Holidays landing on a Thursday never stopped Miami from partying (just ask LeBron and Dwyane last week), and America turning 237 is certainly no exception.
Swim through a gauntlet of booze and bikinis with these nonstop Fourth of July pool parties.
Champagne Supernova: 4th of July Weekend
Hit up this vintage-inspired pool and lounge for their weekend extended holiday party. Prepare for countless bottles of champagne spraying the crowd, endless water gun fights, and the never-ending flow of Las Vegas beat master DJ Crooked, who'll be pumping up the patriotism with one revolutionary remix after another.
Jul 4-7. SLS Hotel’s Hyde Beach, 1701 Collins Ave., Miami Beach (305-674-1701). $25 to $35.
Feelin' Fireworks: Hot Hot Hot Fourth of July (pictured)
Impress your date by springing for a cabana rental, cuz you’re getting into this party for free. Sip on Absolut bottle specials while getting to know each other under the stars, just before the wild fireworks display over Bayside Park that'll hopefully serve as a preview of things to come.
Jul 4 noon to 9p. Mondrian South Beach, 1100 West Ave., Miami Beach (305-514-1965). No cover.
Buckwild BBQ: Americana Pool Party
Celebrate Uncle Sam’s birthday Miami style, on the rooftop of the Viceroy Hotel overlooking the city. Park it in a lounge chair and devour messy BBQ poolside while witnessing patriotic blue and red bikini-clad ladies dancing in the pool to DJs Felipe Kaval and Flamingeaux.
Jul 4 1p to 5a. Viceroy Hotel’s FIFTY, 485 Brickell Ave. Brickell (305-796-3887). $23.