Family friendly July 4th events in Charlotte 2017

Charlotte is a family-friendly town, and it will definitely have that feel on the 4th of July.

There will be many events that will cater to families on this special holiday, and if you’re in the market of finding the best one that will entertain the whole family, make sure that these five events are on your radar.

July 4th Festival at Birkdale Village
July 4th @ 10 am
Birkdale Village -- 16725 Birkdale Commons Pkwy, Huntersville, NC 28078
(704) 892-1970

Yes, this celebration is at a strip mall, but it will be one of the most family-friendly in the Charlotte region. The July 4th Festival at Birkdale Village will have a multitude of activities and live entertainment that will satisfy the entire family on Uncle Sam’s birthday.

Waxhaw 4th of July Celebration
July 2nd @ 10 am
Downtown Waxhaw, NC
(704) 843-2195

This is a festival that will present a great taste of small town Americana. That is the town of Waxhaw’s slogan when you attend their 4th of July Celebration, which will feature a parade, a beach party and a nice fireworks display that will fill the town with American pride on the 4th of July.

Red, White and Boom
July 3 @ 5:30 pm
Old Town -- 144 E. Black St.., Rock Hill, SC 29730
(803) 329-7090

The town of Rock Hill will be home to one of the Charlotte region’s largest July 4th celebrations. The Red, White and Boom celebration will have things to do for the entire family, from live music to a kid’s zone with fun inflatables. Oh, and there will be fireworks here as well.

Celebrate America Fireworks Show
July 4th @ 10 am
Carowinds -- 14523 Carowinds Blvd., Fort Mill, SC 29708
(803) 548-5300

Who doesn’t like roller coasters and fireworks? You’ll get both on July 4th at Carowinds, the Carolina’s largest theme park. Here, the park will be open late during the day and at night, Carowinds will put on tremendous fireworks show that will provide the perfect ending to a day of thrills.

4th of July Celebration @ BB&T Ballpark
July 4 @ 2 pm
BB&T Ballpark -- 324 S. Mint St., Charlotte, NC 28202
(704) 274-8300

If you want to celebrate July 4th in the heart of Charlotte, you can at this festival. The 4th of July Celebration will have carnival rides, bounces houses and more; plus, you’ll be treated to a baseball game and a spectacular fireworks show. What more can you really ask for?