1 featured image 1

How to Celebrate the 4th of July in Charleston (2024)

June 22, 2024

The 4th of July is right around the corner! Have you made plans to celebrate yet? You'll find plenty of fun, festive activities to enjoy this Independence Day in Charleston! Here are some suggestions to help you plan out your holiday.


Fabulous Fourth in The Creek: The City of Goose Creek’s annual Fourth of July Celebration and fireworks display will take place on Thursday, July 4! Come enjoy live music, a variety of food vendors, and free kids' activities. 

Family Picnic Cruise on the Harbor: This fun-filled cruise on the Spirit of the Lowcountry is the perfect family-friendly Fourth of July celebration. A ticket gets you tasty summer treats, live music, and a fantastic view of the fireworks.

Fireworks and Freedom Festival: Join the Town of Summerville for their Fireworks and Freedom Festival. There will be live music, food, fireworks, a kid’s zone, and more at this free, family-friendly event.

Fourth of July at The Watch Rooftop Kitchen and Spirits: Join The Watch Rooftop Kitchen for an all-you-can-eat Southern BBQ in perfect view of Charleston’s annual fireworks display. 

Fourth of July Cookout at Wild Dunes Resort: Join Wild Dunes Resort for their casual, southern-style Fourth of July Cookout. 

Fourth of July Festival at Riverfront Park: This Fourth of July, spend the afternoon at the beautiful Riverfront Park, taking in the largest firework display in Charleston. There will also be live music and food trucks! 


Fourth of July Fireworks on Folly Beach: Celebrate Independence Day with one of the biggest and best 4th of July fireworks displays on the East Coast. The Folly Beach fireworks display is legendary! 

Independence Day Celebration at Night Heron Park: The Independence Day Celebration at Night Heron Park kicks off following the Annual Bike Parade. Festivities will include live music, carnival games, inflatables, cookout menu, a photo booth, and more! Stick around for the fireworks at 9:15pm. 

Join the RiverDogs on Independence Day: Celebrate the Fourth by attending any of the three home RiverDogs games during Independence Day weekend. Each day will feature its own unique festivities. 

Patriots Point 4th of July Fireworks Blast: Get exclusive access to live music, food vendors, drink vendors, and fireworks from the Flight Deck aboard the USS Yorktown. 

Red, White & Blue Celebration at The Sanctuary: Join The Sanctuary for a celebration full of live music, open-air activities and fun for the whole family. The festivities also include a buffet-style menu with all sorts of cookout classics. Close out the evening with a fireworks show!

Sandlapper Fourth of July Sunset & Fireworks Cruise: Sandlapper Water Tours is offering a wonderful Independence Day Sunset and Fireworks Cruise that will take you to see dolphins, natural scenery, and the Patriots Point fireworks.

Spiritline Cruises Fourth of July Dinner Cruise: Celebrate Independence Day on the Charleston Harbor with Patriots Point fireworks and an elegant three-hour dinner cruise aboard the Spirit of Carolina. 

How are you celebrating Independence Day in Charleston? Tell us in the comments! 

Recent Posts