Thank you for attending the 2016 July 4th Celebration!!
Monday, July 4th, 2016
UNC's Kenan Memorial Stadium
Travel & Leisure Magazine ranked Chapel Hill as one of America's Top 10 Best Towns for a July Fourth Celebration!
Gates open at 7:00pm!
Fireworks begin at 9:30pm. Arrive early for the best seats.
GATE ATTRACTIONS AND PARKING
Balloon Animals, Face Painting, Inflatables and Midway Games!
Watermelon Eating Contest,
Make sure to get there early at 7pm to participate in our watermelon eating contest. Winners will receive prizes! The DSI comedy teams will be onsite with interactive improv!!
Fireworks Presented by
Official Media Partners
Watermelon Eating Contest Hosted by
VIP Skybox Presented by
Main stage music provided by
If variety is the spice of life then
The Soul Psychedelique Orchestra features a 3-6 piece horn section, a string quartet, full rhythm section and a disc jockey
Stadium Gates 5, 6 and Blue Zone North will be open at 7pm for entry with seating available on the South side only sections 118-131 and sections 219-231.
Recommended parking for event patrons in the Craige, Jackson and Cardinal parking decks off of Manning Drive and the Rams Head Deck off ridge road. The Bell Tower lot is open to public and is also assigned disability parking.
UNC Public Safety encourages parents to place their cell phone number in their children's pocket, just in case you get separated for any reason. This will help you reunite with them much quicker and easier.
Donations to offset the cost of the event will be taken at the gates. $1 per person and $5 per family is recommended.
No outside food or drink allowed in the stadium.