Here is a list of activities listed by town and city. Several celebrations include “old fashioned” festivities for families such as face painting, potato sack races, and plenty of live music.
The Triangle area is well-known for great music and a wonderful summer atmosphere. Pick your day, time and activity and have a wonderful Independence Day holiday.
APEX - Downtown Apex 9:00am - 1:00pm - Monday July 4. Games, bicycle parade (no fireworks).
BURLINGTON - Fireworks 9:30pm - July 2 - Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration - Burlington City Park softball fields.
CARRBORO - Carrboro Town Hall 10:30am - 3:00pm - July 4th. 2 bands expected to perform - Reggae and a string band. Costume contest.
CARY - Koka Booth Ampitheatre - 3:00 - 11:00pm July 4 - music and fireworks.
CHAPEL HILL - Chapel Hill has not funded fireworks at Keenan Stadium yet this year. Check these 2 event calendars for up-to-date information on this event: About Raleigh Durham and Chapel Hill
CHAPEL HILL - Horace Williams House - 1:00 - 3:00pm - July 4. Old Fashioned 4th of July celebration.
DURHAM - Festival on the Eno - Eno River State Park - N. Roxboro St. 3 day festival, Saturday July 2, Sunday July 3, and Monday July 4. 10:00am - 6:00pm daily. Booths, activities, performers on all 3 days.
DURHAM - Durham Bulls Baseball Team plays on Friday July 1, Saturday July 2, Sunday July 3 and Monday July 4th.
FUQUAY VARINA - music, kid's games and fireworks at Fuquay Varina's South Park - 820 N. Main Street. July 3
GARNER - NC Symphony at Lake Benson Park 8:30pm - July 3
MEBANE - Annual Music Festival and Fireworks - Mebane Arts and Community Center. 7:30 -10:00pm Fireworks 9:40pm - July 4.
RALEIGH- Joel Lane Musuem House - 1:00 - 4:00pm - July 4 - Old Fashioned Celebration including reenactments of Colonial Life (no fireworks)
RALEIGH - NC State Fairgrounds - 3:00pm - 11:00pm - July 4 - fireworks are scheduled for 9:45pm.
I hope you found this list helpful. I know how much fun fireworks and July 4th celebrations are with my family.
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