Independance Day Celebrations!

Photo: Daniel Pullen Photography

July 4th is less than a week away!

Both Hatteras & Ocracoke Islands have awesome family friendly festivities to help you celebrate Independence Day!

Ocracoke Island
Celebrate the 4th a day early on Ocracoke Island!

July 3rd
6pm - 8pm: Ocracoke Square Dance @ The Berkley Manor Barn

9pm: Fireworks Display @ Silver Lake

July 4th
9:30am - Noon: 40th Annual Sand Sculpture Contest @ NPS Lighthouse Beach
Cash prizes and special trophy created by island artist Susan Dodd for Best in Show. Judged and people's choice awards. 

10am - 2pm: Classic Car Show @ Pony Island Lawn
Check out vintages cars out on the lawn sponsored by Jimmy's Garage!

4pm: Old Time Independence Day Parade @ Ocracoke Oyster Co to NPS Parking Lot
Featuring a procession of floats, walkers, decorated golf cars, and bicycles. The parade will travel through the village to the NPS parking lot. This year's theme is the "300th Anniversary of Blackbeard's Last Day". Blackbeard himself will be the grand marshal!

7:30-11:30pm: Glow in the Dar Laser Show & Dance Party @ Ocracoke Community Park
Wear your glow-in-the-dark gear and dance to music from the last five decades, all with special laser effects. There will be interactive games, contests, giveaways and fun for all ages.
Admission: $5/person

Hatteras Island 

July 4th

5pm: 6th Annual Golf Cart Parade @ Hatteras Village
Head down to Hatteras Village to watch the Annual July 4th Golf Cart Parade! Golf carts will be decorated in celebration of the 4th and will be making a loop around Hatteras Village.

7pm: July 4th Celebration @ Koru Beach Klub
Start the 4th off right with a live concert at the Beach Klub! Southern Accents - A Tribute to Tom Petty will be jamming the night away! After the concert, catch the fireworks display right from the Beach Klub's oceanfront deck!
Tickets:  $12/Advance or $15/Door

9:15pm: Fireworks Display @ Avon Fishing Pier
Come out early and grab s post on the beach for a front row seat to the firework display. Parking is limited, so take advantage of Avon's Bike Path to walk or bike over the beach. Arrive early for the best seats!

Club Hatteras Pool will be open late on July 4th! Bring the family over for an early swim in the pool and then stay to watch the fireworks display right from the pool deck. 


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