Whether you're looking for the perfect family-friendly parade or to end the night with a bang at a fireworks show, York County has a 4th of July Celebration for you. We've created a running list of 4th of July celebrations happening in York County:


City of Tega Cay July 4th Celebration

July 4th

Land Parade:
Tega Cay's 4th of July Land Parade is scheduled on Monday, July 4th, 2022, at 9:00 A.M. The parade route will depart from Tega Cay Elementary School and travel down Tega Cay Drive to Runde Park on Windward Drive.

Tega Cay Lion's Club Fish Fry:
The Tega Cay Lion's Club presents their Annual Fish Fry on Monday, July 4th at The Glennon Center starting at 4:30 PM. Enjoy the following selections:

  • Choice of Fish (Flounder) or Chicken Tenders
  • Hush Puppies, Cole Slaw, Potato Salad
  • Sweet or Unsweet Iced Tea

Tickets & Information

Tega Cay's 40th Birthday Party Celebration:
The Mayor's City Address begins at 7:00 P.M. at The Glennon Center followed by The Lion's Club Citizen of Year Award and Tega Cay's 40th Birthday Cake Cutting. Join the City in celebrating its 40th Birthday before kicking off the Fireworks display at 9:30 PM.

The day’s festivities will wrap up with a spectacular Tega Cay Fireworks Display beginning at 9:30 PM (schedule subject to change in the event of inclement weather).

The parking lot at the Tega Cay Golf & Conference Center will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Absolutely no parking on Tega Cay Drive. This includes the shoulders of the road and the median


Baxter Village Parade

July 4th

Come out for the largest July 4th Parade in the Fort Mill/York County/Upstate SC region, with more than 150 parade units, from bands, floats, entertainers, and pro sports mascots to classic cars, and street entertainers, law enforcement, military, and more!

Parade: just enter the free parking lots in Baxter Village Town Center, and walk out and line Market Street from the starting point at 940 Market Street, and anywhere 10 blocks south down Market Street to Sutton Road.


Old Town's Red, White, & Boom

July 3rd

Come celebrate Independence Day in Old Town with live music, food, drinks, fireworks, & plenty of fun for the whole family! Red, White & BOOM! presented by the Rock Hill Coca-Cola Bottling Company.

Free admission!
• Live Music from TBD
• Inflatables (FREE)
• Food Trucks
• Beer/Wine
• Fireworks at 9:30/9:45 PM (at the corner of Dave Lyle and Main St, parking in this area will be restricted)

Be sure to stop by the Old Town restaurants, shops, and breweries that will be open for your enjoyment!


The City of York Presents: 4th of July Event & Fireworks

July 4th

Join the City of York in celebration of the 4th of July at our Annual Fireworks Show! This event will be held at York Middle School on Monday, July 4, 2022, from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM. There will be food trucks, free games, and live music. A fun day for all! 


Fort Mill Independence Day Celebration

July 2nd

Join the Town of Fort Mill as they celebrate the nation’s 246th birthday! This free event is held in Historic Downtown Fort Mill and features music, downtown merchants, food trucks, vendors, kids activities, the annual Firing of the Cannons, and Fireworks! All the fun begins at 5:00 PM with the 246 Army Band presenting their patriotic music show followed by local favorite Carolina Rhythm Band. The night continues with the Firing of the Cannons Ceremony and ends with beautiful fireworks show over Downtown Fort Mill. Questions? Contact Jacona Hester, Events Coordinator at jhester@fortmillsc.gov or 803-487-5413.


Independence Day Celebration at Historic Brattonsville

July 3rd

Celebrate our nation's birth! Join Historic Brattonsville for a special celebration of Independence Day in the Carolina Piedmont set during the 1850s. Watch 19th-century refreshments being prepared, play with toys and games, and create your own 19th-century paper fan! At 3:00 PM there will be a reading of the Declaration of Independence at the Oak Grove Stage. Tickets are available online at https://sales.chmuseums.org/performancecalendar.aspx or at the Visitor's Center on the day of the event.


Celebrate America Fireworks Show at Carowinds

July 2nd - 4th

Experience a 4th of July fireworks spectacular all weekend long at Carowinds! The firework shows will take place on Saturday, July 2, Sunday, July 3, and Monday, July 4th. The patriotic celebration will be accompanied by an all-American soundtrack, creating fireworks shows that guests will not want to miss.
On the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th of July, the firework shows will be visible throughout the park, but the best viewing locations can be found in the Carolina Boardwalk, County Fair, and Celebration Plaza areas. Guests will be mesmerized by vivid bursts of color lighting up the night sky in the Carowinds skyline. The Thrill Zone area and its surrounding rides will close early on these event dates so the area can be safely prepared for the firework display.


Lake Wylie Annual Fireworks Display

July 4th


Lake Wylie by the Buster Boyd Bridge
S.C. Hwy 49 at Lake Wylie

Best Viewing:

 The Buster Boyd Bridge Boat Landing, Papa Doc's outside deck, Rey Azteca deck at Lake Wylie Plaza, Lake Wylie Italian and Pizza on the patio at Lake Wylie Plaza, Bagel Boat, and Long Cove Resort