Published: Friday, June 28, 2013 at 02:39 PM.

Celebration in the Park

Children ages 14 and under, decorate your bike, wagon, stroller, etc., and show your patriotic spirit as Celebration in the Park kicks off with Destin's fifth annual Independence Day Celebration and Bike Parade from 6:30-9 p.m. July 3 at Morgan Sports Center. Check in for the Parade at 5:45 p.m. at the concession stands in the middle of the complex. After the parade, there will be volleyball, kickball, moonwalks, ultimate Frisbee and more. A concert on the lawn (bring blankets and/or lawn chairs) by local Chuck Lawson and the night will end with a fireworks show. Admission is free. No pets allowed.

Bike Parade and Carnival

Fourth of July is family friendly at WaterColor’s Marina Park July 3 with movies, concerts, bike parades, fireworks and even a kid’s carnival. Kick off the holiday with a bike decorating contest from 10-10:30 a.m. and parade beginning at 10:30 a.m. in Cerulean Park. Carnival is from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Marina Park. Abrakadoodle Summer Art Classes will be held from 1-2 p.m. at Little Red.

Watermelon Festival

First Baptist Church, 201 Beach Drive, will serve up ice cold slices of juicy watermelons to all at midweek fellowship at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday night, July 3 as part of its First Wednesday night community fellowships. Refresh service, a full gospel service with music and more, will follow in the sanctuary.

Benefit Concert

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