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July 4th Celebration

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Celebrate Independence Day in Durham

Celebrate patriotism and civic pride with Durham Parks and Recreation and the Durham Bulls on Saturday, July 4, 2015. Attend the baseball game and/or come and enjoy the fireworks.
Tickets are required for the game, but gates will open for general admission at the end of the 7th inning. The dynamic fireworks show will begin immediately following the game. Click here to purchase a ticket for the baseball game. For details about the fireworks celebration, call (919) 956-BULL.
Participants must follow the guidelines:
Tailgating and/or alcohol is prohibited in the parking decks
No watching fireworks from the deck
No stopping or illegal parking on public streets or highways
Rain Date: July 5 (the game will begin at 6:05 p.m.)
If it rains, 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, option 8 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 should save their tickets as a voucher for free entry into the July 5 game.
Event Schedule
Please note: The activities and times are subject to change. Please visit the website for updates.
6:05 p.m.
Baseball game
End of the 7th Inning
Gates open for general admission
After the game
Remarks from local administrators and elected officials
Durham County Justice Center Deck: $5 per car
502 S. Dillard St.
South Deck: $5 per car
705 Willard St.
East Deck: $5 per car
250 South Mangum St.
North Parking Deck: $5 per car
305 Pettigrew St.
Corcoran Deck: $3 per car
101 East Corcoran St.
Church Street Deck: $3 per car
109 South Mangum St.

Please Note: Due to the large number of people attending the event, there may be a delay exiting the parking area after the fireworks.