By Katie Moosbrugger

Looking for a fun, safe environment to watch fireworks this Fourth of July? Or are you interested in a more historical celebration of our nation’s independence? Lucky for all of us, the Triad has a whole host of fun events to celebrate Independence Day in Greensboro, Burlington, Winston-Salem, High Point, Kernersville and surrounding areas!

We’ve broken it down by location and date for you below. Click on the event name in red to visit the corresponding website. All of these events are also listed on the TMoM Calendar of Events, and this list will also be linked on our Directories page. If you have an event to include, click HERE to submit your event details!

All Week

Summer Weekend Battlefield Tours *cancelled for 2020
Happening Now until Sept. 8; Times vary
Battlefield Visitor Center: 2332 New Garden Rd, Greensboro

July 4th Weekend Sale and Block Party Celebration *cancelled for 2020
July 4 – 8
Tanger Outlets, Mebane

Wednesday, July 3

Northeast Park 13th Annual Fireworks Extravaganza *cancelled for 2020
Festivities begin at 5 pm; Fireworks begin at dark
4010 High Rock Rd., Gibsonville, NC 27249

July 3rd in the Park *cancelled for 2020
5 – 9 p.m.
City Park, Burlington, NC

Fun Fourth Festival & Fireworks Extravaganza *cancelled for 2020
7 to 11 pm; fireworks at 9:30 at First National Bank Field
Corner of Smith & Edgeworth (462 N Edgeworth St.

Thursday, July 4

All American Apple Pie Ride (25 – 76 miles) *cancelled for 2020
Registration at 7 am; Riders Depart at 8 am

Northern Guilford High School, 7101 Spencer-Dixon Road, Greensboro

Freedom Run 10k (6.2 Miles),  Freedom Run 5k (3.1 Miles), Firecracker 1 Mile *cancelled for 2020
7:30 AM (10k), 7:45 AM (5k), 7:50 AM (1M)
Races begin at 304 S. Greene Street in Greensboro

Mebane’s Fourth of July Parade *cancelled for 2020
9 am registration; 9:30 am music starts: 10:30 am parade
Mebane Historical Museum, 209 W Jackson St, Mebane

Declare Independence!
9:45 am – 5 pm
Guilford Courthouse National Military Park, 2332 New Garden Rd, Greensboro

Fun Fourth Street Festival *cancelled for 2020
1 to 8 pm
Downtown Greensboro

Fourth of July Fireworks – not yet open for 2020
Evening hours
Wet ‘n Wild Emerald Pointe,3910 South Holden Road, Greensboro

Ben & Jerry’s Summer Music Series *cancelled for 2020
5 pm
Friendly Center location, Greensboro

Fourth on The Farm Music Monday
5 – 8 pm
Summerfield Farms, 3203 Pleasant Ridge Rd, Summerfield

Burlington Royals Baseball – Independence Day Celebration
First pitch is at 6:30 pm
Burlington Athletic Stadium, 1450 Graham St, Burlington

Mebane’s July 4th Family Music Festival
7 pm to 10:30; fireworks show at end
Mebane Arts and Community Center, 622 Corregidor Street, Mebane

Greensboro Grasshoppers Baseball – Stars & Stripes Spectacular
First pitch is at 7:00 p.m.; Gates open at 6 pm
First National Bank Field, 408 Bellemeade St., Greensboro, NC

Field Day Games With Knockerball Fun 4th Festival Greensboro Free
1 pm – 3:30 pm
Center City Park, Greensboro

Friday, July 5

Fourth of July Fireworks *cancelled for 2020
Evening hours
Wet ‘n Wild Emerald Pointe, 3910 South Holden Road, Greensboro

Saturday, July 6

Independence Day Celebration & Fireworks
4:30 – 10:30
Lake Reidsville, 630 Water Works Road

A Celebration of Civil Rights
6 pm – 9 pm
International Civil Rights Center and Museum, Greensboro

Local Library Events 
Also check your local library for patriotic events this week!
Alamance –
Guilford –

Thursday, July 4

Independence Day Celebration & Bike Parade
9 am – 2 pm
Kaleideum Downtown, 390 S Liberty Street, Winston-Salem

Annual Fourth of July Celebration
Noon to 3 pm
Bethesda Center for the Homeless, 930 N. Patterson Ave, Winston-Salem

Reds, Whites & Blues
12 to 4 pm
Raylen Vineyards, 3577 US-158, Mocksville, NC 27028

4th of July at Wise Man!
Noon to 10 pm
Wise Man Brewing, 826 Angelo Brothers Ave. (formerly N. Main), Winston-Salem

July 4th Low Country Boil
4 to 8 pm
CB’s Tavern, 3870 Bethania Station Road, Winston-Salem

Annual July 4th Cookout
5 pm
Old Nick’s Pub, 191 Lowes Foods Dr, Lewisville

Fourth of July Bash with Marvelous Funkshun w/s/g Opposite Box
5 – 11 pm
The Official Second & Green Tavern, Winston-Salem

Celebrate the 4th of July at Foothills Tasting Room
5:30 – pm
Foothills Brewery Tasting Room, 3800 Kimwell Drive, Winston-Salem

4th of July Block Party
6 pm – 9 pm
Southern Dental Associates of Lewisville, 6570 Shallowford Rd, Lewisville

Town of Lewisville Independence Day Celebration
6:30 pm to 10:15 pm
Shallowford Square, Lewisville

Winston-Salem Dash Baseball & Fourth of July Fireworks Extravaganza
6:30 pm
BB&T Ballpark, Winston-Salem

Stars & Stripes Presented by Salem Band
7:30 pm (rain date July 5)
Salem Square in Old Salem

4th of July Fireworks Show
9 pm
City of King (can be viewed from various areas of the city)

Forsyth Country Club Fireworks Viewing
On the hill at Sherwood Forest Elementary School, 1055 Yorkshire Rd (or any location that is high and close enough for viewing the fabulous fireworks show!)

