Celebrate the 4th of July, 2022: Fireworks, Battlefields, Events and More Near Greenville, SC

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Are you looking for a fun activity for the family or fireworks near you for 4th of July in Greenville, SC? If you’re looking for Upstate fireworks displays, you’ve come to the right place. Plus, we’ve come up with a few other ways to celebrate this special holiday as well with your family. Whether you are looking for fireworks or just a fun way to celebrate Independence Day with kids, we’ve found an event for you near Greenville, SC. Our list includes fireworks in Greenville, Spartanburg, Pickens, Anderson, Oconee, and Western North Carolina.

Please double-check the event before you go. Some have changed plans last minute and while we are doing our best to keep this list updated, we cannot guarantee the event information. Events are listed in date order.

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fireworks July 4th in Upstate, SC

This article includes:
Fireworks Displays and Events Near Greenville
Fireworks and Events Near Spartanburg
Fireworks and Events Near Pickens
Fireworks and 4th of July Near Anderson
Fireworks in Oconee
Fireworks and Events in Hendersonville and WNC
Revolutionary War Battlefields and Alternate Ways to Celebrate Independence Day
Where to Buy Fireworks Near Greenville, SC

We also have a list of Fireworks Displays in Columbia, SC

This list is curated for your information and does not imply an endorsement.
Please check original sources for current information and weather updates. *Copyright Kidding Around Media 2022

Fireworks Displays and Community 4th of July Events Near Greenville

Greer Freedom Blast

June 25th, 2022 in Greer
Greer Freedom Blast will start at 6 pm with live music and activities and end at 10:30 pm with fireworks.

4th Annual Family, Fun, & Fireworks Celebration at Hartness

July 1st, 2022 at Greenville’s Hartness Community
Bring lawn chairs or blankets to Hartness’ Grand Lawn for their annual celebration of America’s birthday! There will be food trucks, music, games, and more. This event is from 6:30 to 9:30 pm and is capped off with a fireworks finale.

Independence Day Celebration in Fountain Inn

July 2nd, 2022 in Fountain Inn
Starting at 6 pm at the intersection of Main and Depot Streets, this Fireworks Spectacular includes a performance by Cravin Melon, food trucks, kids entertainment, and fireworks at dusk.

Kids’ Bike Parade at the Travelers Rest Farmers Market

July 2nd, 2022 in Travelers Rest
Dress up the bikes and the kids in their most festive red, white, and blue for the
Kids’ Bike Parade at the Travelers Rest Farmers Market. The event is at Trailblazer Park and starts at 9 a.m. Awards will be given to the Most Patriotic and the Most Creative.

Red, White, & Blue Ridge Community Celebration

July 3rd, 2022 at Locust Hill Baptist Church
Locust Hill Baptist Church celebrates the 4th with a barbecue dinner, a concert featuring Glassy Mountain Band with Jacob Hudson, waterslides for kids, a photo booth, shaved ice & the best fireworks show in Blue Ridge! Event starts at 6 pm and fireworks are at 9:30 pm.

Celebrate Simpsonville

July 3rd, 2022 in Simpsonville
Celebrate Simpsonville will begin at 6 pm with live music and conclude with fireworks.

Mt Pisgah Baptist Church Freedom Celebration

July 3rd, 2022 at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church
Join the celebration from 7-10 pm at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church in Easley.

Red, White, & Blue Picnic at Fluor Field

July 3rd, 2022 at Fluor Field starting at 5 pm
Your ticket gets you into the Greenville Drive game at Fluor Field and into the all-you-can-eat buffet. Watch the game and stay for the fireworks. Tickets start at $25.

Fireworks on the 4th at Unity Park

July 4th from 6 pm to 10 pm
Greenville’s 4th of July Celebration moves to Unity Park in 2022 with Fireworks on the 4th. This is not a large festival and food for purchase will be limited. It is recommended that families bring a picnic and enjoy time in the park.

O’Neal Church of God Celebration

July 4th from 6pm – 10 pm
The annual event will take place at O’Neal Church of God at 3723 Highway 101 in Greer and will include a watermelon eating contest, water balloon toss, and fireworks. Donations appreciated.

4th of July Parade at Clare’s Creamery

July 4th from 9-11 am
Decorate your bike or wagon to win a prize at this family-friendly event at Clare’s Creamery in Greenville.

