City of Raleigh - 4th of July Fireworks Display

  • Parking is FREE - gates open at 6:00 PM

The City of Raleigh's annual July Fourth fireworks will be held around the Carter-Finley Stadium and PNC Arena Complex.

Free parking to view the fireworks will be available in lots at PNC Arena, Carter-Finley Stadium, and Bunn Field at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds along Trinity Road. 

Fireworks will be launched from property owned by NC State University along Trinity Road, directly adjacent to Close-King Indoor Practice Facility. 

In the event of inclement weather on July 4, the event will be moved to July 5.

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PLEASE NOTE: The venue will not be accessible during this event. All arena restrooms will be closed. Portable facilities will be available around the Complex. Those attending are encourage to bring blankets, lawn chairs, and picnics as there will be no food or beverage sales on the premises. To ensure safety of all guests, illegal substances, fireworks/explosives, and weapons of any kind are prohibited on the property. Raleigh police officers will be on site to assist with traffic control and help maintain a family-friendly atmosphere.