Chapel Hill's July Fourth Celebration at Kenan Stadium
A spectacular fireworks display will once again echo throughout UNC's Kenan Stadium on Wednesday July 4th. Travel & Leisure Magazine ranked Chapel Hill as one of America’s top 10 Best Towns for a July Fourth Celebration. This is one celebration you won’t want to miss! Fireworks start at 9:30 p.m. sharp, so get there early for the best seats! Suggested contributions of $1 per person or $5 per family help keep this prestigious event a home town tradition.
Gates open at 7p.m. with family fun activities planned throughout the evening! Come early to visit our face painting areas, with a new digital photo booth and spin art stations too! The UNC Health Care Watermelon Eating Contest will be in full swing once again, hosted by comedians from The PIT Comedy Theater. Grand prize winners will receive tickets to one of UNC’s upcoming footballs games this fall.
The 97.9 The Hill Main Stage hosted by Ron Stutts, features a state of the art sound and light show, where The Matt Strattford Band will be rocking the stadium.
Another way this event becomes top ten, is through community pride and support by the University of North Carolina, as well as, an elite group of sponsors each year. The Fireworks and Grand Finale are presented by Cruisers Convenience Marketplace, Hendrick Subaru Southpoint, Erie Insurance, and Grace Church. The 97.9 The Hill Main Stage. The UNC Health Care Watermelon Eating Contest hosted by The PIT Comedy Theater. Our Official Media Partner, The News and Observer and our Rocket Concourse sponsor Walmart, and VIP Sky Box sponsors Panera Bread, and Lotsa Stone Fired Pizza.
The Town of Chapel Hill promotes a Bike & Pedestrian-Friendly Community and encourages everyone to cycle or walk whenever attending these great events!
Seating is limited, please arrive early. Stadium concessions will be available, no outside food and drink is permitted.For more details about parking and gate entry for Chapel Hill's July 4th Celebration, visit www.chapelhilljuly4fireworks.com