This is a Town-Organized event. What does this mean?
July 3, 2023
Kick off July 4th celebrations with a spectacular fireworks display! New for 2023: This year's event will have a larger footprint, with food trucks and activities along Hunter Street from Salem Street to Mason Street / Laura Duncan Road.
This year's event features:
- Food Trucks: Bomb A$$ Sandwiches, D+Js Concessions, El Ray Del Taco, Kona Ice, Paddy Wagon, Stick Happens, and Trash Talk
- Kids Zone with inflatables and games
Schedule of Events
- 5:00 pm – 9:15 pm: Food trucks and fun
- 9:30 pm (tentatively, based on weather conditions): Fireworks show begins
Know Before You Go:
- View the downtown parking map for walkable parking locations.
- Road Closure Information:
- From 12:00 pm to 10:30 pm: Ambergate Station will be closed to vehicle traffic
- From 3:00 pm to 10:30 pm: Hunter Street from Salem Street to Mason Street / Laura Duncan Road will be closed to vehicle traffic
- Hunter Street Park will close at 12:00 pm. This closure includes the skate park, dog park, and fields.
- From 3:00 pm to 10:30 pm, Town Hall Campus will only be accessible from the Mason Street entrance.
- Accessible parking will be available at Town Hall Campus, with the closest parking at Town Hall (73 Hunter Street).
- Beginning after 5 pm: Spectators can set up chairs along Ambergate Station (outside of the fireworks safety perimeter), at the Hunter Street Park soccer field, and along Hunter Street between Salem Street and Mason Street.
- Neighborhoods in the immediate area and throughout Apex may see the display and/or hear fireworks as they explode. Please plan accordingly if a member of your household is impacted by bright lights or loud noises.
- Make sure to observe all parking rules so that everyone can have safe access to homes and buildings in the event area. Street parking must allow for passage of emergency vehicles. Parking is NOT allowed within: Travel lanes of the roadway, 15 feet of a private driveway, 15 feet of a crosswalk, 25 feet of an intersection of two roads, 30 feet of a stop sign or stop light.
- No pets, alcohol, smoking, tents, or personal or commercial fireworks / sparklers are allowed at this event.
- Chairs for the public will NOT be provided as part of this event.
- Town staff may be on site during the festival taking photos/video of festival events and attendees.
What is the difference between a Community Event and a Town-Organized Event?
This is an event that a non-profit organization runs, pays for, and plans. Town of Apex staff provides an event location (Town Hall Campus, Salem Street, etc.), along with staff from public safety, public works and other departments, as necessary.
This is an event that the Town of Apex creates, pays for, and plans. Town of Apex staff manages the programming, including activities, logistics, and vendors. This is sometimes referred to as a “Town Owned Event”.