Onslow County Offices, Animal Services Shelter, Library Branches & Museum are closed for the Fourth of July holiday on Monday, July 4 and Tuesday, July 5, 2022. The Onslow County Landfill will not operate on Monday, July 4 but the landfill will be open on Tuesday, July 5. Onslow County Solid Waste convenience sites will reopen on Wednesday, July 6.
On July 4 Onslow Pines Road will be closed at the intersection of Highway 53 from 7PM-11PM. Freedom Festival attendees arriving after 7PM should enter from the Highway 17 and Onslow Pines Road intersection. Area residents will retain limited access during this time.
The road closure is necessary for traffic control for the 38th Annual Freedom Festival which features live music, amusements, food trucks, vendors, and fireworks. The festival takes place at Onslow Pines Park from 3PM-9PM on July 4. Live music begins at 4PM with the North Tower Band followed by Darius Mitchell and the Professionals at 7PM. At 9PM fireworks conclude the event.