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Southport's NC 4th of July Festival, July 1st to July 4th

Southport, North Carolina
  • Date: 7/1/2022
  • Starts: 9:00am
  • Ends: 7:00pm

You are invited to North Carolina's oldest July 4th celebration, the week-long Independence Day celebrations!

This festival was first recorded in Southport in 1795 and has been a staple in North Carolina's history since. There are events for every and all family and friend groups! 

Events are as followed:

July 1st: Sandcastle building, beach volleyball, live music, fireworks, food concessions

July 2nd: Freedom Flotilla, firefighter's competition, Salute to Veterans, car and truck show, arts and crafts market, and food concessions

July 3rd: Children's crafting entertainment events, Sack races, watermelon rolling, music, flag retirement ceremony, food concessions

July 4th: Live music, fireworks celebration, flag-raising ceremony, July 4th Parade, food, and concessions

Since these events are held dearly by our locals, please grab parking early!

To support the Southport Festival, merchandise and donations can be found here.