Fayetteville, N.C. — Hundreds of people gathered at Festival Park in Fayetteville Saturday night to celebrate Independence Day with fireworks, games, food and music.

The 82nd Airborne Chorus from Fort Bragg also performed a patriotic medley, proving to be a crowd favorite.

“I think to come out and see people together for something like this is a really great thing,” one concert attendee said.

Fayetteville's Festival Park lights up with July 4 fireworks

People of all ages relaxed on the lawn and enjoyed time together.

“I think to come out and see people together for something like this is a really great thing,” another woman said.

“A relaxing environment. Everybody is here for the same reason. To have fun and enjoy the festivities for this holiday.”

There are a number of Fourth of July Celebrations in the Triangle during the long holiday weekend.

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