Head to Folly Beach this 4th of July for an all-American celebration. Packed with restaurants, bars, and of course the beach, Folly Beach is a fun place to be any time of the year. It’s the ideal setting for 4th of July festivities so whether you live in the area or are visiting from out of town, you’re sure to enjoy spending the 4th on Folly Beach.

4th of July Fireworks on Folly Beach

Celebrate Independence Day with a BANG! Bring the family and head to the beach for the Folly Beach Grand Fireworks Display, an evening filled with fireworks and fun. Locals and visitors alike are invited to enjoy the dazzling display of bursting colors so find a cozy spot to spread a blanket on the beach and wait for the sun to go down.

Sail Over To Morris Island

Pack the coolers, fill up the gas tank on the boat, and chart a course for Morris Island – you know, that famous lighthouse you see in Charleston photos?  Guarding the southern tip of Charleston Harbor, and just off the shore from Folly Beach, this popular island is the perfect place to drop anchor and float the day away. You’ll find countless locals celebrating America’s birthday on the sandbar – it’s a party for everyone!

Throw a Backyard BBQ Bash

Celebrate Independence Day your way with a backyard cookout. Stock up on burgers, buns, and all the fixins’ from the beloved island favorite Bert’s Market, then gather the family and prepare the grill! With a quirky store motto, “We may Doze but we never Close,” this local island grocery offers everything you can think of when you’re at the beach. Open 24/7/365, including all major holidays, you’ll find conventional and organic groceries, meats, frozen food, a quick hot food bar (including their famous $0.75 hot dogs!), a full-service deli, plus beer and wine.  Not a local? Not a problem. You’ll find that most of the vacation rentals in our luxury portfolio include a grill on site. And, if you plan to bring your own on vacation, make sure to verify before booking if grills are permitted.

Beach It Up

Follow the crowd to Folly Beach County Park.  Known for it’s laid back eclectic feel and it’s bohemian vibe, Folly Beach is a great place to put your toes in the sand and let all of your problems drift away. Bring the family and enjoy a game of bocce ball, “body surfing” the waves, building sandcastles – or just relax with a good book.  After all, you just can’t go wrong with a lazy day on the beach … even when it’s the 4th of July!

Elevate your 4th of July at Folly Beach When you Stay with Luxury Simplified Retreats

In a city known for its vibrant culture, rich history, delicious food, and beautiful setting, it comes as no surprise that some incredible lodging options are available. You can book your Independence Day celebration on Folly or spend your days attending the best Charleston summer events of 2022, then return to enjoy some rest and relaxation in a Luxury Simplified Retreats vacation rental. Our stylish accommodations, located on Folly Beach or in the heart of Downtown Charleston, set the scene for an unforgettable Lowcountry getaway. Additionally, our expert concierge services team is more than happy to help you plan your trip, make reservations, and even stock your refrigerator.

Allow us to make your visit to the Holy City unforgettable. Contact us to start planning your trip today!