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 tentative schedule for the 2018 celebration (times subject to change):

Friday, July 6th, 2018:
Park Dance in Memorial Park

Saturday, July 7th, 2018:
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

2pm: Independence Day Parade

3 pm – 4 pm: Live Music

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

Sunday, July 8th, 2018:
Watauga Community Band concert in Memorial Park


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