Beaufort July 4th Parade & Fireworks Extravaganza

Beaufort July 4th Parade & Fireworks Extravaganza

Beaufort’s Annual July 4th Parade

A Beaufort tradition and crowd favorite, the Fourth of July Parade steps off at Gordon Street at 11 a.m. The parade and continues through downtown along the beautiful Beaufort waterfront.

The parade always draws some of the most creative minds in town, including Beaufort’s very own Sweet Potato Queens decked out in their crazy costumes. Kids, pets, wagons, and so much more make up this annual Beaufort event..

Co-sponsored by the Beaufort Development Association and the Town of Beaufort, the parade always attracts many floats.


Live on Thursdays (LOTS) Summer Concert Series with Dick Knight

Come out to downtown Beaufort and listen to the music of Dick Knight from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. at John G. Newton Park, beside the Dock House Restaurant. This special July 4th edition is sponsored by Eddy Myers Real Estate. Don’t forget to bring a lawn chair. Free, family fun.

Free music fills the air on the Beaufort boardwalk every Thursday through August 1. Live on Thursdays (LOTs) is sponsored by the Beaufort Development Association. The BDA is a nonprofit organization that seeks to support economic and community development in downtown.


Beaufort’s July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza

Details to follow!



Locals Recommend

“Beaufort has a great ‘small-town’ July 4th parade that attracts families from all over the Crystal Coast. It’s no wonder Beaufort has been named ‘America’s Favorite Town’ by Travel + Leisure

Event Details

Beaufort July 4th Parade

  • Date & Time: Thursday, July 4, 2019, 11 a.m.
  • Location: Downtown Beaufort along Front Street, starting at Gordon Street.
  • Distance from Beaufort Hotel: 2.2 miles (6-minute drive)

Live on Thursdays (LOTS) Summer Concert Series

  • Free music by Dick Knight
  • Date & Time: Thursday, July 4, 2019, 6 – 8 p.m.
  • Location: John G. Newton Park, next to the Dock House Restaurant.
  • Distance from Beaufort Hotel: 2 miles (5-minute drive)

Beaufort July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza

  • Date & Time: Thursday, July 4, 2019, 6 – 10 p.m.
  • Location: Gallants Channel
  • Distance from Beaufort Hotel: 2.9 miles (8-minute drive)

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