Fourth of July Celebration

Celebrate America and get outside at the USNWC‘s 4th of July Festival, a two-day celebration featuring outdoor adventure, live music, and spectacular firework displays. Musical performances on the Belmont Abbey Island stage will take place in the afternoon and evening, followed by a stunning firework display over the world’s largest manmade whitewater river. Bring out your blanket or chairs, pick out a great viewing spot, and enjoy the show.

For more information, please visit the Festival & Concert FAQs.


Sunday, July 3, 2016:

  • 3:00 p.m. – Cornhole Tournament
  • 3:30pm – Terrace Access Opens
  • 4:00pm – Live Music
  • 6:00pm – The Congress
  • 8:00pm – The Wood Brothers
  • 9:30pm – Fireworks
  • Post Fireworks – Terrace Access Closes

Monday, July 4, 2016:

  • 3:00 p.m. – Cornhole Tournament
  • 3:30pm – Terrace Access Opens
  • 4:00pm – Ancient Cities
  • 6:00pm – Hollis Brown
  • 8:00pm – Dr. Dog
  • 9:30pm – Fireworks
  • Post Fireworks – Terrace Access Closes

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Terrace Access

Looking to enhance your Fourth of July experience? Join us at the Terrace Access Party for a premiere view of the music, festivities, and fireworks. The Terrace opens at 3:30pm and goes until the music ends, offering a catered meal, private cash bar, restrooms, and exclusive viewing deck for ticket holders.

  • Price: $45 per person
  • Terrace Access tickets are on-sale until midnight of Saturday, July 2nd, 2016

Cornhole Presented by Uneek

Pick your partner and let the festivities begin in the USNWC’s annual 4th of July Corn Hole tournament. The contest takes place outside of the Trail Center.

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July 3rd

July 4th

Questions / Comments

  1. Mark Dugo May 14, 2016 at 12:47 pm

    When are the VIP tickets going on sale?

  2. jen May 12, 2016 at 2:00 pm

    are there any group packages? I would be bringing 15-20 people probably.

    • usnwcadmin May 13, 2016 at 10:03 am

      Hey Jen, the Fourth of July Celebration is free to attend and no-ticketed but we do have a $5 per vehicle parking fee. If you are interested in doing pass activities with your group, we suggest submitting an inquiry at Group Outings or calling Guest Services at 704-391-3900 option 4.

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