4th of July 2023: Fireworks and Events in Volusia County

This information is evolving and will be updated as more info and events become available. Information has been provided by the city, county or by individual event pages. If you have any questions, please direct them to the organizers of the events.


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Saturday, July 1, 2023 @ 5:00 PM to 9:30 PM

Valentine Park, 1595 W. French Ave. Orange City, FL

Fireworks & Fun is an annual event Orange City holds for the community to commemorate America’s independence and freedom. There will be a band, food and general vendors, a kids’ zone, and, of course, the best fireworks show in town! There is free admission and parking at this event. The fireworks show begins at 9:15 pm.

**Personal fireworks and coolers are prohibited.**

This event is RAIN OR SHINE.

For more information, email dfitzpatrick@orangecityfl.gov or call 386-775-5410.


Monday, July 3 @ 6:00 - 9:00 PM, Fireworks at Sunset.

Location: Earl Brown Park & Playground, 750 S Alabama Avenue, DeLand, FL

Firecracker Festival is our biggest event of the year; it attracts up to 15,000 guests! With live entertainment, yummy food trucks, a kid zone, our traditional and VERY popular PIE EATING CONTEST all brought together in the end with the best FIREWORKS show in DeLand; it is definitely THE event you don’t want to miss!


Tuesday, July 4 @ 5:30 – 9 PM

Celebrate Independence Day with the City of Port Orange Parks and Recreation Department! Come to City Center Park on July 4th for live music, food trucks, an epic kids zone, a pie bake off, a classic car show, an unforgettable firework show AND MORE!

Do you think you have the BEST pie recipe in the area? Let’s find out!

Join us at the 4th of July Festival for the 2nd annual pie bake off! This year, we will be doing 2 different categories: Commercial (local bakeries and professional bakers) and amateur (New to the baking scene).

Judging will be based off of:



-Overall appearances

Enter here!: https://forms.gle/SKPwFk7iNpiDS3P99

Good Luck!


Tuesday, July 4 @ 5:00 to 9:00 PM

Join us for a fun-filled Fourth of July celebration at Deltona’s All American Blast event! Bring your family and friends to Dewey O. Boster Park at 5 pm for an evening of free entertainment. And make sure you stick around until 9:15 pm for an incredible fireworks display you won’t want to miss!

Vendors are welcome and MUST register online by Friday, June 16, 2023, at 5PM to participate. If you have any questions, call the Park’s Office at (386) 878-8900.


Tuesday, JULY 4 @ 4 – 9:00 PM

Savor the flavors of gourmet food trucks from 4-9 p.m. as live music by Band Behavior fills the air from 6-9:30 p.m. when our annual 9:15 p.m. fireworks display returns to picturesque Riverside Park Tuesday, July 4!

Prefer to view the fireworks in exclusive, air-conditioned comfort alongside lively casino games and an awesome DJ? Check out our 4th of July Casino Night event in the Brannon Center at www.brannoncenter.com/tickets 

 Would you like to know more? Please call Leisure Services at 386-410-2890.


Tuesday, JULY 4 @ 7:00 PM

The celebration begins at 7:00 PM on Tuesday, July 4, 2023 at both the City Hall complex (104 North Riverside Drive) and Menard May Park (413 South Riverside Drive). If you are wondering which location would be best for you, check out these tips:

City Hall complex

•        Easier access for those with mobility issues

•        More relaxed setting

•        Food trucks, vendors, cooling station, live music/DJ, games and activities, restrooms (including a handicap accessible port-o-let) 

•        Up close view of the fireworks

Menard May Park

•        No vehicles allowed so this is a good choice for families with children

•        More high energy setting

•        DJ, food trucks, vendors, a beer tent hosted by AMVETS, a dunk tank, an inflatable obstacle course, Gobbler’s Lodge mobile archery range, nerf guns to rent, games and activities and restrooms 

•        River view of the fireworks

The night will be capped off with a spectacular fireworks show by Zambelli Fireworks launched at dusk from George R. Kennedy Memorial Park so be sure to be settled in your viewing spot at the City Hall complex or Menard May Park by 8:30 PM.

