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Fourth of July Events in Destin and South Walton 2022

Happy Fourth of July! It’s a thrill to celebrate our nation’s independence and it’s even more fun when you’re at the beach. Looking for fun things to do for your independence day 2022 celebration? Here’s our suggestions depending on where you’re staying.

Events Near 30A Vacation Rentals (including Sanctuary at Redfish)

4th of July Parade (Grayton Beach)

July 4, 8 a.m. Starting at The Red Bar

Come join in the fun for the annual July 4th parade in the wonderful and funky town of Grayton Beach. Line up on Hotz Avenue next to The Red Bar starts at 8 a.m. with the parade starting at 8:30 a.m. Decorate your cars, jeeps, boats, bikes, scooters, etc. No registration needed and everyone is welcome! After the parade meet up at Grayton Coast Properties for popsicles, watermelon and lemonade. Address: 70 Hotz Ave, Grayton Beach, FL 32459

Fireworks and Field Day (Rosemary Beach)

July 4 - Fireworks at 8:45 p.m.
The Fourth of July is an all-day event in Rosemary Beach. Enjoy bicycle decorating, a bike parade, and family friendly field day events. End the day by bringing your blankets and lawn chairs to the beach to enjoy a star-spangled fireworks display in Rosemary Beach. Address: North Barrett Square, Rosemary Beach, FL 32461

Seaside Fourth of July Celebration (Seaside)

July 4, 9 a.m. -11 a.m. - Fireworks at 8:30 p.m.
Seaside will be celebrating the Fourth of July with a block party with decorated storefronts 9 a.m. -11 a.m. Enjoy nearby balloon art and stilt walking performances. End the holiday with Seaside’s spectacular fireworks finale over the Gulf of Mexico. Get the best seats from either the Seaside Amphitheater or anywhere along the beach in Seaside. Address: Central Square, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459


Miramar Beach Vacation Rentals (including Hidden Dunes Beach & Tennis Resort)

Red White and Baytowne (Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort)
July 4, 6 p.m.
Fireworks at 9:15 p.m.

Celebrate Independence Day at this family friendly event at The Village of Baytowne Wharf. Kids activities include crafts, face painting and balloon sculpting. Live music starts on the Events Plaza Stage at 7 p.m. and will feature Donovan Keith. Address: 9300 Baytowne Wharf Blvd, Miramar Beach, FL  


 Crystal Beach/Downtown Destin

Smoke on the Coast at Destin Commons

July 3, 5pm – 9pm

2021 Smoke on the Coast BBQ and Firework Festival benefiting local charities! Enjoy family entertainment, live music, and $1 BBQ samples. Tons of family fun activities and an Independence Day firework extravaganza you don't want to miss. 


Downtown Destin / Destin Harbor

Fourth of July Fireworks at HarborWalk Village

July 4, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Let Freedom Ring with three days of Celebrations for July 4th at HarborWalk Village! 

Have fun and be safe! 


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Published on Friday, July 2, 2021