Traffic & Parking Advisory for Downtown Tampa Independence Day Fireworks Celebration

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Traffic in Downtown Tampa will be heavy Wednesday evening, July 4th, due to the Downtown Tampa Independence Day Fireworks Celebration.  The Fireworks will begin at 9:00pm. 


7:00pm – 11:00pm

Road closure times are approximate. Closure times will be adjusted as necessary.

  • W. Platt Street – Parker Street to South Ashley Drive (Platt Street Bridge)
  • Channelside Drive – Lane reductions from South Ashley Drive to South Franklin Street
  • S. Harbour Island Boulevard – Knights Run Avenue to Channelside Drive (Harbour Island Bridge)
  • Bayshore Boulevard – W. Brorein Street to W. Swann Avenue
  • Davis Islands Exit Ramp to Bayshore Boulevard



  • Fort Brooke Garage, 107 N. Franklin St. Enter off of E. Whiting Street

Open at 6:00pm at $1.60 an hour

  • Tampa Convention Center Garage, 333 S. Franklin St.

Open at 6:00pm at $5 flat rate

  • South Regional Garage, 301 Channelside Drive

Open at 6:00pm at $5 flat rate


The Tampa Police Department would like to remind you to report suspicious activity. If you see something, say something. No tip is too small. Report anything suspicious to the nearest police officer or submit an anonymous tip using the TPD mobile app available on iPhones and Androids.

See all road closures at

Independence Day road closures

For additional information, please contact:

Joyce Rumfola, Transportation Technician III, Special Events