Celebrate our nation’s independence in one of the most beautiful beachfront towns in the U.S! An Emerald Isle 4th of July is a celebration unlike any other. Aside from a stunning display of colorful fireworks, we put on our Crystal Coast spin on the day with an ongoing concert series and the quiet charm that our visitors have come to expect from our town!
Are you looking for more great Emerald Isle events? Take a look at our Things to Do page! We’ve listed all the best times to see fireworks in Emerald Isle, NC, like the Crystal Coast Countdown! You’ll also find our picks for the restaurants, shops, attractions, and more! Plan your trip to Emerald Isle in no time when you download our free Vacation Guide.
Celebrate an Emerald Isle 4th of July
The annual Emerald Isle 4th of July celebration takes place on the day of the holiday, starting at 9:00 p.m. Fireworks are presented off Bogue Inlet Pier, a local hotspot for fishing and fun. Visitors can park at the pier, along NC-58, or enjoy the fascinating light show from a Spinnaker’s Reach vacation home! Each of our gorgeous properties has a clear line of sight right to the hour-long fireworks show.
*Note: The 2021 Emerald Isle Fireworks Show has been canceled and hopes to return in 2022.
Attend Other Emerald Isle Events
While you’re in town for Independence Day, stop by the EmeraldFest! This concert series begins in Jun and runs every Thursday until mid-August. Each performance will feature talented artists that play lively tunes. These free concerts will take place at the Western Ocean Regional Access, so bring a blanket or a chair to enjoy the sights and sounds of Emerald Isle!
Stay with Spinnaker’s Reach
Are you ready to book your home for an Emerald Isle 4th of July! Don’t wait: many of our properties are getting booked up quickly.
If you want to stay in an oceanfront property with plenty of room and a fantastic view, then book Hale Kena Kai! This eight-bedroom, seven-bathroom home is perfect for families traveling together during the holiday. Each of the bedrooms offers a flat-screen TV and fun decor. Relax and sip a glass of wine while on the fully-furnished covered and uncovered decks or soak in the deck-level hot tub. Your kids will love hanging out in the recreation room on the first floor, which includes a ping-pong and pool table. Be sure to take a dip in the private pool or walk down to the miles of shoreline located along Coast Guard Road.
Are you ready to go? Take a look at our full selection of properties and book your stay today! We look forward to having you.
Do you want to learn more about how to see Emerald Isle fireworks? Check out our blog! We’ve written about the Crystal Coast Countdown, as well as other exciting local events. Read about the Emerald Isle Marathon or the Christmas Parade. Get the inside scoop on the best of our town!