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Archer Lodge Community Center's 4th Of July Celebration Saturday, July 3rd from Glenn Strickland and HTR Garner starting with a parade at 5:30pm, followed by live music from Aaron Hamm and the Big River Band, face painting, food trucks and fireworks at 9:15pm!

Benson's fireworks Sunday, July 4th at 9:15pm at McLamb Tart Road (off highway 301 S. Wall Street)

Clayton Square To Square street festival Saturday, July 3rd on Main Street with an ages 13+ hot dog eating contest, free snow cones and watermelon, axe throwing, face painting, balloon twister, rock wall climbing, waterslides and fire truck parade to close out the day at 2:45pm!  

Cleveland fireworks Monday, July 5th at 9:15pm

Garner fireworks Saturday, July 3rd at 9:15pm at Lake Benson Park.

Raleigh's fireworks Sunday, July 4th near Carter-Finley Stadium and PNC Arena at 9:30. Parking lots open at 6pm. Parking is free.

Selma's All American Festival at Blakestone Plaza 6:30pm Friday, July 2nd with The Fantasy Band performing LIVE, a kids zone, pie eating contest and free watermelon slices!  Fireworks start at 9:15pm, with parking at vantage points including Tractor Supply, Temple Baptist and Blackstone Plaza.

Smithfield's 4th Of July Celebration Sunday, July 4th at Johnston Community College, with the parking lot open at 8pm to view only (no public restrooms).

Wake Forest fireworks Saturday, July 3rd at 9:30pm at Husky Stadium football field where you're encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets.