frequently asked questions

When and where will Red, White and Boom take place in the Cape?
It will take place on Monday, July 4, 2022 from 5-10pm in downtown Cape Coral, right before the Cape Coral Parkway Bridge. The bridge will be closed off, as well as the North end of Cape Coral Parkway from 3 am on July 4 until 3 am on July 5.

Do the beer tents take cash?

Unfortunately, this year the beer tents will only be accepting CASH only!

What activities will take place at this event?

There will be plenty of vendors with food and drinks. Amazing stage entertainment includes national country acts. The American Fireworks Spectacular will end the night with a bang starting at 9:30 pm. See the schedule of entertainment below.

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm - TBD

6:45 pm - 7:30 pm - TBD
8:00 pm - 9:10 pm - TBD 
9:30 pm - 10:00 pm - American Fireworks Spectacular

How much is it to attend Red, White & Boom?
This event is free to attend; however, The VIP BOOM Pass has a cost associated, with tickets available for purchase in advance. Tickets on sale starting Tuesday, June 1! Please click here to purchase!

Can I volunteer? What positions are available?
Yes, anyone above the age of 15 can volunteer. Please click here to fill out an application!


Positions available: VIP Beer Tent, VIP front gate, VIP Parking attendant, Face painting, Vendor Check-in Assistant and much more!

Will I have to pay for food and drinks?
Yes, if you would like to have food or drinks from a vendor, there is a cost associated.

2022 Food Vendors:

Can we bring coolers with our own food and drinks?
Yes, coolers with non-alcoholic beverages only are allowed.

Can we bring our pets?
No pets are allowed, unless they are service animals.

Is there parking on-site?

Free parking is offered in the various South Cape Hospitality Entertainment Area, also known as Downtown Cape Coral, parking lots. Their will be trolleys running throughout the evening. You will be dropped off near the entrance of the venue. 

Is this a family friendly event?
Yes, this event is for all ages. All live music shows are appropriate for every age. A fireworks show will take place and will be loud, so be aware of this when bringing small children or babies.

How do I become a vendor at the event?
Please email the Special Events Division at or go to the event’s website and click on the “Vendor” tab for further instructions. The application process will open on Monday, May 16!

How do I take part in the Freedom 5k?
This event is being run by the Chamber of Commerce Cape Coral. Please click here to register!
The race begins at 7:00 am on July 4th.


2022 Snack Vendors: