Don't miss the festivities set for Wednesday, July 4, 2018, in the City of Sunrise!
"Animation Comes to Life" Parade & Family Fun Day
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
City Park, 6700 Sunset Strip
Animation-themed floats will wind their way west along Sunset Strip from NW 12th Street to City Park, where the celebration continues with free refreshments and a children's fun zone. Local businesses and organizations are invited to participate in the parade: Call (954) 747-4600 for details.
Concert and Fireworks
Grand Funk Railroad
5:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Outdoors at the BB&T Center, One Panther Parkway
There's something for everyone at our nighttime celebration, including children's rides and inflatables, and an assortment of food and beverage vendors.
The music begins at 6:00 p.m. with classic rock performed by local favorite Mr. Nice Guy. At 7:30 p.m., it's time for headliners Grand Funk Railroad. This Michigan-based rock super group began topping the charts in the '70s with hits like We're an American Band, The Locomotion, I'm Your Captain, Bad Time, and Some Kind of Wonderful. After their set, enjoy a spectacular fireworks display.
This crowd-pleasing event is presented in collaboration with Wheelabrator Technologies
, the BB&T Center
, and the Florida Panthers
Parking and admission are free! For more information, call the City of Sunrise Leisure Services Department: (954) 747-4600.
FOR YOUR SAFETY, the following items cannot be brought into the event area at the BB&T Center:
Backpacks, bags larger than 12" x 12", coolers, glass bottles, alcohol, weapons,
fireworks, pets, and bicycles. (Bring a lock to park your bike in the lot.) All bags will be searched.