Spartanburg and Greenville are preparing to mark the 4th of July Thursday with their annual celebrations in the downtown areas.
Greenville will hold Wells Fargo Red, White and Blue presented by AT&T Thursday night downtown.
The 4th of July celebration features one of the state's largest fireworks displays, sponsored by Bon Secours St. Francis Health System.
The celebration is from 5:00-10:00 p.m. Thursday from Court Street to Camperdown Street and will encompass Broad Street from Laurens Street to Falls Street and Falls Park.
Event parking is five dollars cash only at all the parking garages and the Rhett Street Lot starting at 3:00 p.m.
Greenville County is making free parking available in the front parking lot at County Square on University Ridge. There are limited spaces and no alcohol, charcoal grills, cooking equipment of personal fireworks are allowed.
The Red, White and Blue fireworks show is scheduled to start at 9:45 p.m.
Spartanburg's annual Independence Day celebration will be held again at Barnet Park. Red, White, & Boom will be held from 6:00-10:00 p.m.
There will be patriotic music by the Spartanburg Community Band and a performance by Nashville recording artist Brett Eldredge. There will also be great food including BBQ, funnel cakes, burgers, hotdogs, philly cheese steaks and ice cream.
Red, White & Boom will be capped by a spectacular fireworks show presented by Zambelli Fireworks.
You can find more 4th of July events in the area by clicking here