Looking for some fun, entertainment, and excitement on the Crystal Coast this Fourth of July weekend? Well, you’re in luck! There’s so much going on you’re sure to find more than a few activities you just won’t want to miss. Come check out the best July 4th events the Crystal Coast has to offer!
Saturday, July 1 Events
Carteret County Arts & Crafts Coalition Summer Show: July 1 & 2, head to Beaufort Historic Site to enjoy a juried art show and sale featuring work of local arts and crafts.
Sunday, July 2 Events
Crystal Coast Summer Festival: From 4–10pm, head to the Big Rock Landing on the Morehead City Waterfront to enjoy live music, local seafood, drinks, vendors, and much more. All proceeds of the event go to the Wounded Warrior Project.
Tuesday, July 4 Events on the Crystal Coast
Beaufort July 4 Parade: Kick off the day with the local Beaufort parade at 11am in Historic Beaufort. Enjoy wagons, flags, bands, floats, and more, followed by a community picnic featuring free ice cream and live music on the Courthouse Lawn.
Beaufort Family Fun & Fireworks: Celebrate the weekend with family, friends, and fireworks in Downtown Beaufort from 6–9pm.
Morehead City July 4th Celebration: From 7–10pm, enjoy the Main Event Band at Jaycee Park, followed by a fireworks show (launched from Sugarloaf Island) at 9pm.
Laser Light Show & Glow Dance Party at the Pier: Head to the Bogue Inlet Pier for some after-dark music and dancing for all ages, featuring professional lighting and lasers. There will be a break for fireworks at 9pm, followed by a high-energy dance party after the show.
Pro tip: Enjoy fireworks from the land, or take your boat out to the Intracoastal or Bogue Sound to enjoy the show from the water.
Ready to Come Hang Out on the Crystal Coast?
It’s not just the Fourth of July that rocks on the Crystal Coast… just about every day is a party here on the shores of NC! Come explore the Crystal Coast. Discover its beautiful communities and neighborhoods. Learn more about buying a home on the Crystal Coast. Or just contact Linda Rike Real Estate to get started finding your dream vacation home today!