Fireworks Spectacular

This year's Fireworks Spectacular is scheduled for Sunday, July 3, at Wake Forest High School, 420 W. Stadium Dr. 

Gates open at 5:30 p.m. and admission is $5 per person. Children ages six and under are admitted free. Advance tickets will go on sale online and at area locations in early-June.

The Band of Oz will headline this year’s celebration and will take the stage at 6:30 p.m.

But what about the fireworks? Not to worry! This year’s fireworks will be bigger and better than ever and are sure to provide a thrilling end to an unforgettable evening.

The fireworks show typically begins at dusk - typically between 8:30 and 9 p.m. - but there is no official start time.

Event Map
In the coming days the Town of Wake Forest will provide an event map that highlights important points of interest during this year's Fireworks Spectacular, including parking, restrooms, concessions and more.

Advance tickets will go on sale in early June and will be available for purchase online and at several areas around town.

Tickets cost $5 each, but as a special offer - purchase five tickets for $20 (applies to tickets purchased in advance only). Advance tickets will go on sale in June.

Tickets can also be purchased at the gate on the day of event with cash and credit card. 

Handicap parking (by identification only) and regular parking are available on the school campus.

Food & Concessions
Concessions, including hamburgers, hot dogs, popcorn, Chick-Fil-A sandwiches, and snow cones will be available at the Fireworks Spectacular, but cash is the only form of payment that will be accepted. Several food and dessert trucks will also be on site.

Picnic baskets and/or coolers are allowed but will be inspected by the Wake Forest Police Department before being permitted inside the stadium. 

Alcoholic beverages are strictly prohibited on the Wake Forest High School campus.

Families are welcome to tailgate in the parking lot, but everyone that comes onto the school campus must be a paying spectator.

Please Note

  • No alcoholic beverages, smoking, or pets are permitted on the Wake Forest High School campus.

  • Cash is the only form of payment accepted at the gate and concession stand.

  • Lawn chairs may be set up in designated lawn and concrete areas inside the stadium. Although blankets are allowed on the track, lawn chairs are not due to the damage they can cause to the track's rubberized surface.

  • Following the fireworks, no vehicles will be permitted to enter the school grounds until all the traffic exiting the stadium is clear. 

  • In case of inclement weather, updated information will be posted on the town's website and the town's Facebook page. In addition, smartphone users who have downloaded the Town of Wake Forest app will receive a push notification message informing them of any schedule changes.