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Wilmington POPS 4th of July Celebration

Wilmington POPS 4th of July Celebration

JULY 4, 2022
​Live Oak Bank Pavilion
Riverfront Park, 10 Cowan St, Wilmington, NC 28401
This is a FREE, family-friendly concert for EVERYONE of all ages.

4:00 PM | Doors open
5:00 PM | School of Rock House Band
6:45 PM | Wilmington Symphony Youth Orchestras' Rockestra
7:30 PM | Wilmington Symphony Orchestra
9:05 PM | Fireworks in Downtown Wilmington

The City of Wilmington, New Hanover County and the Wilmington Symphony Orchestra (WSO) present a family friendly concert at Live Oak Bank Pavilion on the Fourth of July. ​Wilmington POPS! will feature over 100 local musicians including WSO musicians, guest artist Alexis Raeana, Opera Wilmington artists John and Shannon Dooley, and a quartet from Wilmington Voices. The WSO will be led by guest Conductor Dominic Talanca, UNCW Faculty member. The WSO concert program will include patriotic favorites, classical selections from Bernstein, Copland and Gershwin, and current pops songs.

Fireworks will take place in downtown Wilmington beginning at 9:05 pm and will be shot from a barge located at the convergence of the Cape Fear and Northeast Cape Fear Rivers, just north of the USS Battleship North Carolina. Fireworks will be viewable along the downtown Riverfront.

Food and beverages (soft drinks, beer & wine) will be sold at the park.
*No outside food or drink can be brought inside the park with the exception of water up to 1 gallon in a factory sealed or empty bottle.*

Parking is available on the street and in downtown parking lots. Street parking on July 4 is FREE.

Cashless Payments:
This is a cashless event - no cash accepted. All food and beverage sales will ONLY accept debit, credit or mobile pay (Apple Pay or Google Pay).

Seating for Lawn Area:
Beach Chairs (with legs no longer than 9 inches) and blankets will be allowed in the Great Lawn.

No animals allowed inside the venue with the exception of registered, working service animals.

Presenting Sponsors:
Thank you City of Wilmington, New Hanover County and the Wilmington Symphony Orchestra for making this event possible.

Community Partners:
Thank you nCino, Arts Council of Wilmington and New Hanover County, and Wilmington Downtown, Inc. for sponsoring this event.

Media Sponsor:
Thank you, Cumulus Media, for your support of this event again this year!

For more information visit www.wilmingtonrecreation.com or call (910) 341-7855.

Live Oak Bank Pavilion
05:00 PM - 09:25 PM on Mon, 4 Jul 2022

Event Supported By

Wilmington Symphony Orchestra
Live Oak Bank Pavilion
10 Cowan St
Wilmington, North Carolina 28401