July Activities in the Triangle Area

Midtown Farmer’s Market

Where: The Commons at North Hills, Raleigh

When: Saturdays, 8 am – 12 pm

A market dedicated to providing Midtown Raleigh with locally grown and healthy food as well as educational opportunities to learn about sustainable farming methods and food systems.

Festival for the Eno

Where: West Point on the Eno

When: Sat, July 2 and Mon, July 4

Filled with music, dance, crafts and more, the festival aims to raise money for land protection and teach about natural resource conservation. Rooted in the NC Folklife Festival first held in the area in 1976, the Festival for the Eno still works to preserve and present culture as well as provide hands on activities. Attendees will be able to participate in things like pottery, kayaking, weaving, urban farming and more.

Independence Day Celebrations


July 3, Lake Benson Park. Starts at 5 pm. Fireworks begin immediately after performance of NC Symphony which begins at 8:30 pm.

Wake Forest

July 3, Heritage High School Stadium. Fireworks start at 9:30

Holly Springs

July 5, Sugg Farm at Base Lake Park. Fireworks start around 9:15


July 4, Dorothea Dix Park. Fireworks start at 9:30 pm


July 4, Koka Booth Amphitheater. Fireworks start at 9:25 pm

Chapel Hill

July 4, Southern Community Park. Fireworks start around 9 pm


July 4, Durham Bulls Athletic Park. Fireworks start after the baseball game ends

Lego BrickUniverse

Where: Raleigh Convention Center

When: Sat, Sun, Jul 9, 10

BrickUniverse is a celebration for all ages of all things Lego. Visitors will have the opportunity to see astonishing creations by professional artists and meet the artists themselves. They will also get to build their own masterpieces, buy their own bricks and more.


Where: Lake Wheeler Park, Raleigh

When: Sat, July 17, 1 – 4 pm

Hosted by a nonprofit that supports cancer research, Southeast Crab Feast events bring a family friendly environment for those that want to enjoy a bountiful feast of perfectly seasoned fresh blue crabs and fish.