TAMPA, Fla. — The city of Tampa's annual Boom by the Bay celebration is set to return!
This year, the Independence Day celebration is scheduled to take over Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park starting a 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 1. Fireworks will fill the sky at dusk.
“While fireworks will grace the sky, Boom by the Bay is about so much more than that,” Mayor Jane Castor said in a statement. “It's a chance for our community to gather, connect and appreciate the beauty of our city and the spirit of togetherness. This will be a highlight of the summer."
Families will be able to enjoy many activities including:
- Pickleball tournament
- Apple pie bake-off
- Free concert
- Family zone activities (face painting, bounce houses, sack races, corn hole)
- Food trucks
To see a full schedule of activities and a map of events, visit BoomByTheBay.com. Individuals can also text BOOM to 888-777 to receive special notifications about Boom by the Bay.