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Celebrate Independence Day at Wildwood’s annual “Happy Birthday America” event

The city of Wildwood will bring back its annual “Happy Birthday America” event tomorrow, July 3, on the grounds of the Wildwood Community Center.

Festivities begin at 5 p.m. with vendors, food trucks, games, activities and entertainment – including live music by Clark Barrios. The night will conclude with a fireworks show at 9 p.m.

Attendees can take delight in a variety of activities including face painting, carnival games, as well as a pie eating contest. There will also be an adults-only beer garden.

Admission is free. To preregister for the pie eating contest, go to or call 352-461-0134.

The Wildwood Community Center is located at 6500 Powell Road, Wildwood, Florida.