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Independence Day Celebration

July 3, 2023, 6-10 PM


Celebrating our country’s birthday is a nationwide event, and Swansboro serves up its Independence Day Celebration each year with live music at the Harry C. Pugliese, Jr. Pavilion at Olde Town Square, culminating with awe-inspiring fireworks show over the water for all to see. 


The Independence Day Celebration is July 3 and begins at 6 pm with the singing of the National Anthem by Velvet Rodeo, followed by The Tams till 10 pm. Fireworks are at 9 pm.  There will be food/snack vendors and encourage patrons to visit the downtown restaurants. This Independence Day Celebration is presented by Team Chevrolet of Swansboro, Onslow County Tourism, Sanders Ford Swansboro, Swansboro Tourism Development Authority, The Town of Swansboro, and Curtis Media Group. For more information, please contact Swansboro Parks and Recreation at 910-326-2600.


Streets will be closed on Monday, July 3th for the Tams Concert from 3 pm until approximately 11 pm. We ask for your cooperation with having the streets cleared of vehicles no later than 3 pm.   

The streets affected by the closures are:


  • Front Street – from Main Street to Church Street

  • Church Street – from Front Street to Water Street

  • Water Street – from Church Street to Main Street

  • Main Street will be closed at Water Street for eastbound traffic

Vendors - We only accept food vendors for this event.

Food vendor Application

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