Southern Village Green


Market Street and the Village Green open to the public. Feed the family and catch some live entertainment before the fireworks begin. Merchants will have food and drink for sale so you can dine in or grab a bite to go. No fireworks or sparklers allowed.

  • Enjoy live music on stage from Idlewild South

  • Have a blast with activities and face painting in the Kids Zone

  • Show your Tar Heel pride in the UNC Athletics Zone

Southern Community Park


Southern Community Park’s sports fields open to the public. Bring a blanket or chair and relax with family and friends in the park before the show.  No pets, glass, tents, alcohol, fireworks or sparklers please.

Fireworks Display


The fireworks display is expected to begin around 9:15 pm. The pyrotechnics will be launched from Scrogg’s Elementary School, which will make this year’s show visible from Southern Community Park, the Village Green, and many other locations.

In the event of severe weather, we will adjust plans accordingly, with public safety and security as our top priority.