Fourth of July Festivities in Blowing Rock
Join the town of Blowing Rock for games, music, and fun! Free entertainment all day, plus the best small-town Main Street parade you’ll find anywhere. All events take place in downtown Blowing Rock, except the fireworks which will be held at the Blowing Rock Country Club. The public is welcome at the Club for the special event. Find the games and music in Memorial Park on Main Street.
Here’s the schedule for the 2019 celebration (times subject to change):
Friday, July 5th, 2019:
6-8pm: Park Dance in Memorial Park with Summer Daze Band
Saturday, July 6th, 2019:
9am-until: Adult Horse Shoe Tournament (18 years & up, prizes awarded)
Noon – 1:30 pm: Live music
2pm: Independence Day Parade
3 pm – 4 pm: Live Music with the Cockman Family
3:30-4:30: Park Games (prizes awarded for 1st and 2nd place in all games!)
At dark: Fireworks show set off from the Blowing Rock Country Club. Visible from many places in town, good viewing is available along Goforth Road. Roadside parking is allowed for this event. Please note that parking is not permitted on the golf course.
For more information, visit: https://blowingrock.com/july4th/ or call Blowing Rock Parks & Recreation at 828-295-5222
July 4th Parade and Celebration in Boone!
The Downtown Boone annual 4th of July parade travels east on King Street, starting at the intersection with Poplar Grove Extension and ending at Legends on Hardin St. (around the corner from Dan'l Boone Inn). Following the parade, the Town of Boone continues the celebration with free cookies and refreshments on the lawn of the Jones House Cultural and Community Center (604 W. King Street). Mayor Rennie Brantz and other Town staff will be there to greet guests and pass out treats. Later that evening, check out the festivities at Clawson/Burnley Park (355 Hunting Hills Lane) starting at 7:00 p.m., with music followed by fireworks starting 30 minutes after dark.
Parade: 11:00pm – 12:30pm Fireworks after dark
For more information visit: http://www.joneshouse.org/4th-of-july-parade-celebration/