City of Tampa will host a 2.5 mile-long firework display this Fourth of July

Tampa dogs are gonna be so pissed when they find out about this.

click to enlarge City of Tampa will host a 2.5 mile-long firework display this Fourth of July
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This afternoon, newly minted mayor Jane Castor announced her new signature event, a 2.5 mile-long firework celebration in downtown Tampa on July 4.

The new “Boom By The Bay” event will feature four firework displays along Tampa's waterfront, as well as live music, family-friendly activities and more.

According to Castor, the new firework displays will launch from Waterworks Park/Armature Works, Julian B Lane Riverfront Park, the Tampa Convention Center/The Sail, and Sparkman Wharf.

“Today I’m excited to announce that we’re sparking a brand-new tradition in Tampa, one that celebrates our nation’s independence, our freedoms, and all the things that make us proud to be Americans,” said Castor in a recent video.


More details are coming, but you can follow along on the event’s Facebook page.  

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Colin Wolf

Colin Wolf has been working with weekly newspapers since 2007 and has been the Digital Editor for Creative Loafing Tampa since 2019. He is also the Director of Digital Content Strategy for CL's parent company, Euclid Media Group.
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