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Fourth of July Celebrations in Charlotte NC Small Towns

Fourth of July Celebrations in Charlotte NC Small Towns

You can celebrate the Fourth of July in a big way or in a small way in Charlotte NC. If you want to see big fireworks displays with lots of folks, you can check out the US National Whitewater Center’s three day festival, Carowinds’ Nights of Fire, the Charlotte Speedway or the WBT SkyShow.

Or you can celebrate the Fourth in one of Charlotte’s small towns where the settings are more intimate and the crowds are enthusiastic but smaller. In these small town events, you can see fireworks, watch a parade, enter a watermelon-eating contest and listen to musical entertainment.

Here is a calendar of small town Fourth of July celebrations in the Charlotte area.

Matthews NC July 2, 2011

  • The Fourth is celebrated in Matthews on Saturday July 2nd. Gather in front of town hall at 5:30 pm to decorate your bicycles, scooters and wagons with free patriotic items. Then join the Peoples Parade from Town Hall to Stumptown Park for games and activities from 6:00pm to 7:00pm. A local band “Too Much Sylvia” will perform a free concert in Stumptown Park at 7pm.

Mint Hill NC July 3, 2011

  • The Queen City Brass Band will perform from 7:30 to 9:00 pm on Sunday July 3rd. This band is a community band which features brasses and percussion in a patriotic concert.

Monroe NC July 4, 2011

  • Enjoy a free concert by Summer Daze Dance and Show Band at Belk-Tonawanda Park. Amusement rides start at 4:30pm followed by the concert at 7pm. Fireworks start at 9:30pm.

Indian Trail NC July 4, 2011

  • Indian Trail’s festivities take place in the morning of July 4th. A Flag Raising takes place at 9:45am at the Town Hall. A watermelon eating contest starts at 10:30am followed by the July 4th Parade through downtown Indian Trail at 11:30am.

Waxhaw NC July 4, 2011

  • Waxhaw starts its “Old-Fashioned Hometown Parade” at 10am on Main Street downtown. Live music begins at 5pm. Kids activities include a face painter, bouncy, slide and balloon twister. Fireworks start at 9:30pm.

Want to know more about real estate and living in Charlotte’s small towns? Visit www.CarolinaSmallTownLiving.com.

Copyright 2011. Carol Fox. Allen Tate Realtors. *Fourth of July Celebrations in Charlotte NC Small Towns*

Posted: Tuesday, June 28, 2011 4:13 PM by Carol Fox

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