Top Miami Spots to Celebrate Fourth of July
Celebrating the Fourth of July in Miami? Here are the 11 spots to eat, drink, and let your patriotic flag fly.
Where to Drink:
(1111 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33139)
There’s no better way to ring in the Fourth of July than nine stories above the city. Juvia is offering a special Blackberry-Bourbon Iced Tea specialty cocktail made with Michter’s Bourbon, blackberry-mint syrup and iced tea. Pair the cocktail over dinner while watching the fireworks for an extravagant evening.
(1144 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139)
(647 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33139)
Known for its lavish dining room and legendary desserts, Sugar Factory American Brasserie’s Red, White and Boom vanilla milkshake is patriotism at its sweetest. The milkshake is served in a royal blue, white chocolate ganache-dipped mug and decorated with red, white, and blue sour gummy stars, topped with whipped cream topping, sprinkled dipped marshmallows and blue pinwheel top. At $14, the drink is a sight to behold.
Where to Dine:
Kings Bowl Miami-Doral
(3450 Northwest 83rd Avenue, Doral CityPlace, Doral, FL 33122)
Don’t fire up the grill just yet. Doral’s newest 20,000-square-foot entertainment venue is the ideal place to munch on some classic BBQ goodness. Handcrafted by Kings Bowl’s executive-chef driven kitchen, dishes include the Spicy Korean BBQ burger and the BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich. Top it off with the ‘MERICA Sundae: a perfect combination of sweet and savory, with a sharing-sized fusion of vanilla ice cream, fried apple turnovers, rum caramel sauce, toasted oat crumbles & whipped cream. If you want to work off your meal with a game of bowling, make an ‘Eat Then Bowl’ reservation to skip the bowling wait list. Military veterans, take note: show your Active or Reserve Military ID & receive one free game and show rental. Click here for reservations.
Lolo’s Surf Cantina
(161 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139)
Miami’s newest Baja-inspired eatery is cranking out their grill for a day of Mexican cuisine – served BBQ style. Lolo’s patio area will be activated for the special occasion, serving drinks and food in the inviting and casual space. Experience a variety of Lolo’s staples as well as exclusive new menu items including a Mexican hot dog and chicken tacos. The beachside eatery is the perfect venue to bring friends and family as it offers something for every kind food lover.
Where to Play:
The Confidante Hotel
(4041 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, FL 33140)
Forget Independence Day – how about Independence weekend? The Confidante Hotel is heating things up in their backyard oasis all weekend long to celebrate the Fourth:
Saturday, July 1 – Tuesday, July 4; Poolside BBQ, noon – 6 p.m.
- Every day starting Saturday through Tuesday, the Confidante will be hosting a Poolside BBQ with a live DJ, complimentary jello shots and themed cotton candy.
- $14 Cocktail specials will be available, including Independence Spice (Basil Hayden’s Bourbon, Lemon Juice, Blackberry, Mint, Sparkling Wine) and Tea Time (Basil Hayden’s Bourbon, Lemon Juice, Iced Tea, Ginger Beer).
Sunday, July 2
- Take a quick break from the Poolside BBQ on Sunday and swing by Nina’s House from 1-5 p.m. for TrendWalk – a showcase of fashion and lifestyle pop-ups with all the hottest summer must-haves.
- A live jazz band will be performing poolside from 1-4 p.m.
Monday, July 3
- A live jazz band will be performing poolside from 1-4 p.m.
(29 NE 11th St, Miami, FL 33132)
E11EVEN, the world’s only 24/7 ultra-club known for live performances by the biggest stars in the industry, is hosting the official #IWXIII After Dark Party during Fourth of July weekend. On Saturday, July 1st Billboard chart topping artist FUTURE joins DJ IRIE at E11EVEN Miami for his 13th Annual Irie Weekend charity event benefitting at-risk children. Guests will be up-close and personal with the star-studded, red-carpet event of the summer. Continuing the excitement throughout the Fourth of July weekend, E11EVEN Miami will also host LIL JON on Monday, July 3rd (the artist is known for his entourage of celebrity friends, so expect the ultimate party experience).
The Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science
(1101 Biscayne Blvd Miami, FL 33132)
Looking for a side of science with your fireworks? Then head to Frost Science where the museum is kicking off Fourth of July with a big bang. From 6pm to 9:30pm, guests can take part in the celebration with a live DJ, BBQ-style food available for purchase and fireworks across Biscayne Bay. In addition, the museum’s exhibitions will be open throughout the night with planetarium laser light shows running every 15 minutes. Museum admission is offering reduced for this day: $21 for Adults; $15 for Children (3-11) and free for Frost Science members.
***Cooler and outside food and beverages will not be permitted. Tickets are non-refundable. Rain or shine.
Mondrian South Beach
(1100 West Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139)
Grab your friends and cheers to America’s birthday by celebrating your fourth of July at the Mondrian South Beach hotel. Enjoy poolside tunes, an American BBQ grill menu and Rose Snow Cones! Watch the fireworks magic unravel before your eyes while soaking up the breathtaking views of Biscayne. Cue those fireworks and the champagne, it’s a time to celebrate the good times.
Nautilus, a Sixty Hotel
(1825 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139)
Celebrate our independence day the right way with signature cocktails and an Asado BBQ by the pool. Made fresh on the ‘parilla,’ enjoy a selection of quality meats grilled to perfection. Join Nautilus, a SIXTY Hotel this fourth of July for a fun backyard experience.
Shelborne South Beach
(1801 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139)
There’s no escaping the summer heat, so what better way to soak up the rays than attending a one-of-a-kind pool party? Strategically located in the heart of South Beach and just steps away from the sandy shores, the Shelborne is an iconic Miami landmark. This Independence Day, guests are welcome to take a dip in the pool and enjoy specialty cocktails all day. Shelborne will also be cranking out their grill for poolside a la carte barbecue as South Florida’s best DJs pump up the jams until sundown.
(1901 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139)
Rise above the rest on July 4th at Shore Club’s penthouse party. Guests can enjoy light bites and a private bar while dancing to summer tunes around the rooftop pool, all with the perfect view to watch the fireworks. Celebrations run from 7-10p.m. RSVP Required (http://shoreclub4thofjuly.nightout.com/).