Where to See Fireworks on July 4th, 2012

June 29, 2012 by SoWal Staff

There's nothing better on the 4th of July than to head down to the beach. You can usually see fireworks up and down the coast. It's quite a sight to behold. The following fireworks displays are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted. 

Hilton Sandestin Beach -9pm
The Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa presents a fireworks Show begins at 9pm, with beach chair rentals available for a fee. Seating for the show begins at 7:30pm. More info at

The Village of Baytowne Wharf, Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort – 6pm
Enjoy kids’ activities including face-painting and balloon sculpting beginning at 6pm, with live music by The Shrimpboat Cowboys from 7-9pm and fireworks show at 9:15pm. More info at

WaterColor Resort -9pm
The WaterColor Inn & Resort celebrates the holiday with fireworks on the beach at 9pm. (An all-inclusive Celebration Picnic on the Beach at 7pm requires reservations and paid admission.) More info at

Seaside -7pm
Stars & Stripes at Seaside features a live performance by Sinfonia Gulf Coast, with special guest, Time for Three, followed by the largest fireworks display on 30A at 9pm, simulcast on 30A Radio (107.1FM). More info at

Alys Beach – 9am & 7pm
Local master sand sculptor Mark Flynn teaches sandcastle building from 9-11am. At 7pm, the Summer Concert Series continues with the Atlanta All-Stars in the Amphitheater, followed by fireworks at 9pm. Bring blankets or low-back chairs for seating. More info at

Rosemary Beach - 7:30am – 9 pm
The 4th of July Celebration begins with a bike parade in North Barrett Square, followed by Family Field Day on Western Green from 9-11am. There’s a barbecue from 5-7pm on Eastern Green, a concert from 6:30 -8:30pm, and fireworks finale at 8:45pm. More info at

For more activities be sure to check the SoWal Events Calendar and the SoWal Live Music Calendar.


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