Most of the events that will be centered around Uncle Sam’s birthday will feature food and fun, but the main attractions will be the fireworks that will light up the Charlotte area, and here are the five best that you should have on your radar this July 4th.
4th of July Festival
July 3 - 4 @ 9:30 am
U.S. National Whitewater Center -- 5000 Whitewater Center Pkwy., Charlotte, NC 2821
The U.S. National Whitewater Center is one of Charlotte’s more popular attractions, and on July 4th, this will be one of the region’s hotspots. The Whitewater Center will host their annual July 4th Festival, which will contain one of the best firework displays in the Carolinas.
Tega Cay 4th of July Celebration
July 4 @ 9:30 pm
Glennon Center -- 15083 Molokai Dr., Tega Cay, SC 29708
The town of Tega Cay has always put on one of the region’s best fireworks displays. On July 4th, for the 35th time, they’ll do it again at the Glennon Center for the Tega Cay 4th of July Celebration, which will wrap up a day of fun by shooting off a spectacular display of fireworks that will be the envy of many in Metro Charlotte.
July 4th @ 6 pm
BB&T Park -- 324 S. Mint St., Charlotte, NC 28202
There is nothing more American than watching a baseball game and seeing the fireworks on the same day. You’ll get a chance to do that at SkyShow, Charlotte’s largest fireworks display that will be shot off after Team USA plays a friendly matchup against Cuba. It’s a show that you really don’t want to miss out on.
Harrisburg July 4th Celebration
July 4 @ 4 pm
Harrisburg Park -- 191 Sims Pkwy., Harrisburg, NC 28075
The town of Harrisburg will be covered with patriotic pride on the 4th of July. The town’s July 4th Celebration is one of the most popular in the Charlotte region, and their fireworks display has become one that most flock to for a beautiful show of American pride.
Red, White and Blue Lawn Party at The Ballantyne
July 1 @ 5:30 pm
Ballantyne Hotel -- 10000 Ballantyne Commons Pkwy., Charlotte, NC 28277
On the lawn of the Ballantyne Hotel, this event will surely light up the Charlotte sky. The Red, White and Blue Lawn Party has quickly become one of the most popular in the Charlotte region, and their fireworks display is spectacular and beautiful.