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Four Days of Freedom Festivities on Florida’s Forgotten Coast!

By Forgotten Coast Web Team | June 21, 2024

Eastpoint Freedom Festival

Get ready for four days of freedom festivities featuring live music, parades, fireworks, and more. Whether you’re a local or a visitor, join the fun and experience the unique charm and community spirit that make the Forgotten Coast truly unforgettable.

Eastpoint – July 1: Experience the 3rd 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 Monday, July 1.

Apalachicola – July 3: Apalachicola’s Waterfront July 3rd Celebration, presented by the Apalachicola Bay Chamber of Commerce, is a can’t-miss event. At 3:00 PM, the opening ceremony will be highlighted by a fly over from Tyndall Airforce Base with F-35 Lightings. Enjoy a parade (golf cart/scooter/bicycle), ice cream social, food vendors, live music, and the evening’s finale – beautiful fireworks display over the river. 

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 & Wild Water Parade at 11:00! As the evening approaches, gather on the beach behind the Blue Parrot Oceanfront Cafe for a dazzling firework show at dark-thirty.

Carrabelle – July 5: Round out the celebrations with Carrabelle’s annual fireworks extravaganza on Friday, July 5. Start the day with a golf cart/scooter/bicycle parade, then head to the Carrabelle riverfront for food, and entertainment. Shops will be open late! Witness a breathtaking display of lights over the water 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.