Fun on the Fourth


Port St. Joe, Wewahitchka and Mexico Beach will celebrate the Fourth of July with fireworks shows.

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Published: Thursday, June 26, 2014 at 09:05 AM.

Independence Day is ahead and the night sky will soon be lit up with the glittering explosions of local/area firework displays. It’s an annual event that everyone looks forward to, so here’s where you can get your fix for the Fourth.

Port St. Joe

On Friday, July 4, Port St. Joe will commemorate the historic event starting at 6:30 p.m. ET with a parade down Reid Avenue featuring golf carts, go-karts and bicycles. Immediately following the parade, a low country boil fundraiser and flag ceremony to honor America’s founding fathers will take place at City Commons Park.

A street dance will take place on Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. starting at 6 p.m. ET that will run into the night, ending at 1 a.m.

Starting at 8:30 p.m. ET, 15-piece Panama City big band, Go Big or Go Home will perform an hour-long set on the George Core Park stage.

During an intermission in the music, the annual fireworks display will be launched over St. Joseph’s Bay. Once complete, Go Big or Go Home will play another 60-minute set to round out the celebration.


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