High Country Independence Day Activities ~ July 4, 2008

There are a lot of great activities for families July 4th!

Here are some that I’ve found.


  • July 4 – Parade will begin at 11AM in Downtown Boone
  • July 4 – Tweetsie Fireworks
  • July 4 – Boone Fireworks near the Armory
  • July 4 – Boone Art Crawl, 6PM

Blowing Rock Fourth of July Festival 2008

  • July 5- Games, Climbing Tower, Airwalk, Face Painting and more!
  • July 5- Fourth of July Parade at 2:00 p.m.
  • July 5 – Fireworks – Blowing Rock Country Club, 9:30 p.m.
  • July 6 – Music and Park Dance

Beech Mountain

  • July 4 – 47th Annual Roasting of the Hog, Serving 6PM, Fireworks at dark. $10 adults, $5 kids
  • July 4 – Buckeye Lake Recreation Center celebration. 11AM – 2PM

Ashe County

  • July 4 – Todd Liberty Parade and Circus. I couldn’t find any times or info about this, except that it’s in Todd
  • July 4 – Ashe Country Festivities and Fireworks at Ashe Park in Jefferson, at dusk.
  • July 5 – Christmas in July Festival! Downtown West Jefferson. Awesome music, vendors, food. 9AM – 8PM

Avery County

  • July 4 – Independence Day Parade, Banner Elk
  • July 4 – The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints across from the airport in Banner Elk has free parking, food, games, cotton candy, and Indoor bathrooms, and a good view of fireworks.
  • July 4 – Celebration on the Riverwalk, Newland

For more information, visit High Country Info, The Town of Blowing Rock, Go Blue Ridge, Christmas in July, Ashe County Calendar, Town of Banner Elk

I know I’ve probably missed something, because there are SO many activities her for the 4th of July! Leave a comment, and tell us what you’re doing to celebrate Independence Day!.


  1. You might also want to check out the events scheduled at the Buckeye Recreation Center on Beech Mountain. The calendar of events for July can be viewed at http://www.townofbeechmountain.com/community/documents/JulyFacilitySchedule2008.pdf