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Independence Day Celebration

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  • Wednesday, Jul 4, 2018 11am-3pm


North Carolina State Capitol
1 E Edenton St

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This 4th of July, a Raleigh tradition continues! From 11-3, the State Capitol is hosting a free, fun-filled family event that offers musical performances, carriage rides, and several hands-on activities for children to enjoy! Join us for quill writing, pie the redcoat, or dress up like a Revolutionary era citizen! Kona Ice and Split Wieners food trucks will also be on hand for your enjoyment!

An outdoor naturalization ceremony for new citizens will take place at noon on the Capitol’s south grounds. After the ceremony, the traditional “Salute to Independence” will feature a reading of Thomas Jefferson's most noble achievement, “The Declaration of Independence.” Visitors will also have the chance to listen to patriotic tunes performed by the Raleigh Concert Band.

What's Nearby

  Nearby Parking

Alexander Square Parking Deck120 S Wilmington St - 568 feet SE

Wilmington Station Deck*117 S Wilmington St - 747 feet SE

Green Square Parking Deck120 W Edenton St - 766 feet NW

NC Museum/Government Center Parking100 E Jones St - 814 feet NE

  Nearby Dining

Centro Mexican Restaurant106 S Wilmington St - 481 feet SE

Benny Capitale's Pizza121 Fayetteville St - 549 feet S

Sweet Tea & Cornbread Grill and Eatery5 E Edenton St - 553 feet NE

Subway150 Fayetteville St - 641 feet SW

  Nearby Shopping

Paddy O'Beers121 Fayetteville St - 462 feet S

North Carolina Museum of History Shop5 E Edenton St - 553 feet NE

Met-Tech, Inc.105 S Wilmington St - 556 feet SE

Munjo Munjo Pop-Up Shop120 S Wilmington St - 568 feet SE

  Nearby Arts, Culture + Entertainment

Capital Area Visitor Services5 E Edenton St - 553 feet NE

North Carolina Museum of History5 E Edenton St - 553 feet NE

NC Museum of Natural Sciences and Nature Research Center11 W Jones St - 666 feet N

NC Museum of Natural Sciences Store and Nature Art Gallery11 W Jones St - 666 feet N