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Free Fishing Day - Lake Crabtree

Each year on July 4, North Carolina celebrates Free Fishing Day. This is the one day of the year when ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: Lake Crabtree County Park | 1400 Aviation Pkwy., Morrisville, NC 27560
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Independence Day Olde Time Celebration - Cary

Join us for an old-fashioned celebration of our nation’s birth -- sure to be lots of fun for the entire ...

  • 7:30 am -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: Fred G. Metro Bond Park, Boathouse | 801 High House Road, Cary, NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.townofcary.org
  • Category: Holiday Events

July 4th Pancake Breakfast - Morrisville

Located at Fire Station 1 at 200 Town Hall Drive, the Morrisville Fire Department prepares a pancake breakfast for the ...

  • 8:00 am - 10:00 am 
  • Location: Fire Station 1 | 200 Town Hall Dr., Morrisville NC
  • Cost: Presale tickets: Adults $4, Children $2 (under 12) Day of tickets: Adults $5, Children $3 (under 12)
  • Website: www.townofmorrisville.org
  • Category: Family Fun, Holiday Events

Playgroup Tot Time - Lake Lynn Community Center

The gym is your playground! Come meet other families in your community in a recreational setting. The gym will be ...

Special Exhibit: Rich in the Rare - Yates Mill County Park

Come to Historic Yates Mill to see a new temporary exhibit, Rich in the Rare, on loan from the N.C. ...

KidJump (Ages 6 & Under) at DefyGravity Durham

Special jump time for the kiddos every Monday-Wednesday and Friday from 9am-10am is EXCLUSIVELY for children 6 and younger (and ...

Olde Fashioned Fourth of July - Apex

Join us in Historic Downtown Apex as we celebrate America's Birthday! Kids 12 & under may participate in Uncle Sam's ...

Toddler Bounce at BounceU!

Take time out to spend with your little one as you both crawl, explore and bounce in a safe environment ...

2018 Children’s Independence Day Parade - Durham Central Park

Bring the kids and celebrate the birth of our nation in this fun and patriotic parade. Come early to help ...

Carrboro Fourth of July Celebration

The 2018 Carrboro July 4th Celebration will be held at Carrboro Town Hall on Wednesday, July 4th. Help us kick ...

Mini Mights Open Gym at Peak Gymnastics (Apex)

Every Wednesday, bring your 18 month - 3 year old for an hour of fun together at Peak Gymnastics!

39th Annual Festival for the Eno

Be cool and stay cool on banks of the river this Independence Day weekend at the Festival for the Eno. Over ...

  • 10:00 am -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: West Point on the Eno, Durham City Park, NC
  • Cost: Single Day Pass: $18 ($23 at gate) Two Day Pass: $30 ($35 at gate) Teen Tickets (age 13 -17) $11 (in advance or at gate) ; Children (12 and under): Admitted free.
  • Website: www.eventbrite.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Fourth of July Children's Parade and Art & Games in the Park - Wake Forest

The Fourth of July Celebration revelry continues on Wednesday, July 4, with the annual Children’s Parade. The lineup begins at ...

Mazes & Brain Games (Exhibit)

Maneuver your way through this mind boggling collection of mind-bending adventures, 3-D puzzles and full-body games - an unforgettable adventure ...

Playgroup Tot Time - Barwell Road Community Center

The gym is your playground! Come meet other families in your community in a recreational setting. The gym will be ...

Toddler Time at Sky Zone

Sky Zone's Toddler Time is a great way to get our youngest jumpers active and ready for nap time. Every ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: Sky Zone Raleigh | 2101 Westinghouse Blvd., Raleigh NC 27604
  • Cost: $8 for 60 minutes
  • Website: www.skyzone.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Weekly Preschool Storytime - Cary Barnes & Noble

Join us every Wednesday at 10 am for Preschool Storytime!

Wendell July 4th Parade and Celebration

Join the Wendell Historical Society and Town of Wendell for a July 4th parade and celebration. The parade begins on ...

Capitol Independence Day Celebration

This 4th of July, a Raleigh tradition continues! From 11-3, the State Capitol is hosting a free, fun-filled family event ...

