Celebrate Independence Day With These Local Events

1.) Enjoy Eden on July 4
Eden, North Carolina’s July 4th Fun Parade begins at 9:30 a.m. at Fair Funeral Home, with a route through the neighborhood. Prizes will be offered for parade entries. For more information, call 336-627-8918 and talk to Ann or Alice.

Then, enjoy Eden Kiwanis’ Ole Fashioned Fourth of July in Panther Stadium at Morehead High School. Gates open at 2 p.m., with fireworks at 10 p.m. Musical acts include Against the Nights, The Bullet Band, and The Holiday Band.

Fun stuff for kids: Games, concessions, corn hole tournament.

2.) Make Memories in Mayodan on July 4

Bring the whole family out to the inaugural 4th of July Golf Cart & Kids Battery Powered Vehicle Parade in Mayodan. Deck those golf carts and battery powered vehicles in festive red, white and blue. Golf cart parade starts at 10 a.m. Elliott Duncan Park; Kids battery-powered vehicle parade begins at 10:30 a.m. on the walking path.

3.) Rock out in Reidsville on July 6.
Reidsville, North Carolina’s celebration begins at 3:00 p.m., with fireworks over Lake Reidsville at 10:30 p.m. Headlining music by the Band of Oz with rides, concessions and vendors.

Fun stuff for kids: Water slides, bounce houses, rides, climbing wall and inflatable wipeout game.