Fourth of July: Here are 15 events happening in your area

The Fourth of July is almost here and we have a list of all of the patriotic events happening in and around Charlotte to help you start planning your family outing.

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Troutman Parade 

When?

July 3, 2021 at 11:00 a.m.

What to expect? 

Honor all veterans and enjoy an old fashion, small-town parade. Help us celebrate our country’s Independence by viewing or participating in this totally free event with over 150 units in the parade including floats, music, marching units, church groups, civic organizations, scout troops, motorcycles, military units, horses, submarines, classic and antique cars, fire engines, beauty queens, re-enactment groups, politicians, WWII vehicles, trains, planes, and many more surprises.

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Bike Parade at Birkdale Village in Huntersville

When?

July 4, 2021, at 10:00 a.m.

What to expect? 

Have the kiddos bring their bikes and decorate with us before the bike parade around Birkdale Commons Parkway. Following the bike parade, will be a block party in the Grove with magicians, special performers, face painters, and more

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Patriotic Stroll in Davidson

When?

July 4, 2021, at 6:00 p.m.

What to expect? 

There are no fireworks in Davidson, but residents are invited to celebrate our nation’s independence with a patriotic stroll along South Street to the town green and a concert on the green. The parade will include a color guard, a fire engine, and lots of patriotic residents.

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Land Parade in Tega Cay

When?

July 3, 2021, at 9:00 a.m.

What to expect? 

Tega Cay will celebrate the Fourth of July with a day full of events beginning with a Land Parade and wrapping up with a fireworks display in the evening.

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Baxter Village in Fort Mill

When?

July 4, 2021, at 9:30 a.m.

What to expect? 

The Baxter Village Fourth of July Parade will feature more than 100 units of entertainment for all ages, including the fire department and military honor guards as well as professional sports mascots to bands, classic cars, floats, and clowns. You can view the parade along Market Street in Baxter Village Town Center. Parking is free.

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Banner Elk Annual Fourth of July Parade

When?

July 3, 2021, at 11:00 a.m.

What to expect? 

Event organizers say it’s “the best small town parade you’ll ever attend!” Enjoy floats, bikes, cars, people parading down Main Street. A Duck Race and Party in the Park will follow.

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N. Wilkesboro Marketplace Meltdown and Fireworks

When?

July 4, 2021, from 6:00 to 11:00 p.m.

What to expect? 

Live music from Alex Key and The Locksmiths at the Yadkin Valley Marketplace downtown, followed by Silvio Martinat’s Swing Band, an emergency vehicle parade at 8:00 p.m., and super fireworks display at dark.


Blowing Rock Fourth of July Weekend

When?

July 3, 2021, at 10:00 a.m.

What to expect? 

Event organizers want you to enjoy “the best small-town Main Street parade.” No parking on the street.  The shuttle will run from Tanger Outlets starting at 8:00 a.m. Park games and activities canceled 2021. Fireworks at Tweetsie at 9:30 p.m.

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Sparta Independence Day Celebrations

When?

July 3, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. and July 4, 2021, at dark

What to expect? 

This small mountain town loves a parade and just about everyone from the town and surrounding communities lines up along Main Street to watch the color guard, floats, fire trucks, old cars, and marchers. Fireworks in the park.


Blowing Rock Fourth of July Weekend

When?

July 3, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to dark

What to expect? 

The parade begins at 11:00 a.m. Live music, craft, and food vendors, old-fashioned contests, and more at Riverwalk Park and Bandstand. Fireworks at dark!

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Faith Fourth of July Celebration in Faith, NC

When?

July 3, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to dark

What to expect? 

The parade begins at 11:00 a.m. Live music, craft, and food vendors, old-fashioned contests, and more at Riverwalk Park and Bandstand. Fireworks at dark!

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Lincolnton in Lincoln County

When?

July 4, 2021, at 8:30 p.m.

What to expect? 

The celebration starts with the parade at 8:30 p.m. and the fireworks show at 9:30 p.m. Everyone is invited to join the fun!

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The Town of Indian Trail in Union County

When?

July 3, 2021, at 11:30 a.m.

What to expect? 

The Town of Indian Trail and Indian Trail Parks and Recreation will host a parade in Downtown Indian Trail.

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Harrisburg in Cabarrus County

When?

July 3, 2021, beginning at 9:00 a.m., and July 4, 2021 beginning at 4:00 p.m.

What to expect? 

Join Harrisburg Park for two days of fun, including amusements, food, entertainment, and two nights of fireworks!

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Oakboro in Stanly County

When?

July 3, 2021, beginning at 9:00 a.m.

What to expect?

The 63rd Annual 4th of July Parade plus a carnival!

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