This July 4 2013, residents and visitors are invited to come out to enjoy another colorful fireworks celebration that will light-up the skies over the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables. The City, the Biltmore Hotel, University of Miami, the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce, and corporate citizens 396 Alhambra, HBO Latin America and several others have come together to help sponsor this historic and patriotic event.
HOW TO ATTEND: This year’s celebration is free to the general public. It will begin at 5 p.m. and will include a special concert by the Greater Miami Symphonic Band at 7 p.m., concessions, patriotic mascots and the fireworks show, which will begin promptly at 9 p.m. Rhiannon Ally, the current co-anchor of “CBS4 This Morning” and “CBS4 News at Noon,” will act as Master of Ceremonies at this year’s Independence Day celebration.
WHERE: The Biltmore Hotel is located at 1200 Anastasia Avenue, Coral Gables.
The City will offer free parking and continuous shuttle service throughout the evening to and from the Biltmore Hotel. Shuttle service begins at 5 p.m. from the following locations. Please note: The last shuttle will depart for the fireworks at 8:30 p.m.
University of Miami: Ponce garage & BankUnited Center surface lot
Coral Gables Youth Center: 405 University Drive
City Garage: 345 Andalusia Avenue