Amara at Paraiso. Enjoy a Latin backyard barbecue with a la carte offerings that include a Caja China-roasted pig, chorizo cheeseburger,
Cantina La Veinte. From 5 to 10 p.m., the restaurant hosts an Independence Day-themed Ladies Night with various margaritas for free. Starting at 7:30, DJ Jeff spins on the downstairs patio. Dress up in red, white, and blue to watch the fireworks. 495 Brickell Ave., Miami; 786-623-6136; cantinala20.com.
Clevelander South Beach. Starting at 6 p.m., enjoy viewing parties from both Clevelander rooftops. Fireworks begin at 9. Tickets start at $40. A three-hour open bar package starts at $99 and table packages start at $499. Contact [email protected] to reserve. 1020 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach; 305-532-4006; clevelander.com.
Corsair Kitchen & Bar. From 6 to 9 p.m., chow down on an All-American BBQ with burgers, hot dogs, macaroni and cheese, and more. Stay for the fireworks. $75 per person ($25 per child 5-12) includes a three-hour BBQ with unlimited beer, wine, and specialty cocktails. Kid activities include a face painter, bounce house, and cotton candy machine. 19999 West Country Club Dr., Aventura. 786-279-6800; corsairmiami.com.
The Local House. Enjoy All-American dishes like a beachside burger, buttermilk fried chicken, and lobster mac & cheese before heading one block to the beach for fireworks. 400 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach; 786-230-8396; localhousemiami.com.
No. 3 Social. Start the evening with a social hour from 5 to 7 p.m. featuring $7 cocktails and $5 beer, wine, and bites. From 6 to 9 p.m., local band Tamboka plays gypsy/Latin music. At 9:20 watch fireworks from this Wynwood rooftop bar. 50 NW 24th St., Miami; 305-748-4540; no3social.com.
Nikki Beach. Starting at 5 p.m., enjoy a burger bar, music,
Camp Nikki Beach Fourth of July celebration. General-admission tickets are $20. 1 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach; nikkibeach.com.
Novecento Key Biscayne. Enjoy Argentinean fare and cocktails while watching the Key Biscayne fireworks that begin at 9 p.m. 620 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne; novecento.com.
Rusty Pelican. The restaurant's annual July Fourth celebration includes live entertainment, dancing, dining, and party favors with a view of Miami's fireworks over Biscayne Bay. From 7 to 10 p.m., enjoy a buffet that includes St. Louis BBQ ribs, prime rib, mac and cheese, and grilled mahi-mahi. $65 for adults (includes one welcome drink) and $25 per child. Reserve at 305-361-3818 or purchase tickets at eventbrite.com. 3201 Rickenbacker Cswy., Key Biscayne; 305-361-3818; therustypelican.com.
Sugar. Watch the fireworks from the 40th-floor rooftop bar and lounge atop the East Miami. Fron 5 to 11 p.m., enjoy signature cocktails, Asian-inspired cuisine, and desserts. 788 Brickell Plaza, Miami; 786-805-4655; east-miami.com.