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Independence Day

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Garner Independence Day Celebration

Wednesday | July 3, 2019

Lake Benson Park | 5 pm

Join us for an evening of fun for the whole family featuring a performance by the North Carolina Symphony.
Your children will love our Kids Adventure Zone featuring inflatables, games and crafts. Bring a picnic, or enjoy delicious concessions provided by food trucks and local non-profit organizations. Top off your evening with the best fireworks show in the Triangle, and you'll see why our citizens are so proud of their hometown.

Fireworks immediately follow the NC Symphony performance (approximately 9:30 pm)

Schedule of Events
Road Closures
Shuttle Service
Accessible Parking
Vendor Information


Picnics, cooler and beach umbrellas are welcome!

However, in order to maintain a safe and secure environment, the following are prohibited at Town-sponsored events: 

  • alcoholic beverages
  • glass containers
  • grills
  • drones
  • fireworks/sparklers
  • pets
  • tailgating

In addition, umbrellas must be lowered for the NC Symphony performance and fireworks.

For the purpose of public safety, the Town of Garner does not allow guest to bring pets to any Town-sponsored special events. Exceptions apply for trained service animals. Please note that the Lake Benson Dog Park will be closed on July 3.

For more information on this event, please contact Brittany Washington at 919-773-4441.

2019 Participating Vendors

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