There’s a reason families flock from all over to spend the 4th of July on 30A. There’s so much to look forward to! Besides a relaxing afternoon on the beach, there are plenty of fun (and FREE) parades, parties, concerts, and must-see fireworks shows.
Never spent July 4th along the beautiful beaches of South Walton? We’ve got a full list of all the events and activities happening in and around 30A:
South Walton 4th of July Parade – 8:00 AM
The parade begins at 8 AM in front of the Seagrove Plaza, where participants will march down 1.5 miles from Seagrove decked out in their patriotic costumes and riding elaborate holiday floats. The parade will stop at Seaside, where a panel of judges will select the winners from the parade entries.
Whether you are riding a bike, scooter, golf cart, or float, you are invited to participate in the parade. However, you must register ahead of time. Missed registration? No problem. The part starts in Seaside anyway! Off-site parking and free shuttles into Seaside run from 6 a.m. until midnight from the public parking lot in Grayton Beach on Highway 283.
Grayton Beach 4th of July Parade – 8:30 AM
Start lining up at 8 AM along Holtz Avenue next to The Red Bar. No need to register…everyone is welcome! Just decorate your cars, bikes, boats, scooters, or skateboards! And enjoy popsicles, watermelon, and lemonade after the parade.
Rosemary Beach 4th of July Celebration – 7:30 AM – 8:45 PM
Start the morning early with a Bike Decorating Contest and Breakfast at 7:30 AM, followed by the Bike Parade through Town Center at 8:30 AM. More fun to follow with an old-fashioned family field day on the Western Green. Activities include sack races, water balloon tosses, and so much more. Settle down around 6:00 PM with live music on the Western Green. The music is followed by a fireworks display from the beach at 8:45 PM.
Seaside 4th of July Concert – 5:30 -9:00 PM
Claim your spot early for the Seaside 4th of July Concert. Live music starts at 5:30 PM, followed by a fireworks show at 8:30 PM.
Red, White & Baytowne – 6:00 – 10:00 PM
The Village of Baytowne Wharf puts on quite a show with a host of kids activities and live music for everyone performed from 6-9 p.m. Then, stick around for the 4th of July Fireworks Celebration starting at 9:15 p.m.
4th of July Concert at Alys Beach Amphitheatre – 6:00 – 9:00 PM
Enjoy a concert in beautiful Alys Beach as the sunsets. And it wouldn’t be the 4th of July without fireworks, right? Stick around after the concert to watch the sky over Alys Beach light up!