Posted on 6/28/2022 by Angie Schnell

Things To Do This Fourth of July

Independence Day is right around the corner. Have you figured out your celebration plans? Lucky for you, the Charleston area, Isle of Palms and Sullivan's Island all have many different activities going on to celebrate the holiday. Whether you want to watch an amazing firework show at the USS Yorktown at Patriots Point or you want to keep it more "low-key" and enjoy the show right by the water on the beach, the Charleston area and its beaches are the perfect spot to celebrate with your family and friends. 

4th of July Blast at Patriots Point

Where: Patriots Point | 40 Patriots Point Rd, Mt Pleasant, SC 29464

Contact: 843-884-2727

How awesome does a professional firework show along with a beach music band on the Charleston Harbor sound? Celebrate one of the biggest celebrations of the year at the USS Yorktown on Patriots Point. One of the best views of the Charleston Harbor, you are guaranteed to have an amazing and memorable experience!


  • The access to the flight deck will open at 7:15 p.m. 
  • Live entertainment and music will start at 6:00 p.m. 
  • Parking is limited and will cost $20 per vehicle. Get excited to celebrate Independence Day!


Tickets for the fireworks show are currently on sale at the Patriots Point website.  From the website, you can see all of the details what is included with each ticket purchase.

Uncle Sam Jam

Where: The Mount Pleasant Pier | Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge

Contact: 843-795-4386

Dance to live music from Dave Landeo & The Sol Beats while you enjoy the breezy atmosphere of the Charleston Harbor at the Mount Pleasant Pier. The pier stretches 1250 feet out into the harbor at the foot of the Arthur Ravenel Jr. This spot will display some of the best scene of beautiful fireworks throughout the night.


  • You can purchase beverages, treats and snacks inside the event.
  • Gates will open at 7:00 p.m., and live music starts at 7:30 p.m.
  • No outside coolers or alcohol.


  • You can purchase tickets online in advance and on-site.
  • Limited spaces available.

4th of July Fireworks at Front Beach Isle of Palms

Where: Front Beach | Isle of Palms, SC

Get the best of both worlds – the beach and a firework show! Not in the mood to go anywhere? Some of the area's best fireworks are where you are staying, the beach! Enjoy the fireworks this Independence Day off of Isle of Palms and Sullivan's Island with other guests and locals in the area. For more information visit the City of Isle of Palms website.  

  • Paid parking is available at the Municipal Parking Lots on Pavilion Drive
  • The beach between 21st Avenue to 3rd Avenue at Sea Cabins with close at 6:00 p.m. 
  • Fireworks begin at 9:00 p.m.

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