July 4th Celebrations In Naples Florida

july1July 4th is one of my favorite holidays of the year.  Everyone feels so patriotic and excited about the possibilities available in this wonderful country.  Naples Florida offers many exciting events for the July 4th celebration and the tourists who come to our town to enjoy the action.

Moe’s 5K Firecracker Run

Don’t forget the first event of the day is the 5k run from Cambier Park starting at 7am.  It’s always good to start a day of fun with a short run!

Independence Day Parade

Downtown Naples hosts an Independence Day Parade on Thursday July 4th beginning at 10am.  The parade starts at the corner of Third Street South and Broad Avenue South and turns onto 5th Avenue South.  It ends at the Naples City Hall on 8th St S.  Get there early for a good spot to watch the fun!

Sugden Park 4th Of July Celebration

Lot’s of family fun is waiting for you at the Sugden Park celebration.  Starting at 4pm with free ice cream for the whole family.  There is old style big band music and a firework display at 9:15.  Shuttles will be running as there is no parking at the site.  Call 239-793-4414 for more information.

Firework Display In Old Naples

Of course, the 4th of July wouldn’t be complete without a fabulous fireworks display!  The celebration starts at 9pm at the Naples Pier.  You can get a spot anywhere along the beach from the pier to Lowdermilk Park and you will be able to see the wonderful display.  Make sure to bring your lawn chairs so that you can relax and enjoy the event.JLY40001

Waterside Shops Offers BBQ And Firework Viewing

For something a little bit different, make your way to the Waterside Shops at the corner of Pine Ridge and US 41 to enjoy their July 4th event.  The fun starts at 7:30 with hot dogs and hamburgers and Haagen Daz ice cream.  There will be games and giveaways.  As the event is located on the 5th floor of the parking garage behind Saks Fifth Avenue, you will have a birds eye view of the Naples Pier firework display.  Call 239-598-1605 for more information and reservations.

Whatever you decide to do to make your 4th of July the best ever, enjoy yourself and take a moment to think about what a wonderful country we live in!

Remember, it is always toasty in Naples, and you deserve your piece of Naples sunshine and 4th of July fun!

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