You Won’t Want To Miss These Incredible Fireworks Shows In South Carolina This Year

South Carolinians love to celebrate Independence Day. There’s nothing like the present to list fireworks displays for the upcoming Fourth of July festivities. If you’re wondering “where are the closest fireworks near me?” then we have you covered. In 2015, and again in 2016, we published a list of the best places to see fireworks in South Carolina. Well we’re at it again, only for 2017 we’ve put together the most comprehensive list of all the July 4th fireworks displays that we could find in the Palmetto State – from big cities to small towns. Here’s our list:

Abbeville County

  • Calhoun Falls – Freedom Blast, July 1st. Held at Blue Hole Recreation on Lake Russell from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Fireworks at dusk.

 

Aiken County

  • Aiken – Fire Over Aiken, June 24th. The event is held at the Western Carolina State Fairgrounds from 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.The fireworks begin after dark.
  • Perry – Fireworks display, July 4th. The event is held at the park in the middle of town. Fireworks begin at 9:00 p.m.

 

Anderson County

  • Belton – Freedom Celebration, July 1st. The event is held in City Square from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Clemson – ClemsonFest, July 3rd. Held at Snow Family Outdoor Fitness and Wellness Center (old Y-Beach) from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Fireworks start at 9:30 p.m. Fee: $5 per person, or $10 per carload.

 

Bamberg County

  • Bamberg – July 4th Celebration, July 4th. The celebration takes place in the City of Bamberg starting at 6:30 p.m. Fireworks are at 9:00 p.m.

 

Barnwell County

  • Barnwell – Independence Day Celebration, July 1st. The event takes place at Veteran’s Park in Barnwell; times are still pending announcement.

 

Beaufort County

  • Hilton Head Island – Fireworks at Harbortown, July 4th. The event is from 9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Fireworks begin sometime after dusk.
  • Parris Island – Parris Island Independence Day Celebration, July 4th. Located at MCRD Parris Island Peatross Parade Deck. Gates open at 5:00 p.m. Fireworks are at approximately 9:15 p.m.
  • Port Royal – 4th of July Celebration, July 4th. The event starts at 5:00 p.m. at The Sands Beach. Fireworks start at 9:00 p.m.

 

Berkeley County

  • Goose CreekFabulous Fourth In The Creek, July 4th has been cancelled due to concerns about flooding. (updated 7/3/17 at 11:02 a.m.)
  • Moncks Corner – 4th of July Street Dance & Fireworks, July 1st. The event is at the Regional Recreation Complex from 5:00 p.m to 9:30 p.m. Fireworks are at 9:45 p.m.

 

Calhoun County

  • St. Matthews – July 4th Celebration, July 4th. The event is located at Calhoun County Convalescent Center. Fireworks begin after sundown.

 

Charleston County

  • Folly Beach – 4th of July Fireworks, July 4th. The event is from 8:45 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Fireworks begin after sundown.
  • Isle of Palms – 4th of July Fireworks, July 4th. The event is located on Front Beach from 9:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Kiawah Island – Independence Day Festival, July 3rd. The festival is held at Night Heron Park from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Fireworks start at 9:15 p.m.
  • Mount Pleasant – 4th of July Fireworks Blast at Patriots Point, July 4th. This event is held at the Patriots Point Maritime Museum from 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. You must purchase tickets in advance to attend.
  • North Charleston – 4th of July Festival, July 4th. Located at Riverfront Park. Gates open at 3:00 p.m., fireworks are at 9:10 p.m. Expect to take a shuttle to the event. All parking is off-site.

 

Cherokee County

  • Blacksburg – July 4th Fireworks Celebration, July 4th. Located across the road from Hopewell Baptist Church. Festivities begin at 7:00 p.m.; fireworks start at 9:20 p.m.
  • Gaffney – Community Fireworks Display, July 1st. Located at Lake Whelchel Pleasant School Road Entrance. Fireworks are from 9:00 p.m to 9:15 p.m.

 

Chester County

  • Chester – Red, White & Boom Celebration, June 30th. The event is located at Joe Collins Stadium starting at 5:30 p.m. Fireworks begin at 8:30 p.m.

 

Chesterfield County

  • Cheraw – Independence Day Celebration, July 3rd. Fireworks event is in downtown Cheraw from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., with fireworks at dusk.

 

Clarendon County

  • Manning – Red, White & Blue Celebration, July 3rd. Catch the fireworks event at the Red Barn in downtown Manning starting at 7:00 p.m.

 

Darlington County

  • Darlington – FreedomFest, July 1st. The event is at Darlington Raceway from 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

 

Dorchester County

  • Summerville – Red, White and Blue on the Green, July 4th. Location: Gahagan Park from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

 

Georgetown County

  • Georgetown – 4th of July Fireworks and Kaminski House Concert, Juy 4th. The event takes place on the lawn of the Kaminski House beginning at 7:00 p.m.
  • Murrells Inlet – Fireworks on the Marshwalk, July 4th. The event will take place along the Marshwalk and starts at 10:00 p.m.

