Find the best places to watch the
Miami July Fourth fireworks live here.
Beach proudly presents its annual
Fourth of July patriotic celebration
of music and fireworks. The event is
free and open to the public.
Everyone is encouraged to arrive
early, bring beach chairs and
towels. US Independence Day,
commonly known as the Fourth of
July, is a federal holiday in the
United States commemorating the
adoption of the Declaration of
Independence on July 4, 1776,
declaring independence from the
Kingdom of Great Britain.
Independence Day is commonly
associated with fireworks and
Beach is a city in Miami-Dade
County, Florida, United States,
incorporated on March 26, 1915. The
municipality is located on a barrier
island between the Atlantic Ocean
and Biscayne Bay, the latter which
separates the Beach from Miami city
proper. The neighborhood of South
Beach, comprising of the
southernmost 2.5 square miles (6.5
km2) of Miami Beach, along with
Downtown Miami and the port
collectively form the commercial
center of South Florida. As of the
2010 census, the city had a total
population of 87,779. Miami Beach
has been one of America's
pre-eminent beach resorts since the
early 20th century.
Beach (also known as SoBe, or simply
The Beach, the area from 1st street
to about 25th street) is one of the
more popular areas of Miami Beach.
Topless sunbathing is legal on
certain designated areas of the
beach. Before the TV show Miami Vice
helped make the area popular, SoBe
was under urban blight, with vacant
buildings and a high crime rate.
Today, it is considered one of the
richest commercial areas on the
beach, yet poverty and crime still
remain in some places near the area.
Public Transportation in Miami Beach
is operated by Miami-Dade Transit
(MDT). Along with neighborhoods such
as Downtown and Brickell, public
transit is heavily used in Miami
Beach, and is a vital part of city
life. Although Miami Beach has no
direct Metrorail stations, numerous
Metrobus lines, connect to Downtown
Miami and Metrorail (i.e.: the 'S'
bus line). The 'South Beach Local'
or 'SBL' is one of the most
heavily-used lines in Miami, and
connects all major points of South
Beach to other major bus lines in
the city. Metrobus ridership in
Miami Beach is high, with some of
the routes, such as the L and S
alone being the busiest Metrobus