Top 5 Myrtle Beach 4th of July Activities and Fireworks Schedule
If you and your family are here for the 4th of July, here are the top 5 things to do to celebrate Independence Day in the Myrtle Beach area:
1. Salute the Troops: If you are anywhere at the beach on the 4th, be sure to look to the skies between 1:00 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. Four F-16’s will be flying over the entire South Carolina Coast for the Salute from the Shore. Be sure to wear your red, white and blue and arrive early so you don’t miss it!
2. Watch the fireworks: No matter where you are in Myrtle Beach, you will probably be near a fireworks show. So, grab some beach chairs or a blanket and take the whole family to see the fireworks. Area Myrtle Beach fireworks will be held at: Veterans Pier in Murrells Inlet at 10 p.m., Myrtle Beach Boardwalk fireworks off the 2nd Ave. Pier, Surfside Beach Pier fireworks at 9:30 p.m., Broadway at the Beach fireworks at 8 p.m., Cherry Grove Pier fireworks at 9:30 p.m., and Barefoot Landing Fireworks at 10:15 p.m. Make it a vacation to remember by watching the fireworks at the beach!
3. Watch a Boat Parade: If you’re in the Murrells Inlet area on the 4th of July, check out their annual boat parade. There’s no better way to enjoy the holiday than by relaxing by the shore and watching a parade of boats along the Marshwalk and the Inlet shore. Parade starts at 10 a.m.
4. Watch Some Entertainment: If you are in the Surfside Beach area on the 4th, then check out the Surfside Beach 4th of July Celebration from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. They will have entertainment by Garth and Friends, free ice cream, concessions for purchase and giveaways. Bring your lawn chairs and the whole family for this family-friendly celebration!
5. Resort Activities – Resorts such as Captain’s Quarters Resort and Hotel Blue Resort will be holding special events for their guests, which will include live music and an all-American cookout. In addition to their day-long celebration, guests will be able to see the 2nd Ave. Pier fireworks from the beach in front of these two Myrtle Beach resorts.