Fourth of July Events in Charlotte

The USNWC's Fireworks Show. Photos by Kyo H. Nam

Fourth of July events in Charlotte for 2021, from fireworks to festivities for the whole family.

June 25th, 8:00pm, Charlotte Symphony Celebrate America 

Celebrate America at Truist Field in Uptown Charlotte with patriotic music by the Charlotte Symphony and a night cap of fireworks. 
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July 4th, 7:30-9:30am Park National Bank American 4 Miler presented by Novant Health 

Calling all early risers and runners— Park National Bank will be hosting a patriotic race in Midtown with a virtual option for those wanting to avoid the crowd! There will be no same-day registration, so be sure to secure your spot ahead of time.

July 4th, 10:45am-12:00pm NoDa Hop Yoga! 

Start your Independence day with meditation. Hop in to Noda Brewing Company for an outdoor yoga class that ends just in time for the taproom to open! 

July 4th, 6 pm Knights vs. Norfolk Tides Baseball Game at Truist Park

Don’t strike out, bring your family to the ballpark for an Independence Day favorite and watch the Knights take on the Norfolk Tides in a game of baseball. The evening will end with a display of fireworks; Can’t source a ticket— no need to worry, Romare Bearden Park has a perfect view of the show and is open to the public!

July 3rd & 4th, 6 pm Whitewater Center

Enjoy a free outdoor concert and fireworks by Con Brio or Moon Taxi at the National White Water Center! Family Friendly 

Fourth of July events in Charlotte
Fourth of July events in Charlotte

July 4th, 5:15pm 4th of July Parade in Davidson 

Not a fan of fireworks? South Street will be decorated in red white and blue for a parade and concert! 

Family Friendly

July 4th, 9:30pm-10 pm Lake Wylie Annual Fireworks

This free annual firework display will take place by the Buster Boyd Bridge S.C. Hwy 49 at Lake Wylie. We recommend The Buster Boyd Bridge Boat Landing, Papa Doc’s outside deck, Rey Azteca deck at Lake Wylie Plaza, Lake Wylie Italian and Pizza on patio at Lake Wylie Plaza, Bagel Boat and Long Cove Resort for the best views.

3-5 pm, July 4th, Live Music at Free Range Brewing Company in NoDa

A brewery where gathering family, friends, and loved ones alike is prioritized— bring the wife and kids to hear free live music.

July 3rd & 4th Tega Cay 4th of July 

The Tega Cay Annual Land Parade will begin July 3rd at 9:00am and will be followed by a Model-A-Brewing 4th of July Concert in Runde Park at 6:00pm. The Tega Cay Lion Club will host their fish fry on the 4th starting at 4:30pm and the night will end with a firework show starting around 9:30pm!

Merchant and Trade’s, Red White & Blues Party 

Spend Independence Day with friends over a specialty cocktail and BBQ menu and take in all the views Uptown has to offer at Merchant and Trade Rooftop Bar.