Fourth of July Festivities in the Lowcountry ! You’ve got your choice of Fourth of July Events to choose from.
Red, White & Blue on The Green & Fireworks
Location: Hutchinson Town Square & Gahagan Sports Complex (515 West Boundary St.)
Date: July 3rd, 5-8pm Hutchinson Town Square, 9pm Fireworks Display at Gahagan
On Saturday, July 3rd, historic downtown Summerville will be transformed into an Independence Day street festival. Summerville D.R.E.A.M. (Downtown Restoration, Enhancement and management) will be hosting the annual Red, White and Blue on the Green. There will be face painting and crafts for kids. There will be a dunk tank for adventurous adults. The $3.00 ‘games wristband’ will include unlimited games, unlimited jumping in the jump castles and unlimited tries to hit the target and burst a water balloon…over someone’s head!!!! There will be live music by Bad Moon Band and food vendors with scrumptious wares….hot dogs, snow cones and elephant ears….just to mention a few.
Location: Woodlands Inn, Summerville SC
Date: Sunday, July 4 4-8:30pm
BBQ Buffet & Other Food Stations, Beers & Beverages….local retail booths, music, kids activities and more. Tickets $8/adult, $3/kids until July 2. (At the Door-$10/adults, $5/kids) 843-875-2600
The highlight of the event will be the Uncle Sam and Miss Liberty Costume Contest followed by the non-motorized parade around Hutchinson Square led by Mayor Berlin G. Myers. Bicycles, Tricycles, Wagons, Roller Skates, Roller Blades, Baby Carriages, Dogs, Goats, Kids – DECORATE them ALL!! Be as Patriotic as possible – All entries will be part of the judging and the winners will be announced directly after the parade! There will be prizes for Uncle Sam, Miss Liberty, Most Patriotic, Best in Show and Best Decorated Pet
For more information, contact Summerville DREAM at 843-821-7260.
North Charleston – Riverfront Park -3-10 pm
The City of North Charleston’s 4th of July Festival is our largest sponsored event. Annually held at Riverfront Park, the Festival features nationally reknowned performers, such as Mary Wilson of the Supremes, Marshall Tucker Band, and Lee Greenwood.
The Festival is presented free of charge to the public will all general admission for attendees. Guests attending the Festival are invited to bring lawn chairs and blankets, as there is no seating provided. No alcohol is permissible within the park. A wide variety of food vendors are always on site. Children activities are available free of charge, including inflatable jump castles, games, the play area, the giant sandbox, and the water fountain.
Call (843) 745-1087 for more information.
Admission: Free for landside entertainment, Kidz Zone and fireworks.
Directions: I-26 to downtown Charleston. Take Hwy. 17 South to Folly Road (Hwy. 161). Go to the end of Folly Road (about 15 minute drive) to get to the beach. Find a place to park and enjoy.