Fourth of July Celebrations

Join us as we celebrate two days of Fourth of July events! 

July 3, 2022 | Fireworks Frenzy

Hunter Street Park, 1250 Ambergate Station
5 -10 pm

New for 2022: The first-ever fireworks display and event features music, food trucks, and bounce houses. Fireworks kick off around 9:30pm over Hunter Street Park. Check back for more information on parking.

Schedule of Events

Events are as follows:

  • 5 pm: Gates Open at Hunter Street Park soccer field for viewing setup
  • 5:30 - 9:30 pm: Inflatables and food trucks, DJ (until 10:00 pm)
  • 9:30 pm: Fireworks begin

Know Before You Go: 

  • View the downtown parking map for walkable parking locations.
  • Ambergate Station will be closed to vehicle traffic from 9:00 am to 11:00 pm.
  • Spectators can set up chairs along Ambergate Station (outside of the fireworks perimeter) and at Hunter Street Park soccer field.
  • Town staff may be on site during the festival taking photos/video of festival events and attendees.

July 4, 2022 | Olde Fashioned Fourth of July

Downtown Apex
9 am - 1 pm

This long-standing traditional event features family-friendly games, inflatables, the Parade of Wheels, and ends with a splash down from the Apex Fire Department! 

Schedule of Events

Events are as follows:

  • 9 am: Flag Raising / Mayor’s Speech
  • 9:15 am: Activities begin (inflatables, giant slide, ice cream & other food vendors, face painting, karaoke contest, carnival games and more!)
  • 11:45 am: Parade of Wheels line-up 
    Kids are invited to decorate bikes, wagons, tricycles, or other non-motorized vehicles in red, white, and blue. The Parade starts at the corner of Salem Street & Chatham Street. Helmets are required. 
  • 12 pm: Parade of Wheels
  • Fire Department Splash Down will immediately follow the Parade!

Know Before You Go: 

  • View the downtown parking map  for walkable parking locations.
  • Downtown streets will be closed from 7am - 2pm. Salem Street will be closed from Moore Street to Center Street, along with adjacent sections of Chatham Street and Saunders Street, during the festival.
  • Town staff may be on site during the festival taking photos/video of festival events and attendees.
  • Olde Fashioned Fourth of July is a rain or shine event. In case of inclement weather, the event may be cancelled if conditions are too severe.
  • No pets allowed.
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