Map: July 4th events and fireworks displays

Posted on: 1:37 pm, June 28, 2013, by , updated on: 10:52am, July 3, 2013

Note: Full size map shown at end of this post.

Note: Full size map shown at end of this post.

The following is a list of fireworks and 4th of July events taking place across the Piedmont this week. Cities and towns are listed in alphabetical order.

An interactive map showing events that include fireworks is embedded at the bottom of this post.

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July 4th Festival at Creekside Park

Family fun with fireworks, live music, craft and food vendors, along with carnival rides for all ages. The event is free.


Asheboro Copperheads-July 4th, 7:05 p.m. (fireworks)

Celebrate the Fourth with the Asheboro Copperheads at 138 Southway Rd Asheboro, NC 27205. The fireworks show will immediately follow the baseball game.

Bennett (event postponed to Sept. 1)

The family fun day and fireworks show hosted by Beulah Baptist Church has been postponed until Sept. 1.

Burlington (event postponed to Aug. 9)

July 3rd In The Park – Independence Day Celebration — POSTPONED (rescheduled for Aug. 9).

The event has been rescheduled for in the form of an “End of Summer/ Back to School Bash” event. Although it will still feature a fireworks display and an entertainment and activity lineup to mirror that of the July 3rd in the Park, the selected rescheduled date will allow for the necessary coordination of the event’s activities, entertainment, staffing and public safety considerations. The rain date for the August 9th event has been set for August 16th. Read more.


Weaver Street Market-July 4th, 9:30 a.m.-4:00 chapel p.m. (festival)

Music, parades, food, games and prizes will be at the Carrboro Fourth of July Festival. The parade will begin on Weaver Street Market and the events will be held at the Carrboro Town Commons.

Chapel Hill

Kenan Memorial Stadium-July 4th, 7 p.m. (festival)

Live music, fireworks and family activities will be planned throughout the evening at Chapel Hill’s Kenan Memorial Stadium. Gates open at 7 p.m.


Skyshow-July 3rd, starts at 5:00 p.m. (fireworks)

News Talk 1110 WBT and 107.9 The Link are pairing up to present Skyshow. It’ll be held on Wednesday, July 3rd 2013 at Knights Stadium. Doors open at 5:00 PM. Come early for the pre-game festivities that include music, food, drinks, and fun for kids. Veterans and Military Personnel will be honored in a patriotic ceremony after the game.

Charlotte Symphony Pops in the Park: Celebrate America! -July 3rd ,8:15 P.M.

Independence Day concert will complete with real cannons for the Tchaikovsky 1812 Overture and fireworks. It will be located at South Park.

Coca-Cola 4th of July Festival-July 3rd&4th 9 a.m.-10 p.m. (festival)

The Coca-Cola 4th of July Festival is a two-day celebration taking place on July 3rd and July 4th. Both days will feature live music, as well as fireworks over the whitewater river.

Novant Health July 4th Spectacular- July 4th, 5:30 p.m.-10:00 p.m. (fireworks)

Novant Health will bring wholesome, alcohol-free fun to Center City Charlotte. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. at Memorial Stadium from 6-9 p.m. with a fireworks show at 9:30 p.m. Stadium seating will be limited. The lawn will accommodate 5,000 people in the in-field. Once the stadium reaches maximum capacity, attendees will be asked to watch the fireworks at Independence Park located adjacent to Memorial Stadium.


Morehead High School-July 4th, 10:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m. (fireworks)

Celebrate the 4th with music, food, and fireworks at Morehead High School. Call Kathy Hale at 336-627-7737 for more information

18th Annual July 4th Fun Parade-July 4th, 9:00 a.m. (parade)

Starting at the Fair Funeral Home at 9 a.m. this parade is for anyone looking to get involved. Be sure to wear your red, white, and blue and decorate your family’s bikes, strollers, golf carts, or even design a float. The parade will start at 9:30 a.m. For more information contact Ann or Alice Fair at 336-627-8918.


