frequently asked questions

When and where will Red, White and Boom take place in the Cape?
It will take place on Sunday, July 4, 2021 (TBD) 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.
What activities will take place at this event?

There will be a Rockwall, an inflatable Kids Fun Zone at Patriot Park, and 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.

5:00 pm - TBA

6:30 pm - TBA
8:00 pm - TBA
9:30 pm - American Fireworks Spectacular

What time will Kids Patriot Park be open and what rides will be available?
Kids Patriot Park will be open from 4:15 pm until 9:15 pm when the park will be closed to prepare for the fireworks to start at 9:30 pm. Ride tickets will be available for purchase at the event, with the following rides and amenities expected to be on hand:

Rides Announced in 2021

How much is it to attend Red, White & Boom?
This event is free to attend; however, Kids Patriot Park has a cost associated, with tickets available for purchase at the event. 

Can I volunteer? How do I sign up?
Yes, anyone can volunteer. More information coming soon!

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.

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 this a family friendly event?
Yes, this event is for all ages. There is a special area called Patriot Park designated for children to hang
out if they would like, and 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. We are currently only
accepting applications for non-food vendors.

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

The City of Cape Coral

1015 Cultural Park Blvd

Cape Coral, FL 33990

Phone: 239 573-3128

M - F: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

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