It's that time again... time to celebrate the birth of our nation. And there's no better way to do it than by taking the kids to enjoy a July 4th activity or event. Here is a list of 2014 July 4th fireworks and activities in the Volusia County area, including in Daytona Beach, Port Orange, New Smyrna Beach, Ormond Beach, DeLand, and beyond!
Where available, click on the date/city link for additional event information.
June 28 - Orange City
The Orange City Fireworks, Fun & Fanfare will be from 5:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. and will be held at Valentine Park.
July 4th - Port Orange
The 4th of July Spectacular will take place at the city center. Festivities begin at 4:30, with the fireworks beginning at 9:00. There will be a Firecracker 5K Race/Walk that begins at 5:30. Go here for registration details. NOTE: The Firecracker 5K has been canceled, due to a lack of participation.
July 4th - Daytona Beach
Fourth of July at the Boardwalk - Daytona Beachside, fireworks will begin at dusk.
July 4th - Ormond Beach
The Ormond Beach Independence Day Celebration will take place from 6:00 pm to 10 pm at City Hall Plaza - Fortunato Park - Rockefeller Gardens. Fireworks start at 9:30.
July 4th - Daytona Beach Bandshell
There will be an Eagles tribute band playing, beginning at 7:15. The fireworks over the Atlantic will begin at 9:45.
July 4th - DeBary
The DeBary July 4th celebration will take place at Gemini Springs Park. The festivities will begin at 4:00 p.m. There will be games, fun, and vendors.
July 4th - Deltona
Deltona's July 4th Extravaganza will be held at Dewey O. Boster Sports Complex. They will have live music, games, and activities. Events start at 6:00-10:00 p.m., fireworks begin at 9:15 p.m.
July 4th - City of Edgewater
Held at the George R. Kennedy Memorial Park at Menard Park. Festivities and live music begins at 5:00 pm. Fireworks will begin at dusk. There will be vendors and entertainment.
July 4th - New Smyrna Beach
This event will be held at Riverside Park. They will have food trucks and live music that will begin at 3:00 p.m. and the fireworks start at 9:15 p.m.
July 4th - Pierson
This is a family fun celebration with ctivities begin at 4:00, fireworks begin at 9:00 p.m. Will be held at Chipper Jones Ball Field.
July 4th - Lake Helen
There will be an all-day independence day celebration, beginning with a parade at 10:00 am. There will also be a carnival, activities, and lots of family fun. There are activities all day, with the evening events beginning at 6:00 pm. The fireworks begin at 9:00 pm.
July 5th - Daytona Beach
There will be a 15-minute fireworks show at the speedway, following the Coke Zero 400. Even if you don't go to the race you should be able to see it if you are in the area of the race track.
Have a safe and wonderful Independence Day, everyone!