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Your 2018 Fourth of July Guide in Lowcountry

Michael Gonzalez



May 9 3 minutes read

Here in Lowcountry, we take Independence Day seriously. There is definitely no shortage of events to celebrate the country's Independence Day. From patriotic parades to spectacular fireworks shows, a variety of festive events celebrating America's birthday are planned throughout Hilton Head, Bluffton, and Beaufort. And if you're wondering where's the best place to catch the dazzling display of lights and sounds, we've made a list of 4th of July Events and Activities in Lowcountry.

July 4th Parade

Harbour Town, 149 Lighthouse Road, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

Show off your American pride by wearing red, white and blue at this fun-filled parade around Harbour Town. Registration for the parade is at 8:30am and parade line-up begins promptly at 9:30am. And if you're up for prizes, best dressed in patriotic colors will be judged after the parade.

4th of July Fireworks

The Sea Pines Resort - Harbour Town, 149 Lighthouse Road, Hilton Head Island SC 


Watch the annual Fireworks show at Harbour Town and enjoy the sparkling skies as the nation celebrates America's birthday. Food, fun and live music are in store for everyone at this event.

Firecracker 5k Run

Shelter Cove Community Park, Hilton Head Island

The 32nd Annual Hilton Head Firecracker 5K Run and Family Fun Walk will be held on Tuesday, July 4th 8:00am at Shelter Cove Community Park on Hilton Head Island. The Hilton Head Firecracker Run is the largest and oldest road race in Beaufort County and one of the top ten races in the state of South Carolina. Over 1,700 runners and walkers from across the United States annually participate in this fun, healthy, family event.

4th of July Celebrations and Fireworks

The Sands, Port Royal, Beaufort, SC

The 4th of July Celebration & Fireworks at the Sands of Port Royal will start at 5pm and spectacular fireworks are set to light up the night sky at 9pm. The Independence Day celebration will include food booths, refreshments, vendors, entertainment, face painting, a water slide, bounce houses and more. See you there!

4th of July Children's Parade

56 Calhoun Street, Bluffton, South Carolina 29910

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The Annual 4th of July Children's Parade in Old Town Bluffton invites kids of all ages to show their Independence Day pride by wearing and decorating their bikes, wagons, strollers, and costumes with the nation's color. 

4th of July Community Picnic. One Island. One Community. One Hilton Head

151 Gumtree Road, Hilton Head Island SC, 29928

Get in your community spirit celebrate the nation's birthday at the Hilton Head Island Community Picnic on July 4th. There will be tons of activities for everyone, bouncy houses, a dunk tank, cookout and live music. 

Happy Fourth of July!

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