For the safety of all festival attendees, dogs are not allowed per Apex ordinance. Service pets are an exception to this ordinance.
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In 2022, the Town of Apex will host a two-day Fourth of July celebration! Events include Fireworks Frenzy and Olde Fashioned Fourth of July. Learn more at www.apexnc.org/fourth
Public parking is available in the lot on Saunders Street, at Town Hall and John M. Brown Community Center (with a short walk), and all along the side streets near Salem. Click here to view the downtown parking map. Do not to park on private property, or block driveways or fire hydrants.
Parking is available at Town Campus and in downtown Apex (click here to view the downtown parking map). Please be mindful not to park on private property, or block driveways or fire hydrants.
Children of all ages can decorate bikes, wagons, scooters, etc. for the parade and march down Salem Street. Bring sunscreen and water to keep cool and hydrated. Registration is not required but we encourage attendees to sign up so they can receive updates about cancellations due to weather. Click here to register!
Everyone can cool off under the spray of the Apex Fire Department's fire hose. The splash down is located at The Depot parking lot beside Fire Station 1.
Olde Fashioned Fourth of July is a rain or shine event (no rain date). In case of light to moderate rainfall, the show will go on! If there is lightning within a few miles, we'll temporarily shut down attractions until the storm moves over, but keep our original 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. time frame.
Fireworks Frenzy is a weather-dependent event. If it rains or is severe weather the event will be cancelled or postponed.
Beginning in 2022, the Town of Apex will host a fireworks display. Fireworks Frenzy is a evening event with food trucks, bounce houses and more - rounding out the evening with a fireworks display (around 9:30 pm). The fun takes place at Hunter Street Park (1250 Ambergate Station). No pets, alcohol, or personal fireworks are allowed at this event.
Please note: Many types of fireworks are illegal in the state of North Carolina for personal use. Learn more...
Fireworks will kick off after sunset (around 9:30 pm).
Hunter Street Park and along Ambergate Station (outside of the fireworks boundary) will be open for chairs and blankets. Attendees can place their chairs/blankets on the soccer field and along the open areas of Ambergate Station beginning at 5:30 pm.