Fun Fourth Festival

Freedom Run & Walk-June 29th 8 a.m.
Kickoff Block Party – July 3rd 6-11 p.m.
Parade and Street Festival – July 4th 9:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
Pops Concert and Fireworks – July 7:30 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
The festival is held in the Cultural District of Downtown Greensboro and at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex.

Stars and Stripes Spectacular-July 4th, 6:00 p.m. (fireworks)

Stars and Stripes Spectacular is presented by Tanger Outlets and will be held at the Greensboro Grasshoppers baseball game! First pitch is at 7:00pm and gates will open at 6:00pm.

Sky Dancer Fireworks Spectacular-July 4th 10 a.m.-9 p.m. (fireworks)

Sky Dancer Fireworks Spectacular is returning to Wet’n Wild. It will take place in the 40 acres Wet’n Wild water park from 10 a.m. until 9 p.m. Guests can relax by the park and enjoy the fireworks which will begin at 9:30 p.m. Additional activities include the Freedom Fest Block Party which will have live music, contests, and tons of prize giveaways. Group ticket rates and Meal Deals are available now if you call 800-555-5900, dial Extension#3.

July 4th Commemoration-July 4th, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (festival)

Visitors will be able to observe traditional activities like colonial dancing, blacksmithing, weaving and much more at 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. that evening. At 12:45 p.m. the Guilford Courthouse fife and Drum Corps will be performing. For more information contact the Guilford Courthouse National Military Park at 288-1776.

High Point

“Uncle Sam Jam”-July 4th, 4:30p.m.-10 p.m. (concert)

Oak Hollow Festival Park, 1841 Eastchester Drive, will hold its annual July 4th celebration. There will be live music from Rough Draft at 5-7 p.m. (variety); country music national recording artist Parmalee at 7:30-9:45 p.m. No alcohol, no pets. Glass bottles and cans are not allowed. For more information, contact the Parks & Recreation office at 883-3469.


9th Annual 4th of July Celebration – July 4th 10 a.m.-1:00 p.m. (festival)

Parade, fun and games will all be at the Birkdale Village. There will be plenty of activities for the kids like bike decorating, face painting and a bounce house. The parade will begin at 11:30 a.m. and the final event will be the Fire Department Water Fight at 12:15 p.m.


Jamestown 4th of July Parade-July 4th 10 a.m. (parade)

Fox8’s Danny Harnden will be the Grand Marshall. The Jamestown Lions Club’s parade will begin at 10 a.m. and be held rain or shine. The parade will start in front of the Jamestown Town Hall.


Splash B4 the Blast-July 4th, 10:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. (festival)

It’ll be a day of fun, prizes and FREE hot dogs with KPRD and the Kernersville YMCA. The activities will be at the Kernersville pool.

Kernersville Elementary-July 4th, 9:00 a.m.-9:30 p.m. (fireworks)

A musical celebration will be held throughout the day at Kernersville Elementary School. Fireworks will start at 9:15 p.m.


The City of King’s fireworks show will begin at dusk from King Recreation Acres. The Stokes County Arts Council will be providing concessions. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets. All events are free.

“Salute to America” is planned at the King Central Park Amphitheatre, 302 Kirby Road, beginning at 7 p.m. July 4th.


Each year the Town of Lewisville plays host to one of the largest July 4th celebration in the Triad. Festivities begin at 6 p.m at Shallowford Square and include musical entertainment and fireworks at dark. This year Big Daddy Mojo will be performing.


Fantastic Fourth of July Festival – July 4th, 6-9:30 p.m. (festival)
The free day will have music, rides, and fun for children. Fireworks will begin between 9-9:30 p.m.! It will be held at Finch Park, 15 Paul Beck Road, Lexington. For more information call 336-248-3960.

