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Written by Miami Today on July 4, 2013
The four-day Florida Supercon features over 350 comic book, film, television, stage, music and anime guests. Events include celebrity question-and-answer sessions, industry panels, writing workshops, video game tournaments, costume contests and more. This year’s music festival features over 50 national and local bands. Special guests include Chandler Riggs and Laurie Holden from the AMC television production The Walking Dead. 11 a.m.-3 a.m. July 4-5. 10 a.m.-3 a.m. July 6-7. Doubletree by Hilton Miami Airport Convention Center, 711 NW 72nd Ave., Miami. $25-$30. Details: www.floridasupercon.com.
"Independance at Nikki Beach" features three days of live music beach parties for the Fourth of July weekend. Noon-5 a.m. July 4-6. Nikki Beach, One Ocean Drive, Miami Beach. $25-$55. Details: (305) 987-7009 or www.wanttickets.com or www.ampmpresents.com.
Zoo Miami offers reduced admission for Fourth of July weekend sponsored by Ford Motor Co. Visitors receive giveaways and are able to view some of their late car models. On July 6, "Blue Bell’ helps guests cool down by distributing free samples of ice cream from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Also, the Samburu Giraffe Feeding Station allows visitors to get up close and personal with a giraffe. Guests can also feed Indian rhinoceroses or Australian parrots, hop on a camel ride or choose from the many ways to travel through the zoo to view and learn about the animals. 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. July 4-7. Zoo Miami, 124000 SW 152nd St., Richmond Heights. $5 admission for all. Details: www.zoomiami.org.
Brother Jimmy’s BBQ hosts a Fourth of July courtyard party with music and a sand volleyball court. 2 p.m. Brother Jimmy’s BBQ, 901 S Miami Ave., Miami. Free to attend. Details: (786) 360-3650 or www.brotherjimmys.com.
Spend the Fourth of July aboard mega-yacht SeaFair with a sky deck fireworks party with themed hors d’oeuvres, beer, wine, soft drinks and entertainment by DJ Rosano. 7-11:30 p.m. Bayfront South Dock next to the InterContinental Hotel, 100 Chopin Plaza, Miami. $90 children 12 and under. $150-$175 others.
The Coral Gables Museum presents "Summer Yoga at the Museum," featuring yoga taught by certified instructor Shanti every Monday through July. Different spaces available at the museum, including the roof top terrace, courtyard, and galleries, are used to conduct each class. Bring your own mat. 6 p.m. Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. $10 members. $15 others. Details: (305) 603-8067 or www.coralgablesmuseum.org.