1. Broadway Independence Day Fireworks
Enjoy a patriotic fireworks show over Lake Broadway. Take the chance to grab a great meal before the show or hit the some of the clubs in Celebrity Square post-pyrotechnics.
Saturday, 10 p.m., Broadway at the Beach, www.broadwayatthebeach.com
2. Annual Independence Day 8K/5K
Start your Fourth off right by earning your excuse to enjoy some all-American food and drink at your evening cookout. A run around The Market Common in increments of 1 mile, 5K or 8K will set the pace for a day of fun. Register online.
Saturday, 7 a.m., The Market Common
3. Surfside Beach 4th of July Celebration
The Surfside Pier is the place to be for a relaxing Independence Day celebration on the shore. Enjoy fireworks and more.
Saturday, 6–10 p.m., 11 N. Ocean Blvd., www.surfsidebeach.org
4. Independence Music Blast
Spend your summer Saturday outdoors at La Belle Amie vineyard listening to some great music, sipping some delicious wine and saluting our country.
Saturday, La Belle Amie Vineyard,
5. Annual Murrells Inlet Boat Parade
2015 marks the 32nd year of this event. The boat parade will kick off at noon from Garden City Point and head along the MarshWalk. Hang around to celebrate American freedom with some great food and cold brews from the many restaurants along the marsh.
Saturday, noon, visit website for suggestions of best parade views,
6. Pelicans Independence Day Celebration
Baseball is America’s sport, so celebrate Independence Day early by enjoying a game with the Myrtle Beach Pelicans. Both nights will include an impressive fireworks display post-game.
Thursday & Friday, 7:05 p.m., Myrtle Beach Pelicans Ballpark,
7. 4th of July Fireworks at Barefoot Landing
Get patriotic with a fireworks show at Barefoot Landing. This hot North Myrtle Beach spot is also a great place for Fourth food, drinks and fun.
Saturday, 10:15 p.m., Barefoot Landing, www.bflanding.com
8. Pawleys Island Parade
This Fourth of July tradition, now in its 48th year, will parade down the Island with a variety of “floats.” This includes everything from boats to cars to flatbed trucks, all decked out in red, white and blue.
Saturday, 11 a.m.–noon, Pawleys Island, www.townofpawleysisland.com