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Fourth of July Fireworks Blast 2018

July 4, 2018

Tickets for the Fourth of July Fireworks Blast 2018 celebration on the flight deck of the USS Yorktown are now SOLD OUT! Join us for the FREE landside celebration.  Parking is $10.

Celebrate the Fourth of July on board one of the most historic warships in the United States, the USS YORKTOWN CV-10 on the Charleston Harbor at Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum.

To watch the Fourth of July Fireworks Blast 2018 and enjoy live music from the flight deck of the USS Yorktown, a ticket must be purchased at one of the two levels outlined below. Optionally, other than the cost of parking, there is NO CHARGE for guests who wish to watch the fireworks from the grassy area next to the marsh onshore. Patriots Point will also provide live music and children’s entertainment options for this area starting at 4 p.m. Food and beverages will be available for purchase, and coolers and chairs are welcome.

For those who wish to enjoy the Fourth of July Fireworks Blast from the unique venue of the flight deck of the USS Yorktown, there are two ticket options available. A ticket must be purchased for ALL ages, except for infants who will be held in their parent’s arms.  Access to the flight deck to enjoy the celebration will not be allowed until 6 p.m. on the day of the event. Ticket options are as follows:

VIP TICKET – $110 per person: SOLD OUT

  • Complimentary drinks from two full-service bars
  • Barbecue meal served by TOP SHELF Catering
  • Access to a special area of the ship closest to the fireworks display
  • Tables and chairs provided
  • Live music from the East Coast Party Band


  • Includes access aboard the flight deck of the USS YORKTOWN (except the VIP area)
  • Includes live music from the East Coast Party Band
  • Food and beverages are available for purchase at event
  • Folding chairs for viewing fireworks display are encouraged

On July 4th, parking will cost $10 for all visitors throughout the day.  Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum will be open to regular visitors from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  A separate admission ticket must be purchased to visit the museum during the day, even if you have purchased an event ticket for the evening celebration.  The ticket window will close at 3:30 p.m. and the museum will close at 5 p.m. and everyone must leave the ship and all areas within the grounds of the museum at that time.  The landside celebration will be unaffected by the closure.

If you have more questions about this spectacular event, check out our blog post with a comprehensive list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs). It can be found by clicking here.


July 4, 2018
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Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum
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