Celebrate the 4th of July on Florida's Space Coast

The Fourth of July on Florida’s Space Coast is three days of family-fun and fireworks! Night after night, you can celebrate on the laid back shores of Florida’s Space Coast and enjoy a spectacular Independence Day display that will light up the night sky. 

Friday, July 1:

Eau Gallie Arts District

5:30 p.m. Kick off your long Independence Day weekend in the Eau Gallie Arts District at First Friday. Visitors can enjoy beer, food, and vendors as they stroll historic Highland Avenue to enjoy special art gallery exhibits, specialty shops and restaurants. 

Saturday, July 2: 

Port Canaveral

8 p.m. Smoke on the Water- Fireworks over the Harbor. For the best view, check out the Cove at Port Canaveral where you can dine at one of the waterfront dining spots and explore the Exploration Tower. Fireworks are expected to go off around 9 p.m.

Sunday, July 3:

Palm Bay

4 p.m. Palm Bay's Independence Celebration is one of the many celebrations taking place over the Fourth of July holiday on Florida's Space Coast. Enjoy live music, food, a kids' play area and of course, fireworks starting at 9 p.m.

Cocoa Beach

8 p.m. Smoke on the Water- Grab your chairs and head to Cocoa Beach to watch fireworks over the ocean. Fireworks are expected to go off around 8:45/9 p.m.

Monday, July 4:

Firecracker 5K

7 a.m. Kick off your Fourth of July holiday with the Firecracker 5K! Dress in your most patriotic attire and sprint to the finish line. After the race, celebrate the Fourth of July by watching the Honor America Parade.


5 p.m. The whole family will have a blast celebrating the Fourth of July at the Riverfront Park in Cocoa Village! Enjoy family attractions, food and a live performance from the Brevard Symphony Orchestra. Fireworks will be displayed over the Indian River Lagoon. Fireworks are expected to go off around 8:45/9 p.m.


6:30 p.m. Join friends and neighbors for Viera’s signature summertime event! In addition to the baseball game, your ticket includes: Private BERM party at the Space Coast Stadium, all-you-can-eat BBQ dinner catered by Slow and Low, commemorative 22nd annual event T-shirt and fireworks show.

Indian River Queen 4th Of July Cruise

7:30 p.m. Board the Indian River Queen for this special fireworks extravaganza and dinner cruise adventure! This two-hour cruise will feature live music, The Tulip dinner buffet, and fireworks over the Indian River Lagoon.


8 p.m. Fireworks will light up the night sky over the Indian River Lagoon near Front Street Park. Attendees are encouraged to park at Melbourne Auditorium (at 625 Hibiscus Boulevard) and use a free shuttle service to Front Street Park. The Air Sports Parachute team will be a part of the city of Melbourne's 4th of July Fireworks display this year. Around 8:15 p.m. ten UNCLE SAM skydivers carrying U.S. flags will exit from the WWII "Tico Belle" C-47 provided by Valiant Air Command and land ON the Melbourne Causeway for spectators to enjoy prior to the fireworks display.


9:15 p.m. Celebrate the Fourth of July in Titusville at the Red, White and Boom event at Sand Point Park. Listen to live music, enjoy food, and lots of activities for the whole family. Fireworks are scheduled to go off at 9:15 p.m. from the Marina Park.

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