There’s a lot planned for the Fourth of July in Gulf County and surrounding areas. Here’s a look at some of the events that will be taking place.
Forgotten Coast Sea Turtle Festival
The festivities will get started on Sunday, July 2, with the seventh annual Forgotten Coast Sea Turtle Festival. The Festival will include music, the Annual Sea Creature Parade at the Festival site, food trucks, turtle talks, educational displays, arts and crafts vendors, and activities for kids.
The Festival is free to attendees and will take place rain or shine at George Core Park in Port St. Joe from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. EDT.
Independence Day Block Party
The community of North Port St. Joe will be hosting a block party starting at 8 p.m. EDT on Monday, July 3, and running through 2 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, July 4.
All are invited to attend and enjoy food vendors, live music and activities for families. The block party will take place along Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, which will be blocked off and open to foot traffic only.
City of Port St. Joe Fireworks Display
The Gulf County TDC and The City of Port St Joe will be putting on a spectacular firework celebration at 10:00 p.m. EDT on July 4. The show will be visible from the Port St. Joe downtown area and the George Core Park area.
City of Wewahitchka Fireworks Display
The Gulf County TDC and The City of Wewahitchka will be putting on a spectacular firework celebration at Lake Alice Park on July 4. The fireworks display is scheduled to begin at dark.
City of Mexico Beach Fireworks Display
Mexico Beach’s Blast on the Beach Firework Show will begin around 8:30 p.m. CDT. This show can be seen throughout the entire city, and it will be one show you will not want to miss.
For those who will be enjoying the show on the beach, the city asks that they be mindful of their “Leave No Trace” ordinance that states all personal belonging must be taken off the beach when beachgoers leave for the day.
Don’t see your event on our list? Send details to [email protected] to be included.