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

America’s Best Towns for July 4th, by Travel & Leisure Magazine


Celebrate July 4th!
Travel & Leisure Magazine ranks Chapel Hill as one of America's top ten July Fourth Celebrations in the country. 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.  

Bull City SyndicateLive 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. Winners of each heat will receive two tickets to a DSI Comedy show with the grand prize winner taking home 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.

On behalf of the Town of Chapel Hill and the Univeristy of North Carolina ... thank you for your generosity for sponsoring this prestigous event to celebrate our nations rich history!

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