Independence Day Celebrations and Fireworks Displays

June 28, 2022

Below is a list of all the Fourth of July festivities in and around the Western Piedmont area, to help you find July 4th fireworks, events, parades, crafts, things to do and more for Independence Day 2022 in Hickory and the surrounding areas.

We'll be adding more to the list as details become available. Know of something missing?  Please email me at or use our submit an event option.  Click on the event title for more information and full details and please keep in mind that while every effort is made to provide the most up to date information, events are subject to change with or without notice.

June 30th

Happy Birthday America Parade 
Patrick Beaver Memorial Library
11 AM

July 1st
Valdese Independence Day Celebration
Downtown Valdese
7PM - 11 PM
Cruise-In, Live Music, Fireworks Display

Fireworks Friday at Hickory Crawdad's Home Game!
Game starts at 7 PM, Fireworks display to follow

July 2nd

Newton Independence Day Parade
11AM, Newton

Boone Independence Day Celebration
5 PM - 9 PM
Beech Mountain Ski Resort

Downtown Marion Independence Day Parade and Fireworks Display
Main St, Marion
6 PM, Fireworks 9:45 PM 

Blowing Rock 4th Of July Parade and Festival
Downtown Blowing Rock 
10 AM - 4 PM

Freedom Fest
Christ Church - Mt. View
6 PM - 9 PM

July 3rd 

City of Statesville 2022 Fireworks Celebration
Fireworks begin at 9:30 PM 

Hickory Crawdad's Independence Day Extravaganza 
Join us for our largest fireworks display of year!
Game starts at 6 PM

July 4th

Lincolnton Independence Day Celebration
Parade down East Main St followed by a Fireworks Display at LHS.
8:30 PM 

Edith Pirkle 4th of July Parade
Dress up and join in the fun, prizes will be awarded in different categories.
10AM Maiden Library 

Town of Glen Alpine Fourth of July Parade
10 AM 

Kiddie Car Parade
10 AM
The Town of Hudson invites children are invited to decorate bikes, wagons, skateboards and themselves and for a march from HUB Station to Redwood Park for a free afternoon of swimming at the pool.

Boone 4th of July Parade
11Am -12:30 PM
Downtown Boone (King St).

Morganton 4th of July Fireworks Display
9:45 PM
Freedom Park, Morganton 

Marketplace Meltdown & July Fireworks Event
Live music, food, parade and fireworks
6 PM - 10 PM
Yadkin Valley Marketplace, N. Wilkesboro

SkyShow 2022
Charlotte- Truist Field is hosing the SkyShow following USA Baseball game - tickets for seats start at $24, but you can watch the fireworks display from Romare Bearden Park, 300 S. Church Street, Charlotte.

July 4th Fireworks at Tweetsie Railroad (Blowing Rock) - Enjoy the most spectacular fireworks show in the High Country. Visit online or call Tweetsie at 1-828-264-9061 for more information.

July 16th
Night in the Park
City Pavilion, Claremont
4PM - 10PM
Join Claremont for summer fun, live music, good food and end the night with a Fireworks display.
Fireworks begin at 9 PM