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The Best Way to Celebrate 4th of July on 30A

4 Jun 2024
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30A is the premier travel destination on Florida’s Gulf Coast. With its white sand beaches and turquoise waters, the Emerald Coast is the perfect place for your next summer vacation and an ideal choice for your Independence Day festivities! The communities of 30A offer a blend of relaxation and adventure, just what you need for a summer holiday.

Are you spending your Independence Day in a Royal Destinations luxury rental? Here are our favorite ways to celebrate the Fourth of July on 30A and make the most of your holiday!

Rosemary Beach 4th of July

Rosemary Beach Town Center

July 4th, 7:30 AM – 10:30 AM Bike Decorating & Parade, 8:45 PM Fireworks Show

Looking for the perfect interactive Fourth of July activity for you and the kids? Join the fun at Rosemary Beach's annual bike decorating contest and parade! Each year, families come together to deck out their bikes in red, white, and blue. Get creative with your decorations and see how you fare in the contest!

Once the contest is over, there’s still a whole block party to enjoy. With special sweet treats from Kona Ice, face painting, airbrush tattoos, balloons, colored hair spray, and more, it’s fun for everyone.

In the evening, Rosemary Beach hosts one of the best fireworks displays on 30A at 8:45 PM. Gather together with the whole family to witness this spectacular show!

Independence Day Celebration at WaterColor Beach Club

WaterColor Beach Club

July 3rd - 4th 2024

Celebrate the Fourth of July in style at WaterColor Beach Club! Enjoy a Chef’s Cookout on the pool deck and patriotic drink specials available all day. From 12 PM to 7 PM, a live DJ will keep the party going.

But the fun doesn't stop there! At 8:30 PM, the renowned Fireworks on the Gulf show begins. Beach chair rentals start at 5:30 PM on a first-come, first-served basis, ensuring you get a prime spot. The Beach Club’s Tiki Bar will also be open during the show, offering a variety of drink options to enjoy during the spectacular display.

Grayton Beach 4th of July Parade

Parade Start: The Red Bar

July 4th, 2024 8:00 AM

You've seen your fair share of Fourth of July parades, but now's your chance to be a part of one! You can join in on the fun for Grayton Beach’s annual parade, whether you’re driving a scooter, skateboard, or Jeep.

Grayton Beach’s Fourth of July parade is a time-honored tradition. Gather up your most patriotic supplies to decorate your car, boat, bike, scooter—whatever vehicle you have access to! Watching the parade is just as fun, with spectators lining the streets to catch a glimpse. After the parade, you can take a well-earned dip in the Gulf. It gets hot out there!

Seaside Independence Day Celebration

Seaside Amphitheater

July 4th, 2024 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM

Seaside offers a full day of activities on the Fourth of July, starting at 9:00 AM with a lively block party. If you're traveling with kids, this is the perfect stop for you!

The block party features a variety of family-friendly activities, including face painting, ventriloquists, and a special kids' concert by Huck & Lilly at 10 AM on the amphitheater stage. There’s also a bike decorating contest and a hot dog eating contest with rounds for both kids and adults.

As the daytime festivities come to an end, enjoy the Sinfonia Gulf Coast Pops Concert at 7 PM, followed by a spectacular fireworks show at 8:30 PM. This fireworks display is one of the best on the Gulf Coast, beloved by both locals and visitors!

Here’s the full itinerary for the day:

Block party:

 9:00 AM: The REP performance

10:00 AM: Huck & Lilly

10:45 AM: Bike Decorating Contest

11:30 AM: Hot Dog Eating Contest

Evening Festivities:

7 PM: Sinfonia Gulf Coast Pops Concert

8:30 PM: Fireworks

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No matter how you choose to spend your Independence Day, it’s sure to be a great one on 30A. Whether you’re looking to stay in one of our Grayton Beach Rentals or make sure you’re in a pet-friendly rental so you can bring along your pup, Royal Destinations has the accommodations you need for your best vacation yet. Browse our available vacation rentals today, and book your next vacation to 30A with Royal Destinations.