Independence Day Open House - Joel Lane Museum House

The Joel Lane Museum House, “The Birthplace of Raleigh,” will sponsor its 27th annual Independence Day Open House. Colonel Lane ...

  • 11:00 am -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: Joel Lane Museum House | 728 West Hargett Street, Raleigh NC
  • Cost: Admission Free, Donations Requested
  • Website: www.joellane.org
  • Category: Holiday Events

Meet the Animals

From alligators to opossums, come face-to-face with a new live animal each week. This free program is open to all ...

  • 11:00 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: Museum of Natural Sciences - Windows on the World Nature Exploration Center | 11 West Jones Street
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: naturalsciences.org
  • Category: Ongoing Programs, Free

Weekly Toddler Storytime - Brier Creek Barnes & Noble

Join us every Wednesday at 11 am for Toddler Storytime!

4th of July Skate at United Skates!

Skate before you see the Fireworks!! Wear Red, White and Blue and get FREE admission!

FAMILY SWIM at Goldfish Swim School - Cary

If you’re looking for something out of the ordinary to do as a family, try our fun Family Swim. Family ...

FAMILY SWIM at Goldfish Swim School -Wake Forest

If you’re looking for something out of the ordinary to do as a family, try our fun Family Swim. Family ...

Storytime for All Ages - Page 158 Books

On Wednesdays at noon and Saturdays at noon we have a free Storytime for all ages. For more call 919-741-9156.

July 4th Celebration at Koka Booth Amphitheatre - Cary

Celebrate our nation’s birthday in spectacular style at Booth Amphitheater for the area’s biggest Independence Day celebration ever. Come early ...

Cosmic Open Bounce at BounceU!

Cosmic Open Bounce! We turn out the lights and turn on the FUN with black lights and special effects lights! ...

July 4th Celebration - Clayton

Join us Wednesday, July 4, 2018 fpr the 38th Annual Independence Day Celebration in Municipal Park on West Stallings Street ...

2018 Rolesville 4th of July

Come out and join us for this summer's big event...the Rolesville 4th of July! On July 4th, our event will ...

Fourth of July Celebration - Knightdale

The Fifth Annual July Fourth Celebration at Knightdale Station Park will feature headlining band The Embers. Food trucks will be ...

Raleigh 4th of July Fireworks Display

You can't miss Raleigh's Fourth of July fireworks extravaganza! Returning to West Raleigh after six years, the annual July Fourth ...

  • 6:00 pm 
  • Location: Carter-Finley Stadium and PNC Arena area, Raleigh, NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: abc11.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Family Program: Crabtree Casters

Whether you already enjoy fishing or would like to learn how to fish, this program is for you! Join park ...

12th Annual Independence Day Celebration & Fireworks at Brier Creek

Join Brier Creek Commons as we celebrate our great nation with our 12th Annual Fireworks Show!! Wednesday, July 4th – ...

American Legion Bingo

CASH PRIZES AWARDED! Each person must purchase a minimum of 1 pack of cards for $15, plays all 12 games, ...

  • 7:00 pm 
  • Location: American Legion Post 116 | 6400 Johnson Pond Rd, Fuquay Varina, NC
  • Cost: 1 pack of cards for $15
  • Website: alpost116nc.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Chapel Hill’s Fourth of July Celebration

Join us once again as a spectacular display of fireworks echoes throughout Kenan Stadium this Independence day! Travel & Leisure ...

North Carolina Courage vs. Chicago Red Stars

Come support the ladies of the North Carolina Courage at this home game!

Way Back Wednesday Skate at Jellybeans (Cary)

Skate to music from the 70s, 80s & 90s. $2 quad rentals, $3 inline/speed rentals.

Free First Wednesday Flicks - Apex

FIRST WEDNESDAY FLICKS 1st Wednesday of each month, 7:30pm FREE Join us at the Halle Cultural Arts Center on the ...

Fireworks Extravaganza

Celebrate July 4th with a day of family fun at Tweetsie Railroad, and the High Country’s most spectacular fireworks display. ...

  • 9:30 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: Tweetsie Railroad | 300 Tweetsie Railroad Lane, Blowing Rock, NC 28605
  • Cost: $0 for kids ages 0-2; $30 for kids ages 3-12; $45 for adults 13+
  • Website: tweetsie.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Holiday Events
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