Atlantic Beach-

Fireworks will be set off from the beachfront at 9 PM on the Fourth of July. 

Camp Lejeune- 

Fireworks will be set off at 9 PM at W.P.T. Hill Field on Camp Lejeune on July 4th. Only open to DoD cardholders and their guests. 


The celebration starts with live music at 5 PM on July 4th at the Town Common. Lots of food vendors and fireworks start at dusk. 


The Havelock Freedom Festival starts at 5 PM on July 4th. Vendors, games, field day activities, and more. Fireworks begin at 9 PM. 

Holly Ridge- 

4th of July Celebration at the Holly Ridge Municipal Park begins at 4 PM on July 2nd. Music from the Carolina Band and the Imitations Band. Fireworks begin at dark. 


The Onslow Freedom Festival begins at 4 PM on July 4th at Onslow Pines Park. The North Tower Band takes the stage at 7 PM with fireworks to begin at 9 PM. 


Summerfest is back on Saturday, July 3rd. Live music, dancing, vendors, and fun begins at 1PM in Pearson Park. Fireworks to end the night at 9PM. 


Starts at 6 PM on the Fourth of July. Live music plus free food, drinks, cotton candy, snow cones, funnel cakes, and popcorn will be available too. Fireworks begin at 9 PM. 

New Bern- 

Fourth of July celebrations at Lawson Creek Park start at 7:30 PM. Live music starts at 5:30 PM and fireworks start at 9:15 PM. You can also view the fireworks from Union Point Park. 


Celebrations begin July 3rd with a scavenger hunt at 11 AM. Fireworks end the evening at 9:15 PM with viewing from the harbor. More activities to follow on July 4th.


The North Carolina 4th of July Festival in Southport kicks off with beach activities on July 1st. Live music to take place on July 3rd. Followed by an arts & crafts market on July 4th with fireworks to take place that night at 9 PM. 

Surf City- 

Independence Day Celebration on July 3rd at Soundside Park. The Embers with Craig Woolard take the stage at 6 PM plus fireworks and food vendors. 


Take in the fireworks in downtown Swansboro on July 2nd at 9 PM. 


Join in the 4th of July celebrations in historic downtown Wilmington. The grand opening of Riverfront Park with local bands and more is from 1 PM to 8 PM with fireworks to follow on Water Street at 9:05 PM.