There is the City of Fort Lauderdale 4th of July Spectacular along A1A, and then there are the spectacular events leading up to it which round out the holiday weekend. Wherever you plant your flag (or wave it along the wave wall), we know you’ll have a fun and fabulous weekend on Fort Lauderdale Beach. Below is only a highlighted selection of the events and activities to fill your days and nights. View our Calendar of Events for more experiences and opportunities to explore in our backyard.
Friday, July 1
Friday Night Sound Waves
It’s the final show of the 2022 Friday Night Sound Waves concert season and the kick off to 4th of July weekend. No finer way to start and end then with The Shane Duncan Band, a high-energy Country / Pop/ Rock band that delivers a nonstop performance and leaves you wanting more. Bring your beach chair, a picnic and a friend and kick off your 4th of July holiday weekend. View Details
Saturday, July 2
Christmas In July at the Las Olas Oceanside Park Farmers Market
What happens when you combine 4th of July and Christmas in July with our Saturday Farmers Market? You get the free, family-friendly and fun kick off the long Independence Day Weekend! Stock up on all of your 4th of July fixings for the ultimate backyard BBQ or picnic basket for the beach. Featuring over three-dozen local vendors featuring an eclectic array of traditional market fare and delight in a fine selection of fresh organic produce, cheese, baked items, plants, handmade goods, jewelry and more. View Details.
Monday, July 4
City of Fort Lauderdale 4th of July Spectacular
Celebrate America’s Independence Day at the City of Fort Lauderdale’s free 4th of July Spectacular! The Independence Day Celebration will feature a patriotic extravaganza featuring live bands, a kids zone, beach games, contests, family activities, and a dazzling fireworks display. Live music kicks off with a Patriotic Concert at noon, before the B52’s take the stage on the sand at 7:30pm. The 4th of July Spectacular takes place on July 4 from Noon to 9:30 p.m. on Fort Lauderdale Beach at A1A and Las Olas Boulevard and Las Olas Oceanside Park. View Details
WEEKEND POOL PARTIES
The Great American Pool Party
Celebrate your Independence this 4th of July Weekend at the Great American Pool Party at Bahia Mar Fort Lauderdale Beach‘s Hightide Rooftop Pool and Bar, July 2 – 4. The festivities features live music, poolside GIANT Beer Pong, Connect Four, Jenga, Cornhole, Ping Pong and so much more! Daily specials include Red, White and Blue Frozen Cocktails, Burger & Beer specials (7/3) and Free Slushies For Kids (7/4). For VIP Cabanas and Daybed Reservations, click here.
Rock Bar Day Club, Culture & Hypnotic Productions Present the
Independence Day Weekend Pool Party on Sunday July 3, 2022 from noon – 8pm featuring DJ’s Christian Martin with Freak the Disco, DJ Xta-C, Techneekz,
Zro Fux, Lady Snackdaddy and more. Get tickets and reserve your cabana with bottle service on Eventbrite.
Celebrate the land of the free at B Ocean Resorts’ Salty Siren Pool Bar. This poolside bar overlooking Fort Lauderdale Beach is the place to toast to the red, white and blue! Guests will be able to enjoy Independence Day classics like Memphis Dry-Rubbed Baby Back Ribs ($28) and Texas-style Beef Brisket with a Special Smoky BBQ ($29). Vacationers can enjoy refreshing beer specials including Budweiser/ Sam Adams ($4), domestic buckets (5 for $30) and import buckets (5 for $36). In addition to these mouth-watering menu items, B Ocean Resort will be hosting a DJ Saturday through Monday from 2-6 p.m. at the pool.