For more information, please call the City of Fort Lauderdale events hotline at (954) 828-5363.
Traffic Advisory for the City of Fort Lauderdale’s 4th of July Spectacular
A1A will be closed from Las Olas Boulevard north to Castillo Street from 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 4 to 1:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 5. Traffic that is traveling north on A1A will be diverted west onto Las Olas Boulevard, north on Birch Road, east on Bayshore Drive and then back north onto A1A. Please note that Alhambra Street, Seville Street and Granada Street will be open to local traffic only. Motorists should expect heavy traffic and delays from S.E. 17th Street north to Bayshore Drive.
Sun Trolley, Fort Lauderdale’s Community Bus Service, offers beachgoers a convenient and inexpensive transportation option to and from Fort Lauderdale beach for the City’s Fourth of July Spectacular which will take place on from 1:00 - 9:30 pm at A1A and Las Olas Boulevard.
Sun Trolley’s Las Olas route will operate from 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 4. The route runs from the Broward Center of the Performing Arts (SW 2 St and SW 5 Ave) east along 2 Street, then proceeds to Las Olas Boulevard and travels east to Fort Lauderdale beach. For complete Sun Trolley maps and routes, please visit www.suntrolley.com.
Passengers can park at the City Park Garage, located at 150 SE 2 Street, and pick up the Sun Trolley in the eastbound lane of SE 2 Street between SE 1 and SE 2 Avenues. The Sun Trolley operates on a “wave and ride” system. To ride, simply wave your hand to flag the driver and indicate that you would like to board. Sun Trolley’s fare is 50 cents each way or $2 for an all day pass.
Riders can now download the “Sun Trolley Tracker,” a new app available for iPhone or Android devices. The Sun Trolley Tracker makes it easy to catch a trolley by enabling users to see where the trolley is on its route and providing the estimated time until it is available.
In addition to City Park Garage (150 SE 2 St), other parking locations located within walking distance of the Sun Trolley’s Las Olas route, include:
- J-Lot (Andrews Ave & NW 2 St)
- FRB Lot (300 NW 1 Ave)
- City Hall Garage (100 N. Andrews Ave)
- County Lot 2 (SW 1 Ave & Broward Blvd)
- Himmarshee Village (SW 2 St at 2 Ave, 3 Ave, 4 Ave)
- Arts & Science Garage (101 SW 5 Ave)
- H Lot (SE 8 Ave & SE 2 Ct)
- V Lot (SE 13 Ave & SE 2 Ct)
- P Lot (SE 15 Ave & SE 2 Ct)
- N Lot (SE 9 Ave & SE 4 St)
For more information about Sun Trolley, visit www.suntrolley.com or call 954-761-3543.