Red, White and Boom!

June 2014
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Courtesy of Murrells Inlet 2020

8 great ways to spend your Independence Day

1.July 4th Celebration at the Myrtle Beach Pelicans Ballpark
There are few things more American than baseball, so celebrate early with the Myrtle Beach Pelicans. Both evenings will include post-game fireworks.
Wednesday and Thursday, 7:05 p.m. at the Myrtle Beach Pelicans Ballpark.

2. Salute to the Military Night at Myrtle Beach Speedway
Kick off your independence celebrations by enjoying music by Simplified, NASCAR late models, mini stocks and a kids’ bike race at Salute to the Military Night.
Thursday July 3, 4–10 p.m. at the Myrtle Beach Speedway.

3. Surfside Beach 4th of July Celebration
Head down to the Surfside Beach Pier for an Independence Day celebration with fireworks and more.
Friday, 6–10 p.m. at 11 N. Ocean Blvd.

4. Murrells Inlet July 4th Boat Parade and Fireworks Display
An inlet tradition now in its 31st year, the boat parade will kick off at high tide from Garden City Point and continue along the Murrells Inlet MarshWalk to the Hot Fish Club. Stick around as the MarshWalk restaurants light up the sky with a display shot off from the end of Veterans Pier.
Friday, parade at high tide; fireworks at 10 p.m. Visit website for list of best places to view the parade.

5. Salute from the Shore along Coastal South Carolina
Turn your eyes skyward as a group of vintage military aircraft fly along the coast. Go big to salute and show your patriotism for those who fight to defend our great country.
Friday along the beach, visit website for flyover schedule.

6. Fourth of July Parade in Pawleys Island
A Pawleys tradition full of family fun, this event is celebrating its 48th year. Watch the parade down the island that consists of anything that can become a makeshift float—boats, cars and even flatbed trucks.
Friday, 10 a.m.–11 p.m. on Pawleys Island.

7. Independence Day 8K/5K Run
Celebrate your freedom by enjoying a liberating run around The Market Common. The event includes a 1 mile, 5K or 8K option, so choose your distance and blast off.
Friday, 7 a.m. at Market Common.

8. Independence Music Blast at La Belle Amie
Wrap up your holiday fun by spending your Saturday outdoors celebrating our country with some great wine and live music.
Saturday, July 5, at La Belle Amie Vineyard.