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Posted on: June 20, 2023

Race to the 4th: Homestead’s Annual Spectacular Independence Day Celebration!

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WHAT: Race to the 4th! Independence Day Celebration

WHEN: Tuesday, July 4, 2023 6PM – 10PM

WHERE: Homestead-Miami Speedway 1 Ralph Sanchez Speedway Blvd. Homestead, FL 33035

Gear up for an unforgettable Fourth of July experience as the City of Homestead proudly presents  "Race to the 4th," an electrifying annual event filled with live music, entertainment, delicious food, thrilling rides for children, and a grand fireworks finale. This star-spangled celebration will take place on Tuesday, July 4th, 2023, from 6pm-10pm at the renowned Homestead Miami Speedway located at 1 Ralph Sanchez Speedway Blvd, Homestead, FL 33035.

Race to the 4th promises to be an exhilarating celebration of American freedom, family fun, and community spirit. Attendees can look forward to an exciting lineup of activities and entertainment throughout the day, making it the ultimate destination for Independence Day festivities.

The event will kick off with live music performances setting the stage for an energetic and festive atmosphere. Food lovers will be in for a treat as Race to the 4th will feature a diverse array of food trucks and vendors, and offering an assortment of delectable culinary delights. From savory bites to sweet treats and refreshing beverages, there will be a wide range of options to satisfy everyone's cravings. Families and children will have plenty of entertainment options to choose from, including exciting rides and attractions that will keep the little ones engaged and entertained throughout the day. 

As the sun begins to set, the highlight of the event will commence - the Best Fireworks Show in South Florida! Prepare to be mesmerized as the night sky lights up with a breathtaking display of fireworks, expertly synchronized to pop hits and patriotic tunes that will ignite the spirit of national pride within each attendee. The stunning visual spectacle promises to be a fitting tribute to the values and heritage that make this country great.

Please note that security checkpoints will be in use at this year’s event. All bags are subject to search and all guests must pass through a metal detector. 

The City of Homestead would like to extend a thank you to sponsors of the event such as the South Dade Chamber of Commerce, Military Affairs Committee, Monarch All Health, Miami Herald and El Nuevo Herald, Homestead Hospital, Homestead Miami Speedway, Brightview Landscaping, Military Affairs Council, D.R. Horton, and the Rotary Club of Homestead. 

For more information about Race to the 4th and to stay updated on the latest event details, please visit the website at or call Parks and Recreation Department at (305) 224-4570.

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