1. Red, White and Bluegrass – Wilmington – Come celebrate Independence Day on the riverfront in Downtown Wilmington. Enjoy live newgrass music from Massive Grass on the Pier 33 stage, with barbeque, sides, drinks and more available for purchase from the Marina Grill.
  2. Raleigh 4th of July – The City of Raleigh’s annual 4th of July fireworks display will take place in the  PNC Arena/Carter-Finley Stadium/NC State Fairgrounds area for the second year. This is in response to the changing skyline, which affected visibility, and traffic delays.
  3. U.S. National Whitewater Center 4th of July – July 3-4- Charlotte- A summer classic, Whitewater’s two-day Fourth of July Celebration is back for its ninth year and will once again provide plenty of opportunities to get outside and active over the holidays. In addition to the typical pass activities and tour options, the festival will also feature live music, various yoga practicesBattle Royale SUP Sprint, and two days of booming firework shows overlooking the world’s largest man-made whitewater river.
  4. Fourth of July Eastern Band Cherokee Nation Pow Wow – July 5-7- Cherokee, NC- The 44th Annual 4th of July Eastern Band Cherokee Nation Powwow is set for July 5-7, 2019 at the Cherokee Acquoni Expo Center in Cherokee, North Carolina.
  5. Annual 4th of July in the Park- Franklin, NC- Celebrate the 4th of July in the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina. Event features an all new KidsZone!, bulls eye ball drop, cornhole tournament, food vendors, great entertainment and the largest fireworks display in Western North Carolina.
  6. Fort Bragg’s Fourth of July Celebration – Come out to Fort Bragg and experience one of the most spectacular 4th of July shows in the region. The festivities include some of today’s hottest musical acts, parachute free-fall demonstrations, the popular flag ceremony, fireworks, and food and beverages. The Fifth is an opening act prior to headliner 3 Doors Down. The event is open to the public.
  7. Music On Main 4th of July Festival– Hendersonville
  8. Durham Bulls 4th of July – Durham
  9. Independence Day Sunset Fireworks Hike – Black Mountain – celebrate the Fourth of July with your family, friends, guests, and the Swannanoa Valley Museum on a 1.5-mile, moderate hike to the peak of Sunset Mountain. Here, Museum guests will enjoy an old-fashioned watermelon cutting, and then stay to watch the sun set and the fireworks explode over the town of Black Mountain.
  10. Jacksonville Freedom Festival
  11. Greensboro Fun Fourth Festival – July 3-4 -Join us for the best Fourth of July festival in North Carolina as we celebrate our independence and the community that has played such an important role in it’s history along the way
  12.  The Glorious Fourth! – New Bern – In 1783, North Carolina Governor Alexander Martin became the first American governor to issue a state order for celebrating the Fourth of July. Step back in time and attend one of our earliest celebrations of the Glorious Fourth!