Where to watch fireworks and celebrate the Fourth of July

Check out these six must-do Fourth of July events taking place in and around Greenville, SC.

Fireworks in downtown Greenville

It’s gonna be lit. | Photo credit: @bayrayben

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The Fourth of July is less than three weeks away + we’re here to help you get your plans in order so you’re not scrambling last-minute.

Here are six Independence Day events happening in the Upstate:

Freedom Blast at Greer City Park | Saturday, June 24

Gear up for Greer’s Independence Day celebration from 6 to 10:30 p.m. featuring a kids zone, food + beer, live music, a military tribute, a rib eating contest, and fireworks.

Family, Fun, & Fireworks Celebration | Saturday, July 1

Head to Hartness for an evening of food trucks, kids activities, live music, and fireworks. The event will take place from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. — register to attend for free.

City of Fountain Inn’s Fireworks Spectacular | Saturday, July 1

Just ~20 minutes southeast of Greenville, the city of Fountain Inn will host a Fourth of July celebration from 6 p.m. until dark with live music, food trucks, a kids zone, and fireworks.

Simpsonville Simply Freedom Fest | Sunday, July 2

This fest — formerly known as Celebrate Simpsonville — will include fireworks + a performance by country music singer Josh Turner as part of his “Long Black Train” 20th Anniversary Tour” at the CCNB Amphitheatre at Heritage Park.


Baseball and fireworks — that sounds like a successful Fourth of July to us. | Gif via Greenville Drive

Clemson MBA Fireworks on the Fourth | Tuesday, July 4

Head to Unity Park for an evening of live music, food trucks, and fireworks. Bring a blanket and enjoy a picnic dinner starting at 6 p.m. Fireworks will go off at 9:45 p.m.

Independence Day Celebration with the Greenville Drive | Tuesday, July 4

Enjoy a pregame street party on District 356 as well as special military programming, then watch the Drive take the field in their stars and stripes jerseys to square off against the Rome Braves at 6:05 p.m. The evening will end with a fireworks display. Buy tickets.

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