June 25, 2018

Here's a list of all the Fireworks displays we've found in the Upstate. 



Saturday, June 30

Greer, Greer City Park, 301 E Poinsett St, Greer, SC 29651
"Greer Freedom Blast” Opening Ceremonies start at 6PM. Fireworks at 10PM.
Featuring Skydiving, military tribute, live music, inflatables for the kids, food, rib eating contest.  FREE event.
See 106.3 WORD's Seth Stokes full story on the event.

Ninety Six, SC, Ninety Six Town Park, 89 Saluda Street, Ninety Six, SC 29666
Festival of Stars” (Runs June 28-30)  Fireworks on June 30 at 9:45PM, after a FREE concert by Tracy Lawrence.  This three-day festival features music, rides, classic and custom cars, Miss Festival of Stars Pageant, food and venders.  FREE event. 

Simpsonville, Simpsonville Amphitheater at Heritage Park, 861 SE Main Street, Simpsonville, SC 29681
The Independence Day Celebration” featuring a concert by The Charlie Daniels Band and post-concert fireworks. Gates open 6PM, concert at 7PM, fireworks after the concert. FREE event and FREE parking.

Town of Williamston, Williamston Municipal Center, 12 W Main Street, Williamston, SC 29697
Freedom Celebration and Fireworks”   Food venders, Car show starts at 12PM, music at 7PM, fireworks at dark.  FREE event.


Sunday, July 1

Belton, Whitefield Baptist Church, 207 Mitchell Rd, Belton, SC 29627 
Freedom Celebration” happens on the front lawn of the church beginning at 6PM.  Food, fellowship, games, car and motorcycle show, worship, and southern gospel music from The Carolina Boys Quartet.  Fireworks begin at dark.  FREE event.

Greenville, NewSpring Church, TD Convention Center Campus.  1 Exposition Drive, Greenville, SC 29607
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. Fireworks at dark.  FREE event.


Tuesday, July 3

Clemson, Clemson University Campus Beach, Clemson University Recreation Area, 275 YMCA Cir, Seneca, SC 29678
25th Annual ClemsonFest”  Gates open at 5PM with music from the Carolina Coast Band beginning at 6PM. Children’s area, food venders. No pets, coolers or swimming. Fireworks at 9:30PM.  Admission is $5 per person or $10 per carload.

Easley, downtown at Old Market Square
Celebrate America Festival is 2 days, July 3 & 4, with carnival rides and food vendors starting at 2PM both days.  Cruise-In on July 3 from 5PM-10PM. A concert each night.  Fireworks at 9:45PM on July 4.  FREE admission to concerts and fireworks.

Slater-Marietta, Slater Mill Field (across from Beechwood Farms,) 205 Bates Bridge Road, Marietta, SC 29690
Freedom Fest” (formally Moon Boom) begins at 5PM.   Arts, crafts, food, live entertainment. Fireworks at 10PM.  Freedom Fest will recognize 100 year anniversary of WW1 from the Old Hickory Unit that trained in Marietta.  Event is FREE, but parking is $10 per car. This event is sponsored by the Slater Marietta Lions Club and 100% of the proceeds go to the SM free Eye Care Clinic.


Wednesday, July 4

Easley, Old Market Square downtown
Easley 32nd Annual Firecracker Frolic 5K Race starts at 7:30AM rain or shine.  Runners and walkers. $20 to participate.  Money raised by the Easley Lions Club at this event goes to sight conservation and assistance for residents
of Pickens County in need of financial aid in obtaining vision services.  
(see July 3. Fireworks on July 4 at 9:45PM)

Greenville, Downtown Greenville along South Main Street
Wells Fargo Red, White, and Blue Festival” is a giant annual event in Downtown Greenville and the West End (including Fluor Field) that includes live music on multiple stages, food, drinks, and a kid zone. Festival beings at 5PM. Fireworks launch at 9:45PM.  Complete info on parking, bands, kids’ activities, vender locations and more is available on the City of Greenville website.  All City events are smoke free. Pets, skateboards, bicycles or coolers are NOT allowed at this event. FREE event.

Inman, Holly Springs Fire and Rescue District, 3301 Highway 357, Inman, South Carolina 29349
Holly Springs Fire District’s Annual Salute to America” block party begins at 11AM with BBQ and food venders.  Classic Car Cruz-In at 5PM.  Live music from 7PM-9:30PM. Fireworks at 9:30PM.  FREE event.

Liberty, Liberty Elementary School, 251 North Hillcrest Street, Liberty, SC 29657
“Love my Liberty & Fireworks Spectacular.”  Food, activities, military vehicles, music with Split Shot and band member Chris Lee from Classic Rock 101.1.  Event starts at 6PM.  Fireworks at dark.  FREE event.

Pickens, Pickens Amphitheater, 114 W Main St, Pickens, SC 29671
4th of July Celebration” with music by the Jake Bartley Band at 7PM. Venders will offer food for sale. Fireworks at 10PM.  FREE event

Spartanburg, Barnet Park, 248 E St John St, Spartanburg, SC 29306
 “Red, White, and Boom,” Spartanburg’s annual Independence Day celebration will take place from 6PM to 10PM.  Fun, food, live music and more. Gates open at 5PM. $5 per person. Children 6 and under are free. 


North Carolina

Wednesday July 4

Hendersonville, downtown Hendersonville at the visitor’s center, 201 South Main Street.
Live outdoor music from 7PM-9PM. Fireworks at dark.

Brevard, various locations
For a charming small-town 4th of July Celebration, go to Brevard. Included are 5K/10K Firecracker Run, bike parade, Fine Arts & Craft Festival, classic car show and fireworks. During the day, downtown streets are closed. The Courthouse Gazebo is center stage for day-long musical entertainment.  Evening fun is at Brevard College starting at 6PM. Fireworks at 9:30PM.