You’re Invited to Boom by the Bay, Powered by TECO

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If you haven’t made your Fourth of July plans yet, consider this your formal invitation from Tampa Electric’s President & CEO Archie Collins to Mayor Jane Castor‘s Boom by the Bay, Powered by TECO.

It’s the Tampa Downtown Partnership and City of Tampa’s premier Fourth of July celebration, featuring family-friendly activities, live entertainment, a boat parade and three firework displays takes place Monday, July 4. You and your loved ones can watch the fireworks light up the night sky, as well as enjoy some festivities starting in the afternoon:

  • Armature Works – STARTING AT 3PM
    Enjoy live music, a hot dog eating competition, a kid zone, food, drinks, and fireworks along the waterfront
  • Sparkman Wharf – STARTING AT 11AM
    Enjoy a water ski show, live music, food, drinks, and fireworks along the waterfront
  • Water Works Park – STARTING AT 4PM
    Enjoy food trucks, music, and a FREE public firework viewing area

To see a full schedule of activities and a map of events, visit

“TECO is thrilled to be the presenting sponsor for Mayor Jane Castor’s Boom by the Bay,” said TECO Director of External Affairs Josh Baumgartner. “We look forward to a memorable, patriotic and family-friendly Fourth of July that our entire community can enjoy.”
“We could not be more excited to announce the return of this BOOMing Tampa tradition,” said Mayor Jane Castor. “Bringing our community together to celebrate is what we do best, and what better occasion than the Fourth of July. We’re looking forward to a fun and patriotic day, topped off by a massive firework show you won’t want to miss.” 

Please keep safety top of mind while enjoying the holiday! Click here for some tips on how to stay safe this Fourth of July.

We hope to see you on Independence Day! Until then, be sure to follow Tampa Electric on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.