Fourth of July events in and around Lakeland

Central Florida has some breathtaking firework displays — here are a few taking place in our neck of the woods.

fireworks show at publix field

The 4th of July Fireworks Extravaganza takes place at Publix Field.

Photo by Tom Hagerty

It’s that time of year again, Lakeland. Don your patriotic gear, unload the s’mores sticks, and get ready to party in the USA 863.

Here are a few firework displays taking place before and on Independence Day — mark your calendars.

Looking for a firework free festivity? Here are a few alternatives:

  • In years past, the Lakeland Fire Department has recommended other methods of entertainment during holidays, such as glow sticks, balloons, or arts and crafts.
  • Other ideas include silly string, confetti cannons, or do-it-yourself laser light shows.

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