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Local areas to host many 4th of July celebrations

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MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Numerous Independence Day celebrations are planned for the Myrtle Beach area this year, according to the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce.

The following is a list of activities happening along the Grand Strand on Saturday, July 4th:

  ·    7 a.m.  – Independence Day 8K/5K – The Market Common

 ·    10 a.m. – July 4th Independence Day Special – Myrtle Waves Water Park· 10 a.m. -July 4 The Combat Motorcycle Veterans Association and the City of Myrtle Beach will dedicate a bronze Battlefield Cross Memorial in Warbird Park

·    10 a.m. – 32nd Annual Murrells Inlet Boat Parade – Garden City Point

·   11 a.m. American Pride March, Main Street North Myrtle Beach; followed by flag raising at 1 p.m.

·    11 a.m. – 49th Annual Pawleys Island 4th of July Parade – Myrtle Avenue in Pawleys Island

 ·    1 p.m. – Sixth Annual Salute From The Shore Military Flyover – Cherry Grove section of North Myrtle Beach.

·    1 p.m.-10 p.m. - July 4th Celebration-Historic Old Town 

·     2 p.m. – Annual Garden City/Murrells Inlet 4th of July Parade – Calhoun Dr. in Garden City

 ·    2 to 5 p.m. – Fourth Annual Cupcake Eating Contest – Croissants Bistro and Bakery

  ·   4-10 p.m.- Darlington Raceway Freedom Fest-Darlington Raceway

·    6 to 10 p.m. – Surfside Beach 4th of July Celebration – Surfside Beach Pier

 ·    7 p.m. – 4th of July Celebration with the Indigo Chorale Society – lawn of the Kaminski House Museum in Georgetown

·   7 p.m. - 11 p.m. Quarter draft playing at Captain Seaweeds at the Bucksport Marina

Barefoot Landing, North Myrtle Beach's waterway shopping, dining and entertainment complex is celebrating the 4th of July holiday with an additional fireworks spectacular at 10:15 p.m. Throughout the week, families can enjoy regularly scheduled summer activities. Summerfest! activities include nightly boardwalk entertainers, Super Heroes and Princesses, jugglers, acoustic musicians, kids' karaoke, stilt walkers, children's rides and a weekly Monday night fireworks show at 10:15 p.m. Guests planning to arrive after 5:00 p.m. are encouraged to park in the overflow parking lot located by Greg Norman's restaurant. 

Broadway at the Beach is hosting a variety of events, including a free concert each night from July 2 to July 4 at 7:30 p.m. Each night will also feature "a jam-packed lineup of free entertainment will feature juggling comedians, engaging musicians, costumed characters, face painters and more," according to the Broadway at the Beach Blog.

Below is the schedule for July 4th fireworks displays in the Grand Strand:

·         9 p.m. – East Bay Park in Georgetown

·         9 p.m. – USS Yorktown – Patriots Point in Mount Pleasant

·         9:30 p.m. – Cherry Grove Fishing Pier in North Myrtle Beach

·         9:30 p.m. – Surfside Beach Pier

·         10 p.m. – Second Avenue Pier in Myrtle Beach

·        10 p.m. -Murrells Inlet at the Marsh Walk.       
·       10 p.m. -  Captain Seaweeds at the Bucksport Marina.

·         10 p.m. – Veterans Pier at the Murrells Inlet Marshwalk

·         10 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach

·         10:15 p.m. – Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach

The Town of Aynor will host its 3rd Annual Freedom Fourth Celebration on Saturday, July 11, in the town's park. The park will open at 10 a.m. and there will be a parade, food, inflatables and a water slide for the kids. There will be live music by the Charlie Floyd Band from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and the Burnie Britt Band starting at 10 p.m. The Fireworks Finale show will be displayed at 9:11 p.m., according to Mayor Keb Johnson.

For more Myrtle Beach area events, visit www.grandstrandevents.com.

Please e-mail news@wmbfnews.com with additional Myrtle Beach area July 4th events.

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