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Fireworks and festivals! List of Fourth of July events

The big festivals, fun, and fireworks that were on hold last year are back! Here are some Fourth of July celebrations happening in the Triad this weekend.

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Festivals, food, fun, and FIREWORKS! After a year on hold due to the pandemic, several Fourth of July events will return to the Triad this weekend. Check out all these great events happening in our own backyard.

Fun Fourth Festival in downtown Greensboro

  • When: Saturday, July 3 starting at 3 p.m. (5K and fun run take place earlier that day)
  • Where: Downtown Greensboro (Click here to see a map.)
  • There will be three entertainment stages, dunk-a-celebrity, mechanical bull, and much more! There won't be fireworks this year since the event was pulled together with short notice. But event organizers have a special laser light show planned at 9 p.m. to get the patriotic spirit going!
  • More: Fun Fourth Festival

Uncle Sam Jam in High Point

  • When: Sunday, July 4 starting at 4:30 p.m.
  • Where: Oak Hollow Festival Park on Eastchester Drive
  • You won't see as many vendors or children's activities this year, but the fireworks show, organizers promise will be out of sight! The fireworks start at 9:15 p.m. Parking passes cost $10.
  • More: Uncle Sam Jam

Fireworks Extravaganza at Northeast Park in Gibsonville 

Burlington Fireworks Show

  • When: Friday, July 2 around 9:15 p.m. after the baseball game.
  • Where: Burlington Athletic Stadium located at 1450 Graham Street.
  • The Burlington Sock Puppets will have fireworks after the game! 

Independence Day Celebration at Truist Stadium in Winston-Salem

Fourth of July Celebration in Kernersville

  • When: Sunday, July 4 at 5 p.m.
  • Where: Kernersville Elementary at 512 West Mountain Street
  • Get ready for a free concert and big fireworks show. The Legacy Motown Revue will have you moving and grooving and this year's fireworks show.  
  • Fireworks start at 9:15 p.m.
  • More: Kernersville Fourth of July celebration

Fireworks from Quarry Park in Winston-Salem

  • When: Sunday, July 4
  • The fireworks will be launched from the high ground in Quarry Park and should be visible from vantage points throughout the city. The park itself will be closed.
  • The parking lots at Salem Lake Park and Emmanuel Baptist Church will be open for residents who want to watch the fireworks. 
  • The park will close at 3 p.m. so the fireworks company can set things up. 
  • The fireworks show will begin once it's completely dark. 
  • More: Quarry Park Fireworks

Fourth of July Fun Parade in Eden

Fireworks in King

  • When: Sunday, July 4 at dusk around 9 p.m.
  • Limited parking is available at the White Rd. entrance of Recreation Acres, but the walking trail and all other areas on the southern (soccer fields/Pilotview Dr) side will be closed to all cars and pedestrians beginning at 2 p.m. on Sunday for safety.  
  • Find out more: City of King

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