5 Things To Do on the 4th of July in Cape Coral

5K, beer, chili, fireworks, pizza, swimming and more!

Making plans for the holiday?  Check out these 5 Things To Do on the 4th of July in Cape Coral:

Freedom 5K & Kid’s Fun Run 2018

7 – 10 am: The Priority Business Solutions Freedom 5k and Gunterberg Charitable Foundation – Culliton Family Kids Fun Run, presented by the Chamber of Commerce of Cape Coral is held on the 4th of July every year at the base of the Cape Coral Bridge on Cape Coral Parkway. A portion of the proceeds from the 5k go to Invest In America’s Veterans Foundation – IAVF and the Special Operations Communicators Association (SOCA). This 5k is challenging and fun for the whole family. 

4th of July at Sun Splash

10 am – 5 pm: Sun Splash is proud to assist our military families with a FREE one-day admission for active or retired military, disabled veterans, and military reservists with ID or contract on July 4! PLUS a $3 discount is available for up to 4 family members accompanying military personnel with an active ID or contract. Visit bit.ly/SunSplash4 for more info.

July 4th Pizza Party

11:30 am – 2:30 pm: Who has the best pizza in South Cape? Vote on your favorite pizza from our participating pizzerias at our Pizza Party. Beer will be available for purchase. Need to load up on carbs after the 5K or grab some lunch before Red, White & Boom. Join us at the SWFL Military Museum & Library for pizza, beer, and music.

2nd Annual Chili Cook-Off at 10 Twenty Five

5 – 8 pm: 10 Twenty-Five is doing our annual 4th of July chili cook-off! Call to enter your🌶 chili😀 Best chili will be voted on and winners will receive prizes! First place overall will win a smoker! Other prizes will be announced the day of the event! Come hang with us and still have time to go watch the fireworks! Call 239-829-0407 to get registered. There will be craft draft specials for $4.00 😀😀😀🍺🌶❤

Red, White and Boom

5 – 10 pm: Cape Coral Parks and Recreation is proud to bring you the largest single-day event in Cape Coral! Join them for the 2018 Red, White, and Boom 4th of July Celebration! In addition to the fireworks and live entertainment, food, beverage, and craft vendors will be at the event. Free to attend! The event takes place on Cape Coral Parkway at the foot of Cape Coral Bridge. ***To ensure everyone’s safety, NO pets, NO personal fireworks, and NO outside alcohol will be allowed. ***  ENTERTAINMENT SCHEDULE:  5:00 pm – Completely Unchained, 6:15 pm – James Barker Band, 8:00 pm – Chase Bryant, 9:30 pm – City of Cape Coral Fireworks Spectacular.