Fireworks, music, food, more: The Fourth of July celebration in North Charleston

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Still making your Fourth of July plans, well be sure not too overlook the massive option that is North Charleston's Fourth of July Festival at Riverfront Park on from 3 to 10 p.m.

The event and parking are free of charge and the city says it will be the largest show of fireworks in the State of South Carolina. 

Schedule:3: Festivities begin3-4: Common Ground
4:15-5:30: Coastrunners
5:45-7:30: Atlanta Pleasure Band
7:45-9:15: Ruben Studdard, former American Idol
9:15-9:45: Show of fireworks over the Cooper River by Zambelli Fireworks International with music performed by Equinox Jazz Band 

Bring a lawn chair or blankets, as no seating is provided and no alcohol is allowed. Food vendors will be on site and children activities will be available free of charge, including inflatable jump castles, games, the play area, the giant sandbox, and the water fountain. 

Riverfront Park is located on the former Charleston Naval Base, accessible from I-526 and I-26. Enter the former Charleston Naval Base by the McMillan Avenue or Virginia Avenue gate and turn onto Hobson Avenue. Riverfront Park signs are visible for easy to follow directions. All parking is free and shuttles will be available for the convenience of guests. 

If you'd rather conduct your own fireworks show, check out our roundup of where you can legally shoot off fireworks.

We'll be mentioning more Fourth of July fireworks shows, so stay tuned to our homepage.