DELRAY BEACH — Looking for a way to ring in Fourth of July?
There’s plenty to do that holiday evening in southern Palm Beach County, with celebrations that include live music, fireworks and activities for children planned in Delray Beach, Boca Raton and west of Boca Raton.
Here’s where to find Fourth of July festivities:
Every year, Delray Beach does Fourth of July big. This year is no different. They’ll have live performances by early 2000s heart-throb Aaron Carter and indie-pop band AJR at Atlantic Avenue and A1A beginning at 7 p.m.
Then at 9 p.m., fireworks will go off from the beach just north of the Marriott, at 10 N. Ocean Blvd.
During the day, there are a series of kid-friendly events planned throughout the downtown, including a sand castle contest on the beach, mini-golf stations and a flag-raising cermeony.
And it’s all free.
For more details, visit www.JulyFourthDelrayBeach.com.
This southern city is celebrating Independance Day with carnival games, 60s rock music and a fireworks show Tuesday. The free event will be held at deHoernle Park/Spanish River Sports Complex, at 1000 NW Spanish River Blvd., beginning at 6:30 p.m.
They’ll have state fair-style slides, carnival games and food trucks, according to organizers. Plus, the All-American Band will play hits from the 60s, 70s and 80s on the main stage throughout the evening.
There will b free parking at the nearby Boca Corporate Center and Boca Raton Public Library and a complimentary shuttle service will start taking visitors at 5:30 p.m. and run continuously until 10:15 p.m.
For more information, visit the City of Boca Raton’s website.
At Sunset Cove Amphitheater outside city limits, the holiday will be commemorated with fireworks, carnival-style games and live music. Party music band Gypsy Lane will perform before the fireworks show.
Festivities begin at 5:30 p.m. at the amphitheater, at 20405 Amphitheater Circle.
For more information, visit the amphitheater’s Facebook page.