July 4th, 2023 Events in the High Country

Last Updated on July 3, 2023 5:16 pm

Below is a list of events happening in the High Country for the weekend and Tuesday, July 4th, 2023. Take note that this list will be updated as needed.

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Friday, June 30

Trinity Baptist Church in Deep Gap, 7186 old NC Hwy 421 S, Event starts at 6:30 with food games and fireworks by Perennial Pyrotechnics.

Saturday, July 1 – Town of Blowing Rock Festival. This year’s parade is scheduled for Saturday, July 1st at 10 AM. The parade line up will begin at 8:30 AM. All participants must be lined up by no later than 9:30 AM. 

Schedule as follows:

9:00am- Surefire Bluegrass Band

10:00am- Parade

11:00am- The Cockman Family

12:30pm- Horseshoe Tournament (18+) Prizes Awarded

and Soulution Band: Park Dance

1:00pm- Park Games

For more information visit this link.

Saturday, July 1 – Town of Newland Parade 10am.

Saturday, July 1 – Town of Beech Mountain Tail Gate Family Day @ Buckeye Recreation Center starting at 10:00 a.m. with a Sparkler Fun Run 5K. Call 828-387-3003 for more details

Tuesday, July 4 – Fish for free in North Carolina's public waters. More information at this link.

Tuesday, July 4 – Town of Boone

July 4th parade will step off at 11:00 a.m., from the County Social Services parking lot, heading east down King St., continuing to the light at Earth Fare.

Following the parade, cake and watermelon will be served at the Jones House, and the inaugural Town of Boone 1872 Award will be presented to Renee Boughman.

In the evening, the community is welcome to gather at Clawson-Burnley Park to enjoy the space before the annual Fourth of July Fireworks display, which will start around 9:15 p.m.

For more information visit this link.

Tuesday, July 4 – Banner Elk parade begins at 11 a.m. followed by the party in the park and duck races.

More information at this link.

Tuesday, July 4 – Beech Mountain Parks and Recreation Presents: Water Party, giant slip-N-slide + super soakers= FUN at Bark Park Way Sled Hill from 12-3 p.m.

Tuesday, July 4 – Bluegrass and Brass: Mountain Home Music July 4th Celebration

7PM – The Mountain Home Bluegrass Boys and King Street Brass
St Luke’s Episcopal Church

170 Councill St, Boone, NC 28607

$10-$20. More information at this link.

Tuesday, July 4 – Tweetsie Railroad fireworks show 

Begins at 9:30 pm. More information at this link.

Tuesday, July 4th – Ashe County Fireworks at approximately 9:30 pm

368 Ray Hill Drive – West Jefferson.

See the announcement below for a list of viewing locations.

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