Friday Night, July 3, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Historic Corolla Park. Mark it down, Friday, July 3rd, not Saturday. Admission and parking are free. Live music, spectacular fireworks show! The Annual Independence Day Celebration in Corolla offers an afternoon of fun family activities. The event features food vendors, a corn-hole tournament, watermelon eating contest, and children’s games. The event starts at 5:00 p.m. with a fireworks display at dusk. Sponsored by the Currituck County Department of Travel and Tourism.