Fourth of July around Union County

Jul. 02, 2013 @ 05:04 PM

The Fourth of July is Thursday and throughout Union County, parades and other celebrations have been scheduled for the holiday.

Historic Downtown Waxhaw July 4th Celebration

10 a.m. Parade 

4:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. Beach Party

Fireworks at Sunset

The event will feature performances by Aletha Jacobs, J. Edwards, Ricky Godfrey and Groove Lubers as well as a 24 -foot Tidal Wave Water Park, surf simulator, extreme water obstacle course, a 16-foot Ocean Slide, Palm Tree Moon Bounce, Sand Fun and other activities.  There will also be ice cream, hot dogs and other food available at the event.

Downtown Indian Trail Fourth of July

9:30 a.m. Festivities begin in front of the Cultural Arts Center

9:45 a.m. Flag Raising

10:30 a.m. Watermelon Eating Contest

11:30 a.m. Parade begins

At the parade this year, Indian Trail will have the first school bell used at Indian Trail School as its grand marshal. 

Monroe’s July 4th Celebration at Belk-Tonawanda Park

4:30 p.m. Rides and concessions open

7 p.m.- 9:30 p.m. Tim Clark Band performs

9:30 p.m. Fireworks display begins

Unionville 53rd Annual Fourth of July Celebration

The event is being sponsored by the Unionville Lions Club and will feature food, rides, games and music.

Chicken barbecue will be served at 11 a.m. The cost is $8 a plate and you can choose to either eat in or take out.

Schedule of events:

8 a.m.- 1 p.m. Classic Car & Truck Show

8 a.m.- 1 p.m. Antique Tractor Show

9 a.m.- 9:30 a.m. Bluegrass music by Stone Washed

9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Redeemed

10:30 a.m.- 11 a.m. Sons of Jane

11 a.m.- 11:30 a.m. Maggie Hamilton

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. A Deeper Shade of Blue

1 p.m. Parade

1:30 p.m.- 3:30 p.m. The Village Greene Band