Fireworks in Tampa on July Fourth

••• Fireworks Channelside on the Fourth of July in 2010. More Than Photographs

Looking for where to watch fireworks on the Fourth of July? Forget buying those expensive kits and risking injury and let the experts create the spectacle for you in Tampa Bay. Most fireworks begin around 9 p.m. and admission is free unless otherwise noted. Your best bet to get a good seat regardless of where you watch is to get there early!

Bayfront Park

Where:
State Highway 789
Sarasota, FL 34236

Busch Gardens
With paid admission

Where:
10165 McKinley Dr
Tampa, FL 33612

Coachman Park
Fireworks at 9:30

Where:
301 Drew St.
Clearwater, FL 33755

Gulfport

Where:
2401 53rd St. S
Gulfport, FL 33707
Fireworks at 9 p.m.

Downtown St. Pete Waterfront

Where:
800 2nd Ave. Northeast
St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Safety Harbor Marina

Where:
110 Veterans Memorial Ln.
Safety Harbor, FL 34695

Siesta Key Beach
Fireworks at 9:30

Where:
Siesta Key Beach
Sarasota, FL

St. Pete Beach Access Park
Fireworks show begins at dusk

Where:
4700 Gulf Blvd.
St. Petersburg Beach, FL 33706

Westfield Brandon Mall

Where:
459 Brandon Town Center
Brandon, FL 33511
Fireworks at 9 pm