There’s no better place to celebrate Independence Day than Charleston, SC. Charleston is home to some of the most beautiful parks in the world that are perfect for enjoying a picnic and a night of fireworks for an incredible Fourth of July.

We’ve got the lowdown on the best spots to catch all the action. Get your Fourth of July plans sorted with these top picks in the Lowcountry.

North Charleston 4th of July Festival – July 4, 2023 – Riverfront Park

North Charleston’s Independence Day celebration is the largest 4th of July fireworks show in the Lowcountry with live music and food trucks as well.  Located at Riverfront Park, the fireworks start at dark and feature music by the North Charleston Pops! Free admission!

Independence Day Weekend Celebration – July 4, 2023 – Night Heron Park

The celebration offers live music and carnival games, but is only available to Kiawah Island guests and residents. Highlights include a cookout menu, inflatables, crafts, musket shooting, and watermelon eating contest.

Independence Day Celebration with the Charleston RiverDogs – July 4, 2023 – Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park

Celebrate the Fourth with America’s favorite pastime and the Charleston RiverDogs. Enjoy a baseball game with the Charleston RiverDogs vs the Columbia Fireflies followed by a fireworks show set to a medley of All-American music.

Daniel Island’s Annual Independence Day Celebration – July 2, 2023 – Smythe Park

Daniel Island is known as one of the “Most Patriotic Towns in America,” which means they know how to celebrate the 4th of July. Enjoy their Golf Cart Parade, live music, Kazoobie Kazoo Show, and food trucks. The parade starts at Bishop England High School.

Patriots Point Fireworks Blast – July 4, 2023 – Mount Pleasant

Hop aboard the USS Yorktown at Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum! Celebrate with food trucks, live music, and the fireworks show over the Charleston Harbor. While admission free, parking at Patriots Point is $20.

Fabulous Fourth in the Creek – July 4, 2023 – Goose Creek

Goose Creek’s annual Fourth of July Celebration features live music, food vendors, and free kids’ activities. Admission and parking are free.

If you’re heading to 4th of July celebrations in Lowcountry,  don’t worry about parking! GCT has got you covered! With limited spots at most events, carpooling and car services are the way to go. Book a sedan and cruise to Independence Day celebrations all around Charleston with GCT Chauffeured Services.