Massive new Tampa event to feature 4 fireworks displays spanning 2.5 miles

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Happy 4th, Tampa! Mayor Jane Castor just announced the newest Tampa tradition, Boom by the Bay. Tampa Bay, there’s just under a month for you to pull out your best red, white, and blue outfits for this can’t miss event.

What is Boom by the Bay?

It’s a massive All-American 4th of July spectacular featuring four fireworks displays spanning over 2.5 miles. Click here for the full schedule of family-friendly activities, live entertainment, and local bites.


When is Boom by the Bay?

The inaugural event runs from 4pm–9:30pm on Thursday, July 4. Mark your calendars now!

Where is Boom by the Bay?

The fun will be spread out over several Tampa locations: Waterworks Park, Armature Works, Julian B Lane Riverfront Park, The Tampa Convention Center, The Sail, and Sparkman Wharf.

UPDATE 7/1: Getting around just got easier

The Hillsborough Area Regional Transit announced are providing FREE rides on July 4th and shuttle service to the Boom by the Bay event. No excuses, Tampa! See you out there!


Be sure to follow Boom by the Bay’s event on Facebook for updates.


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