Join Us for a good old Appalachian 4th of July
TAIL OF THE DRAGON T-SHIRT SHACK Leighann & Ron will be cooking Free Hotdogs on July 4. Lots of sale items and free stickers during the holiday weekend. Come see us at the big Metal Dragon.
WHEELER’S PERFORMANCE (visit website) JULY 3 & 4 PICNIC … FREE FOOD, SNACKS AND DRINKS ALL DAY FRIDAY & SATURDAY. EVERYBODY WELCOME, PLEASE STOP IN AND SAY HI…. Located 1 mile north of Robbinsville NC on US129. Only 12 miles to the Tail of the Dragon at Deals Gap and Moonshiner 28, and 12 miles to the Cherohala Skyway. 828-479-4998
FONTANA VILLAGE RESORT (visit website) Celebrate Independence Day all weekend long at Fontana Village Resort! July 4th Festivity highlights include relay and field games, a watermelon eating contest, Cornhole competition, beach volleyball, patriotic face painting and colorful hairspray, and a cookout complete with burgers, BBQ, funnel cakes, sparklers, glo-sticks, and more! Fontana Village guest and community are invited to take part in the Patriotic Village Parade! End your night with live music by “The Chillbillies” who will perform before and after Fontana’s Independence Day Fireworks Celebration—THE best fireworks in the Great Smoky Mountain area! Come enjoy the 4th of July festivities and stay all weekend to experience everything Fontana Village has to offer for the whole family! Visit fontanavillage.com or call 800-849-2258 for more information! Fireworks will begin on the 4th at 10:00 pm. CLICK HERE for complete activity guide.
GRAHAM COUNTY HERITAGE FESTIVAL (visit website) Music, Moonshiners, Motors, & Mountaineers, Robbinsville NC. Friday & Saturday, July 3 & 4, on Courthouse Square in downtown Robbinsville for entertainment, contests, food, fun and more. Motorcycle show and contest sponsored by Moonshiner Mark Ramsey on Saturday at 5pm. First place prize $500 Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. NOTICE: There will be Wagon Trains on area roadways on Friday and Saturday. Watch for horses and horse drawn wagons, be respectful and pass with care.
You can meet Moonshiners in their hometown where part of their popular television show is filmed and see a real moonshine still. Join the crowds who gather to watch local loggers compete in lumberjack contests, greased pig chase, cornhole contests, horseshoe tournaments, and more. No need to go hungry –enjoy delicious food while you listen to local bands play genuine mountain bluegrass and country music tunes. Want some exercise? Spend the evening dancing on the square. Fireworks Friday