Fourth of July events in Broward, Palm Beach counties


After last year’s switch to a virtual format because of the pandemic, the city of West Palm Beach is bringing back 4th on Flagler from 7 to 10 p.m. Sunday, July 4 along the West Palm Beach waterfront (Flagler Drive between Banyan Boulevard and Fern Street). The event will feature refreshments for purchase, roving entertainment, the inaugural Bill Bone 5K, a patriotic salute and fireworks show. Entertainment will include stilt walkers, jugglers, caricatures, an artistic chalk drawing by The Chalk Guys and Supercar Week’s “Drive-in 4th,” a car show featuring luxury vehicles. The Centennial Fountain will display “Salute our CommUNITY,” a light and music show, from 8 to 10 p.m. Live music will be performed in two different locations from 7 to 10 p.m. Remix, a local Top 40 band, will perform on the NewDay USA Stage, while a DJ plays a set near Post Park. Mayor Keith A. James will deliver remarks from the Palm Stage at 8:45 p.m., which will be followed by the announcement of the 2021 Palm Beach Health Network’s Hometown Heroes and a patriotic presentation. The fireworks will shoot off at 9:09 p.m. over the Intracoastal Waterway. WPBF Ch. 25 will broadcast the fireworks live as part of the “WPBF 25: 4TH ON FLAGLER LIVE FIREWORKS show that can be viewed on Comcast channels 10 and 431, on Direct TV/Dish Network/AT&T U-Verse Ch. 25, and over the air on channel 25-1 at 9 p.m. The broadcast will also be streamed live on and in the WPBF 25 News App. The music for the fireworks will be simulcast live on stations 97.9 WRMF, SUNNY 107.9, X 102.3, New Country 103.1, PARTY 96.3, Fox Sports 640 South Florida and News Talk 850 WFTL.