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Fourth of July events across the Triangle

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - Sunday, July 1


Smithfield's Independence Celebration

6 p.m. - 9 p.m. on South Third Street

For more info, click here.

Tuesday, July 3


Fireworks display following the Gwinnett Stripers at Durham Bulls game.

First pitch at 6:35 p.m. 

More info here.


Fuquay-Varina's Independence Day Celebration

Beginning at 6 p.m. at 900 S. Main St.

Fireworks show at sundown

More info here


Garner's Independence Day Celebration

Starting at 5 p.m. at Lake Benson Park, 921 Buffaloe Road,

North Carolina Symphony to play at 8:30 p.m. followed by fireworks

More info here.


Fireworks display at sunset at Morrisville Community Park, 1520 Morrisville Parkway.

More info here


Selma's All-American Festival

5 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Railroad Street near the Union Depot in Uptown Selma

Fireworks at 9:15 p.m.

More info here.

Wake Forest:

Fireworks Spectacular at the Heritage High School campus.

Starts at 5:30 p.m., fireworks at sundown. 

More info here

Wednesday, July 4


The Apex Olde-Fashioned Fourth of July celebration

Downtown Apex. from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Down streets will be closed 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.)

More info here.


Independence Day Olde Time Celebration at Bond Park, 801 High House Road

Starts at 8 a.m. 

Watermelon and donut eating contests start at 11 a.m.

July 4th Celebration at Koka Booth Amphitheatre

3 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Patriotic performances by the North Carolina Symphony.

More info on Cary events here

Chapel Hill

Fourth of July celebration at UNC’s Kenan Memorial Stadium, 104 Stadium Drive.

Doors open at 7 p.m., fireworks at 9:30 p.m.

More info here.


Fireworks display at the PNC Arena, 1400 Edwards Mill Road

Free parking at the PNC Arena,

Gates open at 6 p.m.

Fireworks start at 9:30 p.m.

More info here

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