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WCT Independence Day Round-Up 2024

30A Holiday Meals
Pre-order for the holiday by Sunday, June 30 with meal pick up Wednesday and Thursday July 3 and 4. Visit the website below for more details. 
  • Website: 30aholidaymeals.com
  • Address: 2217 W. Co. Hwy. 30A, Suite E., Santa Rosa Beach
  • Phone: (850) 267-0400
July 4:
Alys Beach: Donut Eating Contest
What better way to kick-off our favorite star-spangled holiday than with a good, old-fashioned donut eating contest! Proudly sponsored by Charlie’s Delights, whose donuts have long been an Alys Beach tradition, this contest is sure to be one for the record books. Whether you participate as a contestant or come to cheer on the contest, we invite you to join Alys Beach and Charlie’s Delights for a sweet and festive start to the Fourth of July celebrations.
Alys Beach: Fourth of July Concert and Fireworks Show
Join us for a Fourth of July concert in the Amphitheatre with live music by Bay Kings Band on Thursday, July 4, 6 - 9 p.m. There will be food and drink available for purchase. The concert will begin at 6 p.m. with fireworks to follow.
Blue Mountain Bakery: Five-Year Anniversary Party
Celebrate five years with us with an anniversary party Monday, July 1, featuring giveaways, live music and barbecue. 
  • Website: bluemountainbakery.com
  • Address: 2217 W. Co. Hwy. 30A, Suite E, Santa Rosa Beach
  • Phone: (850) 267-0400
Freeport: Fourth of July Parade and Fireworks
The City of Freeport will be having their annual Fourth of July Parade on Thursday beginning at 4 p.m. at Freeport Middle School. State Road 20 will be closed to all traffic in the parade route path at 3:45 p.m. and will reopen after the parade. Participating in our parade is free and a great way to show your patriotism. Businesses, clubs, organizations, churches, etc. are welcome to participate and advertise to all of our wonderful residents. A spectacular fireworks show will take place at 8:30 p.m. in the Freeport Regional Sports Complex. Vendors will be available to purchase food.
Hometown DeFuniak Springs: 34th Annual Fourth of July Celebration 
Please join us for the 34th annual celebration of the Fourth of July with food trucks, live music and a fantastic fireworks show. The parade is at 4 p.m., opening ceremonies at 6 p.m. and fireworks at dark!
North Beach Social to Host Independence Day Bash
North Beach Social is set to celebrate America's independence on the Fourth of July with an all-day event. Enjoy a shrimp and crab boil starting at 1 p.m. as well as a $5 "Make it a Bucket" special on all signature drinks. Sit back and soak in the funky soul vibes of Donnie Sundal 1 - 3 p.m. Then Grateful Dan Duo is rocking live 6 - 8 p.m. and heating things up as he rolls over to DJ mode from 8 - 9:30 p.m. Finally, North Beach Social will light up the sky with a magnificent display of fireworks at 9 p.m. See you on the North Beach of South Walton for the Fourth of July Bash!
  • Website: northbeach.social
  • Address: 24200 Hwy. 331 S., Santa Rosa Beach
  • Phone: (850) 62-8110
Rosemary Beach: Fourth of July Celebration
Join us for our annual bike decorating breakfast, contest and parade! Start bright and early with our bike decorating contest and breakfast at 7:30 a.m. followed by the bike parade at 8:30 a.m. and block party until 10:30 a.m., where we will announce the winners of the bike decorating contest. We will have special sweet treats from our friends at Kona Ice as well as face painting, airbrush tattoos, balloons, colored hair spray and more! Later that night, join us for face painting starting at 5 p.m. and a screening of National Treasure at the Eastern Green starting at 8 p.m.
Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort: Red, White and Baytowne Fourth of July Event
Join us this Fourth of July for our spectacular Red, White and Baytowne celebration! Enjoy live music from Below Alabama on the Events Plaza Stage from 7 - 9:15 p.m., followed by a fireworks display that will light up the night sky at 9:15 p.m. The Village of Baytowne Wharf will also host kids' activities including kids' crafts, face painting and balloon sculpting.
  • Website: baytownewharf.com
  • Address: 9100 Baytowne Wharf Blvd., Miramar Beach
  • Phone: (850) 267-8110
Seaside Independence Day Celebration & Fireworks Spectacular
Join us for our annual Independence Day Celebration in Seaside with fun taking place throughout the day! The REP performance is at 9 a.m., Huck & Lilly at 10 a.m., a bike decorating contest at 10:45 a.m. and a hot dog eating contest at 11:30 a.m. Later in the evening, Sinfonia Gulf Coast Pops Concert is at 7 p.m.  and at 8:30 p.m. are fireworks.
SunQuest Cruises: Fourth of July Dinner Cruise
Don't miss the ultimate Fourth of July celebration on the water! Cruise past the crowds with an exclusive event aboard the 125-feet Solaris Yacht. This 3.5-hour dinner cruise departs for an unforgettable sunset, dinner service, live music and of course - fireworks! Reservations are required and can be made online at SunQuestCruises.com or by calling (850) 650-2519. A 72-hour cancellation policy applies to all holiday events.
July 5:
Blue Mountain Beach Bakery: Block Party 
Join us to kick-off the weekend Friday, July 5 for a block party from 5:30 - 9 p.m. with live music, a shrimp boil, barbecue and a full bar. 
  • Website bluemountainbakery.com
  • Address: 2217 W. Co. Hwy. 30A, Suite E, Santa Rosa Beach
  • Phone: (850) 267-0400