Trying to figure out your July 3 and July 4 plans? We’ve got the events from Destin to Panama City Beach. If you’re planning on heading to 30A, remember to use the 30A Trolley and take advantage of the free shuttle Seaside is providing (on July 4th) from the public lot on County Road 283 in Grayton Beach.
Fireworks, including sparklers, are ILLEGAL in Florida. Please enjoy the professional shows and don’t light off your own fireworks.
Destin Harborwalk Village
4th of July Celebration
Live music and Fireworks!
July 3: Kane and the Saints 7-9pm
July 4: January Noise 7-9pm
Fireworks at 9pm followed by fire spinning from Just Add Fire.
Red, White and Blue Hero Celebration
Destin salutes our heroes. Enjoy a weekly celebration of an American hero, including a presentation of the colors, ceremony celebration, a WWII vintage airshow, entertainment by The Village Belles & fireworks over the Destin Harbor at 9pm and fire spinning from Just Add Fire.
The 6th Annual Smoke on the Coast BBQ and Fireworks Festival
The fun starts at 5pm on July 3. Family entertainment and live music will kick off the day. At 6pm BBQ aficionados can enjoy $1 samples from 16 area restaurants and BBQ groups and vote for their favorite as People’s Choice winners with over $80,000 in donations benefiting local charities. Stay for the Independence Day fireworks extravaganza!
Village of Baytowne Wharf
Red, White and Baytowne
Celebrate the 4th of July at Baytowne Wharf with fun kids activities, great restaurants and bars, live music, and an amazing fireworks display over Baytowne Lagoon at 9:15pm.
Grayton Beach 4th of July Parade
(Line up at 8am) 8:30am
The Red Bar
Come join in the fun for the annual July 4th parade in the wonderful and funky town of Grayton Beach. Line up at The Red Bar at 8am, the parade starts at 8:30am. Decorate cars, jeeps, boats, bikes, scooters, etc. No registration needed and everyone is welcome! Enjoy popsicles, watermelon and lemonade at the end of the parade.
Easy on 30A Concert
Stop by Marina Park to celebrate July 4th with music and dancing for a great cause. This year’s concert will benefit Alaqua Animal Refuge, Lighthouse Family Ministries and the Muscogee Nation in Bruce. Enjoy live music, plus a silent auction, raffles, and much more!
Fourth of July Fireworks at Watercolor
Make your way down to WaterColor Beach to see a fantastic July 4th Fireworks show. Fireworks will be shot off over the Gulf of Mexico, and will last approximately 20 minutes.
Patriotic Pops Concert Monday, July 3
Seaside Amphitheater Join the Pensacola Symphony Orchestra for a Stars & Stripes music performance on the Amphitheater stage! The patriotic Pops concert led by Pensacola Symphony Orchestra Maestro Peter Rubardt will feature familiar Independence Day-themed music including “The 1812 Overture” and a salute to the branches of the U.S. Armed Forces.
South Walton 4th of July Parade
Tuesday, July 4
Seagrove Plaza to Seaside
Join friends and neighbors for the annual July 4th Parade down Scenic Highway 30A. The parade begins in Seagrove Beach and ends in Seaside. After the parade, stick around for the awards presentation, face painting and other fun. It is the perfect way to kick off your Independence Day!
4th of July Celebration at Seaside
7pm (fireworks at 8:30pm)
Seaside Amphitheater Bring a blanket or low chair and arrive early to ensure a spot on the grass. Free shuttles will run from the public parking lot on County Road 283 to Seaside from 6am to midnight. There’s no reason to drive into Seaside!
4th of July Concert
Alys Beach Amphitheater Enjoy live music by The Bucktown Allstars. A huge fireworks show will follow. Food and drink are available for purchase at the event.
Fourth of July Celebration
North Barrett Square & Western Green
7:30am – 8:45pm
Start bright and early with a bike decorating contest and breakfast at 7:30 a.m. followed by the bike parade throughout Town Center at 8:30 a.m.
Enjoy an old-fashioned family field day on Western Green with sack races, water balloon toss, games prizes and more at 9 a.m.
Rock to the sounds of the different decades with the “Like Totally Hep Cats” on the Western Green at 6 p.m.
Enjoy fireworks from the beach at 8:45 p.m.
Star Spangled Spectacular
Watch the largest fireworks display on the Gulf Coast! Enjoy a dueling fireworks show from the City (Russell-Fields) and County (MB Miller) Piers. Tune into partner radio stations Kick’n 103.5, BOB FM 105.1 or Hot 107.9 FM to enjoy the live music simulcast presented by Powell Broadcasting. The best place for viewing is right on the beach.