The threshold for fun in Myrtle Beach is high — and it goes through the roof for Independence Day.
You’ll find fireworks displays all over the Grand Strand all summer. July 4 is a different story, with so many celebrations and blowouts in the area. This is a great place to celebrate our nation’s birthday!
Here are some facts about July 4 to wow your friends and family with, first.
The Fourth of July has a colorful history and story, doesn’t it?
Americans put away about 150 million hot dogs on July 4. And for an added fun fact, a full-loaded baseball hot dog vendor’s bin weighs 40 pounds. The No. 1 toppings in the U.S.?
Own T-shirts, beach towels, shorts, or bikinis that represent the American flag? That’s in violation of the U.S. Flag Code. But don’t worry — the code isn’t enforceable by law.
Presidents John Adams and Thomas Jefferson both died on July 4, 1826. Both signed the Declaration of Independence. Another American president, James Monroe, died on the same day in 1831.
The red, white, and blue celebration rages on from the Cherry Grove Fishing Pier to Pawley’s Island.
Show support to the Armed Forces! They’ll pilot a military flyover of the entire South Carolina coast.
Head to the pier for the grand festivities. From 6-10 p.m. enjoy music, entertainment, and more at the Surfside Beach Fourth of July Celebration.
Visitors and locals flock to the marsh for this occasion. Boats from all over the region strut their stuff, adorned in patriotic themes. The Murrells Inlet Boat Parade begins in Garden City Point. It travels through the inlet to Morse Park Landing. Head out before 9 p.m. for a premium watching place.
Speaking of the MarshWalk … it’ll be open for the holiday, too. Indulge in tasty meals made famous by this bunch of waterside eateries. At the MarshWalk Fourth of July Fireworks, enjoy drink specials and entertainment. They know how to party!
This place is hopping, but for Independence Day, they take it to the next level. Gather for dinner at one of many acclaimed eateries here, such as:
Then, stay around for the fireworks show over Lake Broadway. One of the area’s finest shows will start at 10 p.m.
Bring a chair and blanket to see the fireworks on the beach at Cherry Grove Pier. The display will start at about 9:30 p.m.
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