Get your sparklers out and wave the flag for the Fourth of July in Wilmington, NC! Our country’s summer birthday is packed with family-friendly activities in 2015. Tuck the kids into the minivan, or better yet, rent a shuttle from Event Shuttle Services for your family and friends.
1. Pack the Cooler for Outdoor Live Music this Fourth of July
Friday, July 3, 2015, 6-8 p.m.
This Fourth of July, come out and hear a patriotic concert with the Second Marine Division Band at The Music on the Town Concert Series at Mayfaire Town Center. Held on the Event Lawn behind hhgregg in Wilmington, NC, the concert features bounce houses and summer refreshments, and coolers are welcome. Free.
Friday, July 3, 2014, 6-8 p.m.
Kick off the July Fourth weekend under the Airlie Oak with a mix of beach music and soul covers from Heartbeat of Soul. Park at the Old Cinema 6 at 5335 Oleander Drive across from Jungle Rapids and take the free trolley to Airlie. Tickets are free for Airlie members, $9 for adults, $2 for kids 4-12, and kids younger than 4 are free.
2. Watch Some Dinner Theater this Fourth of July
“Summers at Seabreeze” is a collection of songs and remembrances from Freeman Beach, NC. Doors at TheatreNOW on 10th Street open 1 hour prior to showtime and ticket prices include dinner. $20-$34.
3. See a Fireworks Show for the Fourth of July
Fourth of July Fireworks Celebration on the Waterfront Saturday, July 4, 2015, 9 p.m.
Wilmington’s Fourth of July Celebration features food, music and fireworks. Festivities begin at 5 p.m. on Water Street in historic downtown Wilmington, and the fireworks display begins at 9:05 p.m., launched from a barge in the Cape Fear River. Free.
4. See the Home Team Heat Up this Fourth of July
Saturday, July 4, 2015, 7 p.m.
The Wilmington Sharks of the Coastal Plain League take on the Fayetteville SwampDogs in an all-American baseball game at Buck Hardee Field at Legion Stadium in Wilmington, NC. Tickets are $6-$8, and kids under 6 get in free. Doors open at 6 p.m. July Fourth.
Saturday, July 4 and Sunday, July 5, 2015, 9 a.m.
The Cape Fear 7s Rugby Tournament in Wilmington, NC, is one the largest and best-loved rugby tournaments in the country. Teams from all over the country and abroad gather at Ogden Park for this two-day tournament. Games begin at 9 a.m. and run every 20 minutes.
5. Cruise the Cape Fear River this Fourth of July
Saturday, July 4, 2015, 6:30 p.m.
Enjoy a Fourth of July cruise on the Henrietta III, Wilmington’s favorite riverboat, beginning with a barbecue dinner buffet. Watch the downtown 4th of July Fireworks from the dockside at 9. Tickets are $64 for adults, $44 for children.
6. Book luxury Fourth of July transportation from Event Shuttle Service in Wilmington, NC
You’ll have more fun and you won’t have to hassle with holiday parking if you book a shuttle from Event Shuttle Service this Fourth of July. There are no worries about having a drink or two, either! You and your family and friends will find that getting there is half the fun in our Mercedes Benz Sprinter Party Limos that seat up to 12, with party lights, surround sound, and a stocked cooler.
Call Event Shuttle Service today at (910) 398-8333 to book your July Fourth trip, or request a quote online.