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The 5 Best Places to Watch 4th of July Fireworks in the Raleigh Area

The Greater Raleigh area has no shortage of fun 4th of July celebrations, which are not complete without spectacular fireworks shows. Here are the top five Independence Day events with fireworks that you do not want to miss.

1. The ‘Works in Downtown Raleigh

Fayetteville Street in Downtown Raleigh will have live music, a beer tent, street performers, eating contests, and even more summer fun. Head to The ‘Works between noon and 11 PM for all of the Independence Day fun, and make sure to watch the fireworks over the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts close to 9:30 PM.

2. Show Us Your Stripes Block Party in Brier Creek

Another fun fireworks show takes place in Raleigh’s Brier Creek area. The Brier Creek Commons shopping area is celebrating its 9th annual Independence Day celebration in 2016, and the block party will feature games, bounce houses, face painting, and spectacular fireworks after sunset.

Find more details about the Show Us Your Stripes Block Party on the shopping center’s events page.

3. July 4th Celebration at Cary’s Koka Booth Amphitheatre

a ferris wheel on a bright summer dayCome to Cary for a variety of summer fun that everyone will enjoy.

The Town of Cary’s July 4th Celebration at Koka Booth Amphitheatre will have a ferris wheel, contests, patriotic music performed by the Cary Town Band and NC Symphony, and more.

Choose your space on the amphitheater lawn and sit back to watch the fireworks over the lake.

4. Fireworks in Chapel Hill’s Kenan Stadium

Chapel Hill celebrates July 4th at the University of Chapel Hill with a spectacular fireworks show you can only watch from inside Kenan Memorial Stadium. Gates open at 7 PM and the fireworks start at 9:30 PM.

5. July 3rd Celebration at Garner’s Lake Benson Park

On Sunday, July 3rd, head to Garner for the town’s annual Independence Day event at Lake Benson Park. The event will kick off at 5 PM with inflatables, games, and live music. Carolina Soul Band and the NC Symphony will perform in the evening, and the fireworks will start after the symphony’s performance.

There are More Reasons to Move to the Triangle

The Greater Raleigh area hosts even more Independence Day celebrations that are worth visiting, from the Olde Fashioned 4th of July in Apex to the activities at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park in Durham. An array of festivities is just one reason to move to the Triangle area.

the raleigh skyline at duskMoney magazine named the Greater Raleigh area as the Best Place to Live, and Forbes has ranked this area #1 Best City for Jobs and #1 Best City for Education. If you are looking for a home in the Triangle, we can help.

Contact us at 919-235-0007 and we can schedule your personal tour of neighborhoods or homes in your desired area.

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