Tickets for the annual Fourth of July Fireworks Blast at Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum are now on sale and expected to sell quickly. A limited number of tickets are available through online purchase only on Patriots Point's website.
Guests wishing to board the USS Yorktown for the Independence Day celebration have two ticketing options. For $125, guests will be given VIP treatment including complimentary drinks from two full-service bars, a complimentary barbecue meal served by Special Ops Events’ TOP SHELF Catering and seating in a special area of the ship closest to the fireworks display.
The second option is a general admission flight deck ticket priced at $50. It includes access aboard the USS Yorktown and live music. All of the favorite summer-time food and beverages will be available for purchase. Guests with general admission tickets are encouraged to bring their own folding chairs.
Access to the flight deck for all ticket holders will open at 6 p.m. To ensure the security of guests, all bags will be checked when tickets are scanned. Coolers, food items and wagons will not be permitted on the ship.
Food and beverages will be available for purchase, and jump castles, face painting and other activities will be available for children.
Parking will cost $10 per vehicle for all guests including those who purchase flight deck tickets. Normal museum tour routes will close at 5 p.m. on the day of the Fireworks Blast. The last ticket will be sold at 3:30 p.m.
For continuous updates leading up to the Fourth of July, as well as important weather and law enforcement information throughout the live event, social media users are encouraged to follow #FireworksBlast19. Those without internet access may call 843-881-5960 Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. to purchase tickets.
The 2019 Fourth of July Fireworks Blast is presented by Stevens Towing, the Town of Mount Pleasant, the City of Charleston, Parker Rigging, Salmons Dredging Corporation and the USS Yorktown Foundation.