Saturday, July 6

Independence Day Celebration at Old Salem Museums & Gardens
9:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.
Old Salem Museums and Gardens, 600 S. Main Street, Winston-Salem

Local Library Events
Also check your local library for patriotic events this week!
Forsyth –
Stokes, Surry & Yadkin Counties-

July 4

Kernersville 4th of July 5k Run
8:30 am
211 Broad Street, Kernersville

4th of July Parade
9 am
Kernersville Elementary, 512 West Mountain Street, Kernersville

Freedom Fest ~ July Barn Sale Event
9 am to 5 pm
Chartreuse, 326 Litwin Dr, Thomasville

Independence Day Party!
The Brewer’s Kettle, 308 E Mountain St, Kernersville

4th of July at Creekside Park (Rain date is July 5)
4 pm to 10:30 pm.
214 Park Drive, Archdale, NC

4th Of July Knockerball And More At Archdale Park!
4 to 8 pm
Creekside Park, 214 Park Drive, Archdale

Uncle Sam Jam 
Gates open at 4:30 pm; Fireworks at 9:30pm
Oak Hollow Festival Park, 1841 Eastchester Drive, High Point

Kernersville 4th Fireworks
6 pm – 10 pm
Kernersville Elementary School; 512 West Mountain St Kernersville

Thomasville HiToms Game and Fireworks Show
Game starts at 6 pm; post game fireworks show
7003 Ballpark Rd, Thomasville, NC 27360

Local Library Events
Also check your local library for patriotic events this week!
High Point –
Forsyth –


Military Appreciation Days at Carowinds
June 29 – July 7
Carowinds, 14523 Carowinds Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28273

Threshers Reunion
On-going until July 6 (fireworks on 4th of July)
Denton Farmpark at 1072 Cranford Road

Faith 4th of July Celebration
June 28th – July 4
115 S Main St, Faith, NC

5th Annual Field of Honor® flag display 
Now until July 4
Main Street & Memorial Drive, Danville, VA

Saturday, June 29

Salute the Troops: Military Through The Ages
9 am – 9:30 pm
NC Transportation Museum, 1 Samuel Spencer Drive, Spencer

Kids Pedal Parade
9 am – 11 am
644 North Main St, Mocksville

FreedomFest 2019
5 pm – 9 pm
399 NC Highway 268 W, Elkin

Wednesday, July 3

US National Whitewater Center Independence Celebration
9:30 am to 10 pm
5000 Whitewater Center Parkway Charlotte, NC 28214

Statesville Fireworks Show
9:30 pm to 10 pm
1875 Simonton Rd, Statesville,  28625

Independence Day Celebration!
7 pm – 10 pm
Kannapolis Intimidators Baseball, 2888 Moose Rd, Kannapolis

Celebrate America! With Fireworks
8:15 pm – 10:15 pm
Symphony Park, 4400 Sharon Rd, Charlotte

Thursday, July 4

US National Whitewater Center Independence Celebration
9 am am to 10 pm
5000 Whitewater Center Parkway Charlotte, NC 28214

Independence Day Celebration
10 am to 4 pm
Poplar Forest, 1542 Bateman Bridge Rd, Forest, VA

Downtown Mount Airy Independence Day Parade & Celebration
Parade and festivities begin at 11 am
Downtown Mount Airy, NC

Fantastic Fourth of July Festival
4 – 10 p.m.
Davidson County Fairgrounds, 400 Greensboro Street Extension, Lexington

43rd Annual WBT SkyShow
5 pm – 9 pm
Charlotte Knights Stadium

Block Party
6 pm – 9:30 pm
Town of Yadkinville

Independence Day Celebration
6 pm – 10 pm
Durham Bulls Athletic Park, Durham

Fireworks Extravaganza at Tweetsie Railroad
Park Open Until 9:00 p.m.; Fireworks Start at 9:30 pm
Tweetsie Railroad Rd, Blowing Rock

Celebrate America Fireworks Show
9:30 pm
Carowinds, 1453 Carowinds Boulevard, Charlotte

Friday, July 5

Celebrate America Fireworks Show
9:30 pm
Carowinds, 1453 Carowinds Boulevard, Charlotte

Saturday, July 6

North Carolina Red, White, and Brews Festival
3 – 11 pm
Breeden Insurance Amphitheater, Lexington

2019 Independence Celebration
6 pm – 10 pm
Rich Park, Mocksville

Other Fun Summer Links:
Triad Area Blueberry Farms
Summer 2019 Bucket List
Splash Pads & Water Slides
99 Ways to Reply to I’m Bored
Summer Camps in the Triad
VBS in the Triad
Favorite Parks, Playgrounds & Walking Trails
Event Calendar
Day Trips
Favorite Family Beaches
Favorite Local Wineries

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Watch for these 4th of July events next year!

East Bend God and Country Celebration
9:30 am – 10:30 pm
East Bend Town Square (across from Town Hall)

Rock Out the Quarry (fireworks, food and music)
7 – 11 pm
The Quarry, 2450 Reynolds Park Road, Winston-Salem

Freedom Sunday Patriotic Services
10: 30 am  and 5 pm
536 South Main Street, King, North Carolina 27021

Miss Mary’s Children’s Parade
9:30 am – 11:30 am
Town Hall Courtyard, Kernersville

7th Annual “A Night To Remember” Concert
6 pm – 8 pm
Bales Wesleyan Church, Jamestown

Patriotic Pops with North Carolina Brass Band
4-7 pm
Triad Park, 9652 East Mountain St, Kernersville