July 4th Holiday Activities and Events on Lake Norman

Leading up to July 4th Around Lake Norman

With summer time in full swing, July Fourth is just around the corner. “July fourth is one of our busiest weekends of the year on Lake Norman here at the marina,” said Lowry Hobbs of Westport Marina. “So many people have reserved our rental boats for the long July Fourth weekend and we will see hundreds of guests and lake lovers come through our marina over the weekend!”

Interested in the Lake Norman July Fourth Holiday Event Schedule? See the full list of events here.


June 25 at 6:00pmFireworks_in_Denver_48a89dd0-e685-4077-bf15-37cf10bb47b2

Symphony in the Park & Fireworks

Bailey Road Park

Celebrate summer and spend an evening at the Charlotte Symphony. This open air concert is perfect for a picnic, so don’t forget to bring your blankets and chairs! The KidZone will be provided by Journey Church, and food and drink will be available for sale. Gates open at 6pm and fireworks will immediately follow the performance. Make the evening one to remember and bring the whole family.


July 2 at 9:00pm

Independence Day Celebration

Queen’s Landing

Enjoy putt putt, DJs, live music, vendor sponser booths, cruises, dinners, a fire dancer and fireworks in the cove at 9pm!


July_4_parade_488b647d-f4f7-41ab-802c-26124fbea29fJuly 4 at 5:15pm
Downtown Davidson 4th of July Parade

Downtown Davidson

Want to participate in the parade? Those in it are encouraged to wear red, white and blue and can decorate bikes, wagons and pets to march alongside in the parade down Main Street. People will begin lining up for the parade at 5:15pm at the Davidson Elementary School parking lot located on South Street. The parade goers will continue from there down Main Street.




July 4 at 10:00am

12th Annual July 4th Celebration

Birkdale Village

What better way to entertain the kids for the day than with face painting, balloon twisting, arts and crafts, bike decorating station, parade and Fire Department water fight? Oh, and did we mention the event is free?


July 4 at 10:00pmCarowinds_d6a69553-4cd3-4617-b23d-8bddf80bbe15

Celebrate America Fireworks Show


Join Carowinds for their biggest fireworks show of the season. Grab your family and a blanket and watch them light up the sky to celebrate the birth of America.




Whether on foot or by boat, make sure to stop by Westport Marina and fill up your boat, check out the food and refreshments from Nate’s Snack Shack and say “hey” to the best marina on Lake Norman.

To learn more about Westport Marina and our boat rentals, please give us a call at 704-483-5172 or email us.