Independence Day Celebration

The City of Gulf Shores will celebrate the Fourth of July with a stunning fireworks display, beginning at 9 p.m. on July 4. Fireworks will be shot from the Gulf State Park Fishing and Education Pier.

The timeline of public access to the Gulf State Park Pier on Sunday, July 4, is as follows:

  • 7 a.m.: The Gulf State Park Pier will close to the public for firework setup.
  • 12 p.m.: The pier will reopen to the general to a point beyond the bath house, maintaining a distance from the fireworks setup.
  • 8:30 p.m.: The Fire Marshal will close the pier for the fireworks show.
  • 9 p.m.: Show begins

For information related to the schedule of operations for the Gulf State Park Fishing and Education Pier visit