Fireworks on High Rock Lake-July 5th (fireworks)

Accessible views are available from Highway 8 Bridge or the surrounding area. There will be music one hour before the fireworks. Fireworks start at dark. The event will be held at 339 North Shore Drive, Lexington. For more information call 336-240-0156.


The Town of Liberty will be hosting fireworks on Saturday, July 6th, the best place to view will be Liberty Elementary School ball field (206 North Fayetteville St, Liberty, NC). Fireworks will start just after dark. (weather permitting)


July 4th Blowout – July 4th starts at 4 p.m. (fireworks)

Fireworks, food, games and a charity auction will be held at 737 Settle Bridge Rd. Madison NC 27025. All the food, events and games are free! Donations are greatly appreciated. All donations will go to the local racecar driver Rodney Cook and his family. Cook has been diagnosed with cancer and the money will help with their medical expenses. For questions call 336-292-4735.


Mebane 4th of July Family Music Festival-July 4th 7:30 p.m.-9:40 p.m. (fireworks)

Live music will be held inside the Mebane Arts and Community Center on Corregidor Drive off of 3rd Street. Fireworks will be held outside of the building and begin at 9:40 p.m.

Mount Airy

July 4th Parade and Celebration – July 4th, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (festival)

Shopping and dining in Mount Airy will accompany the 4th of July festivities. The parade will begin at 11 a.m.


Lake Reidsville Independence Day Celebration – July 5th, 4 p.m.-11:00 p.m. (fireworks)

$5 per car.  Fireworks at 10 pm.  Performing on stage will be 80’s Tribute Band The Breakfast Club along with The Posse Band. Vendors , carnival games, rides and more! Gates open at 4:00. Vendors will arrive with food, drinks, rides, inflatables and more at 4 p.m. Fireworks begin at 10 p.m.


Traphill Fire Department Independence Day Celebration–July 4th, 6:00 p.m.

Food, fun, family and fireworks! Free games to include dunking booth, bounce house and slide, water games, face painting.

Start Times for Activities:
Food – 6:00pm
Games – 6:00pm until 8:00pm
Music – 7:00 until 9:00pm
Gun Giveaway – 8:00pm
Fireworks – 9:30pm

Please note that this will be an ALCOHOL FREE event. No alcohol will be allowed on Fire Department property. Please help us to keep this a fun, clean day for all families and friends.

For more information or any questions contact Fire Chief Robert Wood at 336-957-7988 or Asst Fire Chief Matthew Kennedy at 336-306-3537.

Snow Camp

Snow Camp Outdoor Drama opens it’s 40th season July 4th with William Hardy’s The Sword of Peace at 8 p.m. at the Snow Camp Outdoor Theater at 301 Drama Road in Snow Camp.

Walnut Cove

Town of Walnut Cove Concert and Fireworks-July 3rd, 7:00 p.m. (fireworks)

The Town of Walnut Cove, the Walnut Cove Lion’s Club and the Walnut Cove Main Street Committee will hold a concert with the 440th Army Band. Fireworks will follow at 7 p.m. at Lion’s Park. Please call the Town Hall at 591-4809 for more information. — NOTE: The 440th Army Band concert has been moved indoors to Southeastern Stokes Middle School at 1044 North Main St.  It will take place as scheduled at 7 p.m. 

The town’s First Fourth Celebration has been rescheduled for Saturday, July 6.  Music will begin at 7 p.m. and fireworks at dusk.  The celebration will be held at Walnut Cove Lions Park at 1125 Lions Park Drive. 

Winston Salem

Naturalization Ceremony-July 4th, 10-11 a.m. (festival)

Salem Square in Old Salem will celebrate with dozens of people from different countries who will become American citizens during the Naturalization Ceremony. This is the third year that Old Salem will host a Naturalization Ceremony.

The Winston-Salem Dash will feature a fireworks spectacular at BB&T Ballpark following the games on July 4 and 5.  The July 4 game begins at 7 p.m. and the July 5 game begins at 7:05 p.m.  For ticket information, go to

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