From all of us here at the Buetergerds Group at Keller Williams Realty Select we would like to wish you a Happy 4th Of July! We hope that you get to enjoy time with family and friends during this holiday. Please see below for a list of places you can see fireworks in our local area. Also this weekend the Suncoast Charities for Children are putting on the Sarasota Powerboat Grand Prix. There are a lot of events for this so they are also listed below as well.

Sarasota (fireworks and the Sarasota Grand Prix):  

July 3rd -  Nathan Benderson Park is having a Fireworks Spectacular from 6-10 pm including fireworks, food, events, and live music.

July 3rd – Sarasota Grand Prix Festival Kickoff Party at Van Wezel. It is a ticketed event and runs from 6 pm to 10 pm

July 4th - Night time brings the Fireworks Spectacular over Sarasota Bay at 9 pm. Downtown.

July 5th – Meet and greet whose in the driver seat. This is at the Hyatt Regency Ballroom from 1:30 to 3 pm

July 5th – Boats on the Block party. This is on Main Street from Orange Ave to Gulfstream and S Palm Ave in down town from 6 pm to 10 pm

July 6th -  Car and Motorcycle shoe at Rossiters Harley-Davidson on Cattleman from 9am to 1 pm

July 6th – Race the Racer – at O’Leary Tiki Bar and Grill from 10 am to 12 pm

July 7th – Power Boat Races -  Lido Beach from 10 am to 4 pm.

Siesta Key:

The 29th Annual 4th of July Fireworks Display at 9 pm.

Bradenton and Palmetto:

Fireworks display over Manatee River - Manatee Riverwalk waterfront at 9 pm. On the Palmetto side, these can be seen from the Boat dock area near the bridge.

Anna Maria Island: 

Annual Sandbar Restaurant Fireworks Spectacular at dusk.


The Venice area Fireworks are fired from the South Venice Jetty shortly after 9 pm.

North Port:

15th Annual Freedom Festival will be held at the Cool Today Park and begins at 4 pm - Fireworks at 9 pm.

Punta Gorda:

Fourthfest 2019 will be held at Laishley Park beginning at 11 am - Fireworks at 9 pm.