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NC High Country 4th of July Celebrations 2020


NC High Country 4th of July Celebrations 2020

The NC High Country is the perfect play for visitors to celebrate the birth of the United States!  The cool mountain temperatures in the Boone, Blowing Rock NC area, free family events and outdoor activities make the NC High Country a popular summer vacation location. Here is a list of 4th of July celebrations, festivals and events in the High Country of North Carolina:

  • TOWN of BOONE NC 4th of JULY CELEBRATION
    July 4 2020 *CANCELLED
    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.joneshouse.org

 

  • 49th ANNUAL BEECH MOUNTAIN NC ROASTING of the HOG DRIVE THRU
    July 4 2020
    *Happening with new social distancing measures
    Enjoy pork, smoked turkey and all the fixin's (beans, slaw, moonpie)- drive thru style from 5-8. Fireworks at dark! Tickets sold at Fred's General Merchantile and online HERE

 

  • BEECH MOUNTAIN 4th of JULY FAMILY CELEBRATION
    July 4 2020 *CANCELLED
    Run in the Sparkler 5K at 10am and stay for the FREE bounce houses, yard games, face painting, food and fun for the whole family in the Beech Mountain Kite Field from 11am-2pm. 
    For more information, click to: http://www.beechrecreation.org

 

  • BANNER ELK NC ANNUAL FOURTH OF JULY PARADE
    July 4 2020 *CANCELLED
    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

 

  • TODD LIBERTY PARADE
    July 4 2020 *CANCELLED
    This unique parade by Elkland Art Center is a walk-in parade. Everyone is invited to bring costumes and decorations to the parade.  Life-sized puppets are a highlight every year. 
    For more information, click to: http://www.toddnc.org

 

  • ASHE COUNTY ANNUAL 4th OF JULY FIREWORKS
    July 4 2020 
    Enjoy fireworks at 9:30pm from the comfort of your car. The list of available parking lots to view include: Ashe County High School, Old Lowes Foods, Wal-Mart, Lowes Hardware, State Farm Insurance, Ashe Civic Center, Skybest Security (Mt. Jefferson Road), Skyline National Bank, Goodwill, Auto Zone, Steve Johnson Auto World, Lifestore Bank (Mt. Jefferson Road), Midway Baptist Church, and Main Street West Jefferson. For more information, call (336) 982-6185.

 

  • BLUEGRASS & BRASS- A FOURTH OF JULY DAZZLE
    July 4 2020 *CANCELLED
    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
    July 4 2020
    Visit a revolutionary camp and witness the burning King George III's effigy.  The event takes place from 12-5pm at the Hickory Ridge Living History Museum in Boone. For more information, click to: http://www.horninthewest.com

 

  • NORTH WILKESBORO GREAT AMERICAN FIRETRUCK PARADE & FIREWORKS
    July 4 2020 *CANCELLED
    Emergency vehicles of all sizes will parade through the downtown area honoring firefighters, rescue squads, police and sheriff's departments from Wilkes and surrounding counties. After the parade, sit back and enjoy the annual fireworks display from Memorial Park. Bring your lawn chairs or a blanket and spend the evening.
    For more information, click HERE

 

  • BLOWING ROCK NC 4th of JULY WEEKEND
    July 3-4 2020 *CANCELLED
    The park dance will be July 3 at 4pm. Enjoy games such as horseshoe throwing & watermelon eating, music & clogging and much more family fun on the 4th from 11am-5pm. Plus the best small-town Main Street parade at 10am.
    For more information, click to: http://www.blowingrock.com

 

  • SPARTA FOURTH of JULY PARADE
    July 4 2020 *CANCELLED
    This small mountain town loves a parade and just about everyone from the town and surrounding communities line up along Main Street to watch the color guard, floats, fire trucks, old cars and marchers. 

 

  • CROSSNORE FOURTH CELEBRATION
    July 4 2020 4-Dark  *CANCELLED
    The celebration starts with a parade @4, followed by free watermelon, live music, children's inflatables and an old-fashioned frog jumping contest! Food will be for sale supporting local groups. A street dance starts at 7, with fireworks ending the celebration at dark.

 

  • NEWLAND INDEPENDENCE DAY FESTIVAL
    July 3 2020 
    The event starts at noon with live music, craft and food vendors at Riverwalk Park and Bandstand. Fireworks at dark!

 

  • FIREWORKS AT SUGAR MOUNTAIN
    July 4 2020 
    Fireworks begin around 9:00 p.m. The Summit Express chairlift runs until 10:00 p.m. for mountain-top fireworks viewing.Typical Mountain Boys perform at the base lodge from 6:00 until 9:00 p.m. and food and beverages are available.