Pier Park’s Star Spangled Fourth of July Spectacular Schedule

by June 26, 2009 • 3 comments

Last year Pier Park’s 4th of July celebration set the standard for Panama City Beach events. This year’s show plans to set that bar a little higher. Coupled with the opening of the new Panama City Beach pier, this event should be one to remember. Here is the show schedule.

12 – 9 P.M. on SATURDAY, JULY 4, 2009

Family fun includes free concerts, fun and fireworks!

WHAT: Pier Park invites you to its Star Spangled Spectacular on Saturday, July 4! Mayor Oberst will kick off the festivities, followed by an exciting F-15 flyover.

The day of family fun includes friendly competitions for patriotic pet costume, golf cart decorating and sidewalk chalk art contests, with awards presented to each winner.

The Family Activity Tent sponsored by GAC will be open from 12 – 7 p.m. near the carousel. There will be lots of family fun to be had by all. There will also be a Crafts and Coloring Tent sponsored by Regions Bank.

Several bands will be spread throughout the property during the day, with country music star Mark Chesnutt headlining at Aaron Bessant Park at 7:30 p.m.

Families are invited to enjoy a dazzling fireworks display at dark after the Mark Chesnutt concert.

COST: Free and open to the public

WHEN: Saturday, July 4 from 12 – 9 p.m.

WHERE: Pier Park
600 Pier Park Drive
Panama City Beach, FL 32413

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1 Julie Pash June 28, 2010 at 9:30 am

Is the parade and fireworks Sat or Sun? Your site says Saturday, July 4th but July 4th is Sunday. Thanks!


2 annie terry July 1, 2010 at 1:50 pm

somone said jimmy buffet, zac brown band, and kenny chesney were gonna be there. is this true?


3 Duder July 1, 2010 at 7:24 pm

Yes. They are opening up for Elvis, Johnny Cash, and John Lennon.