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


City of Charleston 4th of July Celebration

The City of Charleston is thrilled to continue its celebration of the arts with a special free-to-attend Fourth of July concert at “The Joe.” The Charleston Symphony will be joined by special guests Charlton Singleton and Quiana Parler for a high-energy musical program, which will be followed by a fireworks display.

Date: Sunday, July 4, 8 pm – 10 pm

Location: Joe Riley Park

Admission: Free general admission

Mount Pleasant

Patriots Point 4th of July Celebration 

Food trucks and live music will kick off at 6 p.m. landside of the USS Yorktown. About 10 local food vendors will be selling food and drink. Access will not be available to the USS Yorktown this year due to staffing restraints.

Date: Sunday, July 4, 6 pm – 10 pm

Location: 40 Patriots Point Rd, Mount Pleasant 29464

Admission: No admission fee for the show, but parking will cost $20 per vehicle.

Isle of Palms

Date: Sunday, July 4, fireworks begin at dusk

Location: Front Beach area, Isle of Palms

Admission: Free!

North Charleston

Independence Day Block Party at Tanger Outlets

Area shoppers and families are invited to get in on the star-spangled fun with an array of family-friendly offerings, including music and bingo with Outlaw Entertainment, festive characters, food trucks, games, and special surprises for TangerClub Members.

Date: Saturday, July 3, 12 pm – 3 pm

Location: Tanger Outlets Charleston, 4840 Tanger Outlet Blvd., N. Charleston, SC 29418

Admission: Free!

4th of July Festival

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

Date: Sunday, July 4, 7 pm – 10 pm

Location: Riverfront Park, 1001 Everglades Ave, North Charleston

Admission: Free!


Fireworks and Freedom Fest

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

Date: Sunday, July 4, 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm.

Location:  Gahagan Park, 184 W. Boundary Street, Summerville

Admission: Free!

Goose Creek

Annual Fabulous Fourth in the Creek

This free event will showcase music, a variety of food vendors, and free kids’ activities.

Date: Sunday, July 4, 6:30 – 9:30 pm

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

Admission: Free!

Kiawah Island

4th of July Festival

Stop by Kiawah Island’s Sundown Festival while the sun sets in Night Heron Park.  Live music, southern lawn games, inflatables, a photo booth, and crafts are available throughout the evening.  Be sure to hang around for our fireworks show beginning promptly at 9:15 pm.

Date: Sunday, July 4, 6 – 9:30 pm

Location: Night Heron Park

Moncks Corner

4th of July Street Dance & Fireworks

Viewing of the fireworks can be viewed from your vehicles or you may bring a blanket and lawn chairs to sit on the Event Field, there is plenty of room to gather and spread out.

Date: Friday, July 3, 4 – 9 pm

Location: Regional Recreation Complex, 418 East Main Street

Admission: Free!

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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