The City of Wilmington will celebrate the historic tradition and patriotic spirit with the 2013 4th of July Celebration on the Riverfront.
Join the City at Tubman-Garrett Park at the Riverfront on Thursday, July 4th as they celebrate our independence with fireworks, food, arts, culture and a special performance by R&B singer Macy Gray.
The 4th of July Celebration on the Riverfront which begins at 4:00 p.m. will feature live music, historical re-enactments, games, rides, arts and crafts, a crab feast, in addition to a variety of food and drink vendors.
Other artists performing at this year’s 4th of July Celebration are Mozaic Flow, a band based in Philadelphia that fuses a variety of musical genres to create a sound of R&B funk, and the Tilting Windmills, a Latin infused rock band from Wilmington.
“Fourth of July is about patriotism and celebrating our independence,” said Mayor Dennis P. Williams. “Wilmington’s Independence Day celebration on the Riverfront will bring together young and old generations to remember our nation’s legacy and history.”
Schedule of Events
4:00 p.m. – 9:45 p.m.
Free RED, WHITE, and BLUE CELEBRATION FAMILY FUN (Tubman-Garrett Park)
- Games, rides, entertainment, arts and crafts by Barrel of Makers, historical characters
- Variety of food vendors including July 4th favorites, Captain Steve’s Hard Shell Crabs and BBQ
- Local duo, Tilting Windmills, performing on the Bandwagon Stage 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Enjoy a live set of souful, R&B music by Mozaic Flow as they perform on the Main Stage.
Celebrate our nation’s independence and patriotic spirit as the City of Wilmington welcomes Grammy® Award-winning singer/songwriter Macy Gray to the Main Stage.
Spectacular Riverfront Fireworks Display!
In the event of rain on July 4th, the fireworks will be rescheduled for July 5th.
For announcements and more information regarding the 4th of July Celebration on the Riverfront please visit: http://www.wilmingtonde.gov/visitors/july4th