Monday, May 30, is a Town Holiday. Most municipal offices will be closed. Please view the holiday service schedule for information about changes to trash and recycling pickup and other services.

July 4th Celebration and Fireworks



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. Fireworks are only visible from inside the stadium.


Event Sponsors 



Grace Logo


DSI Logo


 Balloon Animals, Face Painting, Inflatables and Midway Games! 



Watermelon Eating Contest, hosted by DSI Comedy

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!!



 Main stage music provided by Soul Psychedelique Orchestra

 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. 

Parking also is available in Town of Chapel Hill parking lots downtown, including the Wallace Parking Deck at 150 East Rosemary Street and 140 West Franklin Street underground deck. 

Stadium Drive will remain CLOSED to general public.

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.      

No outside food or drink allowed in the stadium. 



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