July 4th Fireworks in and around Raleigh

July 4th Fireworks in and around RaleighHeading out to catch the Fireworks tonight?  Here are a few of our favorite spots around town to kick off your 4th of July celebrations.  

Due to weather please make sure you check the website of each event to stay up to date on any changes.

4th of July Fireworks in and around Raleigh

City of Raleigh – 4th of July Fireworks 

Free event & Free parking. Gates open at 6:00 p.m. Fireworks begin at 9:34 p.m.

Carter – Finley Stadium & PNC Arena Complex

Bring your lawn chairs, blankets & picnic baskets. 

Town of Cary Presents: Independence Day Celebration

Free General Admission Seating & Parking.  Gates open at 3:00 p.m. Fireworks start around 9:25 p.m.

Koka Booth Amphitheatre, Cary 

Enjoy family activities before fireworks ranging from ferris wheel and carousel rides, watermelon spitting contest, magic shows, ice cream eating contest, live music, rock wall climbing, gem mining, hot dog eating contest, fireworks and much more!

Mudcats for America Firework Extravaganza

Ticketed event. July 4th & July 5th. Game starts at 7:00 p.m.

Five County Stadium, Zebulon

Come out to a Mudcats baseball game and watch the players wear their patriotic-themed jerseys.  Fireworks will start after the game.

Town of Knightdale July 4th Celebration

Free event.  Celebration begins at 3:00 p.m. Fireworks begin at 9:15 p.m.

Knightdale Station Park

Enjoy live music from The Embers, food trucks, inflatables, Wake Stone Quarry tours, and fireworks.

Durham Bulls Independence Day Fireworks

Gates will open for general admission at the end of the 7th inning based on availability for those that would like to view the fireworks show from inside the ballpark. Open seating inside the ballpark and viewing areas outside of the ballpark are limited. Purchasing tickets to the game is strongly encouraged and ensures a spot inside the Durham Bulls Athletic Park to watch the fireworks.

Game starts at 6:05 p.m.  

Durham Bulls Athletic Park

DBAP welcomes the USA Collegiate National Team to the Bull City, when some of the nation’s best college players take on Cuba at 6:05 p.m., with the contest presented by Duke Performances. Following the contest will be the City of Durham’s official 4th of July fireworks show, which is the largest fireworks show the DBAP will host in 2019

Chapel Hill Fourth of July Fireworks

Free event. Park opens at 7:00 p.m.  Fireworks begin at 9:15 p.m.

Southern Community Park, Chapel Hill

Arrive early at 6:00 p.m. and enjoy live music and shop amongst the Market Street merchants for food and drinks. Park officially opens at 7:00 p.m. if you’d like to bring your picnic blanket and lawn chairs and relax before the fireworks show.

39th Annual Independence Celebration for Clayton Parks & Recreation

Free event.  Event begins at 4:00 p.m. Fireworks begin shortly after 9:00 p.m.

Municipal Park

Kick off your celebration with family events on the field, ice cream and watermelon giveaways, a hose down from the Clayton Fire Department, live music, raffle giveaways and fireworks to close out the night.

Still looking to extend the fireworks fun for one more night?

Town of Holly Springs July 5th Celebration

Free event.  Event begins at 5:00 p.m.  Fireworks start at 9:15 p.m.

Jefferson L. Sugg Farm at Bass Lake Park

Enjoy food vendors, rides, inflatables, a pie eating contest, face painting, more family activities and of course fireworks!


Where is your favorite spot in town to catch 4th of July fireworks? Share with us in the comments below!  Don’t’ forget to tag us on Instagram using @RaleighMomsBlog and #RaleighMomsBlog so we can get in on the fun, too.  Have a happy and safe 4th of July!



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