City of Raleigh July 4th Celebration at Dix Park

  • Dates: July 4, 2022
  • Venue: Dorothea Dix Park
  • Location: Downtown Raleigh
  • Address: 2105 Umstead Dr., Raleigh, NC 27603
  • Times: 6pm
  • Admission: Free

About

City of Raleigh's July 4th Fireworks are moving to Dix Park!

Pack a picnic and head to Dix Park to enjoy music from our DJ stage and field games like Cornhole and giant Connect 4 before the fireworks begin.

Time:

  • Gates Open & Shuttles Begin - 6:00pm
  • Fireworks - 9:30pm
  • Last Shuttle leaves Dix Park - 11:30pm

Location: The Big Field at Dix Park

Free Parking

  • Dix Park will be closed to all vehicles.
  • Parking is available on NCSU Centennial Campus & Downtown Raleigh parking decks.
  • We recommend carpooling if possible.

Free Shuttles

  • Shuttles will run from NCSU Centennial Campus and Moore Square to Dix Park. 
  • Shuttles will run 6:00 pm until 11:30 pm.

Walk or Bike

  • Use the Rocky Branch Greenway to enter at Hunt Drive and Western Blvd.
  • Use the Centennial Bikeway Connector to enter at Blair Drive and Centennial Pkwy.

Know Before You Go

  • The event viewing area is a grass covered field with uneven surfaces. 
  • Bug spray, sunscreen and closed-toe shoes are recommended.
  • Bring blankets and/or lawn chairs for seating.
  • You may bring in food and non-alcoholic drinks.
  • Port-a-johns will be the only restrooms available at the event site. ADA accessible facilities will be included.

Accessibility

Accessible parking and viewing area is located at Holy Name of Jesus Cathedral.