4th of July 2018 Fireworks and events for Myrtle Beach area
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 is your full list of things to do on July Fourth in Myrtle Beach.
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
Fourth of July fireworks in Murrells Inlet 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 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.
Salute from the Shore
Make your way to the beach on July 4 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, SC around 1:25 p.m.
Murrells Inlet Boat Parade
The Murrells Inlet Boat Parade begins at noon 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 Pawleys Island Golf Cart 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.