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.

Event Information

Monday, July 4, 2016
Durham Bulls Athletic Park
Durham Bulls vs. Syracuse Chiefs at 6:05 p.m.
Fireworks will begin at 9:15 p.m.

Rain Date: Tuesday, July 5
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.

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
Deck Location
Address Fee
Durham County Justice Center Deck
502 S Dillard Street
$5 per car
South Deck
705 Willard Street
$5 per car
East Deck
250 S Mangum Street
$5 per car
North Deck
305 Pettigrew Street
$5 per car
Cocoran Deck
101 E Corcoran Street
$3 per car
Church Street Deck
109 S Mangum Street
$3 per car