2012 4th of July Events & Celebrations in Charlotte

Start Date: June 29, 2012
End Date: July 4, 2012
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Location: Various Locations: Charlotte, NC

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2012 4th of July Events & Celebrations taking place in and around the Greater Charlotte Area.

As usual, Charlotte Happening is here to provide you with a detailed listing of events for a major holiday or special occasion; this time for the 4th of July. Happy Independence Day!

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Friday, June 29th

Red, White & Belmont Festival – June 29th
Carnival rides, games, vendors & food, Friday Night Live concert from the Tams & fireworks, watermelon and apple pie eating contests. Fireworks display Friday and Sunday nights. Friday, June 29 to Sunday, July 1.
North Main St, Belmont, NC
www.cityofbelmont.org

Saturday, June 30th

Red, White & Belmont Festival – June 30th
Carnival rides, games, vendors & food, Friday Night Live concert from the Tams & fireworks, watermelon and apple pie eating contests. Fireworks display Friday and Sunday nights. Friday, June 29 to Sunday, July 1.
North Main St, Belmont, NC
www.cityofbelmont.org

Town of Troutman Independence Festival – June 30th
Free admission, kids zone, beer tent, live music, 3 on 3 basketball tournament, arts & crafts, fireworks at dark. 5pm-9pm.
Iredell County Fairgrounds: 630 N. Main St, Troutman, NC
www.troutmanindependencefestival.com

Symphony in the Park – Cornelius – June 30th
Symphony in the Park – Celebrate America! Gates open at 6pm at Bailey Road Park and the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra will perform. There will be fireworks following the performance, admission is free. 6pm-10pm. Fireworks at 9:30pm.
Bailey Road Park: 11536 Bailey Road, Cornelius, NC
www.cornelius.org

Sunday, July 1st

Red, White & Belmont Festival – July 1st
Carnival rides, games, vendors & food, Friday Night Live concert from the Tams & fireworks, watermelon and apple pie eating contests. Fireworks display Friday and Sunday nights. Friday, June 29 to Sunday, July 1.
North Main St, Belmont, NC
www.cityofbelmont.org

Town of Davidson Independence Day Parade – July 1st
Citizens are invited to celebrate our nation’s independence with a home-spun downtown parade and a Concert on the Green on Sunday, July 1. The parade will include a color guard, fire engine, and lots of patriotic residents. 5:30pm. The Concert on the Green will begin at 6:00pm.
McEver Field: 626 South St, Davidson, NC
www.townofdavidson.org

July 4th Super Sale @ Concord Mills Mall – July 1st
July 4th will be huge celebration at Concord Mills during the July 4th Super Sale beginning on June 30th and running through July 4th. Be sure to stop by Guest Services to get a Super Sale flyer.
Concord Mills Mall: 8111 Concord Mills Blvd, Concord, NC
http://www.simon.com/mall/concordmills

Tuesday, July 3rd

Coca-Cola 4th of July Festival @ Whitewater Center – July 3rd
The Coca-Cola 4th of July Festival features two consecutive days of free live music and fireworks. The celebration takes place Tuesday, July 3 and Wednesday, July 4.
Time: 4pm-10pm | Cost: Free
U.S. National Whitewater Center: 5000 Whitewater Center Parkway, Charlotte, NC
http://usnwc.org/2012/04/coca-cola-4th-of-july-festival-2

Charlotte Symphony Celebrate America Concert – July 3rd
The summer concert season ends with a bang on July 3 at the Symphony’s most popular concert of the year, the annual “Celebrate America.” Albert-George Schram leads the orchestra in patriotic favorites, including “Star Spangled Banner,” “Armed Forces Salute,” Tchaikovsky’s “1812 Overture,” and Sousa’s “Liberty Bell March.” The concert culminates in an impressive array of fireworks.
Time:Preludes @ 7:00 p.m.; Orchestra @ 8:15 p.m. Cost:$10 for adults, and free for children 18 & under.
Symphony Park at SouthPark: 4400 Sharon Rd, Charlotte, NC
www.charlottesymphony.org

Statesville 4th of July Celebration – July 3rd
Entertainment at 5:30 p.m., fireworks at 9:30 p.m.
Signal Hill Mall: 1685 East Broad St, Statesville, NC
www.ci.statesville.nc.us

