Published On: Mon, Jun 26th, 2017

Area Fourth of July Celebrations

 

Compiled by One Feather staff

 

Freedom Fest

Where: Everett Street in Bryson City

What: Pet show, Firecracker 5K, hula hoop-off, watermelon eating contest, sack race, music, and more

Fireworks time: 10pm

Info: 488-3681, (800) 867-9246, www.greatsmokies.com/FreedomFest.html

 

Fireworks in Sylva

Where: Downtown Sylva

What: Food, drinks, children’s activities, live music

Fireworks time: 9:30pm

Info: 586-2155, www.mountainlovers.com

 

Murphy 4th of July

Where: downtown Murphy

What: Parade at 10am through downtown; food vendors, bouncy houses, various competitions, and more during the day at Konehete Park

Fireworks time: at dark

Info: www.visitcherokeecountync.com

 

Fourth of July Celebration

Where: Gatlinburg, Tenn.

What: The Annual First Independence Day Parade in the Nation kicking off at 12:01am; River Raft Regatta, concerts from 100th Army Band, and more

Fireworks time: 10pm

Info: (800) 568-4748, www.gatlinburg.com

 

Franklin on the Fourth

Where: downtown Franklin

What: Music, crafts, food, antique cars, inflatables, petting zoo, pony rides, Children’s Parade at 5pm

Fireworks time: 9pm at the Park at Harlinsdale Farm

Info: www.franklinlionsclub.com

 

Ingles Independence Day Celebration

Where: Pack Square Park in Asheville

What: Bouncy houses and children’s activities at 2pm, live music starting at 4pm

Fireworks time: 9:30pm

Info: www.exploreasheville.com