4th of July Events in Destin 2019
The 4th of July is next week! Check out all the exciting 4th of July events happening in the Destin/30A area next week to celebrate!
1. 4th of July Celebration at HarborWalk Village
Enjoy a spectacular evening filled with amazing food, friendly people, live music, and fireworks. HarborWalk Village is hosting a free 4th of July Celebration on the harbor from 7 pm to 10 pm. Eli Hannon and Crushed Velvet are performing on the main stage from 7 pm to 9 pm and the fireworks begin at 9:15 pm. Following fireworks, enjoy a spectacular fire spinning show on the main stage at 9:30 pm. All in all, this is a kid-friendly event your entire family will love!
2. South Walton 4th of July Parade
Scenic highway 30A plays host to the Seaside 4th of July Parade which begins its celebratory route at the Seagrove Plaza and makes its way through Seaside. Individuals and families line up early for this fun event which begins promptly at 8:00 am. Kids will want to be sure to pack a bag or two as they collect goodies thrown from a variety of colorful and captivating floats. Marching bands, dance performances, and costumes are all ready and waiting to be admired when you pick the perfect spot to take in the Seaside 4th of July Parade. Keep on celebrating in the town center after the parade ends with 4th of July festivities in Seaside!
3. Red, White, and Baytowne
The Village of Baytowne Wharf is celebrating the 4th of July with Red, White, and Baytowne. This family-friendly event starts at 6 pm with lawn games, crafts, face painting, and inflatables kids will love. Live music begins at 7 pm with a performance by Donovan Keith on the Events Plaza Stage. Following the live music, there will be a firework show at 9:15 over the bay. Overall, this is a wonderful event your whole family is sure to enjoy!
4. Sandestin 4th of July BBQ
In addition to the live music and kids activities in Baytowne Wharf, there will also be a 4th of July BBQ at the Baytowne Marina from 6 pm to 9 pm. Enjoy delicious BBQ favorites with your friends and family and then head over to the Red, White, and Baytowne Celebration to watch the fireworks over the Choctawhatchee Bay! Tickets are $38 for adults, $16 for kids, and infant/toddler admission is free. Get your BBQ tickets here!
5. Smoke on the Coast
Looking for fireworks on July 3rd too? No worries here! Destin Commons hosts their 9th Annual Smoke on the Coast BBQ and Fireworks Show on July 3rd. At this event, 18 participating local charities team up with local restaurants to compete in the annual BBQ competition. Enjoy live music by Forrest Williams Band from 5 pm to 7 pm and Heritage Band from 7 pm to 9 pm. The BBQ competition starts at 5:30, so come out and try $1 BBQ samples and vote for your favorite team! Fireworks begin at 9:30 pm over Destin Commons.
With so many fun 4th of July events and activities happening in Destin, it’s easy to see why people love visiting the area this time of year. If you haven’t booked your 4th of July stay yet, check out our available vacation homes and book your stay before it’s too late!