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Faith, North Carolina  incorporated  in  1903,  is a small  town  located about 6 miles south of  the city of Salisbury on the Faith road on eastern Rowan County. The

Population of Faith is about 739. 

The towns name " Faith"  came after a Quarry was opened to extract the Granite Rock the area was know for and its operator John Thomas Wyatt who lacked experience in the business proceeded ahead on Faith. The town has held strong to its Christian values and beliefs having  three churches with members from the surrounding communities.

The  Town of  Faith,  the  local  residents,  and  everyone   that  is  part  of  the  4th  of  July  Celebration   invites  you   to  come  enjoy  a week  of  Celebrating  Our  Freedom  and  Independence  as  we  Honor  those  that  have  Sacrificed so much  for  this  great  Nation  we  call  the  United  Sates  of  America.   Remember  the  Red , White  and  Blue.

Since  1946  the  small  town  has  hosted  a  4th  of  July  Celebration   with  patriotic pride.  A  week-long  celebration  requires  a  great  deal  of  planning  by  the  sponsoring  organizations  and  community  volunteers. 

The  Faith  4th  of  July  Celebration   is  sponsored  by  the  Faith  American  Legion  Post  #327,  the  Faith  American  Legion  Auxiliary  Unit  #327,  The Faith  Civitans,  and  the  Faith  Jaycees.  All Proceeds   from  the  4th  of  July  Celebration   go to scholarships,  local  school  needs,   local  library  needs,  park  improvements,  and  other  town / community  needs.

The  celebration  has  been  called  one  of  the  largest  4th  of  July  Celebration  in  the  state  of  North Carolina.   Read  More  Of The  History...

Come  and  enjoy  the  food,  rides,  fellowship  and  entertainment  each  night. 

There  is  a  band  playing every  night  to  entertain  the  crowd  as  they   kick  up  their  heels  dancing.

Enjoy  the  Faith  Idol  contest  each  night  and  a  Grand  Finale  to  declare  the  winners  at  the  end  of  the week.

There  is  usually  a  extra  feature  during  the  week  such  as  the  chain -saw  carving  that  wowed  the  crowd  while  the  chips flew  before  a  original  piece  of art  was  formed  from  a  piece  of  timber.  The items  that  were  created  during  the  week  where  auctioned  off  on  Saturday  afternoon.

The  day  of  the  4th  starts  with  the parade  at  10:00  am,  The  parade  itself  is goes  thru  the  town  of  Faith with  officials,  floats,  bands,  fire trucks  and  many other entertaining  sites  too see.  The  main  road  through  the  town  is  lined  with  30,000 plus  people  to see  the  parade  and  then  visit  the  park  for  beauty  queen  contest,  float  prize winners,  and  a day celebration  with  food,  rides  and  entertainment.  and  old  favorites  like  the  sack  race,   the  three-legged  race  and  the  piggy  back  race.  There  is  also  a  watermelon  eating contest,   a  shoe scramble  and  egg  toss. The  night  ends  with  a salute to America Entertainment  at  9 PM  and  Fireworks  at  10:30 PM.

The weeks  celebration  takes  place  at Faith American  Legion  Park  and  Faith  Elementary  School  grounds.  Everyone  likes  the   rides  that  are  open during the nights of the week of the 4th.   A  special  rate  for rides  on  Saturday  Afternoon  and  one night during the week draws a big crowd.  There are  food and  concessions  vendors  that  come  to  the  celebration  according  to  availability  of  space.

We  give  Thanks to  and  Pray  for  all  the  Men  and   Women  that  Sacrifice  so much  to  keep  this Great  Nation  we  call  Home  free  from  harm so   we  may  live  in  peace  without  fear.  Thanks  to  the  Armed Forces,  Police Officers,  Fire Fighters and  Rescue Personal  that  protect  and keep  us  safe  every day.  God  Bless  America  Home of  The  Free.

Click here for The  4th  of  July  Celebration 2013 Events For The Week

Will  kick  off  June  27th   through   July  4th   with  the Fireworks  at 10:30 pm.

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