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The 'Works! July 4th on Fayetteville Street


  • Tuesday, July 4, 2017 11 am - 11 pm

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The ‘Works!: July 4th, 2017 on Fayetteville Street in Downtown Raleigh, NC

Once again, Downtown Raleigh will be the one and only host of the City’s Fourth of July fireworks extravaganza.

July 4, noon to 11pm - THIS IS A FREE EVENT

Fayetteville Street, Downtown Raleigh

Independence Day Celebration during the day with live music, Beer/Wine tent, kids rides and games, Aerial Performances, Cirque de Vol street performers, eating contests, food and art vendors, and much more! Fireworks will light up the sky over The Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts starting at around 9:30pm.

Associated Street Closures:

Date:  Monday, July 3 - Wednesday, July 5

Associated Street Closures:

The following streets are closed from 6 pm on Monday, July 3 until 4 am on Wednesday, July 5:

Fayetteville Street between Morgan and Lenoir Streets

Hargett Street between S. Salisbury and Fayetteville Streets

Martin and Davie Streets between S. Salisbury and S. Wilmington Streets


The following streets will be closed from 4 pm-10:30 pm on Tuesday, July 4 to facilitate the public viewing area for the fireworks launch:

W. Lenoir Street between S. Dawson Street and S. McDowell Street


The following streets are closed from 8 pm until 10:15 pm on Tuesday, July 4  for the fireworks launch:

Lenoir and South Streets between S. Salisbury and S. Wilmington Streets

S. Dawson and S. McDowell Streets between W. Lenoir Street and MLK Boulevard

W. South Street between S. Dawson and S. McDowell Streets


Note: The 500 block of Fayetteville Street will remain open for Marriott traffic with the exception of 8:00 pm until 10:15 pm on 7-4-17.