Fourth of July Activities


From 1776 until the present day, July 4th has been celebrated as the birth of American Independence, with festivities ranging from fireworks, baseball, to more casual family gatherings and barbecues.  See the list below to plan out your Fourth of July activities this weekend!

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First Friday on the Lawn

Start the holiday weekend with First Friday on the Lawn on Friday starting at 6 p.m. Jus Once Band performing, food vendors, activities for kids.

Wilson Tobs Firework Extravaganza

The Wilson Tobs are in town on July 4 vs. the Peninsula Pilots at 7 p.m. Firework Extravaganza follows the game.

Fourth of July Festival at Wilson County Fairgrounds

July Fourth Festival at the Fairgrounds at Wilson County Fairgrounds on July 4.  Fireworks at the grandstand area of fairgrounds start around 9 p.m. BBQ cookout starts at 2 p.m. with local volunteer fire departments competing for best BBQ. Details on the Wilson County Fair Facebook page.

Indulge in a holiday hot dog

Some of our best hot dogs in Wilson are found at Dick’s Hot Dog. Be sure to stop by to try them out!