Looking for family affordable things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on July 4th? You can choose from cupcake eating to running to fireworks displays.
4th of July Independence Day 5k and 8k This race begins at 7:30 am in Market Common. Registration for runners is from 6 a.m.- 7:20 a.m. at the starting line in Valor Park.
July 4th Cupcake Eating Contest at Croissants. The event will be held at Croissants Bistro & Bakery from 2:00 pm -5:00 pm. Contestants will have five minutes to eat as many cupcakes as they can beginning at 4 p.m. In 2016, over 1,500 cupcakes were prepared and over 1,000 consumed. Prize packages include a trophy, medal, $500 cash and tickets to Myrtle Beach area attractions, restaurants and retail stores as well as an oceanfront vacation package, all valued close to $1500. was so much fun last year.
Salute from the Shore begins at 1:00 pm from Cherry Grove along the 60 miles of Myrtle Beach coast. See vintage WW2 aircraft! Please check website for updated schedule.
Annual Boat Parade, Murrells Inlet Marshwalk, beginning at 4:00 pm.
Surfside Beach Celebration, Surfside Drive, Surfside Beach, SC 29575 (Surfside Beach has cancelled their July 4th fireworks. There will still be live entertainment from 6 – 9 p.m.).
July 4th Fireworks
9:30 p.m. Barefoot Landing
9:30 p.m. Cherry Grove Pier
10 p.m. Broadway at the Beach
10 p.m. Second Avenue Pier
10 p.m. Murrells Inlet MarshWalk
After Ballgame Myrtle Beach Pelicans