Independence Day will be here before we know it and there are plenty of local July 4th events taking place from where you’re staying at the Grand Strand Resort in North Myrtle Beach to Georgetown SC that you won’t want to miss. If you know of others, feel free to add them in the comments section below otherwise we hope to see you at one of these!
The ever-popular Garden City Golf Cart Parade takes place at 2 p.m. on July 4, 2016. The parade begins at Calhoun Drive and proceeds to Woodland Avenue. The lineup starts behind Willard’s Fireworks at 1:00 p.m. For information about being in the parade or if you have questions call (843) 340-5835.
Our area Salute From the Shore VII will be throughout the Myrtle Beach coastal area starting at 1 p.m. on July 4. The focal point of Salute from the Shore has always been highlighted with a flyover of military aircraft and has evolved to include patriotic volunteer pilots of privately-owned vintage military aircraft with veterans and active duty military aboard. This year’s annual tribute will have a flyover of vintage military aircraft and F-16s from the SC Air National Guard’s 169th Fighter Wing at McEntire Joint National Guard Base. The Flyover starts at 1 p.m. in Cherry Grove and concludes over the May River Sandbar in Bluffton, SC around 1:30 p.m.
The popular Murrells Inlet 4th of July Boat Parade takes place annually and begins at Garden City Point in Murrells Inlet on July 2 starting at 5 p.m. This year marks the 33rd boat parade that has been held in Murrells Inlet on Independence Day. Call 652-4236 for more information.
Sunday Celebration Concerts are held every Sunday from 7-10 p.m. from June 26 until July 31, 2016 in Plyler Park, 1000 North Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach. Each concert is anticipated to draw as many as 1,000 attendees or more. These free concerts are open to the public and are sponsored by Ground Zero. Don’t forget to bring a chair or blanket to sit on.
Independence Day at Barefoot Landing will be celebrated with a 4th of July fireworks show at 10:15 p.m. Location: 4898 Hwy 17 South, North Myrtle Beach.
Experience the magic of fireworks right on the beach! Thanks to the Oceanfront Merchants Association, Second Avenue Pier in Myrtle Beach is proud to host fireworks on July 4. As the southernmost point of the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, Second Avenue Pier is only a short stroll from Plyler Park, where free concerts are held throughout the summer months. Location: 110 N. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach. For more information, call 843-445-7437.