**Bonus Map**

GVLtoday made a map of where you can see fireworks in Greenville from rooftops and parks/open spaces. Brilliant.

Where to See Fireworks and Celebrate the 4th of July Near Spartanburg, SC

Star-Spangled Splash

July 2nd, 2022 at Shipwreck Cove
Enjoy swimming and having fun at this popular waterpark, finished with a fireworks display for just $15 per person. The event runs from 7-10 pm. Shipwreck Cove Event Page

Watermelon Crawl Festival

July 2nd, 2022 at the Duncan Event Center
Watermelon Crawl Festival with a Kids Zone ($5), entertainment, food, and fireworks from 6-9 pm. Fireworks start at 9:20 pm.

Fireworks at First

July 3rd, 2022 at First Baptist North Spartanburg
Fireworks, inflatables, and food vendors will all be at this family-friendly event at First Baptist North Spartanburg from 7:30-10 pm.

Red, White, and Boom

July 4th, 2022 at Barnet Park
The City of Spartanburg will host Red, White, and Boom at Barnet Park on July 4 from 6-10 pm fireworks at 9:30 pm.

Fireworks and 4th of July Celebrations Near Pickens, SC

Historic Easley 4th of July Festival

July 2nd-4th, 2022 in Easley
The annual festival will include three days of fun and end with fireworks, which will start at 9:30 pm. You can see the fireworks within one mile of downtown Easley.

4th of July Celebration at The Market at the Mill

July 4th, 2022
Celebrate the 4th of July in Pickens from 6-10 pm with kids’ rides, food vendors, live music, and fireworks.

Hillbilly Day

July 4th, 2022 in Mountain Rest
No fireworks but this annual tradition of Hillbilly Day is quite famous in the area and happens on July 4th from 9 am – 3 pm. There are arts & crafts, music, food, clogging, and historic demonstrations. It’s free but donations are accepted. Bring your own chairs.

Love My Liberty

2022 info coming soon.
From 6-10 pm, celebrate July 4th at Liberty Rec Stadium with food, games, music and fireworks.

Where to See Fireworks Near Anderson, SC

4th of July Celebration at Big Water Marina in Anderson

July 2nd, 2022 in Starr, SC
The party happens at the Big Water Marina and starts at 11 am and concludes with fireworks after dark. The celebration is over Lake Hartwell and includes live music, food trucks, and other entertainment.

America’s 5K

July 2nd, 2022 in Anderson
Run a 5K on July 2nd at 8:30 am at the Anderson County Courthouse at 8:30 am.

4th of July in Honea Path

July 2nd, 2022 in Honea Path, SC
Live music and fireworks at the July 4th celebration at the Big Red Ballfield in Honea Path, SC from 3-9 pm.

Where to See Fireworks and Celebrate Independence Day in Oconee

Walhalla Independence Fest

July 1st through 4th, 2022 in downtown Walhalla
Midway rides, free live music, kids bike parade, food trucks, shopping, and more on Main Street in Walhalla for Independence Fest. Fireworks are Sunday, July 3rd at 9:15 pm.

4th of July Celebration

July 4th, 2022 in Seneca
The 4th of July Celebration in Seneca at Gignilliat Field will open the gates at 2 pm with live music. No pets or coolers are allowed; food and beverage are available for purchase. Fireworks start at 9:30 pm.

Fireworks and July 4th Near Western North Carolina

Hendersonville, NC 4th of July Concert and Fireworks

July 4th, 2022 in Hendersonville, NC

4th of July parade in Hendersonville, NC 10:30 am to 11 am
Live Music and fireworks from 5 pm to 10 pm: Located about an hour north of Greenville, Hendersonville celebrates the 4th with two stages of music, bounce houses, kids games and activities, food trucks, and more. The event begins at 5 pm and fireworks start at 9:15 pm. The fireworks can be viewed from downtown Hendersonville and the south side of town near the intersection of Hwy. 225 South and Hwy. 176.

For more things to do plus great dining options, check out our Things to Do Guide to Hendersonville, NC.

