Annual Freedom Festival
A local summer tradition since 2004. North Port’s Freedom Festival is presented by American Irrigation. The event will feature food, lively entertainment, and fireworks. This year the event will be held at CoolToday Park (18800 South W Villages Pkwy, Venice). Gates will be open to the Public at 4:00 p.m.
Fireworks Over the Manatee River
The fireworks display is handled by the City of Palmetto. People usually watch from both sides of the Manatee River Riverwalk waterfront in downtown Bradenton and Palmetto. Fireworks are expected after dark around 9 p.m.
2019 Siesta Key Community Fireworks
The Siesta Key Chamber of Commerce invites you to join us for the 29th Annual Community 4th of July Fireworks. The viewing area opens at 6:00 pm and fireworks start at dusk.
Sarasota Bay July 4th Fireworks
The fun begins at dusk with fireworks over Sarasota Bay. Spectators can watch from Bayfront Park in downtown Sarasota.
Venice Fireworks Show
Head to Humphris Park (South Jetty) for fireworks from 9-10pm