Fun on the Fourth

Published: Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at 10:42 AM.

On Thursday, July 4, Mexico Beach will host the Best Blast on the Beach. The celebration begins with the annual Sandy Shoes 5K Fun Run, which starts at Under the Palms Park at 7 a.m. CT. Register in advance for the event at the Tourist Information Center. The race is limited to 325 runners. There will be no registration the day of the race.

A kid’s fishing tournament will also take place at Canal Park from 9:30 a.m. until 11 a.m. CT. Free hot dogs, snacks and beverages will be provided for fishermen and their parents.

At 8:30 p.m. CT the fireworks will light up from the pier for this year’s annual display.

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