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
June 11, 2018

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

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.