Town of Cary July 4th Celebration * July 4th* 3 – 10 PM
Koka Booth Amphitheatre 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary, NC 27518
This Independence Day Celebration features free patriotic performances by the Cary Town Band and the North Carolina Symphony along with family-based activities including fair rides, games, eating contents, vendors and an evening fireworks display.
Other fun attractions include a 50 foot Ferris wheel and fireworks at 9 PM !
General admission lawn seats are free to the public and tickets are not needed however Booth Amphitheatre offers Crescent table seating for purchase. A limited number of 4 seat pub tables are available for purchase for $160 for the whole table.
Here is the schedule.
3pm: Gates open to blankets, lawn chairs & picnics
3-5pm: DJ – music and dancing!
3-7pm: Kids Activities, Ferris Wheel, Berry-Go-Round, & more
4:30-6pm: Ice Cream eating contests
5:45pm: Cary Town Band on Koka Booth Main Stage
7:30pm: NC Symphony on Koka Booth Main Stage
Fireworks to follow the concert (approx. 9 p.m.)
But there are more events to partake as well!
Independence Eve Celebration
Wednesday, July 3 | Free
Preshow with Applause! Cary Youth Theatre | 6:30 p.m.
Cary Town Band | 7:30 p.m.
Cary Arts Center
The Cary Town Band will celebrate and honor our nation’s veterans in this year’s Independence Eve Celebration. Speaker Deborah Tilton, a Specialist in the NC Army National Guard and decorated veteran, will answer the question, “What is a Veteran?” Musical selections will be played to honor those who have served. The band will pay special tribute to our military service personnel and their spouses past and present who have helped secure our freedom and liberty. For more, Cary Town Band or call (919) 469-4069.
Independence Day Olde Time Celebration at Bond Park
Join us for an old-fashioned celebration of our nation’s birth — sure to be lots of fun for the entire family!
Fishing Tournament (Waterfront)
Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. at the Boathouse. Prizes awarded for the longest and shortest fish in a variety of age groups. The Boathouse will be open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Parade Preparations (Kiwanis Shelter)
Decorate yourself your family or your bike, trike, stroller, wagon, scooter or battery-powered kids vehicle, (no gas powered vehicles please) and participate in an old time, kid-friendly parade through the park to celebrate the founding of our country. The parade theme will be “American Pride.” You are welcome to provide your own decorating supplies, come already decorated, or use our decorations while supplies last. Supplies and assistance provided by the Cary Teen Council.
Parade In The Park
Show your American pride! Slowly walk, stroll, ride, drive, and parade through the park. The parade begins at the Kiwanis Shelter and will be led by the marching unit of our own Cary Town Band playing a selection of classic american standards.
Family Contests (Boathouse & Spillway)
Join us for some family-friendly competitions including: Donut eating, watermelon eating, Lake Side Olympics, sack race, egg and spoon race, and three-legged race. There will also be seed spitting contests, face painting and more! Age groups for all events are: age 5 and under, age 6-10, age 11-17, and age 18 and up.
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