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Revelers say happy birthday America with an Independence Day buffet party and fireworks show on the Manatee River!

Bradenton- In a salute to the red, white and starry blue, PIER 22 gets patriotic with a July Fourth pig roast, buffet service, and a VIP fireworks viewing area on the waterside terrace. The party starts at 6 p.m. and ends with an explosive fireworks finale by Zambelli International around 9 p.m. Guests keep their table for the entire evening. Due to the popularity of the event reservations are required.

Buffet menu selections include fresh seafood stations, a low country boil, beef brisket and pig roast carving stations, salad stations, delicious miniature deserts, Independence Day favorites such as beef franks, micro burgers, barbecue ribs, housemade macaroni and cheese, and much more! Buffet prices are $69.95 for adults and $19.95 for children under 12 plus tax and 20 percent gratuity.

Specialty stars and stripes cocktails are also available for purchase for those 21 and up, or you can add on the open-bar package for $30. The open-bar package consists of select liquors, draft beers, wines, and specialty cocktails: toasted coconut martinis, island margaritas, and frozen strawberry daiquiris served all night long.

Guests can check out the complete buffet and drinks menu on the restaurant's website: For reservations call 941.748.8087 or go to

About PIER 22

PIER 22 Restaurant, Patio & Catering is genuine Bradenton and sits directly on the beautiful Manatee River surrounded by the Twin Dolphin Marina. PIER 22 provides guests with scratch-cooked meals and authentic waterfront dining experiences 365 days per year. From casual meals on the patio to upscale dining, PIER 22 offers a welcoming ambiance for all guests to enjoy. With rooms for every occasion, PIER 22 can accommodate your party or event with up to 300 guests.