You cannot bring in food or beverage, but there are lots of options available for purchase! Friendly pets are welcome — and they even have bag stations for clean-up! You have to pay $5 to park unless you have an annual pass. What a great deal!
Enjoy the Whitewater Center while you are there…so many activities! For lots of details about the event and the park, go to USNWC Charlotte 2015 4th of July celebration or USNWC.org. Fireworks on July 3 and 4 — go to the previous link for details and the schedule for the day.