4th of July Events Calendar


Nocatee 4th of July Golf Cart Parade

When: 9 a.m., Saturday, July 3

Where: Nocatee Station Field

Info: Golf carts will be decked out in red, white and blue to parade through the streets of Nocatee. The parade will go around Splash Waterpark and the Town Center Communities. Those who aren’t participating in the parade are encouraged to watch and cheer along the route. No registration required. Residents can start lining their carts up at 8:30 a.m. and the parade begins promptly at 9 a.m. For more information, contact fun@nocatee.com.

Jumbo Shrimp Independence Day Fireworks Celebration

When: 7:30 p.m., Saturday, July 3 (Gates open at 6 p.m. with baseball movie starting at 7:30 p.m. and fireworks beginning at 9:15 p.m.

Where: 121 Financial Ballpark, Jacksonville

Info: The tradition of July 3 fireworks at 121 Financial Ballpark will continue in 2021, as the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp are hosting an Independence Day Fireworks Celebration. Fans are invited to come early to the event, with the club screening a baseball movie on the high-definition video board. For more information, or to reserve a seat, go to www.milb.com/jacksonville.

St. Johns Golf Club 4th of July Flag Tournament

When: Sunday, July 4 (Consecutive tee times begin at 8: 30 a.m.)

Where: St. Johns Golf Club, 4900 Cypress Links Blvd., Elkton, FL 32033

Info: This is an individual event in which you can add your handicap to par and continue to play until you reach that number of shots. The player who makes it the farthest around the golf course will be declared the winner. The top 25% will receive shop credit. Tees: Men – white tees; Seniors (70 and older) – green tees; Ladies – red tees. Entry fee is $35 for members and $45 for nonmembers. For more information or to sign up, email taycock@sjcfl.us, call (904) 209-0350 or visit the golf club’s pro shop.


Jacksonville’s Fourth of July Fireworks Celebration

When: 5 p.m.-9:45 p.m., Sunday, July 4

Jacksonville’s Fourth of July Fireworks Celebration will return this year at multiple locations to celebrate the nation’s independence. At each location, the City of Jacksonville is offering a spectacular fireworks display that will begin at 9:45 p.m. on Sunday, July 4. The downtown Jacksonville celebration at Riverfront Plaza will kick off at 5 p.m. with free entertainment including a concert presented by Miller Electric Company, a family fun zone including inflatable skee-ball, rollercoaster obstacle course, inflatable axe throwing, bounce houses and more, food trucks and drinks. The night will conclude with fireworks along the St. Johns River at 9:45 p.m. with viewing areas on both the North and South banks. Fireworks will also be launched from the following locations throughout various communities. (Note: It is recommended to arrive no earlier than 9 p.m. for the remote location events.)
· St. Johns Town Center
· FSCJ North Campus
· The Avenues Mall
· Trinity Baptist Church
· Ed Austin Regional Park

St. Augustine 4th of July Celebration

When: 6-10 p.m., Sunday, July 4

Where: Castillo de San Marcos, St. Augustine

Info: St. Augustine's Fourth of July celebration downtown includes a live music concert in the Plaza de la Constitucion and a spectacular fireworks display over the historic bayfront and the Castillo de San Marcos. "Fireworks Over the Matanzas" is one of the biggest and best fireworks displays on the East Coast, featuring 5,000 individual shells exploding as high as 2,000 feet and as low as 100 feet.

Starting at 6 p.m., local band, The All-Star Orchestra, performs a two-hour show of big band and swing music along with patriotic favorites. The concert is free and open to the public, and everyone is encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets for seating. The fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m. Visitors are welcome to line the streets and sit anywhere along the Bridge of Lions and South Castillo Drive to view the fireworks from downtown. The 20-minute fireworks show is choreographed to patriotic music over an extensive sound system that carries over the entire bayfront area. For more information on the event or parking and road closures, call (904) 825-1004 or go to www.visitstaugustine.com/event/fourth-july-fireworks-and-concert.

Nocatee’s Fourth of July Party

When: 6-9 p.m., Sunday, July 4

Where: Nocatee Station Field

Info: The party will include live music by Let’s Ride Brass Band and a variety of local food trucks. Blue Water Bar and Grill will also be open for food and drink purchases. Residents are encouraged to bring chairs, blankets and bug spray. There will also be a special area reserved for ages 21 and over at this event. Paradise Park Playground will not be open, and children must be accompanied and supervised by their parents for the duration of the event as there will be no staff supervision. Also, there will be a special event after the band thanks to multiple neighborhood HOAs.

4th of July Fireworks at Jacksonville Beach

When: 9 p.m., Sunday, July 4

Where: Ocean Front N., Jacksonville Beach

July 4, 2021 - 9:00pm

The 4th of July Fireworks are back and will be shot from the pier parking lot. Note that the pier parking lot will be closed to the public.


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