The 10 Best Places to Watch Fireworks in Jacksonville This 4th of July

With July 4th rapidly approaching, now is the time to start finalizing the perfect location for you, your family, and friends to view Jacksonville’s 4th of July fireworks celebration. There are also a number of events taking place around Jacksonville during the day as well.  LiV Jacksonville has compiled a list of our 10 Best Places To View Jacksonville’s fireworks and our list has a little something for everyone. If you are wanting to attend an event open to the public or you desire something a bit more exclusive and private, we have it here on our LiV list. Some of these events will be sold out so start making those plans early.

1. The Jacksonville Landing

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Red, Hot & Boom!  97.9 KISS FM  and WJXT4 The Local Station / News4JAX is bringing LauvIn Real Life, and Jack & Jack to Jacksonville for the 4th of July! It’s a free, all-ages show at the Jacksonville Landing, (under 18 must be accompanied by a parent). Join us for the free concert and fireworks, or watch it all live on Channel 4! All persons must be 18 years of age or older to enter The Jacksonville Landing. Must show valid ID or Military ID to enter. Children are welcome with a parent and must stay with the parent at all times. One parent may supervise up to 5 youth. Entrance and all events are free.

FREE | Wednesday July 4th | 0800 PM - 1000 PM
The Jacksonville Landing | 2 Independent Driver | Jacksonville, FL 32202

2. The River Walk – South Bank & North Bank

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Take in spectacular views of the fireworks along the north and south riverwalks. There is no admission price and the views are some of the best in Jacksonville. Come early though because the premium viewing spots fill up fast.

FREE Admission | Wednesday, July 4th |
Jacksonville Riverwalk - Northbank & Southbank
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3. River & Post Rooftop 

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Red, White & Blue Rooftop BBQ. What is certain to become an annual event, the rooftop at River and Post is hosting a rooftop BBQ like JAX has never seen before. With food, live music and an incredible view of the fireworks against the Jacksonville skyline, this will be “the place” to be on July 4th. Reserve your tickets now because they will sell out due to limited capacity.

$50 Admission Charge | Wednesday, July 4th | 0500 PM -1100 PM
River & Post | 1000 Riverside Avenue | Jacksonville, FL | For Tickets: CLICK HERE

4. Riverside Arts Market 4th of July Celebration

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If you LiV in the Riverside area and you want to stay in your own backyard, the Riverside Arts Market is celebrating July 4th in their favorite place…under the Fuller Warren Bridge. Who says staying under a bridge is a bad thing! Bring the family down for a good time with some of your favorite foodies from Riverside Arts Market! There will be live music, beer, kids activities and of course, the City of Jacksonville’s fireworks show at 9:45 p.m.

FREE | Wednesday, July 4th | 0600 PM -1000 PM
Riverside Arts Market | 715 Riverside Avenue | Jacksonville, FL

5. Hyatt Downtown Riverfront

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Why not take Thursday off from work and have a mini-staycation at the Hyatt Jacksonville Riverfront? With a number of viewing areas on the hotel property, including a roof-top pool, you are guaranteed a front row experience this 4th of July.  Have dinner at Morton’s Steak House then enjoy the fireworks up-close and personal. The floating barges that the fireworks are being launched from are just across the water.

RATES AND PRICING VARY | Wednesday, July 4th | 
Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Waterfront | 225 East Coastline Drive | Jacksonville, FL
904-588-1234 |

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