July 4th Celebrations

July 3, 7-9 pm INDEPENDENCE DAY CONCERT Celebrate Independence Day at the Cummer with a Garden Concert featuring the River City Satin Swing Band. Doors open at 6 pm. Guests are welcome to bring blankets, chairs and food. Food and refreshments also available from the cafe. $10 members, $20 non-members, children under 5 free. Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, 899-6034, www.cummer.org

July 4, 6-10 pm 4th OF JULY UNDER THE BRIDGE, The Riverside Arts Market on the Northbank Riverwalk, at the Fuller Warren Bridge, will be a great viewing spot for the City’s fireworks display. A small market will have RAM food vendors, beer trucks, live music and activities for all ages in advance of the sky show at 9:45 pm. On the River Stage: Antique Animals 6-7:30 pm and Sweet Scarlett 8-9:45 pm. Riverside Arts Market, 715 Riverside Ave, www.riversideartsmarket.com

July 4 CITY OF JACKSONVILLE’S 4TH OF JULY CELEBRATION Enjoy live music, interactive activities, food and beverages at the Jacksonville Landing from 4 pm to 9 pm. Entertainment includes City Boi, Cougar Barrel, Eviction, Seven Springs and State of Mind. Activities will be on the Northbank at Friendship Fountain also. Fireworks will be choreographed to a special patriotic soundtrack and will begin at 9:45 pm. They can be viewed and heard from the Northbank and Southbank of the St. Johns River. www.jaxhappenings.com

July 4 4TH OF JULY FIREWORKS CRUISE Join Foxy Lady Cruises for the Admirals Dinner Cruise. Then head back to the dock at River City Brewing Co. for the best view of fireworks display in the city. $79.95 includes dinner, cruise, and best seat in town for fireworks! Foxy Lady Cruises, 398 E. Coastline Dr., 398-9553, ww.foxyladycruises.com

July 4 STARS AND STRIPES AT THE SEA WALK The City of Jacksonville Beach hosts Stars and Stripes at the Sea Walk, with live music all day, food trucks, kid zone and fireworks at 9 pm. Live music from Flagship Romance, country music artist Craig Campbell, and patriotic music by Navy Band Southeast. 12 noon to 10 pm. Sea Walk Pavilion, Jacksonville Beach, 270-9301, www.jacksonvillebeach.org

July 5 JULY 5TH BEACHES CLEANUP This is an opportunity to show respect for and pride in Jacksonville’s beaches. Spend part of the morning along the shoreline, collecting litter and debris that can degrade the beaches, threaten marine life and pose safety hazards. Bags and gloves will be distributed. Must be at least 18 or accompanied by an adult. 7 am to 9 am. Locations are at Atlantic Boulevard at the ocean, Beach Boulevard at the ocean and 16th Avenue South at the ocean. 630-3420, www.coj.net