4th of July in Johnston County

Posted Jun 30, 2014 | Posted in News & Events

The 4th of July is a time for celebrations, BBQs, picnics, pool parties, and beach trips. During these fun times, it’s important to remember your summer and heat safety when you’re outside with friends and family. Make sure to follow these safety tips during your vacations and celebrations:4th of July in Johnston County

  1. Apply sunscreen before and during an outdoor event
  2. Drink plenty of fluids to avoid dehydration
  3. Use small plates to avoid over-eating
  4. Drink alcohol responsibly
  5. Eat the healthiest food first and avoid carbs
  6. Cover food and beverages  to discourage insects
  7. Keep children away from campfires, grills, and fireworks
  8. Be a safe swimmer  and don’t swim alone
  9. Keep your pets cool and hydrated
  10. Create healthy twists on traditional foods

Celebrations on the 4th of July in Johnston County

To help you plan your Independence Day celebration, here’s a list of some of the major events and fireworks displays happening on the 4th of July in Johnston County.

Town of Clayton’s Annual July 4th Celebration
Friday, July 4
Activities start at 4 p.m., fireworks at 9:15 p.m.
Municipal Park
325 McCullers Drive, Clayton
There will be games, food, a cornhole tournament, free ice cream, and a concert featuring Coastline Band.


Smithfield’s Annual Friends of the 4th Celebration
Wednesday, July 2
Activities start at 6:30 p.m., fireworks at 9:30 p.m.
South 3rd Street, Smithfield
Enjoy food, games, fireworks and music by the Coco Loco Party Band.


Town of Benson 4th of July Celebration
Friday, July 4
Activities start at 3 p.m., fireworks at 9 p.m.
Benson Singing Grove
406 Main St., Benson
Food, games, entertainment, classic car show, refreshment, and live music from Lawless, The Cross County Scuffers, and The Attractions.


Kenly 4th of July Celebration
Friday, July 4
Fireworks at 9 p.m.
Kenly 95 Petro Truck Stop
923 Johnston Pkwy, Kenly
Enjoy music, food and fireworks hosted by the Kenly 95 Petro Truck Stop.


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