Fourth of July Parade

What: Sullivan's Island will host an Independence Day parade in the morning, followed by a family-friendly block party with live music and more. Fireworks after dark.

When: 9 a.m. (parade) and 5:30 p.m. (block party)

Where: Stith Park, 2050 Middle St., Sullivan's Island

Price: Free

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Fourth of July Festival

What: This family-friendly festival will feature kids' activities, food trucks, a laser light show and live music by Plane Jane, Charleston Groove Factory and more. Fireworks after dark.

When: 3 p.m.

Where: Riverfront Park, 1001 Everglades Ave., North Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 740-5853 or

Patriots Point Blast

What: View the fireworks landside of the aircraft carrier Yorktown with refreshments available for purchase and a free fireworks show after dark.

When: 4 p.m.

Where: Patriots Point, 40 Patriots Point, Mount Pleasant

Price: $10 parking

More Info: 884-2727 or www.

Fireworks Viewing Party

What: The Omar Shrine Temple will offer place to watch the fireworks from Patriot's Point with a food truck, burgers and hot dogs and a full bar with drinks available for purchase.

When: 4 p.m.

Where: Omar Shrine Temple and Harbor Breeze Restaurant, 176 Patriots Point Road, Mount Pleasant

Price: $5 parking

More info: 971-0131

Red, White and Blue

What: Summerville's Red White and Blue on the Green features live music, kids' activities, a beer garden, food trucks, costume contests and more, with a fireworks display after dark.

When: 5:30 p.m.

Where: Gahagan Park, 515 W. Boundary St., Summerville

Price: Free

More Info: 851-4216 or

Kiawah Fourth

What: The Sanctuary will offer live music, holiday refreshments, kids' activities and a fireworks show for Independence Day. Reservations are required.

When: 5:30 p.m.

Where: The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island, 1 Sanctuary Beach Drive

Price: $48 adults, $24 kids

More Info: 768-6253 or

Cane Bay Fourth

What: This family-friendly festival will feature a climbing wall, food trucks, an inflatable water park, corn hole tournaments and a professional fireworks display.

When: 6 p.m.

Where: Cane Bay Plantation, 1624 State Road, Summerville

Price: Free

More Info: www.independence

Folly Beach Fourth

What: Various Folly Beach bars and restaurants will offer live music with fireworks at the pier after dusk.

When: 6 p.m.

Where: Center St., Folly Beach

More Info: 588-2447 or www.

Fourth in the Creek

What: Goose Creek celebrates Independence Day with live music by the Local Motion Party Band, kids' activities, carnival games, food vendors and a fireworks show after sunset.

When: 6:30 p.m.

Where: Marguerite Brown Municipal Center, 519 N. Goose Creek Blvd.

Price: Free

More Info: 569-4242 or

RiverDogs Fourth

What: A special RiverDogs game in support of veterans, followed by an extended fireworks show.

When: 6:30 p.m.

Where: Joseph P. Riley Jr. Park, 360 Fishburne St., downtown Charleston

Price: $6-18

More Info: 723-7241 or

Salute from the Shore

What: The coastal flight of military aircraft adds more groups of planes for the fifth annual tribute to the Armed Forces. The slower planes will start first, followed by two more flights that will overtake the slower aircraft at different points along the coast. Show support on the beaches with red, white and blue.

When: Between 1:35 and 1:50 p.m.

Where: Locally from Isle of Palms to Folly Beach

Price: Free

For more info: www.salute

Uncle Sam Jam

What: Permanent Vacation will play beach music, blues, boogie and classic oldies with refreshments available for purchase at this special Independence Day edition of Shaggin' on the Cooper, a prime spot for viewing the fireworks over Charleston Harbor.

When: 8 p.m.

Where: Mount Pleasant Pier, 71 Harry M. Hallman Jr. Blvd.

Price: $10 general, $8 Charleston County residents

More Info: 795-4386 or

Isle of Palms Fireworks

What: Isle of Palms will have fireworks at the pier after dark followed by live music and an after party at The Windjammer.

When: 9 p.m.

Where: Front Beach and Pavilion, Ocean Blvd., Isle of Palms

Price: Free fireworks show, $10 Windjammer show

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