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July 4th Salute to Freedom Festival

July 4, 2025 @ 4:00 pm 9:30 pm

Destination Panama City is excited to announce the details for the July 4th Salute to Freedom Festival! Join our community for a day of patriotic festivities, family-friendly activities, and a breathtaking fireworks display. The July 4th Salute to Freedom Festival promises to be a memorable experience for all ages, with a lineup of exciting activities and entertainment. This family-friendly event is free and open to the public with limited VIP tickets available.

Event Details:

July 4, 2025, from 4 PM – 9:30 PM at the Destination Panama City Visitors Center located at 101 W. Beach Drive Panama City, Florida 32401.

Live Entertainment: Immerse yourself in live music and captivating performances on the main stage.
4:30 PM – Coming Soon
6:00 PM – Coming Soon
7:30 PM – Coming Soon

Family Fun Zone: Bring the entire family for a day of joy at our Family Fun Zone, featuring a variety of activities catering to children of all ages.

Food and Refreshments: Relish the flavors of summer with an array of food vendors offering delectable treats and refreshing beverages.

Eclectic Vendors: Explore a delightful assortment of vendors showcasing artisanal crafts, unique jewelry, trendy clothing boutiques, and more.

Fireworks Display: The evening’s highlight will be a spectacular fireworks display commencing at 9:00 PM. Bring a picnic blanket or chairs to the #LovePC Festival Grounds, where you can relax and enjoy the breathtaking show illuminating the night sky over St. Andrews Bay.

What to Bring:

  • ID – Anyone planning to consume alcohol must show identification and wear the official event 21+ event wristband. ID Checks will take place downstairs at the Destination Panama City Visitors Center.
  • Chairs and/or Blankets – Event seating is not provided.
  • Cash – Bars are cash only. There will be an ATM on site.
  • VIP Tickets via electronic device or printed copy – VIP check-in will be located downstairs at the Destination Panama City Visitors Center.

What NOT to Bring:

  • Illegal substances, glass, weapons, knives, or firearms
  • Fireworks and/or sparklers
  • Pets – It’s too hot and our furry friends don’t enjoy fireworks.

Public Parking Lots:

  • South of McKenzie Park
  • Rear of Martin Theater
  • Plentiful Street Parking
  • Handicap Parking is available on a first come first served basis.

VIP Tickets Include:

  • Access to the Destination Panama City Visitors Center Deck
  • Access to private, air conditioned restrooms
  • Access to VIP CASH bar
  • Catering by Coming Soon
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