There are many celebrations and events to attend over the 4th of July weekend in Sarasota. Enjoy a classic fireworks display with family, or have fun at an amusement park celebration. From picnics and fireworks to parades and concerts, find the best way to celebrate Independence Day in Sarasota. July 4th is a time for families to come together for fun and patriotism and enjoy the best events Sarasota has to offer.

Watermelon Eating Contest

on Saturday, 1 Jul, 2023 12:00 PM
at 19745 Wellen Pk Blvd
19745 Wellen Park Boulevard, Venice, FL 34293
Attending Interested

Watermelon Eating Contest – A staple every Fourth of July! There will be both youth and adult categories. Pre-register for this event!

Suncoast Largest Food Truck Rally 3.0

on Saturday, 1 Jul, 2023 2:00 PM
at The Mall at University Town Center
140 University Town Center Dr, Sarasota, FL 34243
Attending Interested

Get excited for dozens and dozens of food vendors, chefs, and restaurants showing off their culinary delights and then FIREWORKS on Monday!


Florida-Friendly Landscaping™: Red, White, and BLOOM!

on Friday, 30 Jun, 2023 2:00 PM
at Punta Gorda Library
401 Shreve Street, Punta Gorda, FL 33950
Attending Interested

Come learn about Florida-Friendly plants that will make the outside of your home pop and sizzle with color this summer!

Mon Jul 3 | Sarasota, FL | 5:00PM | Fireworks on the Lake

on Monday, 3 Jul, 2023 5:00 PM
at Nathan Benderson Park
5851 Nathan Benderson Circle, Sarasota, FL 34235
Attending Interested

Join us at Nathan Benderson Park for a festive and patriotic celebration honoring America this July 3rd!