July 4th!

Here is your July 4th planning guide for The High South!  In addition to all the other events found in our [Area Events Calendar], our local communities have great family fun planned for you! 

Scroll down for July 4th event info at Lake Glenville, in Cashiers, Highlands, Sylva and Bryson City!

The video above is July 4th 2017 fireworks by Dave Bryant filmed at The Village Green in Cashiers, NC.

Lake Glenville Fireworks

Jason Walle captured some great images of fireworks over Lake Glenville in North Carolina a few years ago. Amazing show over the water with all the boats below. Scroll down for details and links for Lake Glenville fireworks.

Lake Glenville:

Lake Glenville: It's Gonna Be a Blast!

Sunday, July 03, 2022 09:30 PM - 10:00 PM - The 25th annual Friends of Lake Glenville Fireworks Over The Lake will be held on Sunday, July 03, 2022, at approximately 9:30 PM!! Let’s gather safely and responsibly in your watercraft or on land to enjoy this always spectacular celebration of our Nation’s Independence. The fireworks will be launched from our usual spot, The Pointe, just north of Trillium on the west side of Lake Glenville. Kindly adhere to the direction of law enforcement officers in watercraft regarding distance from the shoreline and between boats depending on wind direction. ( Content: Friends of Lake Glenville)

Cashiers: The Village Green

JULY 4th – 4th of July Extravaganza! Free and open to the public! Bring your chairs, blankets, and boogie shoes. Food will be provided by our vendors: Wanderview (Charcuterie), Cashiers Valley Smokehouse (BBQ), Crossroad’s Custard (Frozen treats), Highlands Wine Shoppe (Beer and Wine) – Performances by Continental Divide and The Victory Belles! 8th Annual July 4th Extravaganza!!! Mon, 6 – 10 PM The Village Green Of Cashiers, 160 Frank Allen Rd Cashiers, NC

[More about  July 4th at The Village Green]

July 4th in Sapphire Valley

Yankee Doodle Dandy Day!
July 4th in Sapphire Valley is a day for the family! All day kids bounce toys, food, gem mining, snow cones, popcorn, drinks, pony rides, Foot Golf, Zip Line and more!
Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, All Day Music - bring the family and celebrate! [Learn More

Freedom Fest

Freedom Fest - Bryson City North Carolina Celebrates Independence Day. Bryson City, North Carolina celebrates the Fourth of July holiday in a big way! An all day street festival with 4-station bungee, a kid's area, live music, food tents, arts and crafts, with evening fireworks makes for a great family fun event for the 4th of July!

Bryson City, North Carolina’s Freedom Fest –  2022

Bryson City Freedom Fest - Live music, crafts, fireworks -

The fun begins at 8 am with the 31st Annual Bryson City Rotary Club Firecracker 5K, leaving from Riverfront Park downtown and traveling through the Deep Creek area and return. Get race details.

At 10 am the street festival begins on Everett Street downtown. Visit our restaurants or food trucks for dining indoors or on a patio, or at shady picnic tables or pavilions. And you’ll find food vendors with all your festival favorites – funnel cakes, shave ice, Philly cheese-steak sandwiches, BBQ, kettle corn and more. Crafts vendors include pottery, wood-working, photography and art, jewelry, stained glass and more. (10 am – 6 pm) Festival info

Live music starts at 6 pm with Jack Marion and The Pearl Snap Prophets (country rock), followed at 8 pm by Kevin Daniels (southern rock and blues).

Experience the best fireworks show in the Smokies at 10pm There are plenty of good vantage points in the area. Downtown streets will be closed but there are great spots for viewing in the large train parking lot, and other business lots as well as several municipal lots. Fireworks sponsored by Swain County TDA.

[Bryson City July 4th Info]

July 4th in Highlands, NC

This video has you inside the fireworks! Filmed in Highlands, NC July 4th 2019 by Bolton Perry.

Highlands NC July 4th Celebration

The Town of Highlands Recreation Department will host traditional field games, including Tug-of-War, three-legged sack race, water balloon toss and frozen t-shirt contest at the Highlands Town ballfield. At noon, the med vac helicopter will arrive. Once the helicopter departs, the Highlands Fire Department ladder truck will spray down the kids. Highlands Rotary will be serving hot dogs provided by The Highlands Chamber of Commerce/Visit Highlands.

4th of July Fireworks Presented By: Highlands Chamber of Commerce and Visit Highlands NC Dates: July 4, 2022 Address: 411 Pine Street, Highlands, NC 28741 Time: 9:00 PM to 10:00 PM Price: Free at Kelsey-Hutchinson Founders Park.

[Highlands Fireworks Info]

[Highlands July 4th Activities]

Sylva, NC July 4th Info

The town’s annual July 4 Fireworks in Sylva should begin at dark (generally around 9:45 p.m.) and are visible from various locations throughout downtown Sylva and the immediate surrounding areas. The Fourth of July Celebration will feature fireworks, live music, food, dancing and fun in Sylva. Monday Jul 4, 2022 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM EDT, Location Bridge Park Pavilion, Sylva, NC - Fees/Admission FREE Website

http://mountainlovers.com Contact Information Please contact the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce at 828-586-2155

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