Happy Birthday America! Celebrate our the great U.S. of A with a Fourth of July fireworks show. Several local areas continue this time-honored tradition with spectacular displays of lights and music. Enjoy!

Carowinds Celebrate America Fireworks Show:

Celebrate the 4th of July at the annual fireworks show starting at 9:30 p.m. If you are not a season passholder, a ticket to the park which includes viewing of the fireworks costs $45 with free admission for children aged 3-5 with the Pre-K Pass. 

Skyshow & Street Party at the BB&T Ballpark:

Mint Street shuts down in front of the ballpark for this all-day street party featuring music and family entertainment. Catch a Charlotte Knights baseball game at 6:00 pm followed by a patriotic flag ceremony for our veterans and active military. Afterward, stick around for the largest fireworks display in the Southeast with SkyShow Fireworks brought to you by Fox 46 Charlotte.

U.S. National Whitewater Center’s 4th of July Celebration:

Go to the Whitewater Center for live music and fireworks starting at 9:30 pm. An all day activities day pass will run about $59 to try your hand at rafting, zip lining, climbing and more to do throughout the day. Then, enjoy live music starting at 6:00 pm and fireworks at 9:30 pm. 

Charlotte Motor Speedway 4th of July Spectacular:

Go to the Charlotte Motor Speedway to see several race cars on display with a free driver autograph session. Gates open at 5:00 pm with fireworks beginning at dusk. There is only an $8 admission fee and children under 13 get in free!

Lake Wylie Fireworks:

Spend the day listening to live music, watching parades and having a cookout at the Lake Wylie Plaza. Then, stay put or boat over to Buster Boyd Bridge to watch fireworks on the water at Lake Wylie. Fireworks begin at dusk and last about 20 minutes. There is no admission cost.

Symphony Park at South Park Mall Fireworks:

Join the Charlotte symphony for patriotic music and watch fireworks on July 3rd at 8:15 pm. Gates open at 5:00 to grab your spot, have a picnic and stick around to listen to The Alan Barrington Band at 7:00 pm. Ticket costs vary depending on advance purchase or at the door. Please call 704-972-2000 for inquiries.