Unique Fripp Island 4th of July Traditions to Celebrate Independence Day

Every area has its unique way of celebrating Independence Day. On Fripp Island, we bring a relaxed family atmosphere to an exciting Fourth of July celebration. From parades to fireworks to barbecues, we have the usual events covered, but we also like to add our own twist! For a true Fripp Island 4th of July, experience any of our special events like the golf cart parade, beach picnic, arts and crafts show, and more! Make your plans to join us for a day of family fun, and be sure to request access to our free Fripp Island Vacation Guide to get the inside scoop on all the island’s best celebrations!  

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Three Ways to Celebrate Your Fripp Island 4th of July 

Fripp Island Golf Cart Parade on Independence Day  

4th of july golf cart parade

The Fripp Island Golf Cart Parade is a unique twist to the traditional march down Main Street! Since golf carts are a preferred method of getting around on the island, a golf cart parade perfectly fits the atmosphere. Every Fripp Island 4th of July golf cart parade has a different theme, and the participants never disappoint! With so much fun and creativity in one place, the Fripp Island Golf Cart Parade is a spectacle you won’t want to miss!  

Local tip: The parade is at 9 a.m. on the morning of the Fourth of July. To grab a great spot, arrive a little early, and be sure to join in on the festivities by wearing red, white, and blue!  

4th of july arts and crafts show

Fripp Island Fourth of July Arts & Crafts Show  

Join the island’s favorite local artists for a one-of-a-kind Arts & Crafts Show at the beach club! The show welcomes various artists and boasts a stunning array of handmade creations, from pottery to jewelry to paintings. With so many captivating works of art, you’re sure to find a souvenir or two to remind you of all the wonders of a 4th of July on Fripp Island. 

4th of july fireworks

Fourth of July Fireworks on Fripp Island 

Of course, you can’t celebrate Independence Day without a spectacular fireworks show over the Atlantic. To finish off your day of celebration, head to the beach with your family, friends, and neighbors and get ready to see the night sky light up. The show starts at 9 p.m., and it will fascinate kids and grown-ups alike!  

More Ways to Celebrate Independence Day on Fripp Island  

  • Independence Day 5K  
  • Sand sculpture competition  
  • July 4th Carnival  

Celebrate Freedom at Your Fripp Island Resort Vacation Home

Fripp Island work from home space at a vacation rental kitchen barSince the island is only 3.5-miles long, your beautiful home away from home will be just steps away from all the fun! Whether you wake up early for the golf cart parade, visit booths at the arts & crafts show, spend the day on the beach, or grill a few burgers and hot dogs, a Fripp Island Resort vacation rental will make your Fourth of July celebration unforgettable. The best part? The fun doesn’t have to stop when the holiday is over. You can continue your coastal adventures with more island attractions and memorable experiences at any of our fantastic resort amenities 

Browse our properties and book your stay today! We look forward to seeing you on Fripp!