Red, White, and Boom: July 4th Fun in Hernando County

Still don’t have plans for the 4th? Whether you're a fan of spectacular fireworks, lively parades, or festive cookouts, there are several exciting events happening to make your Independence Day unforgettable. Don your red, white, and blue, and join us as we honor this patriotic holiday with all the fun and flair Hernando County has to offer!

Heroes Boat Parade

When: Doors open at 11am, and the parade starts at noon

Where: Hernando Beach Yacht Club, 4163 Shoal Line Blvd, Hernando Beach, FL 34607

Admission: $30 online, $35 at door (Kids $10/$15 at door)

This July 4th, Hernando Beach Yacht Club (HBYC) is proud to host the 3rd Annual Heroes Boat Parade and Silent Auction, a much-anticipated community event dedicated to honoring our nation's veterans. The event promises a festive atmosphere with an inspiring mission: to support the Florida Veterans Foundation, an organization that provides immediate assistance to veterans in need.

BBQ and live music! Get your tickets here.

 MCL Annual 4th of July Celebration

When: 2:00-10:00 pm

Where: Marine Corps League Detachment 708, 8405 Sunshine Grove Rd, Brooksville, FL 34613

Admission: $5/person, children under 5 free

Our annual July 4th celebration is not to be missed. This family event begins at 2 pm. We have music by 102.9. Smokin Joes will have hamburgers and hot dogs. There will be a dunk tank and water slide - bring your towels for the kids! We’ll also have Wheel of Fortune, a 50-50, ice cream, cotton candy, and more.

To finish the night we will have fireworks at dusk sponsored by Always Faithful Moving and Patriotic Fireworks. Call 352-556-3045 for more info. 

Stars and Cars 4th of July Demolition Derby & Fireworks

When: Gates open at 4:00 pm, derby starts at 7:00 pm, fireworks to follow derby

Where: Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 Broad St Brooksville, FL 34601

Admission: No entry fee, $10 for parking; ticket required for derby, prices below

Celebrate the 4th of July with a smashing demolition derby and fireworks! Bring the family to the Hernando County Fairgrounds for a fun-filled day. Gates open at 4pm. Lots of fun family friendly activities like:

  • Bounce houses
  • Camel rides
  • Gel Paintball Games
  • Monster Truck Rides
  • Live Music
  • Food trucks
  • Karaoke Contest
  • Games
  • And MORE!

At 7pm, the demolition derby will start and fireworks will happen after the derby. Tickets purchased in advance for the demo derby are

  • $15 for Adults (13 yrs and up)
  • $10 for Kids ( 4 to 12 yrs old)
  • 3 and under are free

Tickets purchased the day of the demo derby are:

  • $20 for Adults (13 yrs and up)
  • $12 for Kids (4 to 12 yrs old)
  • 3 and under are free

Tickets and entry forms for the karaoke contest available at

American Family Celebration


When: 5:00 pm

Where: Great Life Church, 14494 Cortez Blvd, Spring Hill, FL, 34613

Admission: Free

You’re invited to American Family Celebration, our annual 4th of July event hosted by Great Life Church. Come experience the biggest fireworks show in Central Florida during a night of food trucks, family fun, and a firework display you will not forget. We believe that freedom is something to shout about, and we invite your family to spend Independence Day with us.

Parking is available at the VA Parking Lot, next to Great Life Church. Food trucks will close at 8 pm to prepare for the fireworks show.

More info is available at

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