Summer is officially here, which means lots of food, fun, and INDEPENDENCE DAY festivities! Here’s where to find Things To Do around town for July! 


Fayetteville Woodpeckers vs. Kannapolis Cannon Ballers

July 1-3
Segra Stadium

The hometown Woodpeckers face off against the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers for a three-game homestand starting July 1st. Grab your friends and family and make a beeline to Segra Stadium to watch the Boys of Summer PLAY BALL!


Fayetteville Woodpeckers

Firecracker 4 Miler

July 4
North Carolina Veterans Park

Kick off Independence Day with the Fayetteville Running Club for this year’s Firecracker 4 Miler and 1-mile Kids/Fun Run! The 4 Miler starts at 7 a.m. The Kids Run begins at 8:15 a.m. Don’t be late! 


Firecracker 4 Miler

Hope Mills Independence Day Parade

July 4
4975 Cameron Road, Hope Mills

Enjoy the 4th of July like Hometown America with the annual Hope Mills Independence Day Parade! There will be food, fun, and fancy cars for everyone! Find a parking place early, or miss out on the parade.


Hope Mills Independence Day Parade

Hope Mills Rockfish vs. Carolina Yankees

July 4
Hope Mills Municipal Park

Baseball is as American as apple pie, so why not cheer on the Boys of Summer on Independence Day? The region’s newest baseball team takes on the Carolina Yankees in collegiate wood bat-league play. And don’t forget to get your stylish Hope Mills Rockfish gear while in attendance!


Hope Mills Rockfish

Independence Day Concert

July 4
Festival Park

Enjoy the nation's birthday with the city's annual Independence Day Concert, presented by the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra! The Fayetteville Symphonic  Band, Cumberland Chorals Arts, Ayana Washington, and 82nd Airborne Division Band are also slated to perform during a day-long celebration at Festival Park. And don’t forget the fireworks after!


Fayetteville Independence Day Concert

Sweet Valley Ranch’s Dinosaur World

Every Saturday through Aug. 3
Sweet Valley Ranch

What’s better than petting zoos? Petting zoos AND animated dinosaurs. Enjoy Sweet Valley Ranch’s annual Dinosaur World exhibition without the hassle of driving to the big city. New this year are Saturday evening shows, so get your tickets now! 


Dinosaur World

4th Friday

July 26
Downtown Fayetteville

Enjoy another Friday night downtown during this month’s 4th Friday, which presents the best of Fayetteville’s visual and performing arts, live music, and street performers. It’s entertainment for the entire family.


4th Friday