Seminole Casino Coconut Creek will get an early start on the Fourth of July when on July 3 its hosts a liberty-imbued celebration in homage to America’s 242nd birthday, complete with food trucks, live musical entertainment, and a fireworks display by the Grucci of New York.
For the third year, the six-generation, family-owned company returns to Seminole Casino Coconut Creek. Holding Guinness World Records’ for “Largest Fireworks Display” and “Largest Pyrotechnic Image,” the Grucci’s are renowned for their jaw-dropping and dedicatory productions that include the past eight U.S. presidential inaugurations and the Lake Placid, Los Angeles, Salt Lake City, and the Beijing Olympic Games.
Doors open at 6 p.m. and party-goers will be feted with alfresco dining options prepared by South Florida’s top food trucks, including Austin’s Franks, BC Tacos, Best French Fries, City Wing 305, Cosmos Ice Cream, CrayZlicious, Dough Dough Donuts, Meatheads BBQ, Opita, PS561, Snow Caps, Virgo Bomb, and World Famous Eggroll Truck.
Local bands 56Ace and Riverdown will host live outdoor and indoor performances starting at 7 p.m. and a DJ will spin in the casino until 11 p.m. The evening culminates at 9 p.m. with a three-part, 18-minute pyrotechnic performance set to a playlist of independence-inspired melodies. The general public and invited guests can view the fireworks from two locations across from the Casino East Lot.
This is a complimentary event. In case of inclement weather, the festivities will be postponed to Wednesday, July 4 at 9 p.m.
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