Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, 4th of July events in the Charleston area have been canceled for 2020. Check back with us next year for 2021 holiday event information.

Are you trying to figure out where to watch the fireworks for Fourth of July in Charleston? It doesn’t have to be a hassle! In fact, you just found your one-stop guide to the best spots to watch fireworks in Charleston, Isle of Palms, Mount Pleasant, North Charleston, and the surrounding areas! So let us take you through a tour of our favorite spots to watch the Fourth of July fireworks in the Charleston area!


Where to Watch: Hop aboard the Red, White, and Bluegrass Cruise to get a magnificent view of Charleston fireworks 2018 from the harbor. The cruise will include live music!

When: 8:15p – 10:30p

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Mount Pleasant:

Where to Watch: The Fourth of July Fireworks Blast in Mt. Pleasant SC was named by the New York Times as “One of the Best Fourth of July Parties.” This fireworks show Mount Pleasant 2018 should be on the top of your 4th of July destinations. You can get a spot on the aircraft carrier for the best view, or you can watch from the beach.

Bonus Event: The festival landside will include live music with food and beverages available.

When: Boarding for the U.S.S. Yorktown is at 6p, the Landside Festival starts at 4p, and the fireworks will start at about 9:15p

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North Charleston:

Where to Watch: Riverfront Park – This year’s event features exciting musical guests, children’s activities, food trucks, craft vendors, and the Lowcountry’s largest 4th of July fireworks North Charleston show.

When: Activities start at 4p on July 4, 2018, and the fireworks start at dark.

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Kiawah Island:

Where to Watch: Watch a fabulous 4th of July Fireworks 2018 show at Night Heron Park on Kiawah Island. A second set of fireworks will begin afterwards at Sanctuary Beach!

When: 9:15pm & 10:00pm

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There you have it! If there’s a spot we missed, leave a comment below and we will do our best to add it!