 

Greenville County

  • Greenville – Wells Fargo Red, White & Blue presented by AT&T, July 4th. It takes place in downtown Greenville from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Greer – Freedom Blast, June 24th. The event is from 6:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. at Greer City Park.
  • Simpsonville – Free Concert & Fireworks, July 1st. The event features the Oak Ridge Boys and takes place at Heritage Park Amphitheater from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Slater-Marietta – Moon Boom, July 3rd. Held in the field across from the Rodeo Grounds at Beechwood Farms from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

 

Greenwood County

  • Ninety Six – Festival of the Stars, June 29th – July 1st. Fireworks are on July 1st in Ninety Six Town Park at 9:45 p.m.

 

Horry County

  • Conway – Conway Riverfest, July 1st. The event is at the Conway Riverwalk from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Fireworks start at 9:30 p.m.
  • Myrtle Beach – Broadway at the Beach, July 4th. The fireworks start at 10:00 p.m.
  • Myrtle Beach – Fireworks on the Boardwalk, July 4th. Fireworks at 10:00 p.m. Second Ave Pier but visible all the way to 15 Avenue North.
  • Myrtle Beach – Independence Day Celebration, July 4th. Celebrate the 4th at TicketReturn.com Field as the MB Pelicans take on the Buies Creek Astros. Gametime is 7:05 p.m. Fireworks immediately after the game. There is a fee associated with entry to this game.
  • North Myrtle Beach – Barefoot Landing, July 4th. Fireworks are over the lake at 9:30 p.m.
  • Surfside Beach – Cancelled. The annual fireworks show at the Surfside Beach Pier has been cancelled this year due to damage the pier sustained during Hurricane Matthew.
  • North Myrtle Beach – Cherry Grove Pier Fireworks, July 4th. Watch from the beach! The event starts at 9:00 p.m.

 

Kershaw County

  • Lake Wateree – Lake Wateree Association Annual Fireworks Show, July 4th. Island #8 near Clearwater Cove Marina. Times to be announced.

 

Laurens County

  • Laurens – Riverfront Freedom Festival, July 3. The event is at the Little River Amphitheater starting at 6:30 p.m. Fireworks are just after dusk.

 

Lexington County

  • Columbia – Star Spangled Symphonic Salute, July 3rd. The event begins at 8:00 p.m. at Saluda Shoals Park.
  • Gilbert – Lexington County Peach Festival, July 4th. The fireworks event is at the field behind Gilbert Primary School. The Peach Festival is from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Fireworks are at 10:00 p.m.
  • Lake Murray – 4th of July Celebration on Lake Murray, July 1st. Festivities begin at 12 noon and last until 10:00 p.m. Boat parade at 12:00 noon.
  • Lexington – Blowfish Independence Day Fireworks, July 4th. Dog Days and Fireworks Display at the Blowfish take on the Florence Redwolves. The game starts at 7:05 p.m. with fireworks after. There’s a fee associated with entrance to the game.
  • (For Columbia see also “Richland County” listings)

 

Marion County

  • Marion – Celebration of Heroes, July 1st. Held at the Swamp Fox Entertainment Complex from 3:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

 

Marlboro County

  • Bennettsville – Fireworks Display and Celebration, July 1st. Fireworks event is at Lake Paul Wallace from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., with fireworks at dark.
  • Cheraw – Independence Day Celebration, July 3rd. Fireworks event is in downtown Cheraw from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., with fireworks at dusk.

 

Newberry County

  • Newberry – 4th of July Fireworks, July 4th. Newberry High School Mike Ware Field. Fireworks begin shortly after dusk.

 

Oconee County

  • Seneca – 4th of July Celebration, July 4th. The event is at Gignilliant Field starting at 6:00 p.m. Fireworks will begin shortly after dark.

 

Orangeburg County

  • Elloree – 4th of July Celebration, July 4th. A town picnic starts at 6:00 p.m. at Joe Miller Park, followed by a concert at 8:00 p.m and fireworks after. There are minimal fees associated with this event.

 

Pickens County

  • Clemson – ClemsonFest, July 3rd. Held at Snow Family Outdoor Fitness and Wellness Center (old Y-Beach) from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Fireworks start at 9:30 p.m. Fee: $5 per person, or $10 per carload.
  • Easley – 4th of July Celebration, July 4th. The event is held in Market Square beginning at 3:00 p.m. The fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m.
  • Liberty – Love My Liberty Independence Day Celebration, July 4th. The event is at the old LIberty High School Stadium from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Pickens – Annual 4th of July Celebration, July 4th. The event is in downtown Pickens and starts at 7:00 p.m. Fireworks are at 10:00 p.m.

 

Richland County

  • Columbia – Fort Jackson Torch Light Tattoo – Cancelled this year. Fort Jackson held a huge Centennial Celebration in June instead.
  • (For Columbia, see also “Lexington County” listings)

 

Spartanburg County

  • Spartanburg – Red, White & Boom, July 4th. This event take place at Barnet Park from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

 

Sumter County

  • Sumter – Fireworks in the Park, July 1. Located at Dillon Park. Starts at 9:30 p.m.

 

Union County

  • Union – Light Up The Lake, July 4th, The event is at Veteran’s Memorial Park in Union starting at 2:00 p.m. Fireworks are at 10:00 p.m.

 

York County

  • Rock Hill – Red White and Boom, July 3rd. The event is in Old Town and starts at 5:30 p.m., with fireworks at 10:00 p.m.

Where will you be celebrating Independence Day? We’d love to know. In our comments you can also let us know if we accidentally left off a fireworks show in your hometown.