Boom! Big July 4 Celebration in Gulfport
By JON WILSON, Consulting Editor, TB Reporter
Fishing, fireworks, music and much more will highlight the holiday.
GULFPORT — This city will hold an all-day celebration July 4, beginning with the Marina’s Fishing Derby. Derby registration starts at 7:30 a.m. at the Recreation Center field and fishing off the seawall lasts from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
A family sand sculpture contest takes place on Gulfport Beach from 10 a.m. to noon. Kidzone! takes over on the beach from noon until 5 p.m.
Maggio and Friends will play on the Casino outdoor stage from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and food and arts and crafts vendors will open in the downtown waterfront district from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m.
A parade will take place on Beach Boulevard at 6 p.m., to be followed by official welcomes from the mayor and city council members.
The grand finale is the 9 p.m. fireworks display.
For information, visit http://mygulfport.us/july-4th .
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