Here are a few festivals and Charlotte Area activities plus, of course, firework shows.  If you know of some we’ve missed we hope you’ll let us know so we can add them.


Lake Wylie Fireworks

Saturday, July 4th - about 9:15 p.m., at Buster Boyd Bridge.

Annual Fourth of July fireworks display celebrating Independence Day, coordinated by the Lake Wylie Chamber.


Lake Norman Fireworks -

Lake Norman: Fireworks, 9:30 p.m., at Peninsula Golf and Yacht Clubs, Harbor Light Road, Cornelius. July 4th.


SkyShow Charlotte at BB&T Ballpark

Saturday, July 4th at BB&T Ballpark. Baseball, fireworks and fun.  Make a day of it!!

First pitch for the game is at 6:05 p.m. as Team USA take on Cuba.

Veterans and Active Military will be honored with a patriotic flag ceremony immediately following the game, thanks to News Talk 1110 WBT.

Afterward, you won’t want to miss the largest fireworks display in the Southeast with the SkyShow Fireworks!


Celebrate America (With Fireworks!)

Friday, July 3rd at Symphony Park, 4400 Sharon Road, Charlotte.

This star-spangled celebration of American Independence features all the patriotic favorites--"America the Beautiful," "God Bless America," and more--plus a "Back to the Fifties" medley and some of Michael Jackson's greatest hits. FIREWORKS END THE SHOW!


USNWC‘s 4th of July Festival -

A two-day celebration featuring outdoor adventure, live music, and spectacular firework displays. Musical performances on the Belmont Abbey Island stage will take place in the afternoon and evening, followed by a stunning firework display over the world’s largest man-made whitewater river. Bring out your blanket or chairs, pick out a great viewing spot and enjoy the show.


Bojangles' Summer Shootout - Fourth of July Fireworks Extravaganza -

Tuesday, June 30, 2015, Summer Shootout

Fans will see fireworks on and off the track as Charlotte Motor Speedway kicks off a busy Fourth of July week with the very best Legend Car and Bandolero racers from across the country battling on the front stretch quarter-mile. The Tuesday night spectacular will feature a Champ truck display and a huge fireworks extravaganza to wrap up a full evening of racing.


Plaza Midwood 4th of July Pig Pickin –  

Saturday, July 4th – Check out their Facebook page for details – July Pig Pickin - 1218 Gordon Street, Charlotte, Plaza Midwood


July 4th Celebration at Birkdale Village -

Activities include bike decorating, face painting, a clown bounce, children's arts and crafts, a parade in Birkdale, water fight between fire stations, music, food, and a whole lot of fun!


Whatever you choose to do the Mayes Harris Realty Team wishes you a safe and Happy July 4th!!