Looking for the perfect way to celebrate the 4th of July holiday? You’re in luck! There are plenty of great celebrations happening right here in Mount Pleasant and around the greater Charleston area. For your convenience, we’ve compiled a list of some of the area's most popular 4th of July events. Whether you’re looking to dance the night away, or just relax and watch fireworks on the beach—we’ve got you covered! Enjoy the weekend, and Happy Independence Day from all of us at Carolina Park!
July 3, 2016
Stars and Guitars — 103.5 WEZL — Mount Pleasant, SC
Celebrate the Independence Day weekend with 103.5 WEZL and some of Nashville’s fastest rising country music stars. Enjoy great food, beverages, and music from Runaway Jane, William Michael Morgan, and Dustin Lynch on the beautiful Boone Hall Plantation grounds.
Event Type: Food and Drinks, Music
Time: 4:30 p.m.
Address: Boone Hall Plantation — 1235 Long Point Rd. Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
Tickets and Information: http://boonehallplantation.com/stars-and-guitars
All American Independence Day Celebration — Brick House Kitchen — James Island, SC
Join Charleston Affair and Brick House Kitchen for their first All American Independence Day Party. Enjoy your holiday weekend with live music, BBQ, cornhole games, and a great fireworks display!
Event Type: Family-Friendly, Food and Drinks, Music, Fireworks
Time: 5:30–10:30 p.m.
Address: 1575 Folly Road, James Island, SC 29412
Tickets and Information: http://www.citypapertickets.com/events/34356612/all-american
July 4, 2016
Fourth of July Firework Bash — Patriot’s Point — Mount Pleasant, SC
The Fourth of July Firework Bash at Patriot’s Point has been named “…one of the best Fourth of July parties” by New York Times. View this spectacular firework display from up close on the flight deck of the USS YORKTOWN, or from afar at the grassy area of the Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum and many other locations around the harbor.
Event Type: Family-Friendly, Food and Drinks, Music, Activities, Fireworks
Time: 4 p.m.
Address: Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum — 40 Patriots Point Rd. Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
Tickets and Information: http://www.patriotspoint.org/news-and-events/event/fourth-of-july-fireworks-blast-2016/
Uncle Sam Jam — Mount Pleasant Pier — Mount Pleasant, SC
What better way to celebrate our Independence than to dance the night away to live beach music on the Mount Pleasant Pier? Take in the perfect over-water views of the area fireworks and enjoy food and drinks with your friends and family!
Event Type: Live Music, Dancing, Food and Drinks, Views of Fireworks
Time: 7 p.m.
Address: Mount Pleasant Pier — 71 Harry M. Hallman Jr. Blvd, Mt Pleasant, SC 29464
Tickets and Information: https://www.ccprc.com/1327/Uncle-Sam-Jam
4th of July Festival — Riverfront Park — North Charleston, SC
The “Lowcountry’s largest 4th of July fireworks show” promises to be a fabulous evening full of live music, kid’s activities, food trucks, craft beer vendors, and of course — the largest fireworks show in the Lowcountry. Bring the whole family to this free event and celebrate Independence Day with a bang.
Event Type: Family-Friendly, Food and Drinks, Activities, Music, Fireworks
Time: 3–9:45 p.m.
Address: 1001 Everglades Ave, North Charleston, SC 29405
Tickets and Information: http://www.northcharleston.org/Residents/Special-Events/4th-of-July-Festival.aspx
Sea Stars and Stripes — South Carolina Aquarium — Charleston, SC
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. Tickets include a delicious dinner of barbecue and Lowcountry boil!
Event Type: Family-Friendly, Food and Drinks, View of Fireworks
Time: 7–10 p.m.
Address: 100 Aquarium Wharf, Charleston, SC 29401
Tickets and Information: https://www.facebook.com/events/1121712214537760/
4th of July Fireworks — Front Beach — Isle of Palms, SC
Come on out to Isle of Palms for a unique firework display on the beach!
Event Type: Family-Friendly, Fireworks
Time: Just after dark
Address: Front Beach—Ocean Boulevard between 10th and 14th Avenue on Isle of Palms.