July 4th Celebration

Parade kidsJoin 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 2017 celebration:

Saturday, July 1st, 2017-
9am-until: Adult Horse Shoe Tournament (18 years & up, prizes awarded)

9:30 am-11 am: Park Games (prizes awarded for 1st and 2nd place in all games!)

  • Water Balloon Toss
  • Watermelon Eating Contest
  • More, plus Face Painting

Noon-4 pm: Inflatables in the Park

Noon – 1:30 pm: Live music by Fire by Night

2pm: Independence Day Parade

3 pm – 4 pm: Bluegrass Gospel- The Cockman Family

9:30pm: Fireworks at the Blowing Rock Country Club

Sunday, July 2nd
12:30 pm – 2:30 pm: Live music by Diana Wilcox
3 pm – 6 pm: Park Dance- Summerdaze

 

For more information, call Blowing Rock Parks & Recreation at 828-295-5222