If you’re lucky enough to be vacationing on South Padre Island over the Fourth of July you’re going to want to read this posting! There are plenty of local events taking place in celebration of the Independence Day holiday. Come on out and have a great time celebrating with the locals. All of the following events are being held and are open to the public!
4th of July Beach Parade
The public is invited to join in as residents and visitors alike walk a short distance to celebrate our nation’s birthday! Decorate your wagons, your pets, and dress in red, white and blue. Bring flags, musical instruments, drums, and banners! Free mini flags and beads will be given out at race start and watermelon for everyone at the end! Prizes will be awarded for the best Group, Costume and Wagon (or wheeled entry)! Parade line-up at 9:30 a.m. at Fantasy Circle Beach Access #22. The parade starts at 10 a.m.
Bands on the Beach
Clayton’s Beach Bar & Grill, 6900 Padre Blvd., South Padre Island
On Friday, July 3, Stars & Stripes on the Beach will have a live performance by Costello with special guests from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. On Saturday, July 4, Whiskey D. will perform live music from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Come enjoy the music, great food, and fireworks on the beach. Fireworks begin both nights at 9:15 p.m.
Fireworks on the Beach
7010 Padre Boulevard, South Padre Island
The Hilton Garden Inn will have a fireworks show on the beach on Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4 beginning at 9 p.m. The show is best viewable from the Hilton Garden Inn, La Quinta Inn & Suites, and Clayton’s Beach Bar.
Fireworks Over the Bay
Louie’s Backyard, 2305 Laguna Boulevard, South Padre Island
ZZ Not will be performing on a newly built bayside stage at Louie’s Backyard on July 4th at 11 p.m. General admission tickets are $17.50 and available here. Join enjoy live music, cocktails and the largest fireworks display on the island. Fireworks at 9:15 p.m.
If you’re still not sure where you’re staying give us a call at Padre Getaways (956-761-8888). We can set you up in comfortable accommodations that you’re going to just love! Have a safe and happy Independence Day 2015 from all of us at Padre Getaways!