Independence Day Celebration


Fireworks, games, live entertainment, and a whole lot more await you at Wake Forest's 2019 Independence Day Celebration presented by PowerSecure!

Now in its 46th year, Wake Forest's annual celebration is one of our area's most eagerly-anticipated summer-time events serving up two days-worth of fun and excitement for the entire family - and it's all free!

Our community celebration will consist of the following events and activities:

Fireworks Spectacular
Wednesday, July 3; Gates open at 5:30 p.m.
Heritage High School, 1150 Forestville Road
The fireworks show will begin at dusk, but there is no official start time.

Children's Parade
Thursday, July 4; line-up begins at 10 a.m.; parade starts at 10:30 a.m.
Intersection of North Main Street and West Juniper Avenue, near the Wake Forest College Birthplace

Art in the Park
Sponsored by the Wake Forest Woman's Club
Thursday, July 4; 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Wake Forest Community House, 133 W. Owen Ave.

Town of Wake Forest App

Download the free Town of Wake Forest App for instant access to all of this year's Independence Day Celebration festivities.


Thank you to our 2019 sponsors! 





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 The College at Southeastern Logo




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