Join us for the "Tires & Tunes: 70th Birthday Bash! A Chapel Hill Celebration at Midway"

Chapel Hill Tire and 97.9 The Hill WCHL are celebrating their 70th anniversary and want to thank the Triangle community for 70 years of support. Join us for an unforgettable birthday celebration!

Event Details:

  • Date: Saturday, Aug 26th
  • Time: 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Location: North Graham Street (just north of the intersection with W. Franklin Street)


  • Live performances by local artists, Jesse Fox and The Shoaldiggers
  • Midway Market
  • Show cars on display
  • Car washes offered by Chapel Hill Tire at the 502 W. Franklin Street location

Food and Beverages:

Enjoy delicious offerings from local establishments including Al's Burger Shack, IP3, The Baxter, Lapin Bleu, Beer Study, and Local 506.

Local Business Support:

Many local businesses on N. Graham and W. Franklin will be open for business and offering in-store activities and special sales.

Special Moment:

Join the bands in singing Happy Birthday at 4 p.m., with past and current personalities, Marc Pons, Aaron Keck, and many others.


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Come out and celebrate the iconic Chapel Hill Tire and 97.9 The Hill WCHL while supporting great local businesses in downtown Chapel Hill.

About Chapel Hill Tire:

Founded in 1953, Chapel Hill Tire offers comprehensive car care services for all makes and models, specializing in hybrid vehicles. Find the lowest price on new tires with their Price Beat Guarantee. They have eleven stores in the Triangle area and offer free pick up and delivery service at all locations. Schedule appointments online at

About 97.9 The Hill WCHL:

Owned and operated by Chapel Hill Media Group, 97.9 The Hill WCHL is the only commercial radio station exclusively focused on the Greater Chapel Hill Community. With a unique blend of local news, community interviews, event coverage, Tar Heel sports, AAA Format Music, and a showcase of hundreds of local musicians, it's a station that truly connects with the community.