Take in a massive fireworks display while indulging in a barbecue and listening to beats by top DJs like Boris, Cocodrills, Vanjee, Patrick M, ALX, Allan Gallego, Bill Kelly, Donnie Lowe and many more.
Noon-11 p.m. at Nikki Beach, One Ocean Dr., Miami Beach; www.independance.com; Tickets start at $20.
Florida Atlantic University’s Department of Theatre and Dance presents the Tony Award-nominated musical “She Loves Me,” the charming musical about two rival sales clerks who unwittingly fall in love after responding to a “lonely hearts” ad.
1 p.m. at the University Theatre, 777 Glades Rd., Boca Raton; www.fauevents.com; $20.
3. Vans Warped Tour
Traveling modern-rock showcase and lifestyle festival celebrates its 20th anniversary with a stellar lineup featuring August Burns Red, Pierce the Veil, Escape the Fate, Kosha Dillz, Black Veil Brides, The Wonder Years, Memphis May Fire, blessthefall, Never Shout Never, Senses Fail, Handguns and dozens more.
11 a.m. Saturday at Coral Sky Amphitheatre, 601 Sansbury’s Way, West Palm Beach; LiveNation.com; $38.50.
4. Bayfront Park
America’s Birthday Bash takes over Bayfront Park with a kids’ zone, food, Samuel Adams Beer Garden, live music, lawn games, giveaways and more. Beer garden open noon-midnight, Kids’ Zone open
3-7 p.m. fireworks at 9 p.m. 301 N. Biscanyne Blvd., Miami; 305-358-7550 or bayfrontparkmiami.com; free.
5. Pool Party
Delano’s poolside oasis, Delano Beach Club, hosts a soirée in honor of America’s independence treats from the grill, ice cream carts, moonlight swims, in-pool performances. Yes Julz hosts and music will be provided by Tito, Arlette Carlin and Dave Sol.
7 p.m.-2 a.m. at Delano South Beach, 1685 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; cabana/daybed reservations at 305-924-4071.
6. Local Bar
Radio Bar is hosting a 4th of July Bash with $7 Sailor Jerry Punch and $7 Shot of Sailor Jerry & PBR with late night BBQ starting at 10 p.m. plus food and drink specials and a Miami Ink pop up shop.
10 p.m. at Radio Bar, 814 First Street, Miami Beach; radiosouthbeach.com.
7. Biltmore Hotel
Celebrate the Fourth of July in style at this iconic hotel’s Fireworks Spectacular with a Stars and Stripes BBQ Dinner featuring traditional favorites including all-beef hamburgers and hot dogs and All-American apple pie plus an open bar until 8:45 p.m. 6:30-8:45 p.m., fireworks at 9 p.m. 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables; Hotel guests $158 for adults and $45 for children 12 and under, members $125 for adults and $40 for children 12 and under; just fireworks viewing on golf course is free; 855-666-1727.
8. Fire on the Fourth Festival
The City of Miami Beach Fourth of July celebration is an all-day festival with food trucks, live music (Fautre, Tegan, Kat Lane, Dave Mason’s Traffic Jam), kids’ activities, DJs and more. Shuttles available between North Shore Bandshell Park and 42nd Street/Sheridan Avenue.
9 a.m.-10 p.m., fireworks North Shore Park Bandshell, 73rd and Collins Avenue, Miami Beach; www.miamibeachfl.gov
9. Fort Lauderdale
Free day-long celebration with family activities, music, beach games and contests. Enjoy live music by Grace and the Victory Riders and Turnstiles, a Billy Joel Tribute Band.
12: 30-9:30 p.m. State Road A1A and Las Olas Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale; Free; 954-828-5363.
The Star-Spangled Spectacular will feature children’s activities at Charnow Park from 2-6 p.m. plus live music along the Broadwalk including Beach Party and Private Stock at the beachside stage at Connecticut Street, Chachi Velez and Friends at Fillmore Street and Carl Stanley & Silk Steel Drum at Missouri Street.
2-10 p.m., 9 p.m. fireworks, Hollywood Beach Broadwalk, Hollywood; 954-921-3404; free.