Great American Fireworks Viera

Brevard County residents are expected to turn out from July 2 to 4 to celebrate the 246th anniversary of the nation’s independence, and the adoption of its Declaration of Independence by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776.

4th of July in Viera

Here is a listing of events:

Viera: July 4

Plan for fireworks at the Great American Celebration starting at 9 p.m. east of the USSSA Space Coast Complex, 5800 Stadium Parkway.

Suntree: July 3

Stars and Stripes starts at 4 p.m. at Suntree United Methodist Church, 7400 N. Wickham Road with a patriotic celebration with activities on the lawn for children, a free dinner of hamburgers and hot dogs, pasta salad, chips, cookies and lemonade. At 6:30 p.m., it moves indoors with a concert of patriotic favorites, featuring the Melbourne Municipal Band and the Suntree United Methodist Chancel Choir.

Palm Bay: July 2

The city’s Independence Day Celebration will be held 5 to 9 p.m. at Eastern Florida State College at 250 Community College Parkway SE. Look for food trucks, vendors, music and a kids’ zone, capped off by fireworks about 9:15 p.m.

Port Canaveral: July 2

Fireworks over the Harbor at The Cove in Port Canaveral starts at sunset.

Port St. John: July 2  

Thunder Over the Indian River Independence Day celebration will start at 4 p.m. at the Orlando Utilities Commission Plant, 7800 U.S. 1, with fireworks at 9:15.

Cocoa Beach: July 3 

Smoke on the Water, Fire in the Sky fireworks display starts at dark at Sidney Fisher Park at 2200 N. Atlantic Ave.

Cocoa: July 4

Symphony under the Stars, performed by the Brevard Symphony Orchestra, starts 8 p.m. at Cocoa Riverfront Park at

401 Riveredge Blvd. Fireworks over the Indian River begin at 9:15 p.m. Food will be available for purchase. Bring lawn chairs or blankets.

Melbourne: July 4

A Fireworks Celebration, MelBOOM, will start at approximately 8:10 p.m. at Front Street Park at 2205 Front St., with a skydiving show, followed by fireworks at 9 p.m. Food trucks will be on hand. Attendees are encouraged to park at Melbourne Auditorium at 625 Hibiscus Blvd. and ride a free shuttle to the event.

Merritt Island: July 4

The community’s Independence Day Parade starts at 10 a.m. at Merritt Island High School at 100 Mustang Way.

Rockledge: July 4

The city’s 35th Independence Day Picnic will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at McLarty Park, 790 Barton Blvd. Look for fun, music and a hot dog or hamburger lunch with a drink for $1.

Titusville: July 4

Red, White and Boom over North Brevard will take place from 7 to 10 p.m. at Chain of Lakes Park at 2300 Truman Scarborough Way in Titusville with fireworks at 9:15 p.m.  VV