The free event will be held on Friday, July 2 at dark.
- America’s 5K, a celebration of American heroes run/walk, will take place on July 3 in downtown Anderson. The first race will begin at 8 a.m. in Carolina Wren Park, located at 111 E Whitner Street in Anderson.
- Starting at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 3, Big Water Marina and Campground will have live music, food trucks and a fireworks show. The event is free, but parking will cost $10 per vehicle. The Blood Connection will also be holding a blood drive from 2-7 p.m. The Big Water Marina and Campground is located at 320 Big Water Road in Starr.
- The Independence Day Celebration will kick off at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 3 on Main Street. The event will include a parade, free swimming, live music, bounce houses, food and craft vendors, a fireworks extravaganza and more!
- The Town of Williamston will hold an Independence Day Celebration on July 3 in downtown Williamston. There will be food trucks in Mineral Spring Park Saturday afternoon, a golf cart parade at 6:30 p.m. and music by Juke Box 45 on the amphitheater stage at 7 p.m. Fireworks will begin at dark.
- Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church will hold a free event on Sunday, July 4 from 7-10 p.m. The event will include faith, fellowship, food trucks and fireworks. The church is located at 101 Pisgah Road in Easley.
- Denver Downs Farm will have four country music concerts, food and drinks on July 3 from 5-9 p.m.
The July 3 event at Lake Whelchel will include live music, food trucks, fireworks and more. Gates will open at 7 p.m.
- Connect Lake Greenwood will hold Lights on the Lake Friday, July 2. Attendees will need to register here and pay for tickets. Gates will open at 5 p.m. The Jake Bartley Band will perform at 7 p.m. The fireworks show will begin at 9:30 p.m. in the Camp Fellowship area.
- Fountain Inn will hold a free an Independence Day celebration on July 2 from 6 – 9:30 p.m. on Main Street. There will be a live performance by Cravin Melon, food trucks, kids entertainment and fireworks.
- There will be a kids bike parade Saturday, July 3 at the Travelers Rest Farmers Market. Line up will begin at 9 a.m., and the parade will begin at 9:20 a.m. Participants will be awarded for Most Patriotic and Most Creative.
- Cherokee Valley will hold a community celebration on July 3. Starting at 6 p.m., there will be food, live music, inflatables for kids, fireworks and more. Tickets will cost $5 for non-CVGA members. The event will take place at the Cherokee Valley Amphitheater.
- The Greenville Drive will play against the Winston-Salem Dash Sunday, July 4 at 6 p.m. There will be a pre-game picnic starting at 5 p.m. and post-game fireworks.
- On July 4, Locust Hill Church will hold a community celebration from 6-9 p.m. The event will include BBQ, live music, waterslides, shaved ice, fireworks and more! The church is located at 5534 Locust Hill Road in Travelers Rest.
- Clare’s Creamery, located at 1635 E. North Street in Greenville, will have a family-friendly Fourth of July parade, starting at 10 a.m. Participants are encouraged to decorate a bike or wagon for a chance to win a prize. Breakfast food, coffee and ice cream will be available for purchase.
- Fisher’s Peach Orchard, located at 3723 North Highway 101 in Greer, will hold a free July 4th celebration, starting at 7 p.m. The event will include BBQ, kid-friendly activities, live music, a watermelon eating contest, a water balloon toss contest and fireworks.
- Clearview Baptist Church will hold a free event Sunday, starting at 6:30 p.m. The event will include hot dogs, bounce houses, fireworks and more. The church is located at 5611 State Park Road in Travelers Rest.
- The City of Simpsonville will hold a free event Sunday, July 4 at the CCNB Amphitheatre at Heritage Park, located at 861 S.E. Main Street in Simpsonville. The event will include free live music and fireworks. Gates will open at 5:30 p.m.
- The City of Laurens will hold an event on July 3 from 7-11:30 p.m. The event will include live music, food, and a new light projection show at the Historic Court House.
- The City of Spartanburg will hold a free event on Sunday, July 4 from 6-10 p.m. at Barnet Park, located at 248 E. St. John Street in Spartanburg. Food will be available for purchase, and 7News’ Diane Lee will sing the National Anthem.
- Shipwreck Cove Water Park in Duncan will hold a Star Spangled Slash event Friday, July 2 from 7-10 p.m. The event will include swimming, fireworks and more. General admission is $8 and children under 2 can get in for free.
- Ciclops will hold an event on Sunday, July 4 from 3-10 p.m. The event will include food for purchase and a cornhole tournament.
- The City of Pickens will hold a free Fourth of July celebration Saturday, July 3 from 6-9:30 p.m. The Carolina Beggars will perform at the amphitheater, and fireworks will follow.
- The City of Liberty’s celebration will include free hot dogs, snow cones, live music, kids games, face painting, fireworks and more. The event on Sunday, July 4 will begin at 6 p.m. at the Liberty Athletic Complex, located at 251 N. Hillcrest Street in Liberty.
- The City of Easley will hold a Fourth of July festival July 3-4. The event will include live music, live air-dog shows, fireworks and more.
- The City of Seneca will hold a free Independence Day Celebration on Saturday, July 3 from 2-9:30 p.m. at Gignilliat Field, located at 621 N. Townville Street. The event will include live music, games for kids, food vendors, a shagging dance competition, fireworks and more.
- Main Street Walhalla will hold its Independence Fest July 1-4. The event will include carnival rides, live music, food vendors and more. The fireworks display is set for Saturday, July 3 at 9:15 p.m. on Main Street.
- The free event will happen on Saturday, July 3 from 6-10 p.m. The Jamie Wright Band will perform and fireworks will follow.
The City of Greenville said they will not host the July 4 Red, White and Blue event this year. The Clemson Area Chamber of Commerce said Clemsonfest will not be happening this year.