4th of July celebration preparations are in full swing along the coast. We've compiled a list of the activities you don't want to miss from Destin to Rosemary Beach! Whether you're looking for face painting or fireworks, there are plenty of ways to this celebrate this Independence Day!
Smoke on the Coast BBQ and Fireworks Festival
July 3 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Join us for the 10th annual Smoke on the Coast BBQ and Fireworks Festival! Starting at 5:00pm, family entertainment and live music will kick off the day. At 5:30 p.m., BBQ aficionados can enjoy $1 samples from area restaurants and BBQ groups and vote for their favorites as People’s Choice winners with over $85,000 in donations benefiting local charities. Stop by for family fun activities including an Independence Day firework extravaganza!
July 4th at Shunk Gulley
July 4 11:00am - 10:00pm
Come celebrate our freedom and July 4th at Shunk Gulley with live music, food and drink specials, and stunning views of the Gulf of Mexico!
Face Painting & Crafts with Uniquely Clever
July 4 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Join us for July 4th face painting and crafts with Katlyn of Uniquely Clever! Katlyn will be set up in the screen porch located off the left side of the stage. Fees do apply, no sign ups necessary.
4th of July Celebration
July 2, 3, & 4 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Let freedom ring with three days of celebrations for July 4th at HarborWalk Village!
Friday, July 2nd | The Two Hoo Doos
Saturday, July 3rd | 18 Miles Band
Sunday, July 4th | The Manly Hero & Fireworks and Fire Spinning by Autumn Lyfe
Red, White, & Baytowne
July 4 6:00pm - 9:15pm
Join us this 4th of July for our spectacular Red, White, and Baytowne celebration! Enjoy live music from Doovan Keith on the Events Plaza stage from 7:00pm - 9:15pm, followed by a fireworks display that will light up the night sky at 9:15pm. The Village of Baytowne Wharf will also host kids activities including kids crafts, face painting, and balloon sculpting.
Fourth of July Celebration
In lieu of a parade along 30a this year, SEASIDE is hosting a day of patriotic activities in Central Square. We are excited to have an all-day block party with merchants’ storefronts donned in patriotic decor and second-line-style patriotic music performances around town throughout the day, with a special performance by the Rep Theatre. All of this will culminate into what will be the largest fireworks shows not only in Seaside but along the entire Gulf Coast.
Fourth of July Biscuits & Beer
July 4 10:00am - 2:00pm
WaterColor Inn guests and Watercolor Community guests and owners can celebrate Independence Day with a family-friendly DJ Pool Party at WaterColor Beach Club. Enjoy weekend long food and drink specials and live music poolside Sunday, July 4 from 4:00pm - 7:00pm.
4th of July Celebration at Rosemary Beach
July 4 8:45pm
Enjoy a firework display from the beach at 8:45pm. Blankets and lawn chairs are welcome. Bike enthusiasts are encouraged to join the virtual bike decorating contest. Pick up your decorating kit for a suggested donation of $5. All proceeds go to the Boys and Girls Club. Decorate your bike and post a picture to our Instagram! Judging will take place after 5:00pm on July 4th.
Grayton Beach 4th of July Parade
July 4 8:00am
Come join in the fun for the annual July 4th parade in Grayton Beach. Line up on Holtz Avenue next to The Red Bar starts at 8:00am with the parade starting at 8:30am. Decorate your cars, boats, bikes, scooters, etc. No registration needed and everyone is welcome! After the parade, meet up at Grayton Coast Properties for popsicles, watermelon, and lemonade.
Scratch Biscuit Kitchen 4th of July Celebration
July 4 10:00am - 2:00pm
Join Scratch Biscuit Kitchen on July 4th for food, beer specials, and live music from 10:00am to 2:00pm. Open to the public; reservations not accepted.
Sunday Pickin' with Mike Whitty & Friends
July 4 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Come one, come all to this Sunday Pickin' at The Bay with Mike Whitty & friends! Join us once again at The Sand Ole Opry.
4th of July Concert
July 4 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Celebrate 4th of July with live music followed by fireworks. Food and beverage will be available for purchase. \Allea Sipper on