The 4th of July is just around the corner. The Lowcountry offers an abundance of July 4th celebrations. Whether you are celebrating in Charleston, Summerville, or anywhere in between - we've got you covered. 

Here’s a quick run down of the area celebrations.


The Town of Summerville and Summerville DREAM have combined forces to present Summerville’s Red, White and Blue on the Green at Gahagan Park.  Celebration will be on Monday, July 4th from 5:30 PM -9:30 PM. Admission is free and will include a Kid's Zone with Free games and prizes.

Carolina Ale House- Summerville Beer Garden will have wine and 5 different beers available for purchase (16 oz pours), Triple Dog Dare playing all of your favorites from the 80's, 90's and today, Food Vendors serving up all of your favorite treats in the food court, and a Fireworks Finale. 

Park in the free Parking Garage and/or Historic Downtown and take the Free Shuttle to and from the event.

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North Charleston

The City of North Charleston is once again hosting the July 4th celebration at the Riverfront Park.

This year’s event will be on July 4th from 3:00 PM - 9:45 PM and will feature exciting musical guests, children activities, food trucks, craft vendors, and the Lowcountry's largest 4th of July fireworks show.

The Festival is presented free of charge to the public with all general admission for attendees.  Guests attending the Festival are invited to bring lawn chairs and blankets, as there is no seating provided.  Food trucks and ATMs will be widely available. Children activities are available free of charge, including inflatable jump castles, games, the play area, the giant sandbox, and the water fountain.

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Mount Pleasant

Enjoy the cool harbor breeze and dance to live beach music from Permanent Vacation 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 in on our party at the end of this scenic pier, and groove to live beach and party music. Beverages will be available for purchase inside the event. Treats and snacks will be available at the Riverwatch Cafe.

Gates open at 7 p.m., and music starts at 8 p.m.

Admission is $10/$8 CCR*. Admission will be $10 on-site, if space is available.

Register online or call 843-795-4386.

Online registration ends at midnight on the day before the event. On the day of the event, admission can be purchased by calling 843-795-4386 by 2 p.m. or at the event gate if available.

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South Carolina Aquarium

Across the waterway on the edge of downtown Charleston, folks can enjoy a unique view of the Patriots Point fireworks display from the patios and decks of the South Carolina Aquarium (100 Aquarium Wharf) during the family-friendly "Sea Stars and Stripes."

Spend your Fourth of July at the Aquarium for fins, fireworks and fun on the harbor! Watch a spectacular fireworks show from the best view in Charleston, and cool down inside as you explore the Aquarium. This Good Catch event will feature a delicious selection of barbecue and a Lowcountry boil featuring local, sustainable shrimp from Good Catch partners. Beer and wine will be available.

All-inclusive tickets are $60 per adult, $30 per child ages 3-12, and free for toddlers 2 and under. Aquarium members may receive a $5 discount per ticket.

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Fireworks on the Beach

Sullivan's Island will host a community cookout/picnic with live music beginning at 6 p.m. at Stith Park's playground next to the main fire house. A fireworks display will go off at 9 p.m. from the behind the mound at the park and playground. This year's display is scheduled for 9 p.m. Monday. The Windjammer club will offer live music by 1980s-'90s party band Weird Science immediately following the fireworks.

The July 4th fireworks show at Folly Beach has been cancelled this year due to high tides.