For those lucky folks vacationing in the Myrtle Beach area over the Fourth of July, you’re in for a whole lot of fun! At Myrtle Beach Resort we’re not only here to provide you with affordable accommodations in the Grand Strand area but to tell you about all the fun events taking place in the upcoming week. There’s just no good excuse for missing out on the celebrations being held on behalf of Independence Day. We hope to see you out and about!
If you’re looking for fireworks you won’t have to look far. Nearly every town in the area will be putting on these fabulous displays in the sky and there were will plenty impromptu displays along the beachfront as well. Check out these locations:
Fireworks start at 10 p.m. Friday, July 4, over Lake Broadway at Broadway at the Beach, between 21st and 29th Avenues North on U.S. 17 Bypass, Myrtle Beach.
The Myrtle Beach Pelicans will celebrate Independence Day with post-game fireworks displays on July 2 and 3. TicketReturn.com Field, 1251 21st Avenue North, Myrtle Beach.
Fireworks at Myrtle Beach Speedway, 455 Hospitality Lane, Myrtle Beach, will be held on July 3 following that night’s race.
Surfside Beach 4th of July Celebration, Surfside Drive and Ocean Boulevard will have fireworks with live entertainment from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, July 4, 2014.
Fireworks at Barefoot Landing begin at 10:15 p.m. Friday, July 4, over the lake at Barefoot Landing, 4898 Highway 17 S., North Myrtle Beach.
The Cherry Grove Fishing Pier Fireworks begin around 9 or 9:15 p.m. Friday, July 4, at Cherry Grove Fishing Pier, 3500 N. Ocean Blvd., North Myrtle Beach.
Murrells Inlet fireworks begin at 10 p.m. at the end of Veterans Pier, and can be seen from anywhere along the Marshwalk as well as down the marsh shoreline at Belin United Methodist Church and Hot Fish Club
Murrells Inlet 4th of July Boat Parade, Murrells Inlet Marsh Walk & Veterans Pier. The 30th annual boat parade begins at noon Friday, July 4, from Garden City Point. The parade runs along the Marshwalk and down the inlet to the Hot Fish Club.
The 4th of July Parade on Pawleys Island, is a fun community event that takes place from 10 to 11 a.m. on July 4. Visitors and locals alike parade down the Island in anything – be it a boat, car, or flatbed truck! All of which are decorated in true red, white, and blue patriotic colors! To enter a float in the parade, please stop by the Town Hall, 321 Myrtle Avenue, Pawleys Island to fill out an application. The cost to enter is $15 in advance, the day of the parade it is $20. Applications will be available Mondays – Fridays, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. until the day of the parade.
Other Local Events
2014 Salute from the Shore
The Salute to the Shore Flyover returns for the fifth year and will be passing over the Myrtle Beach area shores on July 4. Vintage aircraft will be flying along South Carolina’s coast in a patriotic salute to the men and women who have served in the Armed Forces.
1:02 p.m. – North Myrtle Beach
1:05 p.m. – Apache Pier
1:07 p.m. – 14th Avenue Pier
1:09 p.m. – Springmaid Pier
1:12 p.m. – Surfside Pier
1:16 p.m. – Murrells Inlet Jetty
1:18 p.m. – Litchfield Beach
1:19 p.m. – Pawleys Island
On July 4th beginning at 7 a.m. there will be an 8k, 5k and 1 mile race through the beautiful Market Common, 4017 Deville St., Myrtle Beach. More than 1,000 runners will be celebrating their country’s Independence. For more info call 843-267-7443.
Salute the Military Night
Head on over to the Myrtle Beach Speedway on July 3. Grandstands open at 6 p.m. $15 adults, veterans, military and kids under 12 free. Twin 50s for NASCAR Whelen All American Series, Mini Stocks, Fireworks, Free concert with general admission tickets by the band, Simplified, at 10 p.m. Located at 455 Hospitality Lane, Myrtle Beach.
Independence Music Blast
On July 5 come on over to La Belle Amie Vineyard at 1120 St. Joseph Rd., Little River, SC to enjoy a birthday celebration for Uncle Sam. Live music from two talented bands – Latitude and Tammy’s Tangent. Come have a taste of wine, and some delicious outdoor cooking by Smokin’ Pitt BBQ, and a guided vineyard tour. Grab a friend (or two), bring a lawn chair and head our way for an afternoon of fun. Admission is $8/person. Bring 2 canned good items for $3 off admission.