Festivals & Events

4th of July 2018 Fireworks and events for Myrtle Beach area

Celebrate the 4th of July in Myrtle Beach at any one of a variety of fireworks shows.
By MyrtleBeach.com
May 19, 2017

No one does the Fourth of July quite like Myrtle Beach. With fireworks and festivities galore, you’ll find plenty of ways to celebrate Independence Day at the beach.

Fireworks will light up the sky all around Myrtle Beach-area communities. Here are some scheduled displays:


July 4th Fireworks Displays

Broadway at the Beach

Broadway at the Beach hosts fireworks displays each Tuesday and Friday throughout the summer, with a special Independence Day celebration taking place Wednesday, July 4, 2018. Fireworks begin at 10 p.m. and will be shot off over Lake Broadway. The display can be viewed from many areas around the complex, but popular locations include near each of the bridges crossing the lake.

Cherry Grove Pier

Cherry Grove Pier in North Myrtle Beach will host its annual fireworks display starting at around 9:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 4. Spectators can see the show from the beach and their hotel balconies near the pier. 

Murrells Inlet Marshwalk

Fireworks begin at 10 p.m. Wednesday, July 4, at the end of Veterans Pier, and can be seen from anywhere along the Marshwalk as well as down the marsh shoreline at Belin United Methodist Church and Hot Fish Club.  

Barefoot Landing

Barefoot Landing will host a special Independence Day fireworks display on Wednesday, July 4, 2018, beginning at 10 p.m. The complex also hosts fireworks each Monday throughout the summer as part of its  summer entertainment series. 

July 4th Events & Festivals

Surfside Beach 4th of July Celebration

The Surfside Beach 4th of July Celebration will take place from 6 to 10 p.m. Wednesday, July 4, 2018, at Surfside Pier, located at the intersection of Surfside Drive and Ocean Boulevard. The event will feature live entertainment and family fun. 

Murrells Inlet Boat Parade

The boat parade begins at Garden City Point and goes past the Marshwalk all the way to Morse Park Landing. Spectators can watch the parade from anywhere along the Marshwalk.  

4th of July Independence Day 5k and 8k

Now in its 5th year, the annual Independence Day Race includes options for a 5k or an 8k. The event begins at 7:30 a.m. July 4 in The Market Common starting near Valor Park. 

Pawleys Island Golf Cart Parade

Join the town of Pawleys Island for the 51st annual parade. Participants use their imaginations to create “floats” from golf carts, convertibles or flat-bed trucks. The cost to enter a float is $15 in advance or $20 the day of the parade.