Independence Day celebrations in Walton County

June 20, 2015

seasidegirlsEnjoy parades, fireworks, concerts and more in north or south Walton County this 4th of July.

North Walton:

DeFuniak Springs

4:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Enjoy a 4th of July celebration along Lake Defuniak. Parade starts at 4:30 p.m., then an Air Force flyover along with fireworks after dark.

Cash prizes and trophies will be awarded to the best floats. For more information call 850-830-1661 or to sign up for the parade call 850-892-3950.


6 p.m. – Fun and live music by Hunter Phelps at Nick’s Seafood Restaurant at Basin Bayou.

South Walton:

Seaside 4th of July parade along Scenic Hwy. 30A

8 a.m. – Join your friends and neighbors for the annual July 4th Parade down Scenic Highway 30A and concluding in Seaside with even more fun.

The parade begins in Seagrove Beach and travels down 30A, ending in Seaside. After the parade, stick around for the awards presentation, face painting and fun with 30A Radio.

Call (850) 231-6107 or visit to register. Parade starts at Seagrove Plaza, 3723 Scenic Hwy. 30A.

Grayton Beach parade 

8 a.m. – A traditional July 4th parade in Grayton Beach. Line up at the Red Bar starts at 8 a.m., with the parade starting at 8:30 a.m. Decorate your vehicles. No registration required. The parade will end at Grayton Coast Properties for watermelon and lemonade.

Baytowne Wharf fun and fireworks

6 – 10 p.m. – The Village of Baytowne Wharf will have a host of kids activities, including crafts, face painting, lawn games and inflatables. Enjoy live music by Soul Track Mind and fireworks over the lagoon at 9:15 pm. Admission is free and open to the public. For more information, visit or call 850-267-8117.

Alys Beach concert and fireworks

6 – 9 p.m. – Celebrate the 4th of July at Alys Beach with live music by Compozitionz followed by fireworks. Piper’s will offer food and beverage. Free and open to the pubic.

Alys Beach Amphitheatre. Somerset Street Panama City Beach, FL 32413
Seaside – Pensacola Symphony and fireworks

7 p.m. – Pensacola Symphony Orchestra Pops performance followed by an unbelievable fireworks finale—an annual 4th of July Seaside tradition. Bring your own chair or blanket early, as space fills up quickly for this festive event.