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4 Ways to Celebrate July 4th on 30A
Posted by admin | Tuesday, June 25, 2019

From the mesmerizing fireworks to the annual 4th of July parade, 30A is the perfect place to celebrate Independence Day. On the 4th of July you’ll find live music, family-friendly games, decorating contests (whether you have a bike, beach cart, a dog or kids, join the decorating fun), mouth-watering food and cold cocktails. 

Once the sun begins to set, you’re able to enjoy fireworks from virtually every beach community along 30A. With so many activities taking place, we’ve compiled a list of our favorite things to do on 30A for the 4th of July. 


The Annual South Walton July 4th Parade

Thursday, July 4th / 8:00am / Free Admission 

The Annual South Walton July 4th Parade begins at Seagrove Plaza and travels down to Central Square in Seaside. This annual parade attracts an impressive crowd, so plan to arrive early.

The Rosemary Beach July 4th Celebration

7:30am-9pm / Free Admission 

The Rosemary Beach July 4th Celebration begins with the bike decorating contest and breakfast at 7:30 am. Remember when we mentioned bringing your bike, beach cart, dog and kids? This is why. Arrive early for time to decorate before the bike parade begins at 8:30 am, which travels through the Rosemary Beach Town Center. Stick around for the Old Fashioned Family Field Day starting at 9 am after the parade. 

After a day of fun, enjoy live music 6-8:45 pm with fireworks to conclude the show (at 9 pm). Blankets and lawn chairs are welcome to enjoy the show.

Seaside’s July 4th with Sister Hazel and Fireworks

5:30-8:30pm / Free Admission 

Seaside hosts a July 4th celebration with Sister Hazel and fireworks. Make your way to Seaside for live music starting at 5:30 pm. Headliner Sister Hazel takes the stage at 7 pm. End the night with a spectacular firework display over the Gulf of Mexico beginning at 8:30 pm. Similar to the annual parade, Seaside will attract quite the crowd, plan to arrive early.

Alys Beach 4th of July 2019 Fireworks and Concert

6pm / Free Admission 

Alys Beach puts on incredible events all throughout the year and July 4th is no exception. Enjoy live music by Rhythm Nation starting at 6 pm with fireworks to follow. Come hungry, food and drinks will be available for purchase.

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