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Have a Happy Fourth – But Keep It Safe with the Fireworks!

Have a Happy Fourth – But Keep It Safe!
Wed, July 1, 2015

If you can’t imagine your July Fourth celebration without sparklers and colorful explosions, here are some critical safety tips you should read from the National Council on Fireworks Safety.

Here are some important highlights from the list:

1. Obey all local laws regarding the use of fireworks.

2. Wear safety glasses when shooting fireworks.

3. Never give fireworks to children.

4. Always have a bucket of water and charged water hose nearby.

5. Do not experiment with homemade fireworks.

For more information and the council’s full list of safety tips, visit


See the list of local fireworks in the Triangle Area:

The ‘Works!

July 4, 2015

Once again, downtown Raleigh will host the city’s Fourth of July fireworks extravaganza. Join in on the Independence Day Celebration during the day with live music, beer/wine tent, kids rides and games, Circus Maximus, street performers, eating contests, food and art vendors, picnic on Fayetteville St. and much more! Fireworks will light up the sky over the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts starting around 9:30pm.

Live music at the Capital Stage from 1-11pm and the City Plaza stage from noon-11pm. Visit website for full list of performers and times.

Garner, Cary, Holly Springs, Raleigh, Clayton, Zebulon, Fayetteville: there are fireworks for everyone!

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