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Outer Banks Fireworks 2013 | July 4th Celebrations List

May 08, 2013
By Robert Kissell

OBX Fireworks, July 4th Events, and Independence Day Celebrations

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Summer is near and we are all looking forward to one of America's favorite holidays - Independence Day!  Don't worry - Southern Shores Realty and The Outer Banks Current has you covered from head to toe with all the Outer Banks Fireworks and destinations to celebrate the upcoming Independence day holiday!  Below is a list of the July 4th fireworks celebrations on the Outer Banks from north to south:  

 

COROLLA FIREWORKS 2013

21ST ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF FIREWORKS - COROLLA, NC.

View Larger Map Thursday, July 4, 2013. Event Description: The 21st Annual Festival of Fireworks - July 4th Celebration will take place Thursday, July 4, 2013 on the Currituck Heritage Park lawn. Arrive earlyand bring the whole family to enjoy all of the fun activities, music and entertainment. Local food vendors will also be on site.  Find a place for your blanket or chair and settle in for a fun Currituck Outer Banks evening and the best fireworks show on the Outer Banks! The boat ramp will be closed on this day.  This event will be held on the grounds of Currituck Heritage Park located at 1100 Club Road, Corolla, NC. Also note no alcohol is allowed on the park grounds. For more information please visit The Currituck County Tourism website.  

 

DUCK FOURTH OF JULY PARADE 2013

9TH ANNUAL 4TH OF JULY PARADE - DUCK, NC.

View Larger Map  PHOTOS FROM 2013 ADDED HERE!  Thursday, July 4, 2013. Event Description: This year’s parade will be held on Thursday, July 4, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. with a concert and community social being held immediately following at the Duck Town Park. The after event includes music by Ruth Wyand & Friends, refreshments, and the awarding of parade trophies. The one-mile parade route is the same annually and begins at the crest of the hill on Scarborough Lane. The route follows Scarborough Lane towards the ocean, turns left onto Ocean Way, and then heads down Christopher Drive ending back at Duck Road (NC 12). If you are attending the parade, please arrive early so you can get a good spot on the parade route. Remember, no part of the parade is on Duck Road (Highway 12), and parking in Town is at a premium, so please plan to walk or ride your bicycle and be in Town well in advance of the parade start time of 9:00 a.m. For more information check out our Duck Parade photos and The Town of Duck's website.  

 

MANTEO FIREWORKS 2013

ROANOKE ISLAND FESTIVAL PARK FIREWORKS 2013 - TOWN OF MANTEO

View Larger Map  Thursday, July 4, 2013. Event Description: Held at the park’s pavilion, the celebration is free and open to the public. Gates open to the public at 6 p.m. After 5 p.m., only handicap parking will be allowed at the park.  The U.S. Air Force Heritage of American Band and Blue Aces kick off the celebration at 8 pm with a patriotic concert which will lead into the pyrotechnic display at 9:30 pm. Due to the large crowds for this event and the loudness of the fireworks, pets are discouraged. Please note that once the fireworks begin, the pavilion gates will be closed to create a safety zone, until the fireworks are complete. During this time, for your safety, no one will be allowed to enter or exit the Pavilion. For more information check out the Roanoke Island Festival Park website and Town of Manteo's website for more community events like this!  

 

NAGS HEAD FIREWORKS 2013

16TH ANNUAL FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR - NAGS HEAD FISHING PIER

View Larger Map  Thursday, July 4, 2013. Event Description: The sky will light up starting at 9:25 pm at the Nags Head Fishing Pier at Milepost 11.  The show is being put on by Zambelli Fireworks (a New Castle, PA company - shout out!).  This is a traditional fan favorite as there are several great vantage points including: both north and south of the pier, Curlew Street, Bladen Street, Hollowell Street, Bittern Street, Conch Street, Bonnett Street, Blackman Street and Barnes Street. A Local tradition for the best seat in the house is Jockey's Ridge State Park, where the enormous sand dunes and open sky make for an unforgettable viewing experience!  Visit NagsHeadNC.gov for more info!

 

AVON FIREWORKS 2013

4TH OF JULY FIREWORKS CELEBRATION - AVON, NC.

View Larger Map  Thursday, July 4, 2013. Event Description: If your holiday plans have you traveling to Hatteras Island there will be a fireworks display this year at the Avon Fishing Pier! The show starts at dusk (apprx 9 pm) and is going to be a great one again!  The Avon Fishing Pier Fireworks are a fantastic show to watch from the beach!

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Author: Robert Kissell

Bob is an Internet Marketing Specialist for Southern Shores Realty. He has been Vacationing to Outer Banks Rentals for all of his life and recently relocated to the area he loves. Self-considered as a food & OBX tourism guru, Bob hopes to bring the best of the beach and his experiences to all of our readers! Connect with Bob on: Google+