Get ready for a star-spangled celebration of Independence Day at Summerville’s annual Fireworks and Freedom Festival! This free, family-friendly event will be held on July 4th at Gahagan Park.

The festival kicks off at 5pm, with live music, food vendors, a kid’s zone with activities, and more festive fun leading up to the main event – a dazzling fireworks display after dark. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets to claim your spot on the park grounds to enjoy the entertainment.

A few tips to make the most of your Fireworks and Freedom Festival experience:

What to Bring:

– Lawn chairs or blankets to sit on

– Small personal-sized coolers with snacks/drinks

– Umbrellas for shade

– Water to stay hydrated

What NOT to Bring:

– Large coolers

– Pets

– Tents

– Personal fireworks or grills 

– Alcoholic beverages (beer/wine will be available for purchase)


Parking is extremely limited at Gahagan Park. Handicapped parking spots are available, but all other attendees should utilize the free shuttle service running continuously from 5-10pm. The shuttle pickup/drop-off location is at the Summerville Town Hall fountain area (200 S. Main St). You can park downtown and walk over to catch the shuttle.

Make plans now to join your community in celebrating our nation’s independence with fun, food, music, and a spectacular fireworks display at the Fireworks and Freedom Festival on July 4th! Check https://www.summervillesc.gov for the latest details and schedules.

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