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Posted on: June 10, 2013

[ARCHIVED] July 3rd in the Park

July third

July 3rd In The Park - Independence Day Celebration
Wednesday, July 3rd
Event: 6pm – 10pm
Games: 6pm – 8pm, FREE (Field #1)
Fireworks: 9:30pm
For All Ages
Burlington City Park • 1333 Overbrook Road, Burlington, NC 27215

Celebrate patriotism and civic pride with Burlington Recreation and Parks at July 3rd In The Park. Come out early to ride the amusement park rides opening at 10a. Stay and bounce with Interactive Playgrounds inflatables opening at 6p. Tickets are required for amusement rides and inflatable attractions. Race, compete and have fun with the Recreation and Parks staff on Field #1 with sack races, water balloon tosses and water melon eating contest 6pm – 8pm.

Find your seat on the hillside next to field #1 and listen to The Carolina Soul Band. Listen to sweet soul sounds of legendary groups such as the Drifters, The Four Tops, Smokey Robinson, The Temptations and many, more when the band takes the stage at 6pm. The Carolina Soul Band will take you on an exciting journey through the musical history of Motown, Beach and Soul! You’ll be clapping, dancing and singing along with all of your favorite songs of the 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s.

Phoenix Winds will perform at 9:15pm and continue through the launching of the aerial fireworks display starting at 9:30pm. This event is for the young and the young at heart. Make plans now for an evening of fun, music, and fireworks. Food and drink concessions will be available throughout the park. For more information, please call (336) 222-5030 or visit The annual Independence Day Celebration is presented by American National Bank and Burlington Recreation & Parks.

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