Independence Day celebrations in Walton County

June 20, 2018

July  3

Seaside – 7:30 p.m.
Stars and Strips POPS Concert featuring the Pensacola Symphony Orchestra at the Seaside Amphitheater. Free

July 4

Grayton Beach – 8:30 a.m. parade starts
The South Walton Youth Football & Cheer host the Grayton Beach 4th of July Day parade. They will be passing out beads and American flags. Wear your red white and blue with your football jerseys or cheer uniforms. Anyone who wishes to participate in the parade meet at 7:50 a.m. at the Red Bar. Afterwards, enjoy watermelon and lemonade at Grayton Coast Properties. Free

Seaside – 8 a.m. parade starts at Seagrove Plaza

Enjoy the South Walton 4th of July parade as it starts at Seagrove Plaza, 3723 E CR30A and meanders down 30A to Seaside. For more information email or call 850-830-3288. Free

To register for the parade click here. Registration deadline June 22.

7 p.m. – Independence Day concert featuring the Victory Belles. Seaside Amphitheater

8:30 p.m. – Fireworks over the Gulf of Mexico.

Baytowne Wharf Sandestin 6-9 p.m.

Join in at Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin this 4th of July for their Red, White, and Baytowne celebration. Beginning at 6 p.m. enjoy lawn games, inflatables, kids crafts, and face painting. Then enjoy live music from Donovan Keith on the Events Plaza Stage at 7 pm, followed by a fireworks display that will light up the night sky at 9:15 p.m. Free.

Rosemary Beach 7:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Start your 4th bright and early at 7:30 a.m. with the Rosemary Beach bike decorating contest and breakfast followed by a bike parade through the Town Center and an old-fashioned family field day on Western Green. At 6 p.m. you can enjoy the musical stylings of the “Like Totally” Hep Cats followed by a fireworks display on the beach at 8:45 p.m. Blankets and chairs encouraged.

Alys Beach 6-9 p.m.

Bring your blankets and chairs and grab a spot on the Alys Beach Amphitheater lawn for live music by Celebrity All Star Band and a fireworks display. Pack a picnic, bring the cooler or grab some food and drinks from the available vendors. This event is free and open to the public, and family-friendly.

DeFuniak Springs – 4 p.m. parade on Circle Drive around Lake DeFuniak.

6 p.m. –
The DeFuniak Springs Business and Professional Association Fourth of July Celebration will be held this year at Wee Care Park.  Opening ceremonies begin at 6 p.m. Entertainment will feature the DeFuniak Springs Community Band and Shane Owens. Fireworks start at dark.

For more information call 830-1661. To signup for the parade call Alicia Ammons at 850-892-2134. No personal fireworks allowed.