FAVE FIVE SOFL | INDEPENDENCE DAY / by Brackett Bilodeau

Image courtesy of Miami and Beaches

Image courtesy of Miami and Beaches

The biggest holiday weekend of the summer is upon us -- check out our #attachéapproved roundup of Independence Day happenings:

MIAMI BEACH’S FIRE ON THE FOURTH FESTIVAL
Brave the traffic and set up shop on Miami Beach for an all-day celebration the whole family will enjoy. At 9:00am sharp, the day will kick off with yoga on the beach, followed by a bevy of food trucks, a DJ at noon, live performances, and ultimately an unbeatable fireworks display. The festivities will take place at the North Shore Park Bandshell at Collins Avenue and 73rd Street.

CITY OF CORAL GABLES JULY 4 FIREWORKS CELEBRATION
Take in the unparalleled view of the fireworks from Coral Gables’ Biltmore Hotel. This event features free admission, a special concert by the Greater Miami Symphonic Band, great eats, and more from 5:00pm onward.

CITY OF FORT LAUDERDALE 4TH OF JULY SPECTACULAR
Celebrate the Fort Lauderdale way with live music, beach games, a kids’ zone, family activities and contests, and more. The festivities will take place on Fort Lauderdale Beach at A1A and Las Olas Boulevard from 12:00pm to 9:30pm.

4TH OF JULY AT SCHNEBLY WINERY | HOMESTEAD
This 4th of July weekend, Bryan Gonzalez takes the stage at Schnebly Winery for an evening of salsa, merengue, and more. Toast to America’s birthday with Homestead’s finest -- concert begins at 6:00pm.

FRIENDS OF FRIENDS JULY 4 FAMILY PICNIC | KEY BISCAYNE
HD Carter and Dawn Titus host this year’s Key Biscayne picnic-style celebration featuring games, food, and fun for the whole family at Virginia Key Beach Park beginning at 12:00pm. Contact your Attaché for tickets.