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Fourth of July Fireworks Return to the St. Pete Waterfront

- City of St. Petersburg

The City of St. Petersburg announced that Fourth of July fireworks will return this year, continuing the tradition of enjoying fireworks along waterfront parks – now including the St. Pete Pier district.

Official event festivities begin Friday, July 2, 2021 with music, food and movie on the tilted lawn. The fun continues throughout the weekend with the 4k St Pete Pier Run, Silent Disco Nights, Health Expo, food trucks and musical performances. The weekend of events conclude with the fireworks show along the downtown waterfront on Sunday, July 4, 2021 at 9 p.m.

The event is free and open to the public. Some vendors or activities may have participation or registration fees. Event-goers are reminded to follow CDC guidelines for COVID-19 safety.

Residents and visitors are encouraged to utilize City parking facilities downtown or consider alternative modes of transportation.

For information regarding the weekend of events, parking, and more, visit