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4th of July Fireworks 2018 around Destin, Florida


Welcome to the beach! Fourth of July is one of our favorite holidays in Destin, Florida. Days are filled with fun on the beach with family and friends, and fireworks celebrations by night. South Walton and Destin have many options to create your perfect Independence Day celebration. Here’s a list of the events and fireworks extravaganzas along the Emerald Coast. 

Fourth of July Eve

July 3- Boomin’ Tuesday at Baytowne Wharf- 7:30 p.m. 

Get a jump on 4th of July Fireworks with Baytowne’s weekly fireworks show. Bring the family and enjoy lawn games, inflatables and a 9:15 firework show over the Lagoon. Admission is free and open to the public. Address: 9300 Emerald Coast Pkwy, Miramar Beach, FL

July 3- Seaside Stars and Stripes with the Symphony Orchestra- 7:30 p.m.

Seaside Stars & Stripes celebration kicks off with a symphonic performance. Grab your lawn chairs and blankets and pick a spot on the amphitheater lawn for this free show. Address: 25 Central Square, Seaside, FL

July 3 – Smoke on the Coast BBQ & Fireworks Festival 5-10 p.m. 

Get ready to eat for a good cause as Destin Commons hosts the Annual Smoke on the Coast BBQ and Fireworks competition. Nearly 20 teams will be competing in 3 categories on behalf of area non-profits to earn cash donations, trophies and bragging rights.  Enjoy BBQ from 5-8 p.m. and fireworks at 9:30 p.m. Address: Destin Commons 4100 Legendary Drive, Destin.

Fourth of July

July 4 – Destin Harbor / HarborWalk Village 4th of July Celebration 7- 10 p.m. 

An annual tradition, the Destin Harbor will host an All-American, Independence Day Celebration with live music, street vendors and fireworks. Entertainment begins at 7 p.m. and fireworks over the Destin  Harbor at 9 p.m. Parking at the HarborWalk Village $10 or click here for nearby paid parking lots.

July 4- Red, White and Baytowne- 6-10 PM

With a host of kid-friendly activities, crafts, face painting, live music and fireworks Baytowne has everything you need to enjoy a fun, family-friendly fourth. Live music begins at 6 on the Baytowne Lawn followed by a fireworks show over the lagoon at 9:15. Free and open to the public, blankets and lawn chairs encouraged. Address: 9300 Emerald Coast Pkwy, Miramar Beach, FL

July 4 - Solaris Fireworks Dinner Cruise 6-9:30 p.m.

Don’t miss the boat on the ultimate 4th of July in Destin celebration on the water as you cruise into the sunset, enjoy coastal cuisines, dance to live music and end the night with a spectacular fireworks show. The 125’ SOLARIS yacht features three decks of fun including the open air sky deck. Indulge in a three course, chef-prepared meal followed by an amazing dessert. Click here for details, pricing and to make reservations. 


July 4- South Walton 4th of July Parade- 8 AM 

Seaside hosts the community’s annual Independence Day parade along scenic 30A beginning at 8 AM. The parade route begins at Seagrove Plaza and continues over to Seaside where the parade ends and party begins. Off-site parking and free shuttles into Seaside are available on July 4th from 6 a.m. until midnight from the public parking lot in Grayton Beach on Hwy 283 across from The Shops at Grayton Beach. Address: 25 Central Square, Seaside, FL- Parade End & 1505 County Rd 283 S, Grayton Beach, FL- Parking for Shuttle  

July 4 – Grayton Beach 4th of July Parade- 8:30 AM 

Decorate your cars, jeeps, boats, bikes, scooters, and more and join in on the Grayton Beach Parade fun. No registration required, and all are welcome. Enjoy popsicles, watermelon and lemonade at the end of the parade. Line-up begins at The Red Bar at 8 a.m.
70 Hotz Avenue, Grayton Beach, FL

Plan Your Next Beach Vacation

Not here for Fourth of July? No problem. Now is the perfect time to start planning your next beach vacation. View our Destin Vacation Rentals online or call one of our friendly vacation specialists at 1-800-225-7652.

See you @ the beach!

Monday, July 2, 2018

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