Chris O’Kelley

Chris O’Kelley

Chris O’Kelley

If you are looking for fun things to do for the 4th of July in Augusta and Aiken, we’ve got ya covered. With the 4th falling on a Thursday this year, it does kind of make it hard to celebrate in the middle of the work week, unless you are taking the full week off or making a long weekend of it.

4th Of July In Aiken And Augusta Is Always A Fun Time

With so many festivals and events going on for The 4th of July in Augusta and Aiken, you are going to find so much to do at pretty much any event you go to. If you are a person who doesn’t like big crowds or you are just looking for small gatherings here are some ideas that might work for you.

  • Small family and friends cook out
  • Take a hike or bike ride
  • How about a family picnic
  • Plan a game night with your family and friends
  • Host your own hot dog eating contest at home
  • Have a patriotic dessert cook off
  • Rent a water slide for your backyard
4th Of July Fun In Augusta And Aiken
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The American Flag is just one of the many things we celebrate as being Americans on the 4th

Other Places For Fireworks With Just A Few Hours Drive

If big festivals are your thing, here are some places you can head to with just a few hours drive.

  • Music Across America Drone & Light Show at Stone Mountain Park in Stone Mountain, Georgia
  • Fireworks at Callaway Resort & Gardens in Pine Mountain, Georgia
  • Fireworks over the river in Savannah, Georgia
  • Fireworks over Lake Blue Ridge, Georgia
  • Patriots Point Fourth of July Fireworks Blast in Charleston
  • Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach
  • July Fourth Celebration at Fort Jackson in Columbia
  • Fireworks on the Fourth at Unity Park in Greenville
  • Lake Murray 4th of July Fireworks Show

So as you are looking for things to do for the 4th of July in Augusta and Aiken, remember that The Fourth of July celebrates the passage of the Declaration of Independence by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776. The Declaration announced the political separation of the 13 North American colonies from Great Britain. It’s the day we officially be came our own country and gained our independence.

So no matter what you do for the 4th of July in Augusta and Aiken, take a minute to remember the freedoms we have because of the great country that we live in. America, You look great to be 248 years old.

Please remember that if you find your self out and had too much to drink, call a friend, an uber or taxi and be super safe. Law enforcement will be out in full force.

If you find your self off all week for the 4th or just the 4th it self, please be safe and here are some fun things you can do at home to celebrate without the crowds

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