BBQ’s, Picnics and Parades in Naples over the 4th of July!

Wishing Everyone a Happy and Safe 4th of July!

LOCAL FESTIVITIES
Content courtesy of William Dukes from Summit Home Mortgage Inc-

Bonita Springs

■Fourth of July parade, 9 a.m. Saturday, traveling south on Old 41 Road, turning right on Hampton Street, and right onto Front Street ending at Riverside Park, 27300 Old 41 Road, Bonita Springs.
■ Party in the Park, live entertainment, water slide, dunking game, races, children’s activities, pie eating, hot dog and ice cream eating contests and a laser light show at dusk, 6-9 p.m. Sunday, Riverside Park, 27300 Old 41 Road, Bonita Springs. 949-6262

Everglades City

■ Opening ceremony, 9:30 a.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. parade; 11 a.m. music, games, food, drinks, activities; 9 p.m. fireworks, McLeod Park, 208 S. Copeland Ave., Everglades City. 695-2695

Fort Myers Beach

■ Parade, 1 p.m. Sunday, from Topps Supermarket on Estero Boulevard heading north to the base of the Sky Bridge . 454-7500

■ Fireworks, dusk Sunday, at the pier. 454-7500

Miromar Outlets

■Saturday, blood mobile, 3-8 p.m. next to Reebok Outlet Store; Southern Extreme Water-Ski Team performance, 5-6:30 p.m.; 5:30 p.m. live music by Geek Swkad; dusk, fireworks, bring lawn chairs or blankets, 10801 Corkscrew Road, Estero. Free. 948-3766

Naples

■ Fourth of July parade, 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, starting at Broad Avenue South to Third Street South north to Fifth Avenue South and ending at Eighth Avenue South , Naples .

■ Fireworks, 9 to 9:30 p.m. Sunday, Naples Pier, 878 Fifth Ave. S. , with viewing up and down Naples City beach, Naples . 213-7120

Military personnel

■ Past and present military personnel are invited to be part of the “Freedom Photo” at 10 a.m. Saturday at Harley-Davidson/Buell, 2160 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers. Wear your uniform and have your photo taken and enjoy a barbecue with live music. Information: (239) 275-4647

■ Free admission with one paid admission for active military personnel from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at Sun-N-Fun Lagoon, 15000 Livingston Road , Naples .

■ Shula’s Steak House is offering a complimentary entree to veterans, reservists and active duty men and women serving in all branches of service on Sunday. The restaurant is at the Hilton Naples & Towers, 5111 U.S. 41 N., Naples . Bring your military ID or DD-214 for veterans. Reservations: 430-4999