Celebrate 4th of July Around Myrtle Beach


Celebrating our great country along the Grand Strand is a blast! And we really mean it as dozens of fireworks displays can be seen lighting up our Southern skies during the evening of Fourth of July. From sunrise through sunset, there are innumerable events and things to do around the Myrtle Beach area to make your Independence Day celebration one of a kind. From watching boat parades to traditional fireworks shows, here’s a list of July 4th celebrations for the whole family including festivals, contests, and more!

4th of july myrtle beach things to do

Red White & BOOM!

There’s nothing more exciting than celebrating the 4th of July with family and friends at one of our evening fireworks shows. The Grand Strand is known for spectacular fireworks displays that decorate the starry night with brilliant colors of red, white, blue, and beyond for a truly fantastic experience.

2nd Avenue Pier in downtown Myrtle Beach Grab a chair or blanket and post up on the beach for a spectacular firework show along the Boardwalk beginning at 10 p.m.

Broadway At The Beach Over The Moon Strolling Performers and dancers begin at 8 p.m. along with shows at the Heroes Harbour Stage, stilt walkers and character appearances. Stick around for the fireworks at 10 p.m.

Barefoot Landing Start your day off right with a 5K around Barefoot Landing beginning at 7 a.m. An after party will be held at Crooked Hammock. Stick around for live music on the LandShark Turf Patio beginning at 7 p.m. and Nick Pike will perform in Dockside Village. Tropical Jammers Steel Drums will also perform and the night will end with fireworks at 10 p.m. 
Murrells Inlet Marshwalk The fun continues after the annual Boat Parade with a dazzling fireworks show at 10 p.m.

Cherry Grove Pier of North Myrtle Beach Events throughout the day beginning at 9:30 a.m. with the Fireworks Show set for 9:30 p.m.


From golf cart parades to a salute from our shore, the Myrtle Beach area has unique daytime events for the whole family to enjoy!

2022 Myrtle Beach Salute From The Shores Flight Schedule

13th Annual Salute From The Shore @ 1PM - Show your support for America’s Armed Forces by bringing your festive 4th of July gear to wave on the vintage military aircraft and F-16s doing flyovers across our beaches.

Town of Surfside Beach 4th of July Golf Cart Parade @ 10 a.m.: The Surfside Beach Town Council will host its annual 4th of July golf cart parade from 10-11 a.m. starting down Melody Lane stopping at Neal & Pam’s where the judging will take place and ending at 16th Ave. North at Holiday Inn. Prizes are awarded to the most patriotic cart. 

Surfside Beach July 4th Celebration @ 5PM Celebrate our great nation’s birthday with music and fun at Martin Park in Surfside Beach. It’s a party! 

Murrells Inlet Boat Parade - The Murrells Inlet Boat Parade is back for 2022! The parade begins at 11 a.m. at Garden City Point where it winds its way through Murrells Inlet. This year’s theme is American Heart, Southern Soul, all boaters are encouraged to join!

55th Annual 4th of July Parade in Pawleys Island - The annual 4th of July Parade in Pawleys Island invites anyone that wants to participate and cruise along the street on a boat, float, truck or anything! This free event will be held from 10-11:15 a.m. along the town of Pawleys Island.

13th Annual Independence Day 5K - Join The Market Common for its 13th Annual Independence Day 5K beginning at 7 a.m. on July 4th. Dress in your most festive active wear and have a blast!

Happy Independence Day 

If you get to enjoy this 4th of July in Myrtle Beach, be sure you follow guidelines for healthy travel as you explore the exciting events and spectacular fireworks shows. From Little River and North Myrtle Beach, to Conway, Surfside, and Pawleys Island, those in town for the holiday are sure to find an endless supply of fun things to do.

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#1 By Katy at 8/20/2018 4:19 AM

Me and my cousin went tp myrtle beach, and watched the fireworks over the beach, in 2010. it was amazing. And me and my cousin got taped. by a myrtle beach news reporter and got on the myrtle beach news. it was my first time in myrtle beach, and i LOVED it. :) and i would love to go back again!

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