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The Fourth: Independence Day Celebration & Fireworks

July 2, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Friday, July 2nd, 5 pm to 10 pm

Join us for the inaugural “The Fourth”, Independence Day Celebration at St. Pete Pier.  This 3-day event is filled with fun activities for all, including the inaugural St. Pete Pier Run, Silent Disco, Gulp Coast Craft Beer Garden, Food Trucks & Vendors, Pie Eating Contest, Live Music on the Visit St. Pete Clearwater Main Stage, Karaoke, Independence Day Movie, roaming entertainers, and so much more!

The traditional Fourth of July fireworks show sponsored by the City of St. Pete is scheduled for Sunday, July 4th, at 9 pm and will be visible from the entire Downtown waterfront, including Bayshore Dr., Straub Parks, Vinoy Park, and others.

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Friday, July 2nd

Gulp Coast Beer Garden

Time: 5 pm to 10 pm
Location: Family Park
Enjoy a selection of seasonal and local brews along with live music and small bites in a beer garden-style setting.

Silent Disco

Time: 6 pm to 10 pm
Location: Family Park
Silently dance to the tunes of your choice in this Silent Disco party under the lights of the Bending Arc structure.  Participation charge applies.​

Busker & Entertainer Zone

Time: 5 pm to 9 pm
Location: Pier Plaza
Enjoy the incredible talent of local street performers and buskers.​

Movies on the Pier: Independence Day (1996)

Time: 8:30 pm
Location: Tilted Lawn ​
In the epic adventure film `Independence Day,’ strange phenomena surface around the globe. The skies ignite. Terror races through the world’s major cities. As these extraordinary events unfold, it becomes increasingly clear that a force of incredible magnitude has arrived. Its mission: total annihilation over the Fourth of July weekend. The last hope to stop the destruction is an unlikely group of people united by fate and unimaginable circumstances.  Starring: Will Smith, Jeff Goldblum, Vivica A. Fox, Bill Pullman. ​

Karaoke/Open Mic Night

Time: 5 pm to 9 pm
Location: Great Lawn at Pier Point ​
Show off your skills and entertain your friends and neighbors in a DJ-led Karaoke. ​

Food Truck Alley

Time: 5 pm to 10 pm
Location: Pier Point
Showcase of local food trucks and eateries.


For sponsorship information, contact Pier Events, LLC at ferdianj@gmail.com


July 2, 2021
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm