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Where to Find Fireworks in Randolph County

Where to Find Fireworks in Randolph County

Events
Tanner and Brenda Wease watch the fireworks in Asheboro from atop a Jeep. [Scott Pelkey | North State Journal] (Archive Photo) Wondering where you can catch fireworks in Randolph County for the 4th of July this year? Check out our list of events across the county. July 4th Fireworks and Food Trucks at Creekside Park Creekside Park in Archdale4:00 PM - 9:00 PM - Fireworks "after dusk" View Event Details July 5th Fun 5th - Randleman Independence Day Festival Commerce Square Park in Randleman6:00 PM - 9:00 PM - Fireworks will follow the festivities at dusk View Event Details July 7th ZooKeepers Fabulous Fourth McCrary Ballpark in Asheboro6:00 PM - 9:00 PM - Fireworks will follow the game View Event Details ...
DOT Announces ‘Operation Firecracker’ Ahead of Holiday Travel

DOT Announces ‘Operation Firecracker’ Ahead of Holiday Travel

Traffic & Roads
Car and trucks in Traffic jam on highway in rush hour (bignai/Adobe Stock) ASHEBORO N.C. - Today marks the start of one of the busiest holiday travel seasons of the year. AAA says they predict around 47.9 million people will travel 50 miles or more from home during the holiday weekend from June 30th to July 4th. That number is up 3.7% over 2021, bringing the number of travelers just shy of the numbers in 2019, prior to most COVID-19 Stay at Home orders. In preparation for the increase in holiday travel, the Governor’s Highway Safety Program has started its annual Fourth of July Booze It & Lose It campaign, this year known as 'Operation Firecracker'. Troopers with the State Highway Patrol will have an increased its presence across North Carolina to stop or discourage unsa...