Where to See Fireworks on the 4th of July in Raleigh [2019]

Your guide to all the fireworks displays and 4th of July festivities happening in Raleigh from July 3rd to July 5th.

No 4th of July celebration is complete without fireworks. And luckily for us, there are plenty of firework displays happening throughout Raleigh and the Triangle.

Below is your 2019 guide to all the firework shows in our area.

Watch July 4th Fireworks Raleigh

Note: Make sure to check the dates! There are celebrations happening July 3rd – July 5th (also means more fireworks and festivities to enjoy with your family!)

Raleigh | Cary | Chapel Hill | Clayton | Garner | Holly Springs | Knightdale | Morrisville | Rolesville | Wake Forest | Zebulon

Where to Watch 4th of July Fireworks Around Raleigh

Raleigh Fireworks

Raleigh 4th of July Fireworks Display

Raleigh’s annual Fourth of July fireworks extravaganza is at Carter-Finley Stadium this year.

  • Where: Carter-Finley Stadium & PNC Arena
  • Time: Gates open at 6 PM
  • Fireworks: Start around 9:30 PM
  • More details


Brier Creek Fourth of July Star Spangled Block Party

Bring your lawn chairs and the kiddos to the Brier Creek Commons Clock Tower Plaza and celebrate July 4th with businesses in Brier Creek, bounce houses, prizes, face painting, and more.

  • Where: Brier Creek Commons Clock Tower Plaza (between Brasa and Blo)
  • Time: 7 PM – 10 PM
  • Fireworks: Start after dark
  • More details

Cary Fireworks

July 4th Celebration at Koka Booth Amphitheatre

Celebrate the 4th of July with family-friendly activities, like rides, games, magicians, and live music at Koka Booth Amphitheatre.

  • Where: Koka Booth Amphitheatre
  • Time: Starts at 3 PM
  • Fireworks: Starts after NC Symphony (around 9 PM)
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WakeMed Soccer Park July 4 & 5 Fireworks

Enjoy a soccer game and fireworks at WakeMed Soccer Park on either July 4th and July 5th.

  • Where: WakeMed Soccer Park
  • Match: North Carolina FC vs the Charlotte
  • When: July 4th & July 5th at 7:30 PM
  • Fireworks: Starts after the soccer game
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Chapel Hill Fireworks

Fourth of July Fireworks & Community Celebration

Bring your family and a blanket or chairs to Southern Community Park for Chapel Hill’s firework show on July 4th.

  • Where: Southern Community Park
  • Time: Starts at 7 PM
  • Fireworks: Starts at 9:15 PM
  • More details

Clayton Fireworks

Clayton Park & Recreation’s 39th Annual Independence Day Celebration

Head to Municipal Park with the family for live music from Big Love, food vendors, a cornhole tournament, bingo, raffles, and more on July 4th.

  • Where: Municipal Park (325 McCullers Drive, Clayton NC)
  • Time: Starts at 4 PM
  • Fireworks: Starts after dark
  • More details

Durham Fireworks

Independence Day Celebration

Durham Fireworks

Take in a baseball game with the family before the fireworks display at Durham Athletic Park on July 4th.

  • Where: Durham Bulls Athletic Park
  • Time: Starts at 6:05 PM
  • Fireworks: Starts after the game around 9:15 PM
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Garner Fireworks

Garner Independence Day Celebration

Garner Independence Day Celebration

Listen to the North Carolina Symphony, enjoy food truck vendors, and hang out at Lake Benson Park for Garner’s Independence Day Celebration on Wednesday, July 3rd.

  • Where: Lake Benson Park
  • Time: Starts at 5 PM
  • Fireworks: Starts immediately follow the NC Symphony performance (around 9:30 PM)
  • More details

Holly Springs Fireworks

Holly Springs July 5th

Celebrate Independence Day at Bass Lake Park in Holly Springs with food trucks, inflatables, face painting, and fireworks on Saturday, July 5th.

  • Where: Jefferson L. Sugg Farm at Bass Lake Park (2401 Grigsby Ave, Holly Springs NC)
  • Time: Starts at 5 PM
  • Fireworks: Start around 9:15 PM
  • More details

Knightdale Fireworks

6th Annual “4th on 1st” Celebration

Bring picnic blankets and chairs to Knightdale Station Park for the 6th Annual “4th on 1st” Celebration. They’ll have food trucks, inflatables, and live music before the fireworks display around 9:15 PM.

  • Where: Knightdale Station Park
  • Time: Starts at 5 PM
  • Fireworks: start around 9:15 PM
  • More details

Morrisville Fireworks

July 3rd Fireworks

Morrisville Fireworks

Kick off your Independence Day festivities with a firework show in Morrisville on July 3rd. Bring blankets, chairs, and snacks to Morrisville Community Park and enjoy the show.

  • Where: Morrisville Community Park (1520 Morrisville Parkway)
  • Time: Starts at 6 PM
  • Fireworks: Begin at dark
  • More details

Rolesville Fireworks

Rolesville 4th of July

Rolesville Fireworks

Hang out with family and friends at Rolesville Community School Park on July 4th for live entertainment, food trucks, and fireworks.

  • Where: Rolesville Community School Park
  • Time: Starts at 4:30 PM
  • Fireworks: Begin around dusk
  • More details

Wake Forest Fireworks

2019 Fireworks Spectacular

The 2019 Fireworks Spectacular will be held on Wednesday, July 3rd at Heritage High School and feature live band Sleeping Booty, food trucks, and multiple firework viewing points.

  • Where: Heritage High School (1150 Forestville Road, Wake Forest NC)
  • Time: Starts at 5:30 PM
  • Fireworks: Begin around dusk
  • More details

Zebulon Fireworks

Carolina Mudcats vs Frederick Keys (Mudcats for America’s Firework Extravaganza)

Bring the family to Five County Stadium to watch the Carolina Mudcats take on the Frederick Keys and enjoy a fireworks extravaganza after each game on Thursday, July 4, Friday, July 5, and Saturday, July 6.

  • Where: Five County Stadium (1501 NC Hwy 39, Zebulon NC)
  • Tickets: $8 – $15
  • Fireworks: Start after the baseball game
  • Game details & ticket info

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