The marina’s annual July 4th celebration is set to highlight our nation’s heroes and the birth of
our nation with the largest display of fireworks on Lake Hartwell.

Starr, SC: On Saturday, July 2nd, 2022, Big Water Marina and Campground will host their
annual July 4th celebration with special appearances from Upstate vendors and local artists,
along with their infamous fireworks show to finish off the night. Big Water Marina invites
members of the community to join their team as they ‘ignite the night’ in salute to our nation.

The event will start off at 11:00 a.m. with live music from local bands and artists, and food and
beverage offerings from a wide range of vendors, including: Choc’s BBQ, Landshark Cajun
Cooking and Catering, Mexibilly’s, The Cone Truck, Crazy Good Kettle Corn, BLVD
Concessions, and Palmetto Distillery. J.R. Cash’s Grill and Bar, Big Water Marina’s on-site
restaurant, will also be serving food and cocktails from their main dining area as well as their
own to-go truck.

Entertainment Schedule:
11:00 a.m. – Live Music from Brett Stafford Smith
2:00 p.m. – Live Music from Jorge Valenzuela
6:00 p.m. – Live Music from Grayson
9:00 p.m. – Big Water Marina’s Grand Fireworks Display

Visitors will have two paid parking areas (General Event: $5 or VIP: $15) to choose from – both
with convenient access to a transient shuttle that will transport guests between parking areas
and entertainment grounds. Guests are encouraged to bring blankets or lawn chairs to
comfortably enjoy the show with a stunning lakeside view. The event is welcome to all ages and
pets, but please bring proper restraints, ear protection, sun protection and footwear, as needed.

Please note:
● Handicap parking areas are available with free access to the transient shuttle
● Outside fireworks are strictly prohibited
● Boat ramp access will be closed to the public and tenants between the hours of 9:00
a.m. – 10:00 p.m. on the day of the event (7/2)

For questions or more information, please call 864-226-3339.

Visit the Facebook event page for details:

About Big Water Marina and Campground: Big Water Marina is a self-service facility that is
located on the largest expanse of open water on Lake Hartwell. The marina supports 150+ wet
slips for both long and short-term boat parking. The full-service campground includes RV sites,
primitive tent sites, and a seasonal bar & grill. Boat, kayak, paddleboard, and hydrobike rentals
are available for visitors looking to explore the lake, while the marina’s Ship Store is stocked
with essential items for purchase. New attractions have recently been added to their list of
services and amenities including cabin rentals and a family-friendly inflatable obstacle course.
Future plans in the works include covered docks, recreational activities, and continued
expansion of the marina grounds. To stay up to date with all announcements, follow Big Water
Marina and Campground on social media.

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