Tickets for the annual Fourth of July Fireworks Blast at Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum are now on sale and expected to sell quickly. As usual, the event will be held aboard the historic USS Yorktown's flight deck.
A limited number of tickets are available online. Those without internet access may call 843-881-5960 Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 am to 4:30 pm.
Guests have two ticketing options to choose from. For $110, guests will be given VIP treatment including complimentary drinks from two full-service bars, a complimentary barbecue meal served by the Patriots Point’s official caterer, 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 $40. It includes access aboard the USS Yorktown and live music. 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 pm. To ensure the security of guests, all bags will be checked when tickets are scanned. Coolers and food items will not be permitted on the ship.
In addition, visitors will have the option to watch the fireworks display on land. Admission to this area is free. This area will include live music, food and drinks available for purchase, jump castles, face painting, and other children's activities.
Parking will cost $10 per vehicle for all guests - including those who purchase flight deck tickets. Normal museum tour routes will close at 5 pm on the day of the Fireworks Blast. The last ticket will be sold at 3:30 pm.