Wake Forest Independence Day Celebration

  • Dates: July 3, 2019 - July 4, 2019
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Presenting Organization: Town of Wake Forest
  • Venue: Fireworks Spectacular: Heritage High School; Children's Parade: N. Main St.; Arts & Games in the Park: Wake Forest Community House
  • Location: Wake Forest
  • Address: Heritage High School: 1150 Forestville Rd.; Wake Forest Community House: 133 W. Owen Ave., Wake Forest, NC 27587
  • Phone: 919.435.9400
  • Times: Wed., 5:30pm; Thurs., 10am-1pm
  • Admission: Free


The town of Wake Forest offers up two days of Independence Day celebrations, July 3-4. The Fireworks Spectacular on July 3 will feature live music, plus food trucks and vendors serving up hamburgers, hot dogs, popcorn and snow cones. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets!

On the morning of July 4, kids can jump in on the annual Children's Parade (line-up begins at 10am; parade begins at 10:30am), then have a blast at Art & Games in the Park, 11am-1pm, with inflatables, sack races, a watermelon seed-spitting contest, pie-eating contest and more.