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Town of Chapel Hill's July 4th Celebration and Fireworks

  • Kenan Memorial Stadium 104 Stadium Dr Chapel Hill, NC, 27514 United States (map)

Celebrate July 4th!

Join us and radio personailty Ron Stutts from WCHL at Kenan Memorial Stadium on Friday, July 4 to celebrate our nation’s rich history of freedom and independence with Live Music, Fireworks and Family Fun! Gates open at 7pm with family friendly activities. For parking and gate enterance information, please click here.  

Live Performance by 
Bull City Syndicate

No other band from the Carolinas, or the entire Mid-Atlantic region for that matter, dares to attempt the intricate fusion of rhythm-section funk, 4-horn firepower, and soaring vocals this band throws down each time they play live.


Watermelon Eating Contest, hosted by DSI Comedy

Make sure to get there early at 7pm to participate in the  watermelon eating contest. The winner will receive free prizes and tickets to a choice UNC football game. The DSI Comedy teams will be onsite to host and with interactive improv!!!


 Fireworks will begin at 9:30pm Please be sure to arrive early for the best seats. Fireworks and Entertainment can be viewed only from inside the stadium.

Earlier Event: July 4
Lantern on Fourth of July
Later Event: July 6
ReCYCLEry Open Workshop