Fourth of July Events from SanDestin to Mobile
The Gulf Coast of Northwest Florida and Coastal Alabama are home to nearly every military branch. Subsequently, it hosts some of the most outstanding Fourth of July events anywhere. Use our locals’ guide to find the perfect Independence Day celebration near you.
The Village of Baytowne Wharf presents live music and family fun from 6-10 p.m. this July 4th. Live music will fill the streets of Baytowne from 6-9 p.m., and fireworks begin at 9:15 over the lagoon. Bring the whole family, along with your lounge chairs and picnic basket. Settle on the green, and let the kids enjoy the freedom of running about to play corn-hole, in addition to arts and crafts, face painting, balloon sculpting and more.
HarborWalk Village is proud to present four nights of Fourth of July events! Located behind the Emerald Grande, HarborWalk brings you fireworks and live music every night from July 1-4. From 7-9 tonight, July 3, enjoy R&B and Soul from Kane and the Saints, a Dothan, Alabama band known for its covers of Lawrence Taylor, Gotye, Marcy Playground and more. On Independence Day, check out January Noise, a Nashville-based alternative cover band. Fireworks over the harbor follow both shows at 9 p.m., and the fire spinning group, Just Add Fire, will bring the evening to a sizzling close.
Seville Quarter isn’t known as one of Northwest Florida’s premier entertainment spots for nothing. Once again, Sertoma, a community service organization, is hosting one of the largest fireworks displays and family events of the year at Seville Quarter in downtown Pensacola. From 11 a.m. – 6 p.m., families can enjoy free activities, including bounce houses, a rock-climbing wall, face painting, and arts and crafts. At 7:30 p.m., the Pensacola Symphony Orchestra takes the stage at the Hunter Amphitheater in Vince Whibbs Community Maritime Park, and fireworks follow at 9 p.m. over the Pensacola Bay.
Fairhope brings you live music, local vendors, and dazzling fireworks from the Fairhope Municipal Pier and Park. Don’t miss The Baldwin Pops Band Independence Day Concert at 7:30 p.m. The Baldwin Pops are a group of local volunteer musicians who provide free concerts as a source of community enrichment. They’ll be followed by fireworks over Mobile Bay at 9 p.m.
Does it get more patriotic than a Fourth of July celebration held at Battleship Memorial Park? Celebrate Independence Day at the home of the World War II battleship USS ALABAMA and submarine USS DRUM. The festivities begin at 5 p.m., with concessions and a concert. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy fireworks at 9 p.m.
Enjoy all the Fourth of July events and have a safe and happy Independence Day!