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4th of July 2021 Fireworks and Celebrations in Myrtle Beach
Firework shows return to the Grand Strand in 2021.

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4th of July 2021 Fireworks and Celebrations in Myrtle Beach



Fourth of July celebrations will be returning to the Grand Strand this year. There are plenty of ways to keep the family busy on Independence Day in Myrtle Beach, from fireworks, 5ks, and parades. 

Firework shows will be held in the following areas: Myrtle Beach, Cherry Grove, Murrells Inlet, and North Myrtle Beach.

The annual Salute from the Shore flyover is slated to take place on July 4. 

Fireworks Shows

Myrtle Beach Boardwalk

The city of Myrtle Beach will host a fireworks show at 10 p.m. July 4th at Second Avenue Pier. Bring a beach chair or blanket, and catch the show along the shore!

Broadway at the Beach

Fourth of July Fireworks will be held at 10 p.m. on July 4th at Broadway at the Beach. Fireworks will be held over Lake Broadway in the middle of the massive shopping and dining complex. 

Cherry Grove Pier

Cherry Grove Pier in North Myrtle Beach will host a Fourth of July Fireworks Show at 9:30 p.m. Bring a beach chair or blanket and watch the show from the shore in North Myrtle Beach. 

Murrells Inlet Marshwalk

Murrells Inlet will host a Fourth of July Fireworks show at 10 p.m. July 4 at the Murrells Inlet Marshwalk. The show will be at the end of the pier and can be viewed from anywhere along the Marshwalk. 

Barefoot Landing

Conveniently located on the southern end of North Myrtle Beach, Barefoot Landing will be lighting up the night sky with an amazing fireworks display starting at 10 p.m. on July 4th.

4th of July Events and Festivals

Surfside Beach 4th of July Golf Cart Parade

Surfside Beach will host it annual 4th of July Golf Cart Parade starting at 1 p.m. July 4th.  Carts will line up starting at  12:30 p.m. on Melody Lane. The parade travels north on Ocean Boulevard and ends at 16th Avenue North.  Judging will be at Neal and Pam’s on Ocean Boulevard.

Surfside Beach 4th of July Celebration

The town of Surfside Beach will host a family-friendly 4th of July celebration from 6 to 10 p.m. July 4 at W.O. Martin Field, 850 South Dogwood Drive, with live entertainment. Due to construction on the Surfside Pier, there will not be a fireworks show for 2021. 

Salute from the Shore

Make your way to the beach on July 4th at 1 p.m. and witness an unforgettable flyover of F-16s from the 169th Fighter Wing at McEntire Joint National Guard Base in South Carolina. The Salute from the Shore flyover will take place at 1 p.m., starting at Cherry Grove and making its way down to Bluffton, S.C., around 1:25 p.m.  

4th of July Independence Day 5k 

The 12th annual Independence Day 5k Race begins at 7:00 a.m. July 3 in The Market Common starting near Grand Park Lake.

Red, White, & Blue 5k at Barefoot Landing

This Independence Day 5k Race begins at 7:30 a.m on July 4th to celebrate the birth of our nation. Breakfast and awards will be held at Lulu’s Barefoot Landing after the race at 8:30 a.m.

Murrells Inlet Boat Parade

The 38th annual Murrells Inlet Boat Parade will be held at 3 p.m. on July 4th. Boat entry fees are waived for 2021 to encourage more participants. The parade starts at the Garden City Point, goes through the Murrells Inlet MarshWalk, and ends at the Hot Fish Club. The theme this year is Stars, Stripes, and Fireworks. 

Pawleys Island 4th of July Parade

The 54th annual Pawleys Island 4th of July Parade will be held at 10 a.m. The cost to enter is $20 in advance or $25 on the day of the parade.