Independence Day Celebration

Fireworks Celebrate patriotism and civic pride with Durham Parks and Recreation and the Durham Bulls! Attend the baseball game and enjoy a dynamic fireworks show following the game.

Independence Day Celebration

Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Durham Bulls Athletic Park
Durham Bulls vs. Charlotte Knights,  6:05 p.m.
Fireworks will begin at approximately 9:15 p.m.

Rain Date: Wednesday, July 5 at 7:05 p.m.
Fireworks will begin at approximately 10:15 p.m.
In the event of inclement weather, the call to cancel the fireworks will be made on July 4 by 7 p.m. Participants can call the DPR weather cancellation line at 919-560-4636 for updates after 7 p.m. If the fireworks show is cancelled due to inclement weather, patrons who purchased tickets for the July 4 game must save their tickets to receive a voucher for free entry to the July 5 game.

Ticket Information

Tickets are required for the game, and are strongly encouraged for the fireworks show. Tickets are available on the Durham Bulls website.

Fireworks Show


Gates will open for general admission at the end of the 7th inning based on availability for those that would like to view the fireworks show from inside the ballpark. Please note, viewing areas are limited outside of the ballpark. Purchasing tickets to the game is strongly encouraged and ensures a spot inside the Durham Bulls Athletic Park to watch the fireworks. For day of questions about the fireworks show, please call 919-956-BULL.

Additional Viewing Areas

Viewing sites outside of the ballpark include: The grassy area behind Diamond View 3, Burt's Bees - outside of the North Deck, Tobacco Road Sports Café and Ponysaurus.

Important Information

  • Tailgating and / or alcohol is prohibited in the parking decks
  • No watching fireworks from the parking decks
  • No stopping or illegal parking on public streets or highways

Parking Deck Fees

South Parking Deck
$6 per car
East Parking Deck
$6 per car
North Parking Deck
$6 per car
Corcoran Street Garage
$5 per car
Church Street Garage
$5 per car
Durham County Justice Center Deck $5 per car (5-9 p.m.)