Pembroke Pines, FL (June 24, 2021) – The City of Pembroke Pines welcomes Pembroke Pines residents for an Independence Day family picnic and fireworks display at the Pines Recreation Center Festival Grounds located at 7400 Pines Blvd. The picnic grounds will open at approximately 6:30 p.m. with a musical performance by the band Higher Ground and a fireworks show starting precisely at 9:00 p.m.
The event will be open to Pembroke Pines Residents ONLY and tickets are required for entry to the picnic area. Tickets will need to be picked up in person prior to the event; there will not be any online or emailed registrations. Tickets will be issued on a first come, first served basis. Additionally, you must bring a current driver’s license (which lists the Pembroke Pines home address) and one proof of residency. Proof of residency can be in the form of a current City of Pembroke Pines water bill, FPL bill, or an Auto Insurance bill. There will be no exceptions.
Tickets to the event are free of charge and can be picked up at Pembroke Lakes Tennis Center located 10500 Taft Street and the Charles F. Dodge City Center located at 601 City Center Way. Please note that there is a limited capacity. Please check www.ppines.com/specialevents for the hours of operations for each location as they do vary.
Please keep in mind that families are encouraged to bring their own picnic baskets that include meals, drinks and desserts. Coolers will be permitted. No alcohol or glass containers, please. There will not be any concessions stands or food trucks at the event. Families must leave their designated areas as they found them and remove all debris upon exiting the event.
At 9 p.m., one of the premier fireworks displays in all of South Florida will begin. The show will last approximately 20-25 minutes.
Lastly, CDC guidelines will apply for the event. NO pets or personal fireworks will be permitted. Portable Restrooms will be available. Parking is free and will be available on the Broward College Campus.
For additional event information, please contact the Special Events Division at 954-392-2116.
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