Fourth of July
Henrietta III Riverboat
Friday, July 4, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Board the Henrietta III for a cruise along the Cape Fear River, while watching the Battleship Blast fireworks display from 9:05-9:30 p.m. For more information, visit www.cfrboats.com
Stars and Stripes Forever
Riverfront Park, downtown Wilmington
Friday, July 4, 5 p.m.
The City of Wilmington presents a Fourth of July celebration with music provided by the 440th Army Band, street food vendors and more. Fireworks over the Cape Fear River begin at 9:05 p.m. For more information, visit www.wilmingtonnc.gov
Kids’ Independence Celebration
Children’s Museum of Wilmington
Friday, July 4 and Saturday, July 5, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday, July 6, 1-5 p.m.
The Children’s Museum of Wilmington features a weekend-long Fourth of July celebration with themed program activities, an indoor fireworks show and more. For more information, visit