Independence Day Celebration at Lake Julian

July 4th, 2022 in Arden, NC
About an hour and 15 minutes north of Greenville, Arden’s Lake Julian welcomes visitors for a day that includes FREE fishing, as part of North Carolina’s Free Fishing Day. Lake Julian Park also has disc golf, cornhole, sand volleyball, playgrounds, fitness courses, horseshoes, and a boat launch. The day will be capped off with fireworks at 9:15 pm. Visitors should arrive no later than 7:45 p.m. to find park and enter the park. Be sure to check the event website for parking and fee information before you go.

2022 Independence Day Celebration in Brevard

July 4th, 2022 in Brevard, NC
Lots of family fun all day from 10 am – 5 pm with late night fireworks in Brevard, NC (if you need a break amongst the festivities, be sure to go to Looking Glass Falls on 276 or the short hike to Moore Cove Falls just up the road). Rocky’s Soda Shop will have a hot dog eating contest at 4pm ($10 entry). There will be a bike parade as well. Fireworks will happen around 9:39 pm. Full schedule at the website.

Alternative Ways to Spend the Patriotic Holiday

Revolutionary War Battlefields Near Upstate, SC

For a history lesson pertaining to the holiday, there are a couple of nearby Revolutionary War Battlefields you can visit with your family. These locations offer hiking, and an opportunity to walk through battlefields with signage describing the battle that occurred.

Battlefield Hike at Musgrove Mill State Historic Site: The Revolutionary War battle at Musgrove Mill was an important turning point in the SC backcountry area. Visitors to the park can enjoy hiking trails, a waterfall and learn the history of the mill. FREE with a South Carolina State Park Passport

Musgrove Mill Battlefield

Also, check out the Revolutionary War battlefield at King’s Mountain. There you can hike through the battlefield of a Patriot victory and a turning point for the southern campaign.

Glow Golf

You can play golf at night at Takeoff Mini-Golf next to Runway Park July 1, 2, and 3 from 8-11 pm. They will have a DJ and food truck on Saturday night, July 2, and LED light up golf balls, glow bracelets, and glow sticks all three days.

Where to Buy Fireworks & Firecrackers in Greenville

A responsibly executed private fireworks display can be a great alternative to the large crowds of a public event. These vendors sold fireworks in 2021 and we will be updating this list again as vendors open for 2022.

Big G Fireworks

339B S Pleasantburg Dr, Greenville | 864.509.6367

Carolina Fireworks 2

3912 Augusta Rd, Greenville | 864.918.1981

Joey’s Fireworks

5201 Wade Hampton Blvd, Taylors | 864.848.3843

Carolina Fireworks

440 Old Cedar Rock Rd, Easley | 864.850.0077

Neil’s Fireworks

2653 US-25, Travelers Rest | 864.320.9949

Pyro Pro Shop

9075 SC-11, Campobello | 864.558.6548

TNT Fireworks

Multiple locations (see website)

Please obey all local laws and safety measures regarding the use of personal fireworks.

More Summer Fun Near Greenville

Don’t miss our Greenville Summer Guide, packed full of ideas to keep your Upstate, SC summer full of fun.

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6 years ago

There is an Independence Day celebration at the Simpsonville Amphitheater at Heritage Park! Gates open at five, event starts at six.

6 years ago

There is an Independence Day celebration at the Simpsonville Amphitheater at Heritage Park on July 2! Gates open at five, event starts at six.

6 years ago

Are there fireworks going on anywhere on either the 1st or 2nd of July?

6 years ago
Reply to  Shon

Not that we have seen but there may be smaller events going on that aren’t on our list.

6 years ago
Reply to  Shon

We have our grands and we’re looking also. Did you find any in Greenville county?

5 years ago
Reply to  Beth

Faith Baptist in Taylors does a great fireworks show on the 4th!

5 years ago
Reply to  Carme

Is it open to the public?

5 years ago
Reply to  Shon

Williamston Mineral Spring Park on July 1st


William Quackenbush
5 years ago

What happened with Furman?? They usually have a great show of Fireworks and a Symphony playing at the same time!! Are they not doing it this year??

4 years ago

No they haven’t done it in couple of years. I wish they did it was one of my favorites

Michele Knowles
4 years ago

Thank you so very much for creating Kidding around Greenville.
My daughter (5) Olivia and I moved here a few months ago and
your information about what to do here has made our new journey
amazing. Thank you again and Blessings to you and your adorable family

Michele K

4 years ago

This is wonderful to hear! Welcome to the area and we hope you are able to make wonderful memories here with your family. ~Kristina

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