This 1 day festival, presented by Grande Aire Services & Storm Smart is a celebration of the USA with nonstop entertainment for the entire family. This year’s event features Water-Mania- a group of 12 giant waterslides- to be erected in Laishley Park. There are slides of all types and sizes for the littlest kids to grownups too.
Vendors, displays, and unique shopping opportunities await as the park will be filled with booths just waiting for attendees to visit, there will also be plenty of fun festival food, cold beer and beverages!
In addition to the Water-Mania Water Slides there will be a large Kid’s Fun Zone with plenty to keep the young ones excited.
Live Music will fill the park on July 4th with bands performing on the stage throughout the day. Live music starts at 3:00pm. The Charlotte High School NJROTC will present the colors at 5:00pm with the National Anthem. Then The Boogiemen Rock n Soul Revue will entertain the crowd starting at 5:30pm and will rock the stage. The Riley Community Service Award presented by the Smugglers Community Foundation will be awarded at 7:00pm. Then Nashville recording artist and Punta Gorda Native Jack-Michael will perform at 7:30pm with his high energy show right up to the 9:00pm fireworks finale. The Boogiemen and The Jack Michael Band are a July 4th tradition in Punta Gorda and a show not to be missed!
The best fireworks display in all of Southwest Florida presented by the Famous Santore Brothers of Garden State Fireworks will start promptly at 9:00pm, shot over the beautiful Peace River.
The gates open at 11:00am and there is a $3 admission with proceeds helping to offset the expense of the fireworks. You can purchase a wrist band for unlimited daily use of the Waterslides for only $10.
Donations are being accepted for the community fireworks show. The goal is make our community fireworks the most spectacular show anywhere in southwest Florida. 100% of all donations go directly to the fireworks display. The Fireworks are funded completely by donations and sponsorships.
The Fireworks are also brought to you by Gettel Automotive, Deans South of the Border & Hurricane Charleys, Fishermen’s Village, Sheraton Four Points, and Smugglers Enterprises.