The rumors are true! Colorful fireworks will once again fill the night skies over Coral Gables this July 4th. The City of Coral Gables, Bacardi U.S.A., Inc., the Biltmore Hotel, University of Miami and the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce, along with several other corporate citizens, have teamed up to help bring back this much loved City event. This year's celebration will include a special concert by the Greater Miami Symphonic Band, concessions, patriotic mascots, and a spectacular fireworks display. CBS4 anchor and Coral Gables resident, Shannon Hori, will be the Master of Ceremonies at the Independence Day celebration.
When: Wednesday, 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.
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 (click on each location for more information):
• University of Miami – Ponce garage and BankUnited Center surface lot
• Coral Gables Youth Center – 405 University Drive
• 385 Andalusia Avenue – Garage 4
There will be refreshments available for purchase.
Fireworks (including sparklers), smoking, grills, pets, tents, glass containers and weapons are NOT allowed at the event.