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Fireworks, Food & Fun Are In Store for Manatee County!

Say Happy Birthday America at PIER 22’s Independence Day Party.

Presented by Pier 22 June 16, 2021

In a salute to the red, white and starry blue, PIER 22 Restaurant along the Manatee River, gets patriotic with a Fourth of July Party like no other!

Enjoy the night with family and friends and indulge with a pig roast, decadent buffet, and a VIP fireworks viewing area on the waterside terrace. The party starts at 7 pm and ends with an explosive fireworks finale by Zambelli International around 9:30 p.m.

Table reservations and tickets are required for the event and your party will keep your reserved indoor or outdoor table for the entire evening!

Buffet menu selections include fresh seafood stations, a low country boil, BBQ smoked prime rib and pig roast carving stations, salad stations, assorted sushi, buffalo mac & cheese, Mexican corn, delicious miniature deserts, and much more! Specialty stars and stripes cocktails are also available for purchase for those 21 and up.

Event Information

Check-In: 6:30 pm

Independence Day Buffet: 7 - 10 pm

Includes an all-you-can-eat buffet and soft drinks. Alcoholic drinks may be purchased separately.

The full buffet menu is listed below.

Fireworks Show: 9:30 pm

Parking: Complimentary valet parking. There are several road closures just before and during the fireworks show, so you will want to be sure to arrive early and certainly before 7:00 pm. Please expect a short wait for the valet. Additional parking is available throughout downtown, including the free garage.

Ticket and Seating Information

Adults: $100 plus tax and gratuity

Children Under 10: $39.99 plus tax and gratuity

Tables are available for groups of 2, 4, or 6 people and tickets must be purchased together.

To book a table and purchase tickets, please visit www.pier22.com

Independence Day Buffet Menu


Antipasta Salad

PIER 22 House Salad

Caesar Salad

Fresh Fruit

Caprese Salad

Cole Slaw

Panzanella Salad


Roasted Parmesan Crusted Oysters

Garlic & Tomato Mussels

Warm Peel & Eat Shrimp

New England Clam Bake


Grouper Cakes

Salmon Florentine

Fried Fish and Chips 


Assorted Sushi 


BBQ Chicken & Ribs

Smoked Sliced Brisket

BBQ Smoked Prime Rib

Pig Roast (Fresh Ham & Pulled Pork)

House Texas Toast


Coconut Pineapple Rice

Jalapeno Cheddar Corn Bread

White Mac & Cheese

Buffalo Mac & Cheese

Mexican Corn

Garlic Roasted Potatoes

Mixed Veggies

Philly Spring Rolls

Veggie Spring Rolls


Pineapple Upside Down Cake Bites

Peach Cobbler Shooters

Lemon Meringue Tarts

Red White and Blueberry Blondies

Chocolate Firecracker Truffles

Chocolate Raspberry Pots de Creme

Dipped Strawberries

*Menu Items Subject To Change*