There will be several public parking lots open:

·      Park Avenue and Wilkinson Street

·      Edgewater – New Smyrna Cemetery (700 South Ridgewood Avenue)

·      Edgewater United Methodist Church (211 North Ridgewood Avenue)

·      Corner of US 1 and Lamont Street (106 Lamont Street)

·      Handicapped  – Park Avenue (north and south sides) east of US 1 to Park Place 

The boat ramp at George R. Kennedy Memorial Park will be closed from 9:00 PM on July 3rd until approximately 11:00 PM on July 4th


Tuesday, JULY 4 @ 8:00 – 9:30 PM


Tuesday, JULY 4 @ 7:15 PM

Back by popular demand, the night sky will come alive with the “Bud Light-Lights Up Daytona Fireworks Display” over the ocean after the shows. Concerts begin at 7:15 PM and fireworks over the ocean follow the concerts at 9:45 PM.
On Tuesday, July 4th, Friends of the Bandshell will celebrate Independence Day with a show featuring Alter Eagles, an Eagles Tribute Band along with a special extended “Bud Light-Lights Up Daytona Fireworks Display” paired with patriotic music provided by 95.7 The Hog radio show. Happy Birthday, America!


Tuesday, JULY 4 @ 9:00 – 9:30 PM

Parade Begins at 10am

Line up starts at 9am at Fox Glass 

Join us at Blake Park for Food, Games, Craft Vendors, Activities, Music & Fun after the Parade!

Live Music Featuring Saltwater Groove 

Fireworks begin at 9pm


Tuesday, July 4, 2023 @ 1:00 PM

Happy 4th of July!!!
Join us for Libations & Liberty!

Live Entertainment, Great Food & Drinks!
Drink on the Beach in our special designated area!

Beach Party starts at 2pm
with a Live DJ until dark!

Party On The Beach with
our favorite Caribbean Jams from 5-9pm
with C*Posse!!!

Trae Pierce & the T-Stones inside stage 9pm – 1am!

Fireworks on the Beach @9:45pm


Nothing says America like great American music! Throughout our history, music has defined us as a nation. This patriotic celebration moves musically through the years, and we’ll be playing some of the greatest music of our time. From “You’re a Grand Old Flag” to “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy;” every tune will remind you of music’s contribution to our great nation. Patriotic selections combined with American favorites will make you want to sing and dance. Be sure to include us in your Independence week festivities!

Live at the Athens Theatre.

Other Independence Day Related Events:

Orlando Big Band Patriotic Salute

June 28, 2023 @ 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Where: Athens Theatre124 North Florida Avenue DeLand, FL

Independence Day Music Festival June 29th-July 4th

June 29th-July 4th, 2023, on Flagler Avenue. 6 days of FREE music festival highlights all kinds of music genres. This festival includes over 40 free shows at various locations along Flagler Avenue. Some locations are age 21 and up. All shows free admission.

Independence Day Weekend at the Ponce Inlet Lighthouse

Jul 1, 2023 10:30 AM – 2:30 PM 

Ponce Inlet Lighthouse, 4931 S Peninsula Dr, Ponce Inlet, FL

Celebrate the birth of our Nation at the Ponce Inlet Lighthouse and Museum! Discover over 130 years of maritime history as you explore one of the Nation’s largest and most authentic light stations and Climb 175 Feet to the top of Florida’s Tallest Lighthouse. Enjoy guided tours of the world famous lighthouse museum and family-oriented activities including workshops and kids crafts. All special activities are provided free of charge with regular admission from 10:30 am until 2:30 pm on Saturday, July 1st. The Lighthouse & Museum will be open to the public on July 4, 2023 from 10 AM – 9 PM. (Last admission at 8 PM)

4th of July Weekend Festival

Jul 1 – 4, 2023 @ 11:00 AM


Over 17 Bands | 3 Stages Plus Food Vendors from all around Volusia County

Bands: Twitty & Lynn, Foreigners Journey, Completely Unchained (Van Halen Tribute) , Crashrocket, Are Friends Electric, Soul Circus Cowboys, Shot in the Dark (AC/DC Tribute), Reed Foley, Diamond Dixie, Dallas Tyler, Sesame Plexer, Ashley Estevez, Deadlanders, Groove Slayers, Saltwater Groove, Cheg, Dustin Stock, ToyBox, Elvis

