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Independence Day Festival

July 4 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Festival Highlights

6pm             Cookout Open
7pm             Annual Watermelon Eating Contest
7:30-8pm   Kyle K’Otic Breakdancing Crew
9:15pm       Fireworks, Night Heron Soccer Field

The celebration in the park officially kicks off following the annual Bike Parade. Festivities include live music, carnival games, inflatables, photobooth, mini golf and a cookout. Admission to the festival is complimentary and is open to all island guests and property owners. Shuttle and parking information. Select attractions and crafts $3-$15.

Food and beverage tickets will be available for purchase beginning at 4pm.  Food will be served 6pm – 9pm. Night Heron Grill will close for food service at 4pm; bar will be open until 9:30pm.

This event, as well as gate access during this time, is limited to Kiawah Island guests and residents. Admission to the festival is complimentary. No reservations necessary. We ask that you leave pets at home during fireworks for their comfort and safety. The flying of drones in fireworks areas is prohibited. No coolers permitted at any 4th of July events.


July 4
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Kiawah Recreation
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