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4th of July celebrations and firework shows in Asheville and the many small towns in Western North Carolina

Broker Asheville of Keller Williams hopes that you and your family have a safe and happy 4th of July Holiday!
There are many 4th of July celebrations and firework shows in Asheville and the many small towns in Western North Carolina. Here are some of our festive favorites:

Downtown Asheville Independence Day Celebration 2017: 
Park Square Park 

Children’s activities, Splashville Fountain, and bouncy house from 2-6 PM
Live music starts at 5 PM
Food Trucks as well as beverages will be available.
Fireworks, best seen from the park, start at 9:30 PM and remember to bring chairs or blankets to picnic! 

Tourist Baseball Game July 4th: 
McCormick Field

Watch a big fireworks show after the Asheville Tourists game.

South Asheville Fireworks:
Lake Julian

Fireworks show starts at dark on the 4th, but come early to find a spot along the lake.
Make sure to bring your lawn chair or blanket!
The park offers picnic tables, grills, a sand volleyball court, two horseshoe pits, boat rental, and a playground.

4th of July Celebrations & Fireworks near Asheville in Western North Carolina Towns:

Lake Junaluska

Visit for the day with the parade at 11 AM
BBQ picnic at 12-2 PM
Lake Junaluska Singers concert at 7:30 PM
Fireworks at 9:30 PM


A quintessential small town and long-time local favorite, the Independence Day parade parade starts at 10:30 AM
Get there early if you want a prime view!


“Fire on the Lake” at Lake Louise Park
Food, vendors and live music from 7-10 PM
Fireworks start at 10 PM

Black Mountain

Free family event with activities for kids, food vendors, and street dancing.
Followed by fireworks start at dusk.


Their 4th Celebration begins with the 5K/10K Firecracker Run at 8 AM.
Downtown streets close for the Fine Arts & Craft Festival 9 AM-5 PM.
The Classic Auto Show stretches for blocks all day.
The Courthouse Gazebo is center stage for day-long musical entertainment.
Evening fun moves a few blocks to Brevard College starting at 6 PM
Fireworks at 9:30 PM.


July 4th Fireworks display at starts at dark
Live outdoor music 7-9 PM downtown at 201 South Main (Visitors Center)


The Stars and Stripes daytime celebration runs 11 AM to 3 PM along Main Street with music and sidewalk sales.
Children’s parade at 11am.
NO fireworks in downtown Waynesville