July 4th Fireworks Harbor Cruise: You Can’t Beat the View!


By: Tour Management Editor
June 29, 2018

When it comes to watching July 4th fireworks, Charleston Harbor Tours has the best seat in the house! Across the USA, from New York Harbor to the San Francisco Bay, July 4th fireworks’ hottest ticket is down on the water - and Charleston is no exception! So each July 4th, the Carolina Queen and the Carolina Belle set out for an evening of sightseeing and fireworks fun on Charleston Harbor, complete with food, drink and live music! Let’s check out the itineraries, shall we?

Fireworks over the Charleston Harbor

July 4th Fireworks Cruise on the Carolina Queen
Charleston Harbor tours presents a July 4th fireworks cruise on the Carolina Queen. The Carolina Queen departs from the City Marina, located at 17 Lockwood Drive. The Queen boards at 8pm, and pushes off at 8:30 for two hours of fun and festivities, including live music by Ben Fagin and his band. Libations aboard the July 4th cruise include a cash bar and some true, red-white-and-brew specials! Cost is only $40 per person, and seating is limited!

July 4th Blues and BBQ Cruise
If you’re looking for the full-Americana experience, then you will need some BBQ and some Blues with your July 4thcruise! All aboard the Carolina Belle for an exciting 2 hours, including great eats from Charleston’s Swig and Swine. Groove to some funky Blues from Shrimp City Slim. Then, look to the sky for the biggest fireworks show in town. And a cash bar will keeps the holiday spirit flowing. Tickets are $67.50 and are going fast. Blues and BBQ is a hot ticket, even without the fireworks. So, if July 4th sells out, please come back for our regular Thursday night cruise, July 5th. Brought to you by Charleston Harbor Cruises and The Bridge 105.5 FM.

Celebrate Your Independence with a July 4th Fireworks Cruise!
Of course, if you need heat, humidity and mosquitos to truly enjoy an authentic July 4th fireworks spectacular, Charleston Harbor Cruises can’t help you. Out on the Harbor with the breeze in your hair is truly one of the most comfortable ways to enjoy the 4th of July – or ANY summer night in Charleston!

So, make it a date: come aboard the Carolina Queen or the Carolina Belle for a fun-filled July 4th fireworks cruise. Contact Charleston Harbor Cruises for tickets and information. And Happy Independence Day!



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