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Looking for plans for your 4th of July? Look no further! We've collected a list of things to do in The Triangle this Independence Day!


Apex

Old Fashioned 4th of July

July 4th | 9am-1pm | Free | Historical Downtown Apex

This 4th of July celebration includes inflatables, waterslides, face painting, karaoke contests, games, and a climbing wall! Plus, Uncle Sam’s Parade of Wheels and the Fire Department Splash Down to conclude the celebration!

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Cary

Independence Eve Celebration

July 3rd | 6pm | Free | Cary Arts Center

Celebrate the 4th of July early at the Cary Arts Center for a performance by Applause! Cary Youth Theatre followed by a performance by the Cary Town Band.

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Independence Day Olde Time Celebration

July 4th | 8am | Free | Bond Park

This Independence Day Celebration is full of fun and friendly competitions! Throughout the day, compete in a fishing tournament, participate in the Parade in the Park, and challenge your family members in the various contests taking place!

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Independence Day Concert & Celebration

July 4th | 3pm | Free | Koka Booth Amphitheatre

Head to the Koka Booth Amphitheatre this 4th of July for family friendly activities including a Ferris Wheel, Merry-Go-Round, scavenger hunt, food eating competitions, and more!  Plus, performances from the Cary Town Band and The North Carolina Symphony, and concluding the evening with a firework show!

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Fuquay Varina

Independence Day Celebration

July 3rd | 6pm | Free | South Park

This Independence Day Celebration will include live music, food vendors, free inflatable rides, and fireworks at sundown! Gates open at 6pm, and Spare Change takes the stage at 7pm. 

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Holly Springs

July 5th Celebration

July 5th | 5-9:30pm | Free | Bass Lake Park

This year, the celebration continues for another day! The July 5th Celebration will include face painting, fireworks, food vendors, inflatables and rides, kid’s crafts, play-doh, live music, and sky diving demonstrations! And let’s not forget, fireworks (starting at 9:15).

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Morrisville

July 3rd Fireworks

July 3rd | 6pm | Free | Morrisville Community Park

Celebrate Independence Day early at Morrisville Community Park with live music, food trucks, and family friendly activities! Plus, fireworks at dark!

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Pancake Breakfast

July 4th | 8-10am | $4 adults & $2 children | Fire Station 1

Support the Morrisville Fire Department this 4th of July by joining them for a pancake breakfast! The menu includes pancakes, sausage, and orange juice. Be sure to purchase tickets now! (day of tickets are based on availability)

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Raleigh

Red, White, and Blue for YOU

July 4th | 9am-5pm | $5 | Marbles Kids Museum

Marbles Kids Museum is celebrating this 4th of July in style! Grab the little ones and head over to Marbles Kids Museum for build-your-own rockets, sparkler hats, wacky water activities, and more! And don’t miss the patriotic parade, confetti drop, and National Anthem at 4:30pm!

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The ‘Works

July 4th | 12-10pm | Free | Fayetteville Street

The ‘Works includes live music, beer & wine, kids rides & games, street performances, eating contests, food & art vendors, and more! And, of course, fireworks (starting at 9:30pm).

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Brier Creek Fireworks

July 4th | 7-9pm | Free | Brier Creek Commons Clock Tower Plaza

Head to Brier Creek for their Show Us Your Stripes Block Party! The evening will include family friendly games, bounce houses, prizes, and face painting. And will conclude with fireworks at 9:30pm!

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Wake Forest

Fireworks Spectacular

July 3rd | 5:30pm | $5 | Wake Forest High School

The Band of Oz will take the stage at 6:30pm, and will be playing fun beach music all evening. Fireworks will conclude the evening, set to start at dusk.

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Children’s Parade

July 4th | 10am | Free | North Main Street

Let your little ones show off their national pride at the 4th of July Children’s Parade along Main Street! It’s free to join; lineup starts at 10am, and the parade gets going at 10:30!

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Arts & Games in the Park

July 4th | 11am | Free | Holding Park

Following the Children’s Parade along Main Street, head to Holding Park for an afternoon of patriotic fun! The afternoon will include art projects, games and activities for all ages, inflatables, and food trucks!

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