4th of July Events

Rags to Riches Regatta

July 3, 7 a.m.  at Grayton Beach

The Rags to Riches Regatta is a 40-year sailing tradition where 30A locals and visitors gather to cheer on teams as they navigate 16-foot catamarans in a race from Grayton Beach (originally known as the “rags” side of town) to Seagrove (also known as the “riches” neighborhood). Presented by Crater Train Brewing Company, The 30A Company, and Tribe Kelley Surf Post, the race will benefit South Walton Artificial Reef Association (SWARA) and their mission to protect and preserve our local marine resources. It is one of the fun 4th of july activities.

Blue Mountain Bakery Block Party

July 3, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.

The Blue Mountain Bakery is celebrating two years of operation with a block party. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy live bluegrass music from Longleaf Drive. The bakery will be open for dinner and dessert. BBQ brisket and shrimp boil plates will also be available. Pre-orders are encouraged for larger parties. All proceeds will benefit a Blue Mountain Bakery employee’s grandchild recently diagnosed with leukemia.

Grayton Beach 4th of July Parade

July 4, 8 a.m. Starting at The Red Bar

Come join in the fun for the annual July 4th parade in the wonderful and funky town of Grayton Beach. Line up on Hotz Avenue next to The Red Bar starts at 8 a.m. with the parade starting at 8:30 a.m. Decorate your cars, jeeps, boats, bikes, scooters, etc. No registration is needed and everyone is welcome! After the parade meet up at Grayton Coast Properties for popsicles, watermelon and lemonade.

Rosemary Beach Fireworks and Field Day

All Day Event on July 4

Fireworks at 8:45 p.m.
The Fourth of July is an all-day event in Rosemary Beach. 4th of July fun activities for adults include bicycle decorating, a bike parade, and family-friendly field day events. End the day by bringing your blankets and lawn chairs to the beach to enjoy a star-spangled fireworks display at Rosemary Beach.

Seaside Fourth of July Celebration

July 4, 9 a.m. -11 a.m.

Fireworks at 8:30 p.m.

Seaside will be celebrating the Fourth of July with a block party with decorated storefronts 9 a.m. -11 a.m. Enjoy nearby balloon art and stilt walking performances. End the holiday with Seaside’s spectacular fireworks finale over the Gulf of Mexico. Get the best seats from either the Seaside Amphitheater or anywhere along the beach in Seaside.

Red White and Baytowne
July 4, 6 p.m.
Fireworks at 9:15 p.m.

Celebrate Independence Day at this family-friendly event at The Village of Baytowne Wharf. 4th of july activities for kids include crafts, face painting and balloon sculpting. Live music starts on the Events Plaza Stage at 7 p.m. and will feature Donovan Keith.

Restaurant Specials and Offers

Fourth of July Biscuits & Beer
July 4, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Celebrate Fourth of July – Scratch style! Join Scratch Biscuit Kitchen for food and beer specials and enjoy live music throughout the event. Open to the public; reservations are not accepted.

  • Website:scratchbk.com
  • Address: 1777 E Co Hwy 30A, Unit 101 Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459

Prema Organic Cafe in Seagrove Beach

July 4 Weekend

From the best 4th of july menus, we’re offering a flag inspired smoothie bowl. Our ALL AMERICAN 100% Organic SMOOTHIE BOWL called the “RED, WHITE AND BLUEBERRIES” is guaranteed to be delicious, satisfying and make you want to sing the national anthem. Red, white and blueberries will be offered the entire weekend. Come join us at our 100% organic, gluten-free, soy-free, canola oil-free cafe.

  • Website: prema30a.com/
  • Address: 3557 E Co Hwy 30A, Seagrove Beach, FL 32459

Swell Pops

Swell Pops will be selling their red, white and blue popsicles all month long to celebrate the Fourth of July.

Independence Day at Shunk Gulley

July 4, 11 a.m. -10 p.m.

Come celebrate our freedom and the Fourth of July at Shunk Gulley with live music, food and drink specials with stunning views of the Gulf of Mexico.