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POLL: Why Do You Love Wilmington's Fourth of July?

Vote in our poll and let us know your favorite part in the comments section below.

Wilmington's Fourth of July festivities, which start later this week, are like none other in the area.

The town celebrates with nearly a week of festivities, which begin on Friday and last all into the middle of the following week.

There are activities all day, every day throughout the long weekend, from the to the , and . Then of course there are not one, but two outstanding fireworks displays for residents.

So we want to know what your favorite part of the week is. Vote in our poll below, and be sure to weigh in with your thoughts in the comments section below in case we missed anything.

And rest up, Wilmington. Because Fourth of July week is upon us!

jo June 25, 2012 at 02:36 PM
Family Day!
samm June 25, 2012 at 07:20 PM
It has been a family tradition since it started in 1980. I did it with my parents and now I enjoy it with my husband and kids and the rest of my family!!! My husband and I got engaged on the common during 4th of July week and was almost married there as well! We always look forward to it!!!
Joe DuCharme June 25, 2012 at 08:50 PM
Joe D It is a week that all Wilmington residents came be proud of. The reason I am confident that we are doing the right thing in celebrating our countries birthday the way we do. Is that so many our neighboring towns people come to Wilmington to join us for this special week. And even the local complainers are quiet this week, Maybe our town is not so bad after all!!! Have fun and enjoy your families.
Erika J. June 25, 2012 at 09:46 PM
Wilmington's Fourth of July celebration captures the pride of it's residents. Definitely my favorite week of the year to be in Wilmington!

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