What better way to spend America’s birthday than with gigantic firework displays over the Atlantic Ocean?! Myrtle Beach hosts a variety of patriotic events and firework shows, making it an ideal place to celebrate Independence Day with the family. Make plans to stay with Brittain Resorts for the holiday and add these events to your list of fun festivities to check out while you’re in town for July 4th:
10th Annual Myrtle Beach Independence Day 5k
Start your Fourth of July celebrations off by lacing up your running shoes and participating in one of the largest races in the Myrtle Beach area and the Grand Strand’s only Independence Day Race! Choose from a 5K or 1-mile race and enjoying jogging around the Market Common and portions of the former Myrtle Beach Air Force Base. And if you need an incentive – the race ends with a post-race breakfast from Bojangles!
Salute from the Shore
Every Independence Day, our military takes to the skies in an event known as Salute from the Shore and flies down the entire South Carolina Coastline. Head to the beach around 1 pm and watch the flyover of F-16s from the 169th Fighter Wing at McEntire Joint National Guard Base. Cheer on the armed forces during this incredible event that’s a symbolic reminder of the history behind our nation’s freedom!
Murrells Inlet Boat Parade
Beginning at noon at Garden City Point, the Murrells Inlet Boat Parade is a patriotic tradition that’s fun for the entire family. Grab your lawn chairs, some American flags and enjoy watching the boats pass by – all decked out in July 4th decor!
Firework Shows Schedule
After spending the day splashing in the surf and building sandcastles, make sure to head to one of these places to catch a spectacular fireworks show to cap off the holiday celebrations!
Cherry Grove Pier – 9:30 pm
Barefoot Landing – 10 pm
Broadway at the Beach – 10 pm
Murrells Inlet MarshWalk – 10 pm
It’s never too early to start packing your red, white and blue and plan your vacation down to Myrtle Beach to celebrate Independence Day. Make sure to check out our specials page to find the best rates for your oceanfront holiday stay!