ANNA MARIA -- The Sandbar and BeacHhouse Restaurants will host fireworks shows July 3 and 4.
The Independence Day celebration will begin at the BeacHhouse Restaurant Wednesday with its 20th Annual Fireworks Extravaganza. With its expansive gulf front deck, the BeacHhouse provides a spectacular vista to watch the fireworks light up the night sky over the Gulf of Mexico. VIP Party Packages are available with front row seating under a special tent on the deck featuring a buffet complete with appetizers, favorite entrees and desserts. The VIP package also includes specialty cocktails, select beer, select wine and parking passes. Seating other than the VIP area is available on a first come, first served basis.
The grand finale is at the Sandbar Restaurant on Thursday. This is the 27th Annual Sandbar Fireworks Spectacular. There will be a VIP Party under the open air Sandbar Event Pavilion. Individual seats are available for $125.00 for adults and $50.00 for children under 12. Tables of eight are available for $1000.00; tables of ten are $1250.00. This includes a buffet, complimentary Sandbar specialty drinks, beer and wine, party favors, music plus a great spot for the fireworks. There are only 100 tickets available. Restaurant seating is on a first come, first served basis. Valet parking is also available all day for restaurant patrons and VIP package holders.
Both firework shows start shortly after dark and are weather permitting. There are no refunds for inclement weather.