Town of Harrisburg 4th of July Celebration – July 3rd
Join the Town of Harrisburg for the annual 4th of July Celebration. The first day features live music, amusements and fireworks. 5pm-11pm.
Harrisburg Park: 191 Sims Parkway, Harrisburg, NC
www.harrisburgnc.org

Legends Big Money 100 & Fireworks Extravaganza – @ July 3rd
The largest grassroots race in history will once again offer the largest Legend Car and Bandolero purse of the year as drivers do battle on the speedway’s frontstretch quarter-mile oval. The event will feature two days of racing, culminating in the Legends Big Money 100 on Tuesday evening. Tuesday’s finale will include a Fourth of July fireworks extravaganza. Tickets are $10 for adults. Kids 13 and under are admitted free. Tickets can be purchased online at www.charlottemotorspeedway.com or by calling the speedway’s ticket office at 1-800-455-FANS (3267).
Charlotte Motor Speedway: 5555 Concord Parkway South, Concord, NC
www.charlottemotorspeedway.com

Coldplay – July 3rd
Alternative rockers Coldplay bring their 2012 world tour to Charlotte on Tuesday, July 3rd – 7pm. $30-$100
Time Warner Cable Arena: 333 E. Trade St, Charlotte, NC
Click Here For Ticketmaster

Wednesday, July 4th

EpiCentre – Family Fun Fourth – July 4th
Join the EpiCentre Kids Club Central team for a family-friendly Fourth of July funtime event complete with games, patriotic music, crafts and more. 11am to 2pm in The Plaza. Visit us before you take in the Shriner’s Parade!
Epicentre: 210 E. Trade St, Charlotte, NC
www.epicentrenc.com

Shriners International 4th of July Parade – July 4th
Come see the world-famous Shriners 4th of July parade in Charlotte for free! The whole family will enjoy this spectacular demonstration of patriotism as the Shriners take to the streets of Uptown Charlotte with marching bands, clowns and tiny cars! This year the Shriners 4th of July Parade will begin in Uptown Charlotte at North Tryon Street and East 9th Street, ending at Stonewall Street. The parade is scheduled to begin at 2:30pm and end at 5:30pm.
www.shrinersinternational.org

Coca-Cola 4th of July Festival @ Whitewater Center – July 4th
The Coca-Cola 4th of July Festival features two consecutive days of free live music and fireworks. The celebration takes place Tuesday, July 3 and Wednesday, July 4.
Time: 4pm-10pm | Cost: Free
U.S. National Whitewater Center: 5000 Whitewater Center Parkway, Charlotte, NC
http://usnwc.org/2012/04/coca-cola-4th-of-july-festival-2

Charlotte Knights vs. Gwinnett Braves – July 4th
Time: 7:15pm
Knights Stadium: 2280 Deerfield Dr, Fort Mill, SC
www.charlotteknights.com

WBT Skyshow 2012 – July 4th
Called “the area’s biggest and best fireworks show,” tickets usually do sell out for this event every year at Knights Stadium. The fireworks display will be held after the Charlotte Knight game. Come early for the pre-game festivities including live music, food, drinks, an interactive kids area, prizes and more. 704-357-8071 7pm
Knights Stadium: 2280 Deerfield Dr, Fort Mill, SC
www.wbt.com/skyshow

Celebrate America! Fireworks Spectacular at Carowinds – July 4th
Wednesday – July 4th. 10pm – Celebrate America! Fireworks Spectacular.
Note: THE SEASON PASS PARKING LOT WILL BE CLOSED ALL DAY JULY 4 TO ACCOMMODATE FOR FIREWORKS!
14523 Carowinds Blvd, Charlotte, NC
www.carowinds.com

Red White and New July 4th Festival Downtown Gastonia – July 4th
Celebrate the Grand Reopening of Downtown Gastonia with a festival that we haven’t seen in these parts for years. The all day event will include food, music, family entertainment. and so much more. Check back often to see the latest additions to the festival and of course the finale will be the fireworks! Make your plans to attend NOW! 11am-8pm.
Downtown Gastonia, NC
www.gastoniajuly4th.com

Lake Wylie Annual 4th of July Celebration – July 4th
Lake Wylie provides a very large annual display, and it’s an annual tradition for many. The best viewing is from the area around the Buster Boyd Bridge that crosses over the lake. There’s the boat landing and several restaurants, all of which will provide excellent viewing.
3990 Charlotte Highway, Lake Wylie, SC
www.lakewyliesc.com

