Upstate Fireworks & Festivals

Upstate fireworks
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By 106.3 WORD

Here is a list of all the Fireworks displays we've found in the Upstate for Independence Day celebrations 2019.  If you know of others that should be on our list, please EMAIL US and we'll add it.

Saturday, June 29

Greer, Greer City Park, 301 E Poinsett StreetGet a jump on the 4th with Greer's "Freedom Blast." Opening ceremonies are at 6pm. Skydiving show, military tribute, food trucks, music and more.  Of course, it ends with a big fireworks display at 10pm.

Simpsonville, CCNB Amphitheatre at Heritage ParkCelebrate Simpsonville kicks off at 6pm in Heritage Park with musical performances by South Carolina's Jake Bartley Band and Atlanta Rhythm Section.  Fireworks after the shows are over, around dusk.

Williamston, Freedom Celebration and Fireworks, Mineral Spring Park/Town Square Center,  McDonalds parking lot/Ballfields behind Municipal CenterStarts at 12noon, live music in Mineral Spring Park, Cruise-In at 5pm, fireworks at 9:30pm.

Sunday, June 30

Newspring Church @ Greenville Convention Center, 1 Exposition DriveNewspring’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 will start after dark. Bring a blanket.

Monday, July 1

Belton, Whitefield Baptist’s Freedom Celebration, 207 Mitchel Road Freedom Festival starts at 6pm. Food, fun fellowship, games, car show, worship, southern gospel music from The Alvey’s and fireworks display at dusk.  

Wednesday, July 3

Central SC/ClemsonFest, 1569 Eighteen Mile Road in CentralClemsonFest runs from 5-10pm at a new location this year.  Music with the Carolina Beach Music Festival Beach Band of the Year, Carolina Coast Band.  Food, kids area and fireworks at 9:30pm.  Tickets are $5 per person or $10 per car load.

Thursday, July 4

Fountain Inn, All American Blast, 110 Depot StreetThis free celebration in downtown Fountain Inn will include a live performance by Steel Toe Stiletto, bounce house, and fireworks at dusk. A DJ will spin tunes while food vendors are available for concessions. 4-10pm.

Greenville, Downtown and West End“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.

Red White & Blue fesitval

Image: Greenville PD

Festival beings at 5pm. Fireworks launch at 9:45pm.  Best viewing will be from Broad Street to Augusta Street and inside Fluor Field at the West End if you are attending the Greenville Drive game that night.  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.  Pro tip: The best areas for viewing the fireworks will be in and around Falls Park, and the Main Street Bridge. 

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, Rec Stadium on Highway 93“I Love Liberty July 4th Celebration.”  Food, activities, kids games, bike parade, music with Split Shot and band member Chris Lee from Classic Rock 101.1.  Free event starts at 6PM.  Fireworks at dark.  FREE event.

Mauldin, Mauldin Cultural Center, 101 E Butler Road"Beachin' Fridays" which happen all through the summer, will expand to Thursday, July 4th, too. Bring your dancing shoes for shag dancing, food trucks, live beach music, and more at this free event. The July 4th show will feature a special patriotic performance followed by fireworks. 

Pickens, Pickens Amphitheater, 114 W Main StreetAnnual event with music by the Jake Bartley Band from 7-9pm. Fireworks at 1pm.  

Spartanburg, Barnet Park, 248 E St John Street “Red, White, and Boom,” Spartanburg’s annual Independence Day celebration will take place from 5pm to 10pm. Fun, food, live music and more. Tickets are $5 per person and can be purchased at the gate.. Children 6 and under are free. Spectacular fireworks show presented by Zambelli Fireworks to wrap up the evening.