South Florida’s Fourth of July holiday festivities this year will include masks, social distancing and virtual fireworks because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
But not beaches.
If you’re looking to celebrate the Fourth sunbathing on the sand with a piña colada in your hand, you’ll have to take a road trip up north. South Florida beaches are closing for the holiday weekend because of the recent rise in COVID-19 cases.
Late-night celebrations will also be limited.
In Miami-Dade, restaurants with more than an eight-person capacity and other food establishments, including fast-food chains and diners, are not allowed to offer in-person dining from 12:01 a.m. to 6 a.m. daily until further notice. If you get a late night craving, pick-up and delivery will still be available.
Miami Beach is also reimposing a citywide curfew from 12:30 a.m. to 5 a.m. until further notice, with restaurants having to close for in-person dining and