Fourth of July Festivities in Summerville, SC & Charleston, SC

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The Fourth of July in the Charleston area is a great day of celebrations!  The city of Charleston played a key role in the Revolutionary War and is proud to celebrate Independence Day!  Festivities are going on for the family in Summerville and Downtown Charleston…

Summerville’s Red, White & Blue on the Green – 4-7pm at Hutchinson Square (Town Square) &  Fireworks 7-9pm at Gahagan Sport’s Complex

Get ready to see your neighbors, enjoy the town parade and delicious food! Every year, the town of Summerville gathers to show their patriotism.  The non-motorized parade is open to everyone and the Summerville DREAM will award prizes for most patriotic.  Get your red, white and blue out and decorate your baby strollers, bikes,  wagons, rollerblades, tricycles and join the parade!  Registration for the parade begins at 4pm and the actual parade begins at 6:30pm

In addition you will find a magic show, jumpy house, games and activities for everyone, live music and delicious food.  All proceeds will benefit the effort to restore the downtown area of Summerville.

Fireworks, hosted by the Town of Summerville, will follow the celebrations at the square over at the Gahagan Sports Complex (515 West Boundary St., Summerville).  Concessions and music will begin at 7pm and the fireworks show will begin at 9pm.  Bring a beach blanket or chairs to sit on!

Admission: Free

For more information, contact Summerville DREAM at 843-821-7260.

North Charleston – Riverfront Park -3-10 pm

Riverfront Park,  located at 1001 Everglades Drive, will be the site of the Fourth of July celebrations for the city of North Charleston.  Live music, lots of children’s activities including the play fountain and oversized play sandbox. The evening will conclude with a grand firework’s display over the Cooper River.
Admission: Free
Riverfront Park is located on the former Charleston Naval Base, easily accessible from Hwy. 526 or Interstate I-26. Enter the former Charleston Naval Base by the McMillan Ave. or Virginia Ave. gate and turn onto Hobson Ave. Look for the Riverfront Park signs. Ample free parking is available.   Call (843) 745-1087 for more information.
Charleston – Patriot’s Point
Charleston’s most popular place to be on the Fourth of July is Patriot’s Point.  Dazzling fireworks will be launched over the water, terrific live bands, a Kidz Zone, and delicious food all draw people to Patriot’s Point every year.
Admission: Free
Directions: I-26 to downtown Charleston. Take Hwy. 17 North, cross the Cooper River Bridge and follow signs to Patriots Point.
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