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GulfQuest's annual 4th of July Celebration is coming up fast! 

 

The museum will be open from 2pm-7pm, with facepainting and patriotic activities in the lobby. Admission is only $5, and tickets can be pre-ordered here.

 

Come hungry! The Galley will be serving hamburgers, hot dogs, and BBQ sandwiches from 2pm-9pm on the Promenade outside GulfQuest.  

 

Did we mention there's also going to be a waterslide and live music in Cooper Riverside Park? Prepurchase your tickets for the waterslide here and don't forget your swimsuits, towels, and sunscreen! 

 

Fireworks are starting at 9pm, bring a lawn chair and blankets to enjoy the spectacle over the waterfront. Local bands Mobile Pops and the Emerge Show & Band will be playing until 11pm, so the party isn't over when the fireworks are!

 

We can't wait to see everyone! 

SQUARE MEAL

A substantial meal is deemed to be a "square" meal. The term may derive from the days before refrigeration, when a primary sailors' staple was "hardtack." These were biscuits made with flour, often prepared in the shape of squares.