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Gulf Shores 4th of July 2024

Two major street parties celebrate America's Independence Day

Dates: July 4, 2024

Gulf Shores 4th of July
Gulf Shores 4th of July

Gulf Shores, Alabama, is a wonderful destination to celebrate Independence Day outdoors. In addition to beautiful beaches and piers, Gulf Shores boasts gorgeous trails, zip lines, golf courses, and plenty of festive activities. Visitors can look forward to a weekend filled with fun, swimming, and sunbathing by the Gulf of Mexico.

Festivities Highlights

The city of Gulf Shores and the city of Orange Beach hold family-friendly festivities with delicious foods, games, music, and, of course, fireworks to make your Fourth of July unforgettable. Everyone will find something fun to enjoy, making it a perfect experience to share with the entire family.

Gulf Shores 4th of July (July 4, 2024)

The vibrant Gulf Shores celebration takes place at Gulf State Park on July 4th. Attendees can enjoy live music, food trucks, and various entertainment starting from noon. Admission to the festival is free, and make sure you arrive early before the fireworks start at 9 pm. The pyrotechnic show is launched from the Gulf State Park Fishing and Education Pier. Visitors can walk across the pedestrian bridge for the best view and relax on a large lawn by the lake. At 8:30 pm, just before the fireworks, the pier and on-site restaurant will be closed until 6 am on the next day, July 5.

Independence Day Street Party at The Wharf (July 4, 2024)

Orange Beach, Alabama, is known for its great water sports and the Warf, a large mall with tons of entertainment and shopping. In July of 2024, the Wharf will host a large street party featuring vendors, live music, face painting, a petting zoo, and a spectacular fireworks show. Festivities, which start at 5 pm, are free for the public.

5 Shark Run (July 4, 2024)

More fun activities await Orange Beach guests at Turquoise Place and other resorts. A foam party, sandcastles, and plenty of pyrotechnics are planned during the day. For the most active revelers, the annual 5 Shark Run begins at 7 am. All participants will receive finishers' medals.

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