Thousands of Americans along the Emerald Coast celebrated the Fourth of July holiday with various activities, including fireworks to celebrate the birth of our nation. Click the links below to view all of the photos taken by Daily News photojournalists.

Smoke on the Coast at Destin Commons >>>

Fireworks at Smoke on the Coast >>>

South Walton Fourth of July Parade >>>

Navarre Beach Fourth of July Kids Parade >>

Crab Island on the Fourth of July >>>

Valparaiso Duathlon >>>

Fireworks at Fort Walton Landing and Okaloosa Island Pier >>>

Fireworks at Seaside>>>