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The Best 4th of July Hotspots in Miami, FL (2017)


It’s that time of year again! Fourth of July is the perfect day to get your mouth covered in barbecue, watch fireworks and spend time with your friends and family. Luckily, if you live in or around Miami, there is never a shortage of fun celebrations to check out. Here are some of our favorite family-friendly Independence Day events from South Motors Honda that you shouldn’t pass up.


Fourth of July Picnic & Fireworks at Peacock Park

The annual Coconut Grove 4th of July Picnic and Fireworks event will be held at Peacock Park and is open to the entire community for free. Everyone is encouraged to bring their own food, drinks, and utensils along with them. This is the perfect time to cook BBQ on your grill. Don’t forget to bring a blanket and cooler to keep your drinks cool! You can come as early as 6 pm, ensuring that you’ll get the best seat and view in the proverbial house. The fireworks will start at 9 pm.

Location: Peacock Park (2820 McFarlane Road, Miami, FL)
Date & Time: Tuesday, July 4th @ 6:00 pm


4th of July Paddle & Dinner at the Virginia Key Outdoor Center

This yearly 4th of July Paddle & Dinner event is hosted by the Virginia Key Outdoor Center, and it’s yet another fun way to celebrate this patriotic holiday. If you’re feeling extra adventurous, you can go out on the water in a kayak or paddle board to watch the fireworks. You can even see several firework shows due to its central location, including the ones in Bayfront Park, Fisher Island, and South Beach, so take a nature hike during the dazzling show for a truly memorable experience.

You must pre-register for the event. Purchased tickets include life jackets, paddles, boards, lights, and dinner and drinks. Please let the event hosts know if you have any dietary restrictions or you are allergic to any foods, and they’ll accommodate you as best they can. There are also bathrooms and showers on site. However, you may want to bring towels and extra clothes if you plan on venturing onto the water.

Location: Virginia Key Outdoor Center (3801 Rickenbacker Causeway, Miami, FL)
Date & Time: Tuesday, July 4th @ 6:30 pm


Independence Day Carnival Cruise 

If you want a short vacation over Fourth of July, go ahead and book a trip with Carnival Cruise!  A ship leaves Miami on July 3rd, and it will take passengers to Key West and Cozumel. Who wouldn’t enjoy watching the 4th of July fireworks from the ocean? The cruise ship also has fun activities for adults and kids alike, including dance classes, art exhibits, and a movie theater. This is the perfect trip for couples or families who want to relax and unwind.

There are multiple Miami Carnival Cruise packages to choose from over Independence Day, so be sure to view the cruise line’s pricing information before ordering tickets.

Host: Carnival Cruise
Location: Miami to The Sea!
Dates & Times: Various

Get an Amazing 4th of July Deal on a New Honda in Miami

Ready to make your Independence Day magical? Then contact us today to get a wonderful deal on one of our new Honda models! As your local Honda dealer in Miami, we’d love to show you some of our incredible new and certified pre-owned Hondas for sale so that you can be free to travel on the Fourth of July—or any day—in style. Serving the local Ft. Lauderdale, Miami and Hollywood regions of Florida, South Motors Honda is proud to offer many Honda specials, including a discount for our U.S. active duty military members and veterans. So come shop at our new and used car dealership today.

And have a very safe & happy Independence Day!


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