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Celebrate Independence Day in Coastal Style: Four Days of Freedom Festivities!

By Forgotten Coast Web Team | June 14, 2023

4th of July Fireworks on the Forgotten Coast

Looking for the perfect way to celebrate Independence Day? Look no further than Florida’s Forgotten Coast! Join us this July for an unforgettable four-day extravaganza filled with fireworks and festivities. 

For a front-row seat to the fireworks, why not charter a boat and cruise along the river or bay? You’ll have the best view on the coast! From Alligator Point to Apalachicola, every community is planning their own spectacular Independence Day celebrations. Here’s a sneak peek at what to expect:

Eastpoint – July 1: Experience the 2nd Annual Eastpoint Freedom Festival, hosted by the Eastpoint Civic Association. Join us for a memorable evening featuring fireworks over the Bay. The show starts at dark-thirty on Saturday, July 1.

Carrabelle – July 2: Don’t miss Carrabelle’s annual fireworks extravaganza on Sunday, July 2. Head to the Carrabelle Waterfront and witness a breathtaking display of lights over the water at dark-thirty.

Apalachicola – July 3: Apalachicola’s Waterfront July 3rd Celebration, presented by the Apalachicola Bay Chamber, is a can’t-miss event. Indulge in all-American food vendors, groove to live music, and be captivated by the fireworks display on Monday, July 3.

St. George Island – July 4: Join us on St. George Island for an unforgettable July 4th celebration. Spend the entire day soaking up the sun on our beautiful award-winning beaches and head to the center of the Island to join in the fun “wet” parade at 11:00! As the evening approaches, gather on the beach behind the Blue Parrot Oceanfront Cafe for a dazzling fireworks show at dark-thirty.

Whether you prefer a waterfront balcony or a beachfront boardwalk, our lodging providers have got you covered for the ultimate Freedom Getaway. Get ready to make lasting memories and celebrate Independence Day in true coastal style.