July 4th Spectacular – July 4th
Spend your Fourth of July with friends and family in Center City Charlotte at Memorial Stadium for the Presbyterian Hospital July 4th Spectacular! Usually the biggest show around, this is the “official” fireworks show of Charlotte. The city spends $50,000 on the 20 minute show, which attracts over 300,000 people to Uptown. This show was ranked the 13th best in America according to AOL Travel, and it never disappoints. There’s usually plenty of live music and fun until about 9 p.m. – when the real attraction takes over. At about 9:30 p.m., one of the area’s biggest and longest fireworks displays begins.
Memorial Stadium: 310 N. Kings Dr, Charlotte, NC
www.july4thspectacular.com

Indian Trail Independence Day Parade and Celebration – July 4th
Festivities begin at 9:30 a.m. at Indian Trail Town Hall, and the parade begins at 11 a.m.
Crossing Paths Park, Indian Trail, NC
www.indiantrail.org

Huntersville 4th of July Celebration – July 4th
Come show you patriotism when Birkdale Village and the Town of Huntersville host the 8th Annual 4th of July Celebration. Activities include bike decorating, face painting, a clown bounce, children’s arts and crafts, a parade, a water fight between the fire stations, music, food, and a whole lot of fun. 10am – 1pm
Birkdale Village, Huntersville
www.huntersville.org

Town of Harrisburg 4th of July Celebration – July 4th
Celebrate the Fourth of July with the Town of Harrisburg’s annual parade on Highway 49 at 9 a.m. After that, head to Harrisburg Park for the final day of this year’s 4th of July Celebration! With a variety of music – including the Battle of the Bands Competition – as well as other events, don’t miss this full day of fun ending in a second evening of fireworks.
Harrisburg Park: 191 Sims Parkway, Harrisburg, NC
www.harrisburgnc.org

Hickory Grove 4th of July Parade & Celebration – July 4th
Parade from Pence Road and up E. W. T. Harris Blvd. Ends at The Grove Presbyterian Church. Games, food booths, contests and prizes, raffle, DJ, and Miss Hickory Grove contest.
10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
5735 E. W. T. Harris Blvd, Charlotte, NC
www.hgumc.com

4th of July Block Party – July 4th
Kennedy’s, Pstone and Jack’s Presents 4th of July Block Party! Starts at 1:00pm. Cornhole, Flip Cup and Beer Pong Tournament starts at 1:00 at Jack’s. Hot Dog Eating Contest starts at 6:00pm at Kennedy’s. Specials Include:
$2.00 Budweiser Cans. $2.50 Bud Light Bottles. $5.00 Bacardi Dragonberry Cocktails. $6.00 Jack Daniels Honey.
Kennedy’s Premium Bar & Grill: 366 North Caswell Rd, Charlotte, NC
www.kennedyscharlotte.com

1st Annual Independence Day Party / BBQ at Butter – July 4th
Diddy’s Ciroc Boyz Host: Charlotte’s 1st Annual “Independence DAY Party| B.B.Q”. Music Maestro: Bad Boy Ent & Ciroc Boyz own DJ SNS. Dance. Drink. Free Food. Board & Card Games. For complimentary admission Before 4pm R.S.V.P @ JULY4CLT@Gmail.com. Time: 2pm-8pm
Butter: 950 NC Music Factory Blvd, Charlotte, NC
www.buttercharlotte.com

Pop Life: July 4th Edition – July 4th
Wednesday night we’re celebrating the 4th of July with one of our crowd’s favorites….DJ SENSE “The Trendsetter”.(Aphilliates Music Group| Gangsta Grillz Radio) He’s coming through to blaze the stage while Pop Life’s original DJ, DR holds down the patio playing classics. Time: 9pm – 2am.
RE:Public: 314 N. College St, Charlotte, NC
www.thesolkitchen.com

Petra’s July 4th Karaoke Extravaganza – July 4th
To celebrate Independence Day and to officially welcome our new hosts for Wednesday karaoke Reid Barrett and Alex Paradise, Petra’s is going to be banging out karaoke this Wednesday night like we have never done before. Time: 9:30pm. No Cover.
Petra’s Piano Bar: 1919 Commonwealth Ave, Charlotte, NC
www.petraspianobar.com

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