Single Day – General Admission – $25 (At the Door – $35)

4 Day Pass – General Admission – $80 (At the Door – $120)

V.I.P ( Limited Availability)

V.I.P – Single Day Pass – $60

V.I.P – 4 Day Pass – $200

V.I.P includes: Private Bar, Front Row Access, V.I.P. Tent, V.I.P Parking & Bathrooms

You can purchase tickets via Eventbrite or at First Turn.
For Online Tickets Click Here.

NSB BBQ Challenge 2023

Jul 1, 2023 @ 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Celebrate BBQ Fest with all styles of Bbq at the New Smyrna Beach Bbq Challenge on Saturday, July 1st from 1PM-5PM, along Flagler Avenue, in New Smyrna Beach!

Like other food challenges on Flagler Avenue in New Smyrna Beach, the NSB Bbq Challenge guests will use their tasting passports to visit the host sites and taste sample sized bbq portions prepared in multiple different ways like chicken, beef, pork, seafood.

Tasting passports and maps picked up at the Welcome corner of S. Cooper Street and Flagler Avenue on the day of the event. Passports will be for sale on the day of the event starting at 1230 pm however, we strongly suggest pre-ordering your passport on Eventbrite as WE WILL SELL OUT!

Parking is plentiful throughout the Flagler Avenue arts-entertainment-shopping district on pocket parking lots, side streets, and lots behind many of the businesses.

Beachside Tavern presents Tru Phonic and Burnin’ Smyrnans

Jul 1, 2023 @ 9:00 PM

The burnin’ Smyrnans 20 year reunion Show with Tru Phonic opening up the night @ Beachside Tavern new Smyrna beach FL’ July 1st @ 9pm-close

Firecracker Beach 5K

July 1 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am


Flagler Ave Boardwalk – Beach

101 Buenos Aires St

New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169

Schedule of Events:

7 am    Packet Pickup & Day of Registration Opens

8 am    5K Run/Walk Begins

9:15 am Awards Party at Flagler Tavern. Each bib receives coupons at door. Restrictions apply. Ask your server for details. 


This is a BEACH run/walk in the sand.

The race will Start and Finish on the beach; in front of the Flagler Ave Boardwalk in New Smyrna Beach.

Entry Fees – 5K Run/Walk
Present – June 30th  $25.00
July 1st $30.00

*Online Registration will close Friday, June 30th @ 1pm

Packet Pickup and Late Registration WILL be available on the day of the race. $30 Cash, credit card through online, or check only (made out to the Flagler Ave Business Association).

**Registration is non-refundable.


Race Specific Shirt (sizes not guaranteed for late registrations)

Top 3 Age Group Medal Awards – Given out at Flagler Tavern following the race. Estimated 9:15am start.

Chip-Timed 5K

Water Stop on route (pass twice); Water Refill Station at Start/Finish Line

Post-Race Party at Flagler Tavern.

Free, Professional Race Photos – Available for free download after the event

Finisher Medal.  


After Race Celebration at Flagler Tavern (All Race Participants receive “Flagler Tavern Bucks” to use during the celebration)

Top Overall Male/Female, Top Masters Male/Female, and Top 3 Age Group Male/Female will be called up to stage at Flagler Tavern to be recognized, take photos, and receive additional “Flagler Tavern Bucks” to be used during celebration.

Top 3 male and female in the following age groups:

10 – 14
15 – 19
20 – 24
25 – 29
30 – 34
35 – 39
40 – 44
45 – 49
50 – 54
55 – 59
60 – 64
65 – 69
70 – 74
75 – 80, 80+

Top male and female overall

Top Masters male and female overall

For More Information about events produced by the Flagler Avenue Business Association, please visit their website at: FlaglerAve.com

Race Timing/ Scoring:
The race will be professionally timed and scored.  Disposable, electronic chips will be attached to the bib number.  In order to get the best read possible, you need to wear your bib number unaltered on the front of your shirt pinned at all four corners. Do not have any clothing covering your bib number.

