Where to See Fireworks & Celebrate the 4th of July near Spartanburg

Are you looking for the best place to take your family to see fireworks on Independence Day close to Spartanburg, SC? We have a guide to all the nearby 4th of July events that you and your family will love.

Greer Freedom Blast

June 30, 2018, Greer City Park, 6 pm with fireworks at 10 pm.

Take your family to Greer’s tenth annual Freedom Blast on June 30! Events begin at 6 pm with fun inflatables, live music, food, and fireworks. The fireworks in City Park will begin at 10 pm.

This year’s schedule is:

Opening Ceremonies – 6:00 pm
Team Fastrax Skydiving – 6:15 pm
Military Tribute – 6:30 pm
Rib Eating Contest – 7:15 pm
The Erica Berg Collective – 7:30 pm
Fallen Heroes Ceremony – 8:35 pm
The Erica Berg Collective – 9:00 pm
​Fireworks – 10:00 pm

Newspring Summer Cookout

July 1, 2018 at 7 pm at Newspring’s Spartanburg Campus

Newspring’s Summer Cookout is an event for friends and families to gather together to eat, have fun, and watch fireworks. Food will be available for purchase. Bring a blanket!

Red, White, and Boom

July 4, 2018 at Barnet Park in Spartanburg, 6-10 pm

Red, White, and Boom, Spartanburg’s annual Independence Day celebration, is held each year at Barnet Park. This year’s event will take place on July 4th from 6 pm-10 pm. The celebration includes fun food, live music, and fireworks, of course! It costs $5 per person to attend (children 6 and under are FREE). Gates open at 5 pm, so you should plan to arrive early to get the best seats for the show.

Holly Springs Fire District’s Salute to America

July 4, 2018, at Holly Springs Fire and Rescue District (Inman, SC), 11 am-10 pm

This family-friendly celebration includes BBQ & food vendors starting at 11 am, a classic car cruz-in at 5 pm, live music at 7 pm, and a fireworks display at 9:30 pm. They will also have a raffle.

Patriotic Library Events

Annual Landrum Library Patriotic Parade

Thursday, June 28, 2018, 10:30 – 11:30 am, Landrum Library

Decorate your strollers, bikes, scooters and self with patriotic flair, then march from the Library to Brookwood Park. The event will conclude with popsicles at the park.

Fire Works & 4th of July Events Near Greenville

City of Easley & Gilstrap Family Dealerships Celebrate America Festival

July 3 and 4, 2018, 2 pm – 10 pm

Celebrate at Easley’s Celebrate America Festival with carnival rides, food vendors, a concert each night and fireworks the night of the 4th. Admission to concerts and fireworks is free, but there is a charge for rides and food.

Wells Fargo Red, White, and Blue Festival

July 4, 2018, 5-10:00 pm in downtown Greenville, fireworks are at 9:45 pm

Wells Fargo Red, White, and Blue Festival is a giant annual event in Downtown Greenville that includes live music on multiple stages, food, drinks, and a kid zone. Fireworks will take place at 9:45 pm. Visit the city’s site for information on parking, maps of vendor locations, band information, and more!

4th of July Celebration at Pickens Amphitheatre

July 4, 2018 in Pickens, SC

Pickens will celebrate with music on July 4, down on Main Street. Music by the Jake Bartley Band will be 7 pm to 9 pm. Visit the celebration’s information page for more details.

Simpsonville Celebration featuring Charlie Daniels Band

June 30, 2018, 7 pm

The Independence Day Celebration is being held at the Simpsonville Amphitheater at Heritage Park on Saturday, June 20, 2018 at 7 pm. (Gates open at 6 pm.) Included in the festivities is a spectacular concert by The Charlie Daniels Band and post-concert fireworks. Entrance to the event and parking are FREE. Blankets and chairs are welcome, but no outside food or drink is allowed (there will be food and drink vendors on site)

4th of July Events Worth the Drive

Festival of Stars

June 28th – June 30th in Ninety Six

The Festival of Stars is a three-day festival full of music, pageantry, food, and rides. The festival is FREE, family-friendly, and fun!

Fireworks over Lake Lure

July 3, 2018, gates open at 8 pm

The town of Lake Lure will celebrate Independence Day with a phenomenal fireworks display on July 3rd.

Fourth of July Celebration at U.S. National Whitewater Center

July 3-4, 2018

This two-day Fourth of July Celebration includes several outdoor activities, yoga, live music, and fireworks display each evening that takes place over the whitewater river.

Where do you plan to celebrate the Fourth of July with your family?