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We at TT&E would like to wish all of you a safe & happy 4th of July! Our offices will be closed Friday, July 4th and Saturday, July 5th in observation of the holiday.

July 4th Fun Facts!

  • The average age of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence was 45.
  • Benjamin Franklin wanted the national bird to be the Turkey.

  • There were an estimated 2.5 million people living in the newly independent nation in 1776. Total U.S. population in 2014 was 318.3 million.
  • Every 4th of July the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia is tapped (not actually rung) thirteen times in honor of the original thirteen colonies.

Local Family Events

Garner July 3 Independence Day Celebration | 7/3/2014
Lake Benson Park: 5:00pm
921 Buffaloe Road
Garner, NC 27529

  • Music by: North Carolina Symphony and The Carolina Soul Band.
  • Kids Zone featuring: inflatables, games and crafts.
  • Top your evening off with the best fireworks show in the Triangle.

For more information, visit the Town of Garner website.


The ‘Works! | 7\4\2014
Fayetteville Street and the Red Hat Amphitheater: Noon-11:00pm
Downtown Raleigh, NC

Once again, Downtown Raleigh will be the one and only host of the City’s Fourth of July fireworks extravaganza.

  • Live music.
  • Beer/Wine tent.
  • Kids rides and games.

We will also have Circus Maximus, street performers, eating contests, food and art vendors, Picnic on Fayetteville Street and much more!

Fireworks will light up the sky over The Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts starting at around 9:30pm.

For more information, visit the Raleigh Convention Center website.