Fourth of July fireworks light up the sky over the Piedmont

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What would any Fourth of July celebration be without fireworks?

More than 90,000 people came out for this year's Fun Fourth Festival in Greensboro.

Luckily, the rain held off long enough for the crowd to enjoy the festival's grand finale, a concert and fireworks show at Oak Amphitheatre.

Crews started setting up early for the 20 minute firework show, and emphasized that safety was their main concern.

"They are set up in such a way if they were to fall over, we know they aren't going to fire off towards the crowd," explained Brian Kirk, the firework coordinator.

Crowds also flocked to High Point's Uncle Sam Jam where people enjoyed food, games and live entertainment, but said it was the family time that keeps them coming back.

"It's been great. We have had a wonderful time. I'm with my family and it's been beautiful," said Andrew Wallace, who attended the festival with his entire family.