The spirit of America is alive and well in the mountains of North Carolina
Throughout the High Country, from Blowing Rock to Banner Elk, communities are pulling out all the stops to celebrate our nation’s independence. If you’re planning a visit to these locations this Fourth of July, here are some amazing events you and your family will love. Parades, activities for kids, live music and, of course, incredible fireworks. So come down to the High Country for the July 4th Weekend.
4th of July Celebrations- June 30- July 4 2018 Boone Blowing Rock High Country NC
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 celebrations, festivals and events in the High Country of North Carolina:
TOWN of BOONE NC 4th of JULY CELEBRATION
July 4 2018
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: www.downtownboonenc.com
47th ANNUAL BEECH MOUNTAIN NC ROASTING of the HOG
June 30 2018
Enjoy pork, smoked turkey and all the fixin’s along with music & fireworks.
For more information, click to: www.beechmtn.com
BLOWING ROCK NC 4th of July Weekend
June 30- July 1 2018
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: www.blowingrock.com
BANNER ELK NC ANNUAL FOURTH OF JULY PARADE
June 30 2018
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: www.bannerelk.org
BLUEGRASS & BRASS- A FOURTH OF JULY DAZZLE
July 4 2017
Joe Shannon’s Mountain Home Music hosts The Mountain Home Music Bluegrass Boys & King Street Brass for an indoor patriotic concert at Blowing Rock School Auditorium.
For more information, click to: www.mountainhomemusic.org
BURNING IN EFFIGY OF KING GEORGE III
July 4 2018
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: www.horninthewest.com