Fireworks, cookouts and a parade will ring in Independence Day in Palm Coast and Flagler Beach.
Picnic and fireworks in Palm Coast
When: 5 p.m. Monday, July 3
Where: Central Park in Town Center
Details: Palm Coast will celebrate the Fourth of July with a fireworks display on July 3. There will be an all-American picnic that the city will be providing with the Flagler Education Foundation. The cookout and family-fun games will begin at 5 p.m., and fireworks will commence at 9 p.m. Pop-up tents are allowed, and there is no charge for entry, parking or participation. For more information, contact Palm Coast Parks & Recreation at 386-986-2323.
Red, white and boom goes the canon
When: 8 a.m. Tuesday, July 4
Where: Heroes Memorial Park, 2860 Palm Coast Parkway
Details: Celebrate Independence Day with a ceremony titled “By the Dawn’s Early Light” at Heroes Memorial Park. Randall Morris, president of the Flagler Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution, and Palm Coast Mayor Milissa Holland will be the guest speakers. There will be a reading of the Declaration of Independence, and retired Navy Capt. J. Randall Stapleford will fire a U.S. Naval canon. In case of rain, the ceremony will be held at Fire Station 21 at 9 Corporate Drive. For more information, contact Cindi Lane at 386-986-3708 or [email protected].
Fourth of July in Flagler
When: 10 a.m. to 9:15 p.m. July 4
Where: Veterans Park, 105 S. 2nd St., Flagler Beach
Details: Join the Independence Day celebration in Flagler Beach, which will feature a patriotic parade at 10 a.m., family fun all day and a fireworks finale at 9:15 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.visitflagler.com/things-to-do/fourth-of-july-festivies.stml.