Big Truck Day, 9am to 11 am. Bring your children to the Destin Community Center for a great hands-on experience with different trucks, utility vehicles, and refreshments too!
For more information,
contact the Destin Community Center
101 Stahlman Avenue
In honor of Independence Day, the City of Destin and Compass Resorts will host the 36th Annual Independence Day Fireworks Show. The fireworks show can be seen over the East Pass and will begin at 9 p.m., Monday, July 4th. Tune in to Z96 (96.5 FM) for the simulcast music. In the event of inclement weather, the fireworks show will take place on Tuesday, July 5th at 8:30 pm.
The annual City of Crestview 4th of July Celebration & Party in the Park is Monday, July 4, from 3pm until 9pm, at Twin Hills Park. The event is hosted in conjunction with Main Street Crestview Association & Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA.) Fireworks will begin at 9pm but join us beginning at 3pm at Twin Hills Park for music, food vendors, inflatables, corn hole, and more! The splash pad will be running so come out and enjoy an afternoon of activities leading up to the fireworks show.
Here are a host of other community events for Independence Day:
The City of Milton July 4th Riverfest is Monday beginning at 10am at Jernigans landing in Milton. It’s a day full of events including the Firecracker Bike Show, Freedom Car Show, Great Mill Town Duck Race, children’s activities and of course fireworks at dark.
Defuniak Springs annual 4th of July Festival starts at 4pm located between Baldwin and 7th Streets with fireworks at dusk.
The Fort Walton Beach 4th of July celebration includes free live music and kids zone at the Landing from 5 to 9pm. They’ll be food vendors and of course fireworks at 8:45 Monday night.
Navarre Beach Area Chamber Presents the Annual Hometown 4th of July Parade and Celebration on Navarre Beach on Monday. Parade Registration begins at 5 pm. Children may dress up and use bicycles, wagons, strollers, small battery-operated vehicles or walk in the parade at 6 pm. Live music continues the celebration at 7pm followed by the star-spangled spectacle of fireworks at 9 pm.
The 2022 Boggy Bayou Fireworks Show is Monday at approximately 8:45pm. In advance of the fireworks, Lyons Park in Niceville will be closed all day on Monday, although the boat ramp will remain open until Noon.
The Village at Baytowne Wharf in Miramar Beach is hosting their Red, White and Baytowne festival with entertain and fireworks beginning at 7pm on Monday.
Sip & Science: Lost In Space
Bring your friends, grab a drink, and get lost under the stars.
Have you ever wondered why the planets in our solar system are named after Roman & Greek gods? Do you know the true name of Earth’s moon? In this engaging planetarium show you’ll experience a perfect blending of science, mythology, adventure, and unrequited love while learning the true nature of our celestial namesakes. Secrets of how the planets, dwarf planets, and several moons received their legendary names will be revealed.
Sip & Science: Lost in Space takes our usual fun antics appropriate for adults age 21 and up, and turns it into a journey through space (with wine). Join us for this fun and interactive planetarium show, including beer, a specialty cocktail, and appetizers. That’s right, you get to eat, drink, and relax while we take you on a tour through the galaxy, chocked full of trivia and audience participation.
Shows run from 6:00-7:00 p.m. and 7:30-8:30 p.m. Doors open at 5:45 p.m. for the 6:00 p.m. show and 7:15 p.m. for the 7:30 show. Get more event information by clicking here.
Our Planetarium is an inflatable dome. Guests sit on cushions on the floor of the planetarium to view the show. Space is limited, so purchase tickets early. Our planetarium is powered by Gulf Power
$20 for nonmembers/$18 for members
Ticket price includes admission to 1 planetarium show, access to our Space Stations, 2 drink tickets for adult beverages (beer, specialty cocktail, wine, and soda available), and food.