Where To See 4th of July Fireworks In The South Walton Area 2021

July 4, 2021 by SoWal Staff

Every year during the first week of July folks flock to SoWal for sun, sand, surf and FIREWORKS! Celebrate Independence Day safely with us at these professional fireworks shows and celebrations in and around South Walton and Scenic 30A.

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Seaside​ 4th of July Festivities​
[Update 7/4/21 4PM Seaside Fireworks Potponed to Monday night 7/5/21]

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 (think of it as a reverse parade) 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. We hope to celebrate with you!

The Village of Baytowne Wharf in Sandestin
Join us this 4th of July for our spectacular Red, White, and Baytowne celebration! Enjoy LIVE music from Donovan Keith on the Events Plaza Stag from 7pm-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.

Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa
Hilton Sandestin will be hosting their annual 4th of July festivities throughout the holiday weekend for guests. If you are in the Sandestin area, look to the skies for the annual air show and fireworks over the Gulf of Mexico!
Warbirds Flyover Presentation 7:30pm
Annual Fireworks Show 9pm

Rosemary Beach
Rosemary Beach will have fireworks over the Gulf on the 4th starting at 8:45 PM. The town will also hold a virtual bike decorating contes.t People can pick up their bike 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 Rosemary Beach Instagram! Judging will occur after 5 PM on July 4th.

Panama City Beach
Celebrate Independence Day weekend with our Real. Fun. Fourth. events! This red, white and blue extravaganza includes 4 fireworks shows along the beach on July 2-4. Real. Fun. Fourth. | Celebrate 4th of July in Panama City Beach

Panama City Downtown Salute to Freedom Festival
Downtown Panama City comes together once again to celebrate the birth of our Great Nation on Sunday, July 4th!
This free family-friendly event is open to the public and includes:
5:00pm - Kick off our Salute to Freedom Festival with a delightful downtown Panama City parade! The parade route starts at 8th Street heading south on Harrison Avenue, right (west) on 4th St., ending at Oak Ave. Vendors and food trucks will greet you along Beach Drive (between 4th Street and Mercer Avenue) with the sights, sounds and smells of freedom with plenty to eat and plenty to peruse. There is something for everyone!
6:00pm - Soak in the sounds of live music featuring Sons of Saints & Loud Planet at the new Destination Panama City Visitors Center bayside Stage at 101 W. Beach Drive.
9:30pm - Set up your blanket and chairs on the Visitors Center #LovePC Lawn for the best view in town during our spectacular fireworks display sprawling across the beautiful St. Andrews Bay.

Star Spangled Spectacular at the MB Miller County Pier at Pier Park
Panama City Beach celebrates the 4th of July with the largest fireworks display on the Gulf Coast as fireworks are fired from the Russell-Fields City Pier and the M.B. Miller County Pier.

HarborWalk Village on Destin Harbor
Let Freedom Ring with three days of Celebrations for July 4th at HarborWalk Village in Destin Florida.
Friday, July 2nd | The Two Hoo Doos: 7:00PM
Saturday, July 3rd | 18 Miles Band: 7:00PM
Sunday, July 4th | The Manly Hero: 7:00PM
Fireworks and Fire Spinning by Autumn Lyfe: 9:00PM

Smoke on the Coast 4th of July Celebration at Destin Commons
Did you start making your 4th of July weekend plans? Come to our 10th Annual Smoke on the Coast BBQ and Fireworks Festival! On Saturday, July 3rd starting at 5 p.m. join us for loads of family entertainment and live music. At 5:30 p.m. BBQ aficionados can enjoy $1 samples from 15 area restaurants and BBQ groups... and of course we'll end the evening with an amazing fireworks show!

Main Street DeFuniak Springs 4th of July Festival
We are excited to offer Baldwin Avenue as a viewing point for the 2021 DBPA Fireworks. Along with the evening's patriotic fireworks, we will have a variety of food trucks & craft vendors onsite for guests to enjoy. Stroll, shop, sit & sip this Independence Day with Main Street from 4-9 pm on July 4th.


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