Fourth of July: 18 places you can watch fireworks around Charlotte

Fireworks in Charlotte
As the Fourth of July approaches, people in the Charlotte area will be looking for Fireworks shows, Source: Steve Ohnesorge, WBTV

The Fourth of July wouldn’t be complete without fireworks…

There are several events happening in our area, so we’ve rounded up some of the best spots around to catch a show with the family while they’re on full display.

Want to include or check out an event not on this list? Check out our community calendar for more happenings.


🎆 June 26, 2021

Denver – It’s a free event for the family as DABA promises their biggest, brightest, and loudest fireworks and concert show ever in their history!

Hounds Drive-In


🎆 July 1, 2021

Mt. Holly – Looking for a fun time with fireworks and tunes? Mt. Holly will have a 4th of July celebration from 6-10 p.m. with live music from Coming up Brass.


🎆 July 3, 2021

Cramerton – There will be an independence day show from 6-10 p.m. There will be activities such as face painting by Hamm it up, music by Carolina Soul Band, and a fireworks show that will begin at dark.

Freedom House

Belmont – Red, White, and Belmont! This will take place from 6-10:30 p.m. with special guests DJ Eric Bowman and The Breakfast Club. Fireworks will start at 10:00 p.m. to end the night!

Kings Mountain – This years 4th of July celebration will be action-packed with fire juggling, costume contest, food trucks, and a cornhole tournament. There will also be a park and carousel open!

Rock Hill – Red, White, and BOOM! Rock Hill will be hosting a free event with fireworks, food trucks, and live music from the Groove Machine & Kids in America.

Whitewater Center – Celebrate the holiday with a free event with family and friends at the Whitewater Center. There will be live music, yoga practices, and firework displays from 9:00 a.m to 9:30 p.m.


🎆 July 4, 2021

WBT Sky Show – The 4th of July fireworks will take place at Truist Field after the Charlotte Knights play the Norfolk Tide. Standing tickets will go for 11$ while seated tickets will be 22$.

Carowinds – There will be the Celebrate America Fireworks show starting at 8:45 where the display can be seen from anywhere at the park.

Dallas –  The 4th of July celebration will kick off at 6:00 and end around 9:00.

Gastonia – From 4-9:30 p.m. you can experience food trucks, entertainment, and fireworks at the Rotary Centennial Pavilion.

Harrisburg – Harrisburg park will be hosting a 4th of July celebration from 4-11:00 p.m. The day will consist of a cornhole tournament, music by Kids in America, and Fireworks.

Kannapolis Cannon Ballers – The Cannon Ballers will be playing the Charleston RiverDogs starting at 6:00 p.m.

Lake Wylie – The fireworks show will be free and will go for 30 minutes starting at 9:30 p.m.

Tega Cay – Are you a seafood lover? There will be a fish fry starting at 4:30 p.m. and fireworks will begin at 9:30 p.m. at the Tega Cay Golf & Conference Center.

York – From 7-10:00 p.m. at York middle school. This celebration will have live music from U-Phonik and MD/DJ James Sherman Thompson from the Big Woo Radio. There will be face painting, food vendors, and inflatables as well. The fireworks show will start around 9:30 p.m.


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