Guide to fireworks this Fourth of July

Who doesn't love a bright and colorful fireworkds show? This guide will help you choose where to go in the Lowcountry this Fourth of July!

Sea Stars & Stripes

Date: Thursday, July 4
Time: 7-10 p.m.
Location: South Carolina Aquarium, 100 Aquarium Wharf. Downtown
Cost: $60 adults, $30 child, Free for toddlers

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 spectacular display of the fireworks show on the water!


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The Carolina Girl Yacht: 4th of July Firework Cruise

Date: Thursday, July 4
Time: 8-11 p.m.
Location: The Carolina Girl, 2408 Maybank Highway, Johns Island
Cost: $100

This year The Carolina Girl Yacht will host an evening cruise that will give you the best seats and views to watch the fireworks in Charleston Harbor. This is an adults-only event. Those who embark on the Carolina Girl Yacht’s 4th of July Cruise can bring their own beverages and snacks to enjoy.

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Patriots Point Fireworks Blast

Date: Thursday, July 4
Time: 4-10 p.m.
Location: Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum, 40 Patriots Point Road, Mt. Pleasant
Cost: $10 parking, $50 Flight Deck Admission, $125 VIP Flight Deck

Celebrate the Fourth of July on board one of the most historic warships in the United States, the USS YORKTOWN CV-10 on the Charleston Harbor at Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum.

VIP tickets include:

  • Complimentary drinks from two full-service bars
  • Complimentary meal served by Special Ops Event’s TOP SHELF Catering
  • Access to a special area of the ship closest to the fireworks display
  • Tables and chairs provided
  • Live music from the East Coast Party Band

Flight Deck Admission tickets include:

  • Includes access aboard the flight deck of the USS YORKTOWN (except the VIP area)
  • Includes live music from the East Coast Party Band
  • Food and beverages are available for purchase at event
  • Folding chairs for viewing fireworks display are encouraged

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Uncle Sam Jam

Date: Thursday, July 4
Time: 7-11 p.m.
Location: Mt. Pleasant Pier, 71 Harry Hallman Blvd. Mt. Pleasant

The July 4 Uncle Sam Jam is sold out. The front section of the pier will still be open to regular visitors for fireworks viewing for no admission fee.

Enjoy the harbor breeze and live music at the perfect venue for celebrating our independence – the Mount Pleasant Pier! At the foot of the Arthur Ravenel, Jr. Bridge, stretching 1250 feet out into Charleston Harbor, the scenic Mount Pleasant Pier will also be a great spot to watch the area’s best fireworks displays! Join our party at the end of the pier, and groove to live music from Dave Landeo & The Sol Beats.

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Fourth of July Fireworks at Folly Beach

Date: Thursday, July 4
Time: 9:20-10:20 p.m
Location: Folly Beach
Cost: Free

Fireworks on the beach – need we say more?

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Summerville's 2019 Fireworks and Freedom Fest

Date: Thursday, July 4
Time: 5:30-9:30 p.m.
Location: Gahagan Park, Summerville
Cost: Free

You won’t want to miss out on this FREE family-friendly event with live music, great food, a cold drink, fireworks and loads of fun!

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Fourth of July Dinner Cruise

Date: Thursday, July 4
Time: 6:30-10 p.m.
Location: Aquarium Wharf, 360 Concord St, Downtown
Cost: $88, additional $30 for a private table

Cruising the Lowcountry waters while enjoying a fireworks show? No need to convince us that’s a good time!

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Firecracker 4 Miler

Date: Thursday, July 4
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Laurel Hill County Park, Caitlin’s Way, Mt. Pleasant
Cost: $30 adults, $10 kids

Come on out and celebrate your independence by running down the shaded trails of Laurel Hill County Park and after the race enjoying music, hotdogs, and cold beverage with all your friends and family!

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Fourth of July Celebration at The Watch

Date: Thursday, July 4
Time: 7-11 p.m.
Location: The Watch Rooftop Kitchen & Spirits, 79 Wentworth St. Downtown
Cost: $75 general, $35 under 21

Enjoy classic BBQ fare, delicious libations, and live music along with an incredible view of the fireworks!

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