Results will be posted onsite of the race and also online concluding the event.

Rules & Frequently Asked Questions:

Where does the race take place?
This is a Beach Run/Walk in the sand. The race course begins on the beach near the boardwalk at the Flagler Avenue Beach Approach in New Smyrna Beach. Registration opens at 7am. Race start time is promptly 8am.

When is Packet Pickup?
All packets (race bib number & event shirt) can be picked up near the start line before the race. The Day of Registration and Packet Pickup tent will be clearly marked on the Flagler Ave Boardwalk and opens at 7am. Please have your registration number (email confirmation) with you for easy pickup. 

Will there be results posted at the race?
Yes. Official results are posted near the finish line for all finishers in every age group. On-site times are refreshed and reposted throughout the event. Results will also be printed for any questions at the post-race awards celebration. Following the event, results will be posted on this site on the RESULTS tab.

Will there be a Finisher Medal?
Yes. Registration also includes an event shirt, chip-timed bib, awards, free professional photographs, and a beautiful route along the beach.

Who gets the event T-shirt?
Only pre-registered runners that successfully complete the online registration and payment processes seven weekdays before the race are guaranteed a free race t-shirt. Pre-registered runners in the seven days leading to the race are first to receive their shirt and preferred size. The remaining shirts for walk-up registrations are available until they run out. Quantities and sizes are not guaranteed for day-of registrations.

Are dogs/animals allowed to participate in this event?
No. As much as we love our pets too, the safety of participants is our main concern. Pets are not allowed on this beach run/walk.

Should I bring my own water?
Water is provided at a few “Water Refill Stations” near the start/finish area, as well on the 5K route (2 times). These stations have water jugs and small paper cups for use. If you feel you need more water or would like to carry a water bottle while you run, please bring your own. While on the beach, we try to limit our waste and pollution that may blow into the ocean. We encourage renewable and sustainable methods of water distribution at events to reduce our litter impact.

How much does it cost?
Early registration is $25 per person. There is an online processing fee of $2.75.

In person registration on Race Day is $30.

Registration fees are non-refundable. We have a strict No Transfer policy.

Will the race be held if it’s raining?
The race is a “rain or shine” event. All participants are encouraged to dress appropriately for the weather.

Will there be an awards ceremony?
An awards ceremony will take place after the race at Flagler Tavern. Estimated 9:15am start. 

Where is parking?
There is free parking along Flagler Ave. The boardwalk parking at Flagler Ave Boardwalk has times and fees posted. Obey all parking signs for locations for free and day-fee parking.

Cruisin’ Car Show

July 1, 2023 @ 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Join the East Coast Cruisers every 1st Saturday at ONE DAYTONA for the Cruisin’ Car Show. The show is from 3-6 PM and takes place in the International Motorsports Center parking lot.

Celebrate with us! July 4th! Red, White & Crue! Featuring Primal Crue — Tribute to the Bad Boys of Rock n Roll, Motley Crue and More! Live Music on stage from 2-6pm.

Beachside Angie’s Open House craft and food event

July 1, 2023 @ 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM


July 3, 2023 @ 7:00 PM

Celebrate America with us July 3rd at 7pm. There will be fireworks, food, live music, games and much MORE!

3rd Annual Veterans & First Responders July 4th Honor Ceremony

July 4 @ 9:00 am

3rd Annual July 4th Veterans & 1st Responders Ceremony, beginning at 9 a.m. Tuesday, July 4, on the Boardwalk at the Clock Tower in front of the Hilton in Daytona Beach.

This year’s Ceremony will Honor local deceased Veteran and 1st Responder, Lieutenant Laurence “Larry” Buck, Daytona Beach Police Department, Retired and United States Marine Corps veteran of the Vietnam War.

Lt. Buck devoted 31 years to Daytona Beach law enforcement and was involved in various veterans’ groups. Laurence W. Buck reported for his final duty station on March 10, 2022, at 72 years old.

Larry was a loyal, honest, and courageous man who always stood by his comrades and his principles. We honor his legacy and his service.

