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    Red, White, Blue & 30A

    Is there anything better than celebrating America’s birthday at the beach? Of course, not! Get ready for a fun-filled weekend on 30A to celebrate our country’s freedom.


    Rags to Riches Regatta

    July 3rd | Grayton Beach

    8AM – 3PM

    A beloved annual tradition in honor of Independence Day, the Rags to Riches Regatta is Hobie Cat race from Grayton Beach to Seagrove Beach with teams of two on 16’ boats. One of the most colorful days to be at the beach, gather to cheer on your favorite boats amongst the breathtaking background of emerald water and white sand. Arrive early to reserve your spot as the beach, the Captain’s meeting is scheduled for 11AM with the race beginning shortly after.

    Grayton Beach 4th of July Parade

    July 4th | Grayton Beach


    Enjoy classic family fun at the annual 4th of July Parade in the eclectic Grayton Beach community! Line-up on Hotz Avenue begins at 8AM next to the The Red Bar. Decorate your jeeps, cars, scooters, and bikes and join in the fun (no registration required) or gather along the sidelines to enjoy the parade! Everyone is welcome.

    Photo courtesy of Discover

    Scratch Biscuit Kitchen 4th of July Celebration

    July 4th | WaterColor Town Center

    10AM – 2PM

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    Head to Scratch Biscuit Kitchen for a special July 4th celebration Scratch-style! Enjoy food, beer specials, and live music from 10AM to 2PM. Scratch Biscuit Kitchen serves up delectable made-from-scratch biscuits and original coffee blend in a casual, family-friendly environment.

    Photo courtesy of Scratch Biscuit Kitchen Facebook

    4th of July Festivities in Seaside

    July 4th | Seaside

    All day

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    While the traditional parade is not scheduled, Seaside has a fantastic 4th of July celebration in store for beachgoers with a whole day of patriotic activities in Central Square. Storefronts will be decorated in red, white, and blue, and there will be second-line-style patriotic music performances around town throughout the day, with a special performance by the Rep Theatre. Stay around for the grand finale with the largest fireworks shows not only in Seaside but along the entire Gulf Coast.

    Photo by Moon Creek Studios, courtesy of Seaside, FL Facebook

    Red, White, and Baytowne

    July 4th | The Village of Baytown Wharf

    6PM – 9:15PM

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    Celebrate in the beautiful Sandestin Golf and Beach resort with live music from Donovan Keith on the Events Plaza Stage, followed by a fireworks display that will light up the night sky at 9:15 pm.

    Photo courtesy of the Village at Baytown Wharf Facebook

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