Independence Day Celebrations: July 2-4 2016 The NC High Country is the perfect play for visitors to celebrate the birth of the United States! The cool mountain temperatures, free family events and outdoor activities make the High Country a popular summer vacation location. Here is a list of 4th of July festivals and events in the High Country of North Carolina:
- TOWN of BOONE 4th of JULY CELEBRATION
Enjoy a small town parade, free watermelon and music in Downtown Boone. Fireworks will take place 3o minutes after dark at Clawson-Burnley Park.
For more information, click to: http://www.downtownboonenc.com
- TWEETSIE RAILROAD FIREWORKS EXTRAVAGANZA
Enjoy the most spectacular fireworks show in the High Country! The park will stay open until 9pm- Firworks will begin at 9:30. Parking to watch fireworks $10.
There is an optional dinner buffet at the Hacienda prior to the celebration.
For more information, click to: http://tweetsie.com/plan-your-visit/special-events-schedule/
- 47th ANNUAL BEECH MOUNTAIN ROASTING of the HOG
Enjoy pork, smoked turkey and all the fixin’s along with music & fireworks.
For more information, click to: http://www.beechmtn.com
- BLOWING ROCK INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION
Enjoy games such as horseshoe throwing & watermelon eating, music & clogging and much more family fun ! Plus the best small-town Main Street parade at 3pm!
For more information, click to: http://www.blowingrock.com
- BANNER ELK ANNUAL FOURTH OF JULY PARADE
Enjoy a small town parade at 11am, followed by a “Party in the Park” at Tate Evans Park. The party included food, games, and the “Great American Duck Races”
For more information, click to: http://www.bannerelk.org
- BLUEGRASS & BRASS- A FOURTH OF JULY DAZZLE
Joe Shannon’s Mountain Home Music hosts The Mountain Home Music Bluegrass Boys & King Street Brass for an indoor patriotic concert.
For more information, click to: http://www.mountainhomemusic.org
- BURNING IN EFFIGY OF KING GEORGE III
Visit the 1700’s with a live reading of the Declaration of Independence, drinking of apple cider and burning King George III’s effigy. The event takes place from 5:30-6:30pm at the Hickory Ridge Living History Museum in Boone.
For more information, click to: http://www.horninthewest.com