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4th of July Events around Charleston (Plus a Free Printable!)

The 4th of July is all about celebrating the birthday of America, thanking those that fight for our freedom, bbq-ing with friends and family, and fireworks! Oh, the fireworks! There’s something magical about seeing the sky light up in red, white & blue. We’ve compiled a list of fantastic fireworks displays and Independence Day events happening in and around Charleston!

Scroll down for a {free} printable we think you’ll love!

Firework Displays & Celebrations

Mount Pleasant

Patriots Point 4th of July Celebration

Buy tickets to watch the fireworks from the flight deck of the USS Yorktown. Or, party land side for free with live music, activities for kids, and food and beverages for purchase.

{Date} Wednesday, July 4. The Flight Deck opens at 6pm.

{Location} 40 Patriots Point Rd, Mount Pleasant 29464

{Admission} Free for landslide celebration. Parking is $10/vehicle. Tickets for the Flight Deck are $40 or $110, buy tickets here.

Uncle Sam Jam

Enjoy live music and fireworks at the Mt. Pleasant Pier, located at the foot of the Ravenel bridge.

{Date} Wednesday, July 4. Gates open at 7 pm and music begins at 8 pm. 

{Location} Mt. Pleasnat Pier at the foot of the Ravenel bridge.

{Admission} Advance purchase is $8, on-site purchase is $10, Children three and under are free.

Isle of Palms

{Date} Wednesday, July 4. Fireworks begin at dusk

{Location} Front Beach area, Isle of Palms

{Admission} Free!

Sullivans Island

Annual Golf Cart/Bicycle Parade

{Date} Wednesday, July 4. Parade begins at 9 am

{Location} Line-up at SI Elementary School

Independence Day Celebration in the Park

{Date} Wednesday, July 4. Celebrations begin at 4:30 pm.

{Location}J. Marshall Stith Park (2056 Middle Street adjacent to Town Hall & Fire Station)

{Admission} Free!

North Charleston

4th of July Festival 

Featuring musical guests, activities for kids, vendors, food trucks, and a fireworks show!

{Date} Wednesday, July 4, 3:00-9:45 pm

{Location} Riverfront Park, 1001 Everglades Ave, North Charleston

{Admission} Free!


Red, White, & Blue on the Green

Join in the annual Summerville tradition with music, games, children’s activities, and more.

{Date} Wednesday, July 4, 7:30-9:30 pm.

{Location}  Gahagan Park, 515 W. Boundary Street, Summerville

{Admission} Free!

Red, White, & Blue Bash

There will be food trucks/vendors, wet/dry inflatables for kids of all ages, and fireworks after it gets dark!

{Date} Wednesday, July 4, 6 – 9 pm

{Location} Northwood Church, 4020 2nd Avenue, Summerville, SC 29486

{Admission} Free! 

 Goose Creek

26th Annual Fabulous Fourth in the Creek 

Live music, food vendors, kid’s area, and fireworks!

{Date} Wednesday, July 4, 6:30-9:30

{Location} Marguerite H. Brown Municipal Center, 519 N. Goose Creek Blvd, Goose Creek

{Admission} Free!

Kiawah Island

Independence Day Festival and Fireworks in the Park

This festival will kick off following the Annual Bike Parade at Night Heron Park with many attractions for family and friends to enjoy! Festivities include: live music, face painting, jump castles, carnival games, and much more! Food and beverage tickets will be on sale at the park starting at 4pm and at the event. Food will be served until 9:15pm, featuring a cookout menu inspired by traditional holiday favorites. Food prices range from $5-$15. Night Heron Grill will close for food service at 4pm, bar will be open until 10pm. Fireworks in the park begin promptly at 9:15pm. 

{Date} Wednesday, July 4, 6 – 10 pm

{Location} Night Heron Park, Kiawah Island Parkway

Moncks Corner

4th of July Street Dance & Fireworks

{Date} Saturday, June 30. 4 – 10 pm

{Location} Regional Recreation Complex, 418 East Main Street

{Admission} Free!


Sea Stars & Stripes!

Experience the Aquarium and more during this family-friendly 4th of July celebration. Your all-inclusive ticket features tasty American fare, beer and wine bar, and a perfect view of the fireworks.

{Date} Wednesday, July 4, 7 pm

{Location} South Carolina Aquarium, 100 Aquarium Wharf, Charleston, 29401

{Admission} Tickets $60, Member adult $55* , Child $30,  Member child $25* , Toddlers 2 and under free 

Johns Island

4th of July Charleston Harbor Cruise

Come join us for the 4th of July Charleston harbor cruise, a special, once a year boat tour! It’s a 2.5 hour (7:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.) BYOB boat cruise.

{Date} Wednesday, July 4, 7:30 pm

{Location} St. Johns Yacht Harbor, 2408 Maybank Hwy, Johns Island, SC 29455

{Admission} Get tickets here 

Free Subway Art Printable!

To celebrate the 4th of July we’ve created this cute subway art printable just for you! Click on the image below to print. Hang it on your refrigerator or frame it and place it on your mantle to add a little patriotic flair to your home!
4th of July Image


Have a happy & safe Independence Day!

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