The Peaceful Outer Banks Communities Will Light Up the Skies this Independence Day!
The Outer Banks is a great place to celebrate the Fourth of July. The small-town feelings of pride and patriotism permeate every aspect of the celebrations. So if you’re in one of these seaside communities, be sure to check out what’s happening. There will be parades, festivities, and of course, fireworks!
WHEN: Monday, July 4, at dusk
WHERE: Avon Fishing Pier • 41001 North Carolina 12, Avon, NC
The old, island village of Avon will bring the night sky to life this Independence Day! Join them at the Avon Fishing Pier for fun and fireworks the whole family will love.
24th Annual Independence Day Celebration
WHEN: Monday, July 4, noon–9 p.m.
WHERE: Historic Corolla Park • 1100 Club Road, Corolla, NC
Starting at noon, bring your whole family out to enjoy a day of fun and games. Activities include a cornhole competition, a watermelon eating contest and much more! Then as dusk falls, the main event, fireworks!
12th Annual 4th of July Parade & Community Celebration
WHEN: Monday, July 4, starting at 9 a.m.
WHERE: Duck Town Park • 1200 Duck Road, Duck, NC
An annual Outer Banks tradition in the town of Duck. This fun parade will follow a one-mile route, starting on Scarborough Lane at the crest of the hill. After, head down to Duck Town Park for live music, juicy watermelon and awards for the parade winners.
KILL DEVIL HILLS
Kill Devil Hills Independence Day Fireworks
WHEN: Monday, July 4, after dark
WHERE: Avalon Pier • 2111 North Virginia Dare Trail, Kill Devil Hills, NC (Beach Road @ Mile Post 6)
Watch the night sky light up at this amazing fireworks display!
Town of Manteo July Fourth Celebration
WHEN: Monday, July 4, starting at 3 p.m.
WHERE: Manteo Waterfront Marina • 207 Queen Elizabeth Avenue, Manteo, NC
Creative events all day like a Wacky Hat Contest and a Decorated Bike Contest. Live music will precede the amazing fireworks display which begins after dark.
Ocracoke Independence Day Celebration
WHEN: Sunday, July 3–Monday, July 4
WHERE: Ocracoke Village, NC
This two-day celebration is jam packed with family activities, dancing, music and so much fun you’ll wish it was longer than two days. The fireworks go off Sunday night, but join them for a community bonfire the evening of the fourth.