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Celebrate Independence Day with Fireworks in Gaston County

Independence Day is fast approaching, and it's time to plan your celebrations! This year, let's come together for spectacular fireworks displays that will create an awe-inspiring experience bringing people together in a spirit of joy and patriotism and creating a memorable experience for everyone! Here's your guide to the schedule for family-friendly fireworks.

Fireworks in Gaston County 2023

Independence Day Fireworks in Gaston County

Mount Holly

June 29, 2023 | 6 pm

Kick off your Independence Day festivities with the Mount Holly summer concert series in downtown Mount Holly. Starting at 6 pm, you'll enjoy live music, delicious food from food trucks, various vendors, and a chance to support local businesses. The vibrant atmosphere sets the stage for an incredible evening of celebration. LEARN MORE


June 30, 2023 | 6 pm

Head to Stowe Park in Belmont for an evening filled with patriotism and excitement. Beginning at 6 pm, indulge in tasty treats from food trucks and groove to the Zac Brown Tribute Band music, 20 Ride. The night concludes with a spectacular fireworks show at 10 pm, illuminating the sky with vibrant colors and creating lasting memories. LEARN MORE

Bessemer City

June 30, 2023 | 6 pm

Join the Annual Fourth of July Celebration in downtown Bessemer City at Centennial Park, starting at 6 pm. Live music by "Too Much Sylvia" will keep you entertained while you enjoy delicious food and participate in fun activities for the entire family. As the night progresses, prepare to be amazed by a breathtaking fireworks display that will leave you in awe. LEARN MORE


June 30, 2023 | 6 pm

Experience an unforgettable Independence Day Celebration at Rudsill Stadium in downtown Cherryville. This event offers an evening filled with mouthwatering food, live music by Johnny B., and an awe-inspiring fireworks display. Embrace the patriotic spirit as you celebrate alongside your friends and neighbors. LEARN MORE

Kings Mountain

July 1, 2023 | 6:30 pm

Commemorate the nation's 200th birthday at Patriots Park's Deal Park Walking Track. This event has something for everyone, from food and inflatables to games for the kids. DJs Eric Bowman and Tony Cutlass will keep the energy high, and a captivating performance by Charlotte's own New Local awaits you. The grand fireworks display at 9:45 pm will light up the night sky in a mesmerizing spectacle. LEARN MORE

Whitewater Center

July 3, 2023 | 9 am

Immerse yourself in this summer classic at the Whitewater Center's two-day Fourth of July Celebration. This free event offers a range of activities, including pass activities, tour options, two new races, yoga practices, and live music performances. Gather your family and friends for an unforgettable day of fun and camaraderie. LEARN MORE


July 4, 2023 | 5 pm

The Independence Day celebrations in downtown Gastonia will be at the Rotary Pavilion. This event offers food trucks, a beer garden, vendors, entertainment, and a free KidsZone. Live music will set the mood as you eagerly await the grand fireworks show, which begins around 9:30 pm. Remember to bring your lawn chair or blanket for a comfortable viewing experience. LEARN MORE


July 4, 2023 | 6 pm

An unforgettable Independence Day Celebration at Centennial Park promises a fantastic day filled with fun and festivities. Get ready to be amazed by a spectacular fireworks display that will light up the night sky. Please note that Goat Island Park will be closed for the event to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for all. LEARN MORE


July 4, 2023 | 5 pm

Join us for the Town of Stanley's vibrant Independence Day Celebration at Harper Park. Prepare for an exciting event with free rides, blowups, and delicious concessions. Experience the thrill of a stunning fireworks display that will light up the night sky. LEARN MORE


July 4, 2023 | 6 pm

Enjoy the July 4 Concert featuring Image-GTown, fun food trucks, and a spectacular fireworks display at Cloninger Park. LEARN MORE


As you can see, the communities in Gaston County have planned an array of festivities to celebrate Independence Day. From live music and delicious food to exhilarating fireworks displays, these events offer something for everyone to enjoy. Invite your friends and family, and make this year's celebration a memorable one for all. Let's unite, celebrate our nation's independence, and create wonderful memories this Fourth of July!

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