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4th of July Blast at Patriots Point

Enjoy a professional fireworks display and shore side party with a beach music band.

Tickets to see Charleston’s biggest Fourth of July fireworks display from aboard the historic USS Yorktown’s Flight Deck are now on sale at A limited number of tickets are available through online purchase only, and are expected to sell quickly.

Guests wishing to board the USS Yorktown on Independence Day have two ticketing options. For $110, guests will be given VIP treatment including complimentary drinks from two full-service bars, a complimentary barbecue meal served by the Patriots Point’s official caterer, TOP SHELF Catering, and seating in a special area of the ship closest to the fireworks display.

The second option is a general admission flight deck ticket priced at $40. It includes access aboard the USS Yorktown and live music from the East Coast Party Band. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Guests with a general admission tickets are encouraged to bring their own folding chairs.

Access to the flight deck for all ticket holders will open at 6 p.m. To ensure the security of guests, all bags will be checked when tickets are scanned. Coolers and food items will not be permitted on the ship.

“There’s no better way to spend the Fourth of July than on the Charleston Harbor aboard the USS Yorktown,” said Executive Director Mac Burdette. “We work each year to make this event the best July 4th event in the Southeast. Those on the flight deck have the best seat in the house when it comes to the fireworks show. It’s an experience all of our guests will cherish for years to come.”

In addition to ticketing options for the flight deck, Patriots Point will also provide live music and entertainment starting at 4 p.m. for those who prefer to watch the fireworks show for free onshore.

Food and beverages will be available for purchase, and jump castles, face painting and other activities will be available for children. Parking will cost $10 per vehicle for all guests including those who purchase flight deck tickets. Normal museum tour routes will close at 5 p.m. on the day of the Fireworks Blast. The last ticket will be sold at 3:30 p.m.

For continuous updates leading up to the Fourth of July, as well as important weather and law enforcement information throughout the live event, social media users are encouraged to follow #FireworksBlast17.

The 2017 July 4th Fireworks Blast is presented by Stevens Towing, the Town of Mount Pleasant, the City of Charleston, Parker Rigging, Salmons Dredging Corporation and the USS Yorktown Foundation.

For more information, or to purchase tickets, please visit the website listed.


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Patriots Point
40 Patriots Point Rd, Mt Pleasant, SC 29464



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