Independence Day / Weekend Events

July 4

15th Annual Music On Main Street concert series Special 4th of July Celebration Concert featuring Tom Brown / One Man Band, Visitors Information Center – 201. S. Main St., 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm, free, every Friday through August 16, Bring a Chair, No Pets, Alcoholic Beverages or Coolers Allowed; seating area opens after 5:30 pm / early admission is prohibited, enjoy the concert and fireworks (at dusk) from the comfort of your chair, an event of Henderson County Tourism Development Authority, Hendersonville, 800-828-4244 or 828-693-9708

Independence Day Fireworks Display, at dark, fireworks may be viewed from downtown Hendersonville and the south side of town near the intersection of Hwy. 25 and Hwy. 176, a large red balloon will be launched the morning of the 4th to signify visibility of the fireworks show, if you can see the balloon, you can see the fireworks from your location; a viewing map is available online, Hendersonville, 828-697-4884

Independence Day Parade, Main Street, 11:00 am, 4th of July family friendly event, Hendersonville, 828-692-4179

4th of July Celebration on the Plaza, Henderson County Courthouse on Main St., (hot dogs, drinks & ice cream), after the 4th of July Parade, sponsored by the Henderson County Heritage Museum, Hendersonville, 828-694-1619 

July 4-6

Blue Ridge Independence Classic Horse Show, WNC Agricultural Center McGough Arena, Fletcher, 828-687-1414 or 919-672-3741

July 5

After-the-Fourth Fireworks Freedom Celebration, Etowah Valley Golf Club & Lodge, fireworks over the lake at dusk,  live music featuring “The Nightcrawlers”, concessions available, bring a chair, free admission, 5:00 pm-9:00 pm, Etowah, 828-891-7141

July 6

Coon Dog Day Festival , Downtown, (dog shows, crafts, live music, food, parade, kid’s activities and a street dance), Saluda, 828-749-2581

July 6

Summer Music in Flat Rock, featuring Dana & Susan Robinson, Little Rainbow Row’s back deck (corner of Greenville Hwy.& W. Blue Ridge Road) from 6:00 – 8:00pm, free, bring-your-lawn-chair, outdoor event, weather permitting, Flat Rock, 828-243-0623

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