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The ‘Works!: July 4th, 2017 on Fayetteville Street in Downtown Raleigh, NC

Once again, Downtown Raleigh will be the one and only host of the City’s Fourth of July fireworks extravaganza.

July 4, noon to 10pm – THIS IS A FREE EVENT

Fayetteville Street, Downtown Raleigh

Independence Day Celebration during the day with live music, Beer/Wine tent, kids rides and games, Aerial Performances, Cirque de Vol street performers, eating contests, food and art vendors, and much more! Fireworks will light up the sky over The Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts starting at around 9:30pm.

PARKING MAP Lots of parking downtown! Click here for the Downtown Parking Map.

Or check out these Park & Ride options!

Photos top, courtesy of Michael Zirkle

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$119/night at the Downtown Marriott Hotel. Click here.

From $129/night at the North Raleigh Hilton. Click here.

CONTESTS SIGNUPContact Jasmine Keadle with game, time, name and age to sign up for Watermelon Seed Spitting, Hot Dog Eating and Ice Cream Eating Contests.

Capitol Continues 4th of July Tradition (12pm to 5pm)!
The State Capitol is hosting a free, fun-filled family event on July 4th. It features an outdoor naturalization ceremony, plus many more activities!

GoRaleigh park and ride is available from 6pm – 11pm at two Raleigh locations. More Info.