Celebrate Independence Day under the stars as you watch fireworks celebrations across the Queen City.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. —
There are plenty of places to catch fireworks this Fourth of July as festivities return. Here’s where you can watch them in the Charlotte area.
Town of Matthews Independence Day Celebration
A free concert and family-friendly activities began at 7 p.m. in Stumptown Park, located near the intersection of John Street and Trade Street on Saturday.
At 9:30 p.m., fireworks launched from the MARA Complex on South Trade Street. The viewing area for the fireworks was at the Matthews United Methodist Church, located at 801 South Trade Street. MARA also hosted food trucks and activities at their location, located at 1200 South Trade Street.
Celebrate America: July 4th Fireworks @ Carowinds
Experience coaster thrills at Carowinds before the fireworks shows begin on Saturday, July 2, Sunday, July 3 and Monday, July 4. According to Carowinds, the best viewing locations can be found in the Carolina Boardwalk, County Fair, and Celebration Plaza areas. Tickets to the park start at $45 and the show begins at 9:30 p.m. Find more information here.
Star-Spangled Saturday @ Optimist Hall
Celebrate Fourth of July early at Optimist Hall with live music, a fireworks show, and of course, food from all of Optimist Hall’s tasty vendors. The festivities kick off at 6:15 p.m. with the fireworks show beginning at 9:30 p.m. Find more information on this free event here.
WBT SkyShow @ Truist Field
Bring the family out for a day of baseball as the Charlotte Knights take on the Gwinnett Stripers before the Fourth of July SkyShow on Monday, July 4. Find more information here.
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July Fourth Celebration @ Harrisburg Park
Make your way to Harrisburg Park for two days of fun, food, entertainment, and fireworks. Happening Sunday, July 3 beginning at 4 p.m. and Monday, July 4 beginning with a parade at 9 a.m. Fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m. on both days. Find more information here.
2022 Red, White & Belmont
Red, White & Belmont was back in Historic Downtown Belmont on Juy 2. It featured live music by Java Band, food trucks and fireworks. Happening from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Find more information here.
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Kannapolis Cannonballers Fireworks Show
Come out to see the Kannapolis Cannonballers face off against the Carolina Mudcats and stay for the after-game fireworks show. The game kicks off at 6:30 p.m. Find more information here.
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