Treasure Island’s Independence Day Celebration To Feature Fireworks Over The Gulf

Fireworks (TFP File Photo)

TREASURE ISLAND, Fla. – Celebrate America by watching fireworks light up the sky over Treasure Island Beach. The celebration will be on Thursday, July 4 (rain date July 5), starting around 9 p.m.

The best viewing areas will be near the Gulf Front Park area of the beach located at 10400 Gulf Blvd. Bring a beach chair or towel and enjoy the show.

Residents and visitors are reminded to leave their fireworks at home. The Treasure Island Police Department will step up enforcement of current city laws to prevent the use of personal fireworks on the beach.

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These ordinances included Leave No Trace, no open flames on the beach and coastal lighting standards. Beach Ambassadors will also be out on the beach to educate visitors about not bringing fireworks to the beach.

For this event, there will be parking in Treasure Island Park from 9 a.m. until 10 p.m. for $20, credit cards only. No cash will be accepted and there will be no re-entry.


Metered Public Parking Lots Close to Viewing Area:

* Treasure Island Community Center, One Park Place @ 106th Avenue

* Treasure Island City Hall, 10451 Gulf Blvd.

* St. Petersburg Municipal Beach, Gulf Boulevard @ 112th Avenue

* Gulf Front Park, 10400 Gulf Boulevard

* Sandpiper Lot, Gulf Boulevard at 100th Avenue

* Old City Hall, 120 108th Avenue

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Other Metered Public Parking Lots:

* Heron Lot, Bay Shore Drive and 75th Avenue, Sunset Beach

* Tern Lot, West Gulf Boulevard at 77th to 79th Avenue, next to Sunset Beach Pavilion

* Ring-Billed Gull Lot, West Gulf Boulevard at 81st Avenue, Sunset Beach

* Brown Pelican Lot, West Gulf Boulevard at 88th Avenue, Sunset Beach

* Sunset Vista Lot, 120th Avenue and Gulf Boulevard, Sunshine Beach

* White Egret Lot, 126th Avenue, Sunshine Beach

* Side street parking on Sunset Beach is $5 and will only take payment through the ParkMobile App on your mobile device.

Find a list of all metered parking lots by visiting

The Treasure Island Police Department reminds residents and visitors to use crosswalks when crossing Gulf Blvd. or other busy roadways.

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