The Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center invites one and all to break out the red, white, and blue for an evening of barbecue, libations, and live music to celebrate America’s 248th Independence Day birthday! Enjoy live music from FLORA Top Hits Band and a barbecue buffet by Big Nick’s on Thursday, July 4th, 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.  General admission: $99 / $1000 VIP seating areas for up to 6 guests, limited (4) VIP lounge sections are available. The Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center (SBDAC) is located at 2301 First St. in the historic downtown Fort Myers River District.


Celebrate freedom above the crowds with music by FLORA Top Hits Band, festivities, and all the fixings by spending Independence Day at Sidney’s Rooftop Sculpture Garden! The evening promises to be fun for everyone with an exceptional 360 ̊ view of the historic district at the largest open-air rooftop venue in SW Florida! Start the evening with a spectacular scene of the sunset over the Caloosahatchee River and end the night with a bang by experiencing elevated and unobstructed views of the annual downtown Fort Myers Fireworks Show! General admission tickets include a buffet from Big Nick’s Barbecue, draft beer and wine, swag gifts, live music, and beautiful views of the river and fireworks. Only four VIP seating areas for up to six guests are available, which include a reserved prime location on lounge furniture with table service, full open bar, an unlimited buffet from Big Nick’s Barbecue, swag gifts, premium views, and live entertainment.

The barbeque buffet menu features sliced brisket, pulled pork, St. Louis spare ribs, smokehouse ‘tater salad, brisket mac and cheese, and baked beans. The salad will include fresh cherry tomatoes and cucumbers tossed with feta crumbles, red onion, and a light Italian dressing. Banana pudding and other assorted goodies will be offered for dessert.

The featured band for the 4th of July Rooftop Bash, FLORA Top Hits Band, offers a 5-piece ensemble dedicated to delivering an unforgettable musical experience. Patrons can look forward to hearing popular tunes from a variety of genres. From the iconic tunes of the 60s to today’s chart-toppers, their live and high-energy music is uniquely fused to guarantee an electrifying atmosphere to have guests dancing all night long.

Limited tickets are available, dress is patriotic casual.