Boom by the Bay

Mayor Jane Castor’s Boom by the Bay powered by TECO is Tampa’s premier Fourth of July celebration featuring family-friendly activities, live entertainment, a boat parade, and three firework displays, including the largest ever along Tampa’s iconic Bayshore Boulevard.

Firework Locations:
– Bayshore Boulevard
– Star Spangled Sparkman
– The Heights District Fourth of July Celebration at Armature Works


Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park – OPEN 4PM TO 8PM
Enjoy family entertainment, music, delicious food trucks, and a cold drink from the Boom Bar!
Boom Bar (OPEN AT NOON) will feature exclusive Boom by the Bay popsicle drink “Boozy Boom Pop” (while supplies last)

Bayshore Boulevard – STARTING AT 7PM
Fireworks near the Davis Islands bridge
Enjoy a variety of food trucks, DJs, and waterfront views of the largest firework display.

Armature Works – STARTING AT 3PM
Enjoy live music, a hot dog eating competition, a kid zone, food, drinks, and fireworks along the waterfront!

Sparkman Wharf – STARTING AT 11AM
Enjoy a water ski show, live music, food, drinks, and fireworks along the waterfront!

Water Works Park – STARTING AT 4PM
Enjoy food trucks, music, and a FREE public firework viewing area


  • All City garages will be available, along with street parking and private lot options. City of Tampa parking garages (including Fort Brooke garage) will cost $10 for the day.
  • Attendees can also park in Ybor City and take the TECO Streetcar downtown.
  • Accessible parking is available at all public parking facilities.


Free Shuttle Service to Bayshore

Free shuttle service to Bayshore Boulevard will be operated by Jolley Trolley on July 4, 2022 from 6pm to 11pm. All shuttles are accessible and will run in a continuous loop.

Shuttle stop locations include:

– Fort Brooke Garage (intersection of Whiting St & Franklin St)
– Marion Street Transit Center (1211 N Marion St)
– Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park (corner of Ashley Dr & Twiggs St)
– Bayshore Boulevard (near Swann Ave)