Uncle Sam Jam

Uncle Sam Jam Banner 2017

Celebrate the Fourth of July at Oak Hollow Festival Park!

Mark your calendar now for the 2017 Uncle Sam Jam and celebrate the Fourth of July with us! High Point Parks & Recreation has been a proud partner of this tradition since 1973 and we invite you and your family to be a part of the tradition.

Enjoy the stunning fireworks show over beautiful Oak Hollow Lake beginning at 9:45pm!

The Uncle Sam Jam will feature:

Live Music from Matt Stratford and Norlina
Circus Stella
The O' Say, Can You Sing? National Anthem Contest Winner
Pink Heals Fire Truck
Kids Arts and Crafts
Food and Beverage Vendors
Novelty Vendors
Inflatables (fee)
and More

Circus Stella

Circus Stella

Matt Stratford

Matt Stratford



O’ Say, Can You Sing? National Anthem Singing Contest!

Enter to win a chance to perform the United States National Anthem at the 2017 Uncle Sam Jam. 

To enter:
1. Upload a video of yourself singing the Star Spangled Banner to Youtube.com
2. Email the O’ Say, Can You Sing? Application to HighPointPRadministration@highpointnc.gov

The top 5 submissions will be uploaded to the High Point Park & Recreation Facebook page for a social media vote. The submission with the most Facebook interactions will be named the winner.

Get the application here!

Click here for a complete list of the contest rules.

2016 Contest Winner Kayla Lewis

Kayla Lewis 2016 Winner

Frequently Asked Questions

What can I bring into the festival?
Coolers, chairs and blankets are allowed. Tents, glass containers, pets, fishing equipment, fireworks, grills, or drones are prohibited. The Uncle Sam Jam is a family event so please, no alcohol. Be prepared for a bag/cooler check at the gate.

How can I volunteer?
Volunteer at the 2017 Uncle Sam Jam! Our Uncle Sam Jam Volunteers will provide assistance in a variety of areas. Each assignment is important and critical to the overall success of this event. These positions help extend the resources of the High Point Parks & Recreation Department and ensure each guest enjoys the event. If you would like to volunteer, as an individual or a group, please complete the volunteer form found here

How can I become a sponsor?

To become and Uncle Sam Jam sponsor, please download the packet here Uncle Sam Jam Sponsorship Packet.
Who can I call if I have more questions?
USJ sponsors