Uncle Sam Jam Celebrates July 4 on the Mount Pleasant Pier

[MOUNT PLEASANT] --- Charleston County Parks invites the Lowcountry to celebrate the Fourth of July holiday at the Mount Pleasant Pier!  Known as Uncle Sam Jam, this annual event is the perfect spot to enjoy a fantastic Independence Day party.

Dance to live music from the band Ellen Drive as they perform at the end of the pier Wednesday, July 4. Gates open at 7 p.m. and live music starts at 8 p.m. and continues throughout the evening.

At the foot of the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, stretching 1250 feet out into Charleston Harbor, the scenic Mount Pleasant Pier will be a great spot to watch the area’s best fireworks displays and celebrate Independence Day.

Beverages will be available for purchase on site; treats and snacks will also be on hand at the pier’s Riverwatch Cafe and Gift Shop. Outside alcohol and coolers are prohibited. Food and beverage fees are not included in ticket price.

Limited tickets will be sold for the Uncle Sam Jam, so reserve your spot soon! Admission is $10, or $8 in advance. There will be no refunds issued or rain dates scheduled for this event. Buy tickets early - this event will sell out!

Other Upcoming Music Events on the Mount Pleasant Pier:

  • June 8 – Friday Night Boogie with DJ Jim Bowers
  • June 9 – Shaggin’ on the Cooper with The Coppertones
  • July 13 – Friday Night Boogie with DJ Jim Bowers
  • July 14 - Shaggin’ on the Cooper with The Sneakers
  • August 11 - Shaggin’ on the Cooper with Vinyl Daze
  • September 8 - Shaggin’ on the Cooper with Recollections

For details or to purchase tickets, call 843-795-4386, visit www.CharlestonCountyParks.com, or download the Charleston County Parks app. These events are brought to you by Coca-Cola, Dasani and your Charleston County Parks.

Operated by the Charleston County Park & Recreation Commission (CCPRC), the Mount Pleasant Pier is located at 71 Harry Hallman Blvd. at the foot of the Ravenel Bridge. Charleston County Parks is celebrating 50 years and still shining in 2018! The mission of CCPRC is to improve the quality of life in Charleston County by offering a diverse system of park facilities, programs and services. The large park system features over 11,000 acres of property and includes four land parks, three beach parks, three dog parks, a skate park, two landmark fishing piers, three waterparks, 19 boat landings, a climbing wall, a challenge course, a historic plantation site, an interpretive center, an equestrian center, cottages, a campground, a marina, as well as wedding, meeting and event facilities. The park system also offers a wide variety of recreational services – festivals, camps, classes, programs, volunteer opportunities, and more. For more information, call 843-795-4386, visit www.charlestoncountyparks.com, or download the Charleston County Parks app.