Local Information & News July 1, 2024

2024 Independence Day Celebrations in the Foothills of North Carolina

Hickory Crawdads Fireworks Show

  • Date: Wednesday July 3rd
  • Time: Game starts at 6:30 p.m.
  • Location: 2500 Clement Blvd. NW, Hickory
  • More info: milb.com/hickory


Town of Rhodhiss Independence Day Festival with Live Music and Fireworks

  • Date: Saturday July 6th
  • Time: Festival 5pm Fireworks 9:30pm
  • Location:  33 Caldwell Street, Morganton
  • More Info: TownOfRhodhissNC.com


Lenoir Fort Defiance Independence Day Picnic

  • Date: Thursday July 4th
  • Time: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Tickets: Presale – Adults $17, Children (6-14) $15; Day of – Adults $20, Children $17
  • Activities: Hamburgers, hot dogs, Fort Defiance tours, Declaration of Independence recitations
  • Location: 1792 Fort Defiance Dr., Lenoir
  • Tickets: Purchase at HistoricFortDefianceNC.org


Blowing Rock July 4th Celebration

  • Date: Saturday July 6th
  • Schedule of Events:
    10am Parade

    11am Surefire Bluegress Band
    1pm Games
    1:30 Shelby Rae Moore
    3:30 Soulution Band
  • More Information: BlowingRock.com/July4th


Town of Troutman Independence Day Festival

  • Date: Wednesday July 3rd
  • Time: Starts at 6:30 p.m.
  • Activities: Food trucks, bounce houses, live music
  • Fireworks: Around 9:30 p.m.
  • Location: Iredell County Fairgrounds, 630 N. Main St., Troutman


Town of Mooresville Stars & Stripes on Main Parade


Mooresville Lowe’s YMCA Field of Flags Summer Celebration

  • Date: Wednesday July 3rd
  • Time: Starts at 6 p.m.
  • Activities: Fireworks, food trucks, live music
  • Location: 170 Joe Knox Ave., Mooresville


City of Lincolnton Fourth of July Celebration

  • Date: Thursday July 4th
  • Parade: Starts at 8:30 p.m. from East Main St. through courthouse square to Lincolnton High School
  • Fireworks: 9:30 p.m.
  • More info: LincolntonNC.org/Fourth