Fireworks and other July Fourth events abound across Triangle

July 4, 2013 


As seen from the parking deck of the Captrust Tower at North Hills in North Raleigh, fireworks are seen exploding over Fayetteville Street in downtown Raleigh on July 4, 2012.


Some of the public Fourth of July events in the Triangle this week. To have an event considered, please email the details to

Apex Cary

• “Run for Liberty,” a 5K and a 1-mile fun run, starts at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at WakeMed Soccer Park, 201 Soccer Park Drive, Cary. Registration is $25 for the 5K and $10 for the fun run. Proceeds will be donated to the Amputee Coalition. For details, visit To register, visit


• Festival for the Eno begins resumes at 10 a.m. Saturday, West Point on the Eno park. More than 50 musical acts will perform, joined by craft vendors and a beer garden. Tickets can be pre-purchased online at


• Celebration has been rescheduled from Wednesday to Friday because of expected rain. Gates open at 5 p.m. at Lake Benson Park. Music, food, children’s play area and fireworks at 9:30 p.m.

Holly Springs

Celebration runs 5 to 9:30 p.m. Friday at Sugg Farm Park, 2401 Grigsby Ave., with musical entertainment, vendors, children’s activities and family games. Fireworks begin at 9:15 p.m.


• Carolina Mudcats celebrate with baseball and fireworks. A fireworks show follows the game Friday. Game time is 7:15 p.m. Gates open at 5:30 p.m.

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