Immediately following the Ceremony, the Annual July 4th Veterans & 1st Responders Parade will pay tribute to all Veterans and 1st responders.

The parade’s lineup will feature 30+ local Veteran & 1st Responder organizations, as well as combat veterans, and the city’s police and fire departments.

The parade will begin on Main Street at Atlantic Avenue and travel west on Main Street to the base of the Main Street Bridge. The public can view the parade from the sidewalks along Main Street.

Interested veteran organizations, first responders, youth groups, bands and others wanting to participate in the parade: Email for Registration Form: VolusiaVetsFB@gmail.com

Ceremony & Parade Courtesy of The City of Daytona Beach Florida.

4th Casino Night

July 4 @ 7:00 PM – 10: 00 PM

TUESDAY, JULY 4, 2023 FROM 7:00PM – 10:00PM – DOORS OPEN AT 6:30PM

4th of July Spectacular

July 4, 2023 @ 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Celebrate Independence Day with the City of Port Orange! Come to City Center Park for a night of music, food trucks, a kids zone, a pie bake off and MORE! More details to come.

“The Great American Cookout ~ Featuring Reed White and Blue” Presented in Red White and Blue by Yue

Jul 4, 2023 @ 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Celebrate Independence Day at Outriggers!

RESERVATIONS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED! No eventbrite this year! Please make a reservation!


Gather your friends and family and celebrate the 4th of July at Outriggers Tiki Bar and Grille with their Reed, White, and Blue celebration. Join Outriggers in embracing the red, white, and blue festivities as there will be plenty of games and activities to keep everyone entertained, from friendly cornhole competitions to a classic game of giant Jenga.

From 5 pm on, indulge in a Cookout-Style Buffet as they fire up the grill and indulge in the delicious flavors of summer. For $40 for adults, $20 for children ages 6-12, and children under 6 free, enjoy juicy burgers, sizzling hot dogs, finger-licking, perfectly seasoned BBQ ribs, crab legs, and more.

Admission also includes a whole Reed Foley (With Full Band) Concert and the best seats in town for the Fireworks show!

Hot Dog Eating Contest (with Prizes) sponsored by Food Supply!

So wear your patriotic gear, bring your appetite, and join Outriggers for a July 4th celebration that’ll create unforgettable memories and honor our Nation’s timeless traditions.

Bottomless Blue Moon ~
Miller Lite ~ Yuengling ~ Margaritas*

Tee shirt for each guest.*

*while supplies last.

July 4th Veterans Parade on Main Street

  • Address: Main Street at Atlantic Avenue to west on Main Street at the base of bridge, Daytona Beach, FL 32114
  • Dates: July 4, 2023
  • Location: City of Daytona Beach
  • Time: 10:00 AM
  • Price: Free

Enjoy the third annual Fourth of July Veterans Parade, beginning at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 4, on Main Street in Daytona Beach. The parade’s lineup will feature local military organizations, as well as combat veterans, and the city’s police and fire departments.

The parade will begin on Main Street at Atlantic Avenue and travel west on Main Street to the base of the Main Street Bridge. The public can view the parade from the sidewalks along Main Street.

In addition to the parade, there will be a special July 4th Veterans Ceremony beginning at 9 a.m. by the Clock Tower between the Boardwalk and the Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort at 100 N. Atlantic Ave. that will be presented by the Volusia Veterans and sponsored by the city.

4th of July – Red, White & Crue! LIVE MUSIC with Primal Crue and Friends!

July 4, 2023 @ 2:00 PM- 6:00 PM

Come and kick off your Holiday weekend with Us!
Enjoy local crafters.
Featuring Beachside Angie’s
-live entertainment
-local businesses
-inside event

E-mail – Angielutts@gmail.com to reserve your space.

Stars and Stripes Bingo

July 21 @ 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

The third installment of the Summer of the Senior 55+ Bingo series will take place on Friday, July 21st from 3p – 5p.

Join Port Orange Parks and Recreation and our Sponsors in bingo, food, fun, and more!! Doors open at 2:30pm.

Prioritize Safety this Fourth of July! Enjoy Responsible Fireworks Celebrations by Staying Informed About Laws and Taking Necessary Precautions.

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