The fourth of July is here, summer is in full swing, and South Carolina is buzzing with exciting happenings. Check out these upcoming events handpicked by Joye Law Firm staff members. Whether you find yourself in Charleston, Columbia, Myrtle Beach, Summerville, Clinton, or somewhere in between, there’s a diverse range of entertainment awaiting you. From live musical performances to patriotic celebrations, let’s explore the handpicked events that are set to make this summer unforgettable.
When: July 1st – July 2nd
Where: Brittlebank Park
Submitted by: Nicole
Details: The Charleston Carifest is a colorful Caribbean Carnival that celebrates Caribbean American Heritage Month. This year’s event will highlight the people and culture of the Bahamas. Enjoy a parade, live music, performances, cultural demonstrations, a kiddie zone and delicious foods and fun from across the Caribbean right here in Charleston!
Fourth of July at Patriots Point
When: July 4th
Where: Patriots Point, Mt. Pleasant
Submitted by: Deana
Details: The Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum will host their annual Fourth of July Fireworks Blast. Locals know this annual celebration is the Lowcountry’s premiere Fourth of July fireworks show. Whether you’re aboard the U.S.S. Yorktown or tailgating in the parking lot, you’re in for a great show. Fireworks are expected to begin around 9:20pm.
Fourth of July Celebration on Lake Murray
When: July 1st
Where: Lake Murray
Submitted by: Eden
Details: Celebrate America’s birthday on Lake Murray! Activities will begin at noon with the annual Patriotic Boat Parade starting from Bomb Island. Check out boats decked out in this year’s theme of “Red, White, Blue and You.” Later on, anchor your boat and watch the annual fireworks show set to begin between 9:15-9:30pm from Spence and Dreher Islands.
Fourth of July Festival at Cane Bay
When: July 1st
Where: Cane Bay Family YMCA
Submitted by: Marcy
Details: Watch the fireworks while enjoying delicious ice cream treats from Holy Rolly food truck (a Joye Law Firm team favorite) at Cane Bay this Saturday. The event begins at 3pm and caps off with a fireworks show just after dark. Certainly a tasty way to celebrate the Fourth of July!
Annual Murrells Inlet July Fourth Boat Parade
When: July 4th
Where: Murrell Inlet Marshwalk
Submitted by: Matt K.
Details: The 40th annual Murrells Inlet July Fourth Boat Parade will be held July 4th starting at 6pm. Boats decorated in the theme of “Made in the USA” will follow the parade route from Garden City Beach through Murrell Inlet. Some of the best watching spots are along the Murrell Inlet Marshwalk, Belin Methodist Church, and Morse Park Landing.
Town Rhythms of Clinton
When: June 29th
Where: The Depot
S Broad Street
Clinton SC 29325
Submitted by: Rachel
Details: Join the pre-Independence Day celebration in Clinton as The Town Rhythms of Clinton 2023 Summer Concert Series presents the 246th Army Band of The South Carolina National Guard. Starting at 7:30 PM, the concert promises an evening filled with patriotic tunes and festive energy. Grab your lawn chairs and gather with fellow community members for a memorable night of music and celebration.