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Where to Celebrate July 4th in Onslow County

There is no better place to ring in America’s 240th Independence Day than Onslow County. This year’s festivities are guaranteed to be a fun time for everyone as various events and festivals head to our county to celebrate. If you still haven’t made 4th of July plans, look no further than inside the county lines.

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Ocean City Jazz Festival

Returning to Onslow County is the 7th Annual Ocean City Jazz Festival, held on Saturday July 2nd and Sunday July 3rd. This event will feature top names in jazz while attendees get to experience the classic Crystal Coast charm. In addition to great music, there will be a silent auction and delicious food and cold beverages. For more information about the festival, to find out how to purchase tickets and to learn about travel packages and group rates, visit  http://www.oceancityjazzfest.com/. Start planning your stay, visit www.onlyinonslow.com.

Red Bull Global Rallycross

The Red Bull Global Rally Cross is once again retuning to the Marine Corps Air Station New River after overwhelming success last year. This FREE event will be held on Sunday July 3rd and is open to the public. Gates open at 9 a.m. on Sunday morning, kicking off a day filled with qualifying and finals rounds, as well as a driver autograph session. VIP treatment packages with grandstand seating, a private cash bar, and bathroom access can be purchased here.

Fireworks and Kellie Pickler Concert

This year’s 4th of July celebration aboard Camp Lejeune is even more special as America turns 240 years old and Camp Lejeune celebrates its 75th birthday. To commemorate the big day, this year’s event will be bigger and better than ever! Gates will open at 4:00 p.m. with food and beverage available and musical performances throughout the evening, including headliner Kellie Pickler, national recording artist, television personality, and North Carolina native. In true 4th of July fashion, a fireworks show beginning at 9:30 p.m. will wrap up the big night. Additional information can be found at http://www.mccslejeune-newriver.com/july4/.

Come wish America a Happy Birthday right here in Onslow County, where beauty and pride come together, at one (or all) of these exciting celebrations! For more information, check out our events calendar, or visit www.onlyinonslow.com to start planning your vacation.

Carrie Hammill

Carrie Hammill