Colorful fireworks will fill the night skies over Coral Gables this July 4th. The City of Coral Gables, the Biltmore Hotel, University of Miami and the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce, along with several corporate citizens, have collaborated to sponsor this year's event. The celebration will include a special concert by the Greater Miami Symphonic Band, concessions, patriotic mascots, and a spectacular fireworks display. Rhiannon Ally the current co-anchor of “CBS4 This Morning” and “CBS4 News at Noon” will act as Master of Ceremonies at this year's Independence Day celebration.
When: Thursday, July 4th. Grounds open at 5 p.m., live concert at 7 p.m. and fireworks show at 9 p.m.
Where: Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Avenue.
Parking: The City will offer free parking and continuous shuttle service throughout the evening to and from the Biltmore Hotel. Shuttle service begins at 5 p.m. from the following locations. Please note: The last shuttle will depart for the fireworks at 8:30 p.m. Click on each location below for more information:
• University of Miami – Ponce garage and BankUnited Center surface lot
• Coral Gables Youth Center – 405 University Drive
• Garage 4 - 345 Andalusia Avenue
There will be refreshments available for purchase.
Fireworks (including sparklers), smoking, grills, pets, tents, glass containers and weapons are NOT allowed at the event.
2013 Event Sponsors:
HBO Latin America
Greenberg Traurig, P.A.
Baptist Doctors Hospital
Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce
General Growth Properties
Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust
Stantec - C3TS
Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson
The City of Coral Gables
University of Miami
Weiss Serota Helfman Pastoriza Cole & Boniske, P.L