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Fourth of July Fun: Ideas for an Unforgettable Celebration


As the 4th of July approaches, families across the county are gearing up for a spectacular array of festivities to celebrate America’s independence. From high-octane racing events to the enchanting allure of the circus, lively music performances, and tantalizing tastings, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Red, White & Brews night at the Cook Out Summer Shootout

🏁 Cook Out Summer Shootout

πŸ“… July 2nd
πŸ“ Charlotte Motor Speedway
πŸ•” Gates open at 5pm, Green Flag at 6pm
πŸš‘ First Responders and Military get in Free with ID
πŸŽ† Fireworks
🎟️ Kids 12 and under Free / Adults $10

Celebrate the 4th of July in high-octane style at the Cook Out Summer Shootout! Enjoy an evening of thrilling races as the future stars of racing battle it out in Legend Cars and Bandoleros on the frontstretch quarter-mile. Experience the excitement of where NASCAR champions like Chase Elliott and Joey Logano got their start, and don’t miss the chance to see the next generation of racing royalty in action. Plus, stick around for post-racing fireworks that make this a perfect Independence Day celebration!

Fourth of July fun at the circus

πŸŽͺ Loomis Bros. Circus

πŸ“… July 2nd-4th
πŸ“ Cabarrus Arena
πŸ•” Multiple showtimes – see event schedule
🎟️ Adults – $30 (Includes 2 free kids tickets) | Additional Children 12 and Under – $8
πŸ…ΏοΈ $8.00 per car (credit/debit only)

Celebrate the 4th of July with a family adventure at the Loomis Bros. Circus! Enjoy a mesmerizing blend of classic charm and modern thrills, where the extraordinary becomes the norm and the magic of the circus comes alive.

Other Happenings

🎢 Rockin’ 4th of July Party at Old Armor Beer Company: Rock out with Almost Classic this 4th of July for an unforgettable patriotic celebration!

🍷 Red, Wine & Blue: An American Wine Tasting Experience at USVI Wine Company: Celebrate the 4th of July on the 5th with a delightful evening at this Red, Wine & Blue event, sipping on the best domestic wines and enjoying a unique tasting experience right here in the USA!

πŸ“½οΈ Beat the Heat in the newly renovated Gem Theatre as Despicable Me 4 opens this holiday weekend. In the first Despicable Me movie in seven years, Gru, the world’s favorite supervillain-turned-Anti-Villain League-agent, returns for an exciting, bold new era of Minions mayhem in Illumination’s Despicable Me 4. Gru faces a new nemesis in Maxime Le Mal (Emmy winner Will Ferrell) and his femme fatale girlfriend Valentina (Emmy nominee Sofia Vergara), and the family is forced to go on the run.

πŸ›žGame Show Arena Live at The Valcarol Missions Escape Room: Celebrate Independence Day as the star of your favorite game show! Featuring an official 8-foot wheel, challenge your friends and family in this thrilling indoor entertainment venue. Beat the heat and enjoy a unique Fourth of July experience!

Whether you’re a thrill-seeker eager to witness the future stars of racing, a family looking to be captivated by the magic of the circus, or a music lover ready to rock out to patriotic tunes, we’re sure your Independence Day will be unforgettable.


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