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Boom by the Bay Hard Rock Take Over at Julian B Lane Riverfront Park, Powered by TECO is Back!

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Boom by the Bay, Powered by TECO, will return on Saturday, July 1, with a Hard Rock takeover at Julian B Lane Riverfront Park.

This year's celebration will feature fireworks, live entertainment, food trucks, and tons of other new activations.

Julian B Lane Riverfront Park will be the only location for the Boom by the Bay, Powered by TECO, firework display this year.

In addition to fireworks, residents will be able to enjoy an apple pie eating contest and kid zone, featuring bounce houses, face painting and other family-friendly activities.  

Headlining the Boom by the Bay concert series is local country star and season 20 contestant from The Voice, Kenzie Wheeler.

One of the new addition's to this year's event is a Pickleball Tournament, hosted by Tampa Pickleball Crew. Learn more or register to play.

Please note: there will be no fireworks at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park, the Tampa Convention Center, Armature Works, or Sparkman Wharf on Saturday, July 1st.  

To see a full schedule of activities and a map of events, visit BoomByTheBay.com.  

“We could not be more excited for the return of this BOOMing Tampa tradition,” Mayor Jane Castor said. “Bringing our community together to celebrate is what we do best. We’re looking forward to a fun and patriotic day, topped off by a dazzling firework show.” 


  • The City of Tampa would like to thank all sponsors and partners for making Boom by the Bay possible! 
  • Tampa Downtown Partnership 
  • TECO  
  • Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
  • Tampa General Hospital
  • Pepin
  • Coca-Cola Beverages Florida 
  • Busch Gardens
  • The Straz Center
  • Port Tampa Bay
  • iHeart Radio


Salvation Army

Dark Door Spirits

Tampa Pickleball Crew

You can also text BOOM to 888-777 to receive special notifications about Boom by the Bay.