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Festivals and Community Celebrations 2018

Festivals and special events serve as important attractions for destinations and provide unique experiences for residents and visitors. Free festivals and community celebrations enhance the quality of life for our citizens here in Chapel Hill, as well as create a positive economic impact for our local economy. These celebrations bring together families, friends and neighbors to celebrate and connect with our community -- there is always something fun to do in Chapel Hill!


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Community Egg Hunt 

 Southern Community Park 

 March 24th, 2018 


 For more information click here

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 UNC Science Expo 

  UNC Campus, Cameron Ave

  April 14th, 2018

  11am- 4pm

   For more information click here. 



 Rodeo on Rosemary 

  Rosemary St, Wallace Parking Deck

  April 22nd, 2018 


  For more information click here

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Movies Under the Stars

Thursdays, 6/7-8/16 Wallace Plaza

6/7    Spiderman: Homecoming           

6/14   Wonder Woman

7/19   Star Wars : Force Awakens

7/26    Star Wars: Last Jedi

8/9      Coco
8/16     Beauty and the Beast (2017)
For more info, click here.

July 4th Fireworks Celebration 

Kenan Memorial Stadium
Tuesday, July 4th, 2018
Gates open at 7:00 pm

For more info click here.


Tar Heel Downtown 

Date TBD
140 W Franklin Plaza
6:00p.m. - 9:00p.m.

For more info, click HERE



Festifall Arts Festival

Sunday, October 7th, 2018
Downtown Chapel Hill
12:00p.m. - 6:00p.m.

For more info, click here.




Rodeo on Rosemary

Fall Edition 

Date TBD
Rosemary Street at Wallace Parking Deck
12:00p.m. - 4:00p.m.

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Chapel Hill - Carrboro 
Holiday Parade

Saturday December 8th 2018

10 am - 12 pm
Parade thru Downtown Chapel Hill and Carrboro,
beginning at Morehead Planetarium.

For more info, click here.

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