Fourth of July events in Walton County

July 1, 2014

fireworksSeaside Fourth of July parade, symphony and fireworks
Travel to Seaside for this patriotic celebration. Start the day out at 8 a.m. with the annual July 4th Parade down Scenic Highway 30-A and concluding in Seaside with even more fun.

Then make sure to reserve your spot on the lawn for a festive Pop’s performance from the Pensacola Symphony Orchestra at 7:15 p.m. followed by fireworks finale at 9 p.m. Make sure to grab your seat on the lawn early, as space fills up quickly for this festive event. Free.

Red, White & Baytowne
Time: 7 p.m.
Cost: Free
Enjoy a day of fun in the sun, and an evening that lights up the sky. Live music by Mama’s Blue Dress and kid’s activities from 7-9 p.m. Fireworks light up the sky at 9:15 p.m.

Topsail Hill Preserve State Park
The 4th of July event starts with first concert at 4 p.m. featuring Lucky Mud, then the Bridget Kelly Band.  Music from 4 – 8 p.m. with hot dogs and hamburgers on the grill. Bicycle decorating and parade through the park from 3:30 – 4 p.m. Meet at the day use area. After dark, take the tram down to beach to watch the visible local fireworks displays.

Fireworks locations in South Walton:
• Rosemary Beach – 8:30 p.m.
• Alys Beach – 9 p.m.
• WaterSound – 9 p.m.
• Seaside – 9 – p.m.
• Watercolor Resort – 9 p.m.
• Hilton at Sandestin – 9 p.m.
• Baytowne Village – 9 p.m.

North Walton:
DeFuniak Springs Fourth of July parade and fireworks
4:30 p.m. – Along Circle Drive.
The DeFuniak Springs Business Professional Association presents their Fourth of July celebration. Theme this year is “Celebrating 200 years of the Star Spangled Banner”
After dark watch the fireworks display.
Opening ceremonies 6 p.m. Entertainment following opening ceremonies
Admission is free. Parade participation is free. Sign up for cash prizes with your float entry. For more information call 850-830-1661. To sign up for the parade call 850-892-3950. Entrance to the lake yard will be off Live Oak Avenue only.