CITY OF PANAMA CITY - DOWNTOWN MARINA
The City of Panama City and the Downtown Improvement Board proudly invite you to come be a part of this very patriotic celebration. Bring the kids, grandkids and lawn chairs and enjoy one of the largest Fireworks Display in the panhandle of Florida at the Downtown Panama City Marina. Simulcasts on ALL Magic Broadcasting Stations. Talk 101.1, Island 106, V-100 and 97X.
The festival kicks off the celebration on July 4th at 2:00 p.m featuring:
Schedule of Events
The event is FREE and open to the public and there is plenty of parking in and around the downtown.
PANAMA CITY BEACH - PIER PARK
LYNN HAVEN - VARIOUS LOCATIONS
Sharon Sheffield Park
(Times are approximate for some activities)
A.L. Kinsaul Park (End of 5th Street)
NAVAL SUPPORT ACTIVITY - PANAMA CITY
The Naval Support Facility will host a fireworks show on July 3 in the bay
BOARDWALK BEACH RESORT
Boardwalk Beach Resort will host a fireworks show on July 7.
As we celebrate the birth of our country again this year, we do not want to forget those who have fought and sacrificed so much in defense of our freedom.
The Bay County Veterans Memorial Re-Dedication ceremony will take place at 9:00 AM on the 4th at Veterans Memorial Plaza which is across from the Grand Theater at Pier Park.
CAPT Scott Pratt, Commanding Officer of the Naval Support Warfare Center PCD, will be the guest speaker. There will be a Color Guard and Wreath Laying, with special music from Sgt. Michael Anderson, TAFB.
CITY OF DESTIN
The City of Destin will host its 4th Annual Independence Day Celebration & Bike Parade on Friday, June 29th, from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Morgan Sports Center. The event is for the whole family with tons of fun activities for children of all ages.
The Bike Parade will start the celebration at 6:30 p.m. Children ages 14 and under are asked to decorate their bike, scooter or wagon with patriotic decorations for the parade. Decoration awards will be given for different categories and ages. Parade check-in will begin at 5:45 p.m. next to the concession stand located in the middle of the softball fields at Morgan Sports Center.
Following the parade will be live music, kickball, moonwalks, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball and much more. And, be sure to stick around for the fireworks show!
In Apalachicola, an old fashioned street parade, ice cream social and riverfront concert will cool you off on July 3. The traditional Red, White and Blue parade will start the festivities at 6:30 pm at Lafayette Park.
Decorate your golf cart, scooter, wagons, car or yourself with the many decorations we have on hand or Bring Your Own! The parade will end at Riverfront Park with an ice cream social.
Additional food and beverages will be available for purchase and several bands playing music will continue throughout the evening. At around 9:00pm a professional FIREWORKS DISPLAY will take place over the Apalachicola River at Riverfront Park.
ST. GEORGE ISLAND
On St. George Island, everyone is welcome to join in the annual July 4th Parade. Parade begins at 11:00. Hosted by the St. George Island Business Association. Prize for the best decorated golf cart.
Fireworks on the beach at The Blue Parrot after dark.