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Celebrate the 4th in style

Fireworks light the sky around Castillo de San Marcos in St. Augustine

Fireworks will celebrate Independence Day around the tri-county area of Flagler, Putnam and St. Johns.

In St. Augustine, the traditional display over Matanzas Bay will climax a celebration which begins with music at 6 p.m. in the Plaza de la Constitucion Gazebo when the All Star Orchestra will perform.

Fireworks  begin at 9:30 p.m. For a complete look go to

A free Park and Ride Shuttle will be available on July 4 from 6 p.m. to midnight from parking locations along Anastasia Boulevard; St. Augustine Shores and St. Augustine South.

The shuttle will run from four parking locations to the park at the east side of the Bridge of Lions.

Passengers may park for free at:

Anastasia Baptist Church (1650 A1A South),

St. Augustine Amphitheatre (1340-C A1A South),

R.B. Hunt Elementary School (125 Magnolia Dr.) and

St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park (999 Anastasia Blvd.).

Following the fireworks, the shuttle will pick-up passengers at the drop-off location at the east end of the Bridge of Lions. Old Town Trolley Tours and Ripley’s Red Train Tours are providing a dozen buses for the free shuttle service.

For more information, call 904.825.4279 or email


Fireworks will light the sky at Flagler Beach at 9 p.m. July 4 off the Flagler Beach Pier.

Palm Coast fireworks are scheduled for 9 p.m. July 3 at Central Park in Town Center.

For details, including shuttles and parking, as well as other highlights to celebrate Independence Day in Flagler County go to


 The City of Palatka will host its annual Independence Day/4th of July Fireworks Display on Tuesday, July 4th at the Riverfront Park. Music, the Kid’s Fun Zone, vendors and other activities begin at 5  p.m.

Fireworks begin at 9: p.m. (or dusk).

Bring a chair or a blanket, pack a picnic, or purchase food and drink from one of the r vendors.

The Puc-Puggy Playground is open all day, The River Center will be open from 11a.m. to 9p.m., and many of  the Downtown merchants are open throughout the day

A weekend of activities will highlight July 4th in Interlachen, beginning with a car show from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 1.

On Independence day, the fun begins with a fishing tournament and a bike race. At 9:15 a.m. at the historic town hall a Veterans’ Ceremony is planned, and at 10 a.m. there’s a parade honoring Catina Flynn. A baby crawl is planned at 10:30 a.m., and there are also a variety of games and music planned throughout the day. Among the highlights are a dessert judging and battle of the barrel.

Fireworks will light the skies at 9:10 p.m.  at Lake Lagonda, weather permitting.


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