The Sandbar and BeachHouse restaurants again will host fireworks to celebrate the July 4 holiday.
The BeachHouse Restaurant, 200 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach, will hold its 20th annual Fireworks Extravaganza July 3.
The restaurant will host a VIP party that includes seating for the fireworks, musical entertainment, a buffet and cocktails.
Thousands of people also gather on the beach to the north and south of the restaurant to watch the fireworks display over the Gulf of Mexico, which begins after nightfall.
For more details about the BeachHouse event, call 941-779-2222.
The July 4 celebration takes place at the Sandbar Restaurant, 100 Spring Ave., Anna Maria. The restaurant also will host a VIP party with a buffet, cocktails, party favors and music, as well as seating for the fireworks show.
For more information about the Sandbar event, call the restaurant at 941-778-8709.
Both fireworks shows are weather permitting.