The Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Office will present an Independence Day fireworks show at 9 p.m. on July 4, soundside at Navarre Beach Marine Park's east end. The pyrotechnic demonstration will be held rain or shine. Residents are reminded to allow plenty of time to find parking and remember to leave pets at home. For more information, call 850-981-8900.
For those celebrating at home, Santa Rosa County urges the use of caution and common sense. On a typical Fourth of July, fireworks account for two out of five of all reported fires and thousands of people, most often children and teens, are injured while using consumer fireworks, according to the National Fire Protection Association. Follow these tips to help keep you and your family safe:
Remember, Fido and fireworks don't mix! Shelters often see an increase in lost pets after fireworks displays. Follow these tips to help keep your pet safe: