LIST: Upcoming 4th of July events and fireworks displays around the area

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11th Annual ‘Salute From the Shore’ Flyover: Grab a chair and the family and watch this amazing patriotic salute from the beach or near the beach. At 1 p.m., the planes will hit the North Carolina and South Carolina border, so they will reach these local beaches at the following times: Cherry Grove – 1:00 and 1:05 p.m.; Myrtle Beach – 1:03 and 1:06 p.m.; Pawleys Island – 1:06 and 1:17 p.m.

Salute from the Shore is back for its twelfth year. The annual event features military planes from both Shaw Air Force and Joint Base Charleston. The military planes, plus vintage and civilian-owned planes will fly down the South Carolina coastline offering beachgoers a chance to salute those serving our country.

Independence Day 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run: Begins at 7:30 a.m. July 4 in The Market Common starting near Valor Park. 

Fireworks Extravaganza at Broadway at the Beach: Begins at 10 p.m. over Lake Broadway in the middle of the massive shopping and dining complex.

Barefoot Landing Fourth of July Fireworks: Fireworks exhibit over the lake begins at 10 p.m. on the southern end of North Myrtle Beach.

Fourth Of July Family Fun Day in Darlington: happening at 2364 Cashua Ferry Rd, Darlington, SC from 6 pm to 9 pm. Outdoor games, food, sweets and more. The evening will end with a firework show.

Hartsville: 4th of July Fireworks display at Lake Robinson.  A local band will play for all the boaters on the lake. Fireworks will be launched at the tip of Lake Robinson. 

Myrtle Beach Boardwalk 4th of July Fireworks: The City of Myrtle Beach fireworks display begins at 10 p.m., taking place at 2nd Avenue Pier on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk.

Cherry Grove Pier Fourth of July Fireworks: Bring a beach chair to enjoy the fireworks display at the Cherry Grove Pier beginning at 9:30 p.m.

Effingham: At Lebanon Church on Friendfield Road. Fireworks at sunset after devotion and prayer time at 8 p.m. Bring your chair!

Florence RedWolves: Fireworks are planned at about 10 or 10:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday after the game, as long as the game is not canceled due to weather.

Black Jack Harley-Davidson Freedom Day Bash: The party will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Black Jack Harley-Davidson, located at 2691 Alex Lee Blvd in Florence. There will be live music from Wet Nose Dogs, food and up to two free beers per person.

MarshWalk Fourth of July Fireworks: Fireworks will be launched from the end of the pier beginning at 10 p.m. and can be viewed all along the Marshwalk. 

Murrells Inlet Boat Parade: The annual boat parade will begin at 3 p.m. from the Garden City Point through the inlet and Marshwalk, ending at Morse Park Landing. Boat entry fees are waived this year.

Myrtle Beach Pelicans: Celebrating Independence Day Friday to Sunday with fans encouraged to wear red, white, & blue. All three nights feature a post-game Munnerlyn Pyrotechnics Fireworks Extravaganza. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. and game time is 7:05 p.m.

Pawleys Island 4th of July Parade: Begins at 10 a.m. Visitors and locals alike parade down the Island in anything that becomes a makeshift float – be it a boat, car, or flatbed truck. Forms are available to enter at the town hall. The cost to enter is $20 in advance, the day of the parade it is $30.

NC 4th of July Festival and Fireworks in Southport: The city celebrates the holiday with a full festival that begins on July 1 and ends with fireworks at 9 p.m. at the Oak Island Pier on July 4. A full calendar of events can be found here.

Surfside Beach Fourth of July Celebration: From 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Martin Field and the Surfside Beach Pier, 11 Ocean Blvd. South.

Surfside Beach Golf Cart Parade: Line up begins a 12:30 p.m. on Melody Lane and the parade begins at 1 p.m. and travels north on Ocean Blvd. and disbands at 16th Avenue North.  Judging will be at Neal and Pam’s on Ocean Blvd.

Timmonsville: July 4th Celebration at the ballfield at Unity Christian Fellowship Church, 3652 Olanta Hwy. Fun and games begin at 5 p.m. Night time final finale will be at the church.

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