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Fourth of July Guide in + around Charleston, SC

Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum

Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum | Photo by @walkablecharleston

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We’ve got the 411 on all of the 4th of July events going on in the Lowcountry this weekend:

Friday, July 2

Stars & Guitars - Reunited | Fri., July 2 | 5:30 p.m. | Boone Hall Plantation, 1235 Long Point Rd., Mt. Pleasant | $59+ | A Lowcountry summer tradition of country music concerts featuring Dustin Lynch, Travis Denning, Tenille Arts, and Taylor Castro. 🪕

Red, White, Bluegrass & Boot, Scoot, Boogie | Fri., July 2 | 6-8 p.m. | The Great Lawn, 100 Greeting House Rd., Summerville | Free | A party with live music from The Lowhills + a performance by the Boot Boogie Babes. 🤠

Saturday, July 3

Celebrate Fourth at Firefly with Lauren Hall | Sat., July 3 | 12-6 p.m. | Firefly Distillery, 4201 Spruill Ave., North Charleston | This second annual event held at the new Park Circle distillery will feature live music, Firefly cocktails + tastings, and food trucks — open to all ages.

Holy Rolly at Cane Bay 4th of July Fest | Sat., July 3 | 5-9 p.m. | 207 Buttercup Ln., Summerville | Free | We scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream + the Fourth of July festivities.🍦

Indoors with Jesus | Sat., July 3 | 5-9 p.m. | Royal Baptist Family Life Center., 4750 Abraham, North Charleston | $30+ | Celebrate the 4th of July with Grammy award winning artist, Tasha Cobbs-Leonard — lawn chairs permitted. 🙌

Carnes Crossroads Summer Barn Jam Concert Series | Sat., July 3 | 4-7 p.m. | Carnes Crossroads, 513 Wodin Pl., Summerville | Free | Summer is here + so are the vibes — enjoy live music from East Coast Party Band and food from local food trucks. 🎶

Oh Yah BBQ | Sat., July 3 | 1-8 p.m. | Freehouse Brewery, 2895 Pringle St., North Charleston | Free | Start the holiday weekend right with barbecue, live music by Greg Winkler + drinks. 🍻

Moncks Corner Fourth of July | Sat. July 3 | 9 p.m. | Moncks Corner Regional Recreation Complex, 418 E. Main St. | Free | View fireworks from your vehicles or take out the blankets + lawn chairs to enjoy the festivities.

Sunday, July 4

Public Reading of the Declaration of Independence | Sun. July 4 | 9 a.m. | Old Exchange Building, 122 E Bay St. | Free | This public reading will take place in the same spot the declaration was read to citizens in 1776. 🇺🇸

Edmund’s Oast Restaurant July 4th Ice Cream Social | Edmund’s Oast, 1081 Morrison Dr. | Sun. July 4 | 2-5 p.m. | Entrance is free | Indulge in a selection of frozen treats like Italian ice, ice cream floats, + ice cream sandwiches — no reservations needed. 🍨

4th of July at Riverfront Park | Sun., July 4 | 7-10 p.m. | Riverfront Park, 1001 Everglades Dr., North Charleston | Free | The largest fireworks show in the Lowcountry — bring lawn chairs, blankets, water, and snacks. 🎇

Patriots Point Fireworks Blast | Sun., July 4 | 6-10 p.m. | Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum, 40 Patriots Point Rd., Mt. Pleasant | $20 parking fee | There will be local food trucks and guests are invited to bring folding chairs + picnic blankets.🎆

2021 Fireworks and Freedom Fest | Sun., July 4 | 5:30-9:30 p.m. | Gahagan Park, 184 W. Boundary St., Summerville | Free | Live music from the 17 South Band + great food — attendees are welcome to bring lawn chairs, blankets, and small coolers. 🇺🇸

Fabulous Fourth in the Creek | Sun., July 4 | 6:30-9:30 p.m. | Goose Creek Municipal Center, 519 North Goose Creek Blvd., Goose Creek | Free | The Creek is welcoming everyone to enjoy music from local cover band Calhoun’s Calling, food + family fun.

Litt on The 4th | Sun., July 4 | 4-9 p.m. | Founders Hall, 1500 Old Towne Rd. | $15+ | Hookahs, a cash bar, and food vendors will be available.

If you already have weekend plans, but are looking for things to do for the rest of the month, be sure to check out our July Planahead.