Whether you are a long time resident or just visiting Charleston for a summer vacation, there are plenty of ways to celebrate our nation’s independence in Charleston, SC. Plus with a backdrop of one the country’s most historic cities and some of the nation’s best beaches, celebrating the fourth of July in Charleston will have you feeling very patriotic.
4th of July Firework Blast Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum
Flight Deck and VIP tickets are sold out for this event but landside seating is still available. There will be live music, entertainment, as well as food or beverage vendors. For more information visit the Patriot’s Point website
Uncle Sam Jam at the Mount Pleasant Pier
Enjoy the fireworks display while dancing to live beach music for this fourth of July event. For more information about the Uncle Sam Jam visit the Charleston County Park & Recreation Commission website.
Independence Day Events on Sullivan’s Island
You can start your fourth of July celebrations in the morning with a community bike and golf cart parade starting at the the fire station and ending at the Fish Fry Shack. Then at dusk the fireworks display will begin. View the Sullivan’s Island Special Events page for more information.
8th Annual Sizzling Southern Celebration
The Wentworth Mansion and Circa 1886 will host a celebration with hors d’oeuvres, lawn games, live music, and a cash bar at 6 pm followed by a three course dinner. Then enjoy the Charleston fireworks display with a glass of champagne. For more information about Sizzling Southern Celebration visit the Circa 1886 website.
River Dogs and Independence Day Celebration
Celebrate the nation’s independence with our national pastime. The River Dogs will be playing at home and will also host this season’s largest fireworks display. For more information about this event visit the River Dogs website.
4th of July Festival
The City of North Charleston is hosting this 4th of July event at Riverfront park. In addition to a fireworks display attendees will enjoy a laser light show, live music, food trucks, activities for children, and more. For full event details visit the City of North Charleston’s website.
Independence Day at Kiawah
Kiawah Island Resort hosts a variety of events of the fourth of July including a bike parade, a beach bash, a festival in the park, fireworks and more. For more details about Independence Day events on Kiawah visit the Kiawah Island Resort website.