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

More info: sullivansisland-sc.com

Declaration of Independence Reading

What: To celebrate the first public reading of The Declaration of Independence in Charleston on Aug. 5, 1776, and to instill local pride and patriotism, the Washington Light Infantry will sponsor a public reading of The Declaration of Independence on the steps of the Old Exchange Building.

When: 9:30 a.m.

Where: Old Exchange Building, 122 East Bay St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: washingtonlightinfantry.org

Red, White & Blue Party

What: This family-friendly celebration will feature outdoor games, snow cones, cotton candy and popcorn. The Tasting Station will serve up Nashville-style chicken biscuits and the Cooking School will feature a wine tasting with the in-house experts.

When: 12:30-3 p.m. July 4

Where: Southern Season, 730 Coleman Blvd., Mount Pleasant

Price: Free

More Info: southernseason.com

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

more info: salutefromtheshore.org

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

Independence at Cane Bay

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: or independenceatcanebay.com

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 goosecreekrecreation.com

RiverDogs Fourth

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

when: 7:05 p.m.

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

price: $6-18

more info: 723-7241 or riverdogs.com