Memorial Day: Solemn services and summer season shindigs

Published: Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 04:39 PM.


The unofficial start of the summer season means plenty of tourists, music, fireworks and Memorial Day tributes to fallen heroes. Here is some of what’s going on around town.

Memorial Day Celebration

Kick-off summer May 25-26 with free concerts, kid's activities, street performers, and a fireworks finale at 9 p.m. May 26 over the harbor. Performers include Departure: The Journey Tribute Band on May 25 and Louis Prima Jr. and the Witnesses on May 26. The event is free. Call 424-0600.

Memorial Day at Baytowne

Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend and the beginning of summer from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. May 25-27 at The Village of Baytowne Wharf in Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort.

Enjoy bands on the Events Plaza each night. Children’s activities will be featured in the Events Plaza on Sunday night, and then sky will light up above the lagoon with a patriotic fireworks show at 9:15 p.m.

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