Celebrate our country’s independence in Myrtle Beach SC!
There are so many ways to celebrate along the Grand Strand including fireworks, festivals and parades.
- Salute from the Shore – Salute the military this 4th of July. F-16s from Shaw Air Force base and several vintage military aircraft will fly over the South Carolina coastline. The flyover will begin at 1 p.m. on July 4 from Cherry Grove in North Myrtle Beach SC and continue along the coastline all the way to Hilton Head.
- Cupcake Eating Contest – Croissants Bistro and Bakery in Myrtle Beach SC is hosting its fourth annual Cupcake Eating Contest on July 4 at Broadway at the Beach in Heroes Harbor. Contestants (18 and older) will have five minutes to devour as many iced cupcakes as they can. There will also be several family-friendly activities leading up to the big event. The activities begin at 2 p.m. and the contest begins at 3 p.m. Click here for more information or to register for the Cupcake Eating Contest.
- Independence Saturday Cookout – Grab your lawn chairs and head to La Belle Amie in Little River SC for wine tastings, barbecue and music. The event is Saturday, July 2 noon-5 p.m. Admission is reduced by $3 if you bring 2 canned/dry good food items for the area food bank.
- Surfside Beach 4th of July Festival – Celebrate Independence day on the Surfside Beach Pier. Enjoy entertainment by Garth & Friends and buy your 4th of July T-shirt. A fireworks show will start at 9:30 p.m. The celebration is from 6-10 p.m.
- Barefoot Landing – Celebrate in the evening with live music, a juggler and more. Music starts throughout the complex at 7 p.m. and fireworks will be at 10:15 p.m. For more information, click here.
- Broadway at the Beach – Enjoy live music starting at 7 p.m. Fireworks will be at 10 p.m. Click here for more information.
- Murrells Inlet July 4th Patriotic Parade – See a parade on the water! Watch decorated boats parade from Garden City, wind past the MarshWalk and finish at Morse Park Landing. This year’s theme is “Red, White & Southern. The parade begins at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 2. You can also enjoy fireworks on the Marshwalk at 10 p.m.
- Pawleys Island 4th of July Parade – If it can move, it may be a float. See all kinds of vehicles in in this parade. the parade will begin at 11 a.m. on July 4.
Myrtle Beach Boardwalk – 2nd Avenue Pier at 10 p.m.
Barefoot Landing, North Myrtle Beach – 10:15 p.m.
Cherry Grove Pier, North Myrtle Beach – 9:15 p.m.
Surfside Beach Pier – 9:30 p.m.
Murrells Inlet Marshwalk – 10 p.m.
Georgetown, East Bay Park & Harborwalk – 9 p.m.