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Ferris wheel returns for Cary's Independence Day event

Posted July 1, 2015

First Night to bring Ferris wheel to downtown Raleigh.

Cary's popular Independence Day celebration will again feature a 50-foot Ferris wheel.

Gates open at 3 p.m., Saturday, at Koka Booth Amphitheatre for the long-running event. The event is capped with a performance by the N.C. Symphony and a fireworks display. But it starts off with several hours of activities for kids and Ferris wheel rides.

From 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., activities include a venue-wide scavenger hunt, magicians, face painters, watermelon eating contests and that Ferris wheel. Lawn seating is free for the event, but there will be a charge to ride the Ferris wheel. One ticket is $3; two for $5.

The Cary Town Band will perform at 5:45 p.m. They are followed by the symphony at 7:30 p.m. and fireworks. Tarps, blankets, chairs and picnics are welcome (no pets, staking or tents).


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