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Navarre’s Hometown Fourth of July

Navarre’s Hometown Fourth of July

The Independence Day celebrations on Navarre Beach were rounded out by the fireworks show put on by the Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Office. As seen in the July 12 issue of Navarre Press. Click here to subscribe for as little as $38 per year!

Navarre Beach’s Hometown 4th of July Parade & Celebration

Everyone is invited to join the Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce for the 1st Navarre Beach Hometown 4th of July Parade & Celebration co-hosted by the Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Office. Children’s parade will be held at 6 p.m. Live music will take place at the Sand Crab Pavilion at 7:30 p.m. The […]

Sertoma’s Independence Day Celebration

For the 28th year, area Sertoma organizations are coordinating and hosting the largest Fireworks display on the Gulf Coast over Pensacola Bay on Monday, July 4th, 2017, at 9:00 pm. There will be activities throughout the day, from 11:00 am until 6:00 pm, in Seville Square to include a FREE Children’s Area with inflatables, a U.S. […]

Smoke on the Coast

Monday, July 3, 2017, have a fun-filled celebrating Independence Day at the 7th Annual Smoke on the Coast BBQ and Fireworks Festival. 17 area non-profits and BBQ aficionados will light up their grills to prepare their best dishes in hopes to win up to $15,000 for their partner charity. Entertainment starts at 5pm and the […]

Leave fireworks to professionals

Leave fireworks to professionals

Families across the state will shoot off fireworks and light up roman candles in celebration of the birth of our nation this weekend. And they will break the law. Sgt. Rich Alloy, public information officer for the Santa Rosa County Sherriff’s Office said the state law is relatively limiting in what is and is not […]

July 4 fireworks and festivities

July 4 fireworks and festivities

Family friendly events and activities will be going on in Navarre and surrounding areas this weekend and Monday, July 4. Listed below are some of the events taking place.   Navarre Beach Fireworks Fireworks will launch from Navarre Beach Marine Park after sunset around 9 p.m. The fireworks will be visible from both the beach […]

Fun Fest poster unveiled

Fun Fest poster unveiled

Eva McDonough answered the Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce’s call to artists to produce a design for the official poster of the 32nd Annual Fun Fest at Navarre Beach.  McDonough, a graphic designer and graduate of Pensacola State College spent about two months perfecting her entry for the contest. Read the full article in […]

Fireworks safety, public display schedule

Fireworks safety, public display schedule

Santa Rosa County urges everyone to use caution and common sense when celebrating the Fourth of July holidays. Fireworks can be very dangerous and many are illegal in the state of Florida. A good rule of thumb is if it flies or explodes, it is not legal in Florida, according to a release from the county. Using illegal […]

Strong turnout expected for the Fourth

Strong turnout expected for the Fourth

Fireworks will light up the sky over Navarre Beach Saturday night, putting the exclamation point on what promises to be a busy Fourth of July weekend. Santa Rosa County Tourism Development Director Julie Morgan said lodging is full and she expects a large crowd over the weekend, providing another boost to local tourism. “We expect […]

Storm closes Fun Fest, fireworks still possible

Storm closes Fun Fest, fireworks still possible

An afternoon rain and wind storm ripped through Navarre at about 4:30 today, uprooting vendors’ tents at Fun Fest and forcing visitors to head for cover. The 20-minute storm hit the beach during performer Chloe Channell’s second song. The Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce, which sponsors the event, called it off at about 5 p.m. […]

$13K fireworks display planned

$13K fireworks display planned

The Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Council (TDC) March 18 approved funding several events, including spending $10,050 toward the annual Navarre Beach Fourth of July fireworks display. The total cost will exceed $13,000, however Commissioner Rob Williamson said he plans to allocate $3,350 from the District 4 County Parks and Recreation budget to make up […]

Traffic heavy, expect delays

Traffic heavy, expect delays

Traffic on Highway 98 in the Navarre area is “slow go” as many motorists are heading to July 4th destinations and making plans for fireworks displays. “We expect a lot of people to be on Navarre Beach and along Highway 98 for the fireworks,” said Mike Sandler, Chairman of the Navarre Beach Area Chamber of […]

July 4th: Facts, fireworks, safety

July 4th: Facts, fireworks, safety

The July 3 issue of Navarre Press features a specially designed front page saluting Independence Day. It includes quotes from our Founding Fathers, as well as other notable Americans. You will also find a listing of local fireworks displays and important safety tips if you decide to have your own fireworks show. Read more in the July […]