4th of july

Get ready! The Town of Wendell will be hosting its FIRST EVER Fireworks Show on Saturday, July 2nd, 2022 at Wendell Community Park! Located at 601 W. Third Street, Wendell Community Park will be closed beginning at 9 p.m. on Friday, July 1st to set up for the event. It will reopen at 6 p.m. on […]

   2019 Town of Wake Forest Independence Day Celebration. With a performance by Raleigh’s own Sleeping Booty at  Husky Stadium on the campus of Heritage High School.

It’s that time of the year! We’ve got the rundown on the fireworks festivities in our area! Downtown Raleigh’s The ‘Works starts at noon on Monday. Fireworks are scheduled for 9:30 p.m. and can be viewed from areas around Fayetteville Street and the Red Hat Amphitheatre. Cary’s Independence Day Olde Time Celebration starts at 8 […]

From the classics like BBQ ribs to potato salad, here's the recipes you should make!

  Here are some of our favorite R&B singers giving us all the patriotism we need today!                      

Looking for a place to see the fireworks this evening? We have the full list of local activities! RALEIGH The Works Noon – 11 p.m. Friday on Fayetteville Street The ‘Works kicks off with live music, kids’ rides and games, street performers, eating contests, and much more. Fireworks will light up the sky over The […]

Warm weather means all kinds of things, including…fire up that grill! And oh, what delicious grilling options there are. Though barbecue overall has a pretty…

Raleigh’s Independence Day celebration kicks off at noon and goes non-stop until 11 p.m. as Downtown celebrates American freedom with 20 bands playing three stages, fun-for-all events, art for sale, fabulous food for sale, eating contests ending in fireworks – in other words it’s The ‘Works July 4th! Mayor Nancy McFarlane expressed the City’s hearty […]

Looking for fireworks in Knightdale this July 4th holiday? Knightdale’s First Annual July 4th Celebration at Knightdale Station will be held on the evening of Friday, July 4th at Knightdale Station Park, featuring fireworks and music from The Embers. The event will begin at 5pm and conclude with the fireworks, at 9:15pm. The First Annual July 4th Festival will […]

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After years at the State Fairgrounds, Raleigh moves its Fourth of July celebration downtown this year to a new festival on Fayetteville Street. The event kicks off at noon Wednesday, with live music and events up and down Fayetteville Street. You can catch street performers and musicians as well as join hot-dog eating contests at […]