July 4 entertainment and fireworks at Kenan Stadium

The Town of Chapel Hill, in cooperation with UNC-Chapel Hill, 1360 WCHL and the Town of Carrboro, will present a July 4th celebration at Kenan Memorial Stadium on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus. Johnny White and The Elite Band are scheduled to perform at 8 p.m., with fireworks to follow at 9:30 p.m. Gates open and children's entertainment begins at 7 p.m.

Please be aware of this event if you or your colleagues are working or planning to be near UNC Hospitals July 4th.

Guests are encouraged to come early and save a seat for the fireworks extravaganza. There will be fun for the whole family including face painting with Paint Savvy, world record juggler the Juggle Boy, and balloon twisting with roaming magic by Clown Willie. Everyone will enjoy Johnny White and The Elite Band's wide variety of sounds, including Motown medleys, Top 40 hits, Carolina beach music, R&B, blues, country and big band.

Free glow necklaces donated by Grace Church will be given to the first 8,000 in the gate. Attendees can enter through Gates 6, 7 and 8 at Kenan Stadium's south side. Parking will be provided at Craige, Jackson and Cardinal parking decks off Manning Drive, and public parking including disability parking will be available at the Ram's Head parking deck off Ridge Road. Concessions will be available to the public.

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