Celebrate our country, our freedom, & our nation's 240th birthday by making Daniel Island the "Most Patriotic Town in America"
Provided by the POA
The Daniel Island POA is partnering with the Exchange Club of Daniel Island, our business community, and our residents to turn our beautiful town into a sea of red, white, and blue. To help become the “Most Patriotic Town in America,” all residents and businesses on the island are encouraged to fly an American flag from Saturday, June 25 to Tuesday, July 5 and to decorate their homes and storefronts with red, white, and blue bunting, wreaths, and other patriotic symbols. Celebrate July 3rd & 4th on Daniel Island! Paint the town red, white, and blue and join us for Daniel Island’s 4th of July festivities on Thursday, June 30; Sunday, July 3; and Monday, July 4! Celebrate our nation’s holiday with neighbors, friends, and family! Dress up your homes, your businesses, your bikes, and yourselves with patriotic colors and take part in our island tradition of honoring this wonderful patriotic holiday.
Visit Our "Field of Honor" on Daniel Island
Beginning Sunday, June 26 through Monday, July 4, a “Field of Honor” will be on display on River Landing Drive between Seven Farms Drive and Children’s Park. This display of over 250 American flags will celebrate and honor our military members and first responders, both current and past. Walk through the Honor Field, read the names on the flag poles, and say “thanks” to all those who protect our freedom and our lives.
Kick off Independence Weekend with a Free Concert featuring the USAF Blue Aces Band Thursday, June 30 from 6:30-8p.m at Children's Park
The United States Air Force “Blue Aces,” a rock and R&B band stationed at Langley Air Force Base in Virginia, will present a free concert on Thursday, June 30 at Children’s Park on Daniel Island from 6:30 until 8:00 p.m. This highly regarded group plays authentic Americana music delivered with soul and infused with the blues… a don’t-miss concert! Bring your own picnic, chairs, and blankets! Due to the anticipated attendance - personal tents will not be allowed to better accommodate seating for our attendees.
Pre-Parade Activities Sunday, July 3 2:00-5:00 p.m. - Etiwan Park
Join us for our Sunday, July 3 annual Daniel Island patriotic pre-parade activities at Etiwan Park, including Rick Hubbard and his “All American Kazoobie Show” (2:00-3:00 p.m.). After Rick’s show, be sure and stick around for more fun, including: decorate your rides, face painting, balloons, inflatables, DJ in the park, and more (2:00-5:00 p.m.). The Annual Daniel Island Community Parade begins at 5:00 p.m. sharp at Etiwan Park and ends at Children’s Park. Be sure to get in line early for the parade!
Annual Daniel Island Patriotic Community Parade Sunday July 3rd at 5p.m. sharp at Etiwan Park
Come Join The Parade! Daniel Island’s Independence Weekend Community Parade will begin at 5:00 p.m. sharp on Sunday, July 3 at Etiwan Park and end at Children’s Park. Bikes, golf carts, wagons, strollers, and walkers are all welcome! This year the parade has expanded and will include a Joint Base Charleston Honor Guard and the Palmetto Percussion Marching Band. Additionally, special plaques will be awarded for the most patriotic decorated golf cart in the parade, most patriotic dressed individual in the parade, and most patriotic dressed pet in the parade. Judging will begin at Etiwan Park beginning at 4:30 p.m. The plaques will be awarded between the two concerts at Children’s Park. Immediately following the parade, beginning at 6:00 p.m., there will be two back-to-back free concerts at Children’s Park.
Daniel Island Presents Free Concerts on the River & Fireworks Sunday, July 3 – 6:00–9:00 p.m. - Children’s Park on Daniel Island
There will be two back-to-back concerts at Children’s Park. First, the Charleston Community Band will play a variety of patriotic music from 6:00-7:00 p.m. They will be followed by the Andrew Thielen Orchestra from 7:00-9:00 p.m. playing both patriotic and contemporary music. And while the music is playing, there will be lots of food vendors available to satisfy your hunger or thirst. Or pack a picnic - personal coolers are allowed. Bring your chairs and blankets! Due to the anticipated attendance, personal tents will not be allowed to better accommodate seating for our attendees. Finally, that evening, our celebration of the Fourth will include a spectacular fireworks display at 9:00 p.m.
Daniel Island’s Independence Weekend Poolside CelebratioN Monday, July 4 – 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Pierce Park Pool & Pavilion
Rounding out our Independence weekend celebration on Daniel Island, we invite you to join us for our annual poolside celebration with pool games, DJ, and cookout on Monday, July 4 from 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. at Pierce Park Pool & Pavilion. The Daniel Island Grille will be back again this year to provide burgers, hotdogs, chips, and cool drinks for both young and adult! (Please note - this event is for Daniel Island residents and their guests only.)