St. Petersburg Offshore Super Series Racing - June 24-27, Vinoy Park and Basin, downtown St. Petersburg.
Summer Safari Nights - June 25, July 16, Aug. 20, Lowry Park Zoo, Tampa. $7.95-$11.50.
St. Pete Pride Festival and Parade - June 26, Central Avenue between 24th and 26th streets and nearby Grand Central area locations, St. Petersburg. (727) 365-0544.
Clearwater Celebrates America - July 2-4, 4-10 p.m. Concerts (Mindi Abair and Steve Cole, July 2; Terry Sylvester of the Hollies and Johnny Rivers, July 3; John and Mary K. Wilson, July 4) in Coachman Park. Fireworks July 4. Free.
Citrus County Patriotic Evening - July 3, 5-10 p.m. with fireworks finale, Wallace Brooks Park, Inverness. Free.
Tampa fireworks - 9 p.m. July 4, visible from locations throughout the Channel District. Activities at Channelside and the Florida Aquarium throughout the day. Free.
St. Petersburg fireworks - 9 p.m. July 4, visible from the downtown waterfront. Activities throughout the day in downtown waterfront parks and the Pier. Free.
Largo Fireworks - 9:30 p.m. July 4, Largo Central Park, with activities in the park beginning at 4 p.m. Free.
Safety Harbor Celebration - July 4, entertainment 6-9 p.m., fireworks 9 p.m., Marina Park, downtown waterfront. Free.