Olde Fashioned Fourth of July

Rain or shine event! Check back here for updates in the event of severe weather.

Join us Saturday, July 3, 2021, in downtown Apex!  10am-12pm (noon)

Flag Raising 

The Apex American Legion will lead a traditional flag raising ceremony at 10 am. 

Drive Through Red, White & Blue 

Join the decorated car processional through downtown Apex! Because staging space for vehicles is limited to 100, we’re requiring registration for this free event. Participants must live in Apex town limits or ETJ. Line-up begins at 9:15 am at the Apex Baptist Church Parking Lot, 110 S. Salem Street, and the processional begins at 10:15 am.   Sign up for this event has now ended

Please Note:  Sign up deadline for the car parade is Friday, July 2, 2021, 4pm.

Uncle Sam’s Parade of Wheels 

Kids - decorate your bike, wagon, tricycle, or other non-motorized vehicle in patriotic colors! (Note: Helmets are required for the Parade of Wheels). Line-up will start on S. Salem Street (between W. Chatham Street and Holleman Street) at 9:30 am, and the parade will begin following the car parade. 

Apex Fire Department Splash Down 

At the end of the parade route, cool off under the spray of the fire hose behind Fire Station #1! 

Additional activities include:  Live music from Bach to Rock!

Uncle Sam


Giant Slide

Giant Basketball Game

Face Painting

Brewer’s Italian Ice

Manzie’s ICEES

Vision Martial Arts

& More!