Downtown Apalachicola Independence Eve Celebration
*** Please note this event has been postponed until Sept. 5th due to concerns for public health. You can read the press release here. Please contact us with any questions at 844-272-2523. ****
If you just can’t wait for July 4th, join the thousands of people who come from near and far to celebrate our Independence, a little ahead of everyone else in America, on Independence Eve! Riverfront Park, on Water Street in downtown Apalachicola, is the place to be! This fantastic event culminates in a stunning fireworks display over the Apalachicola River.
One of the 12 Best Independence Events in Florida!
Our Independence Eve Celebration was named one of the Top 12 Independence Events in Florida by the digital travel magazine Trips to Discover! We are honored to hold this distinction.
Live Music, Food Trucks & Fun for the Whole Family
Enjoy great food, a parade, free ice cream, the veteran’s tribute, art activities and bouncy houses for the kids, and more. We’re excited to announce that this year’s featured entertainment will be the Bo Spring Band. Admission is free, and lawn chairs and picnic blankets are welcome. Enjoy delicious fare from a variety of local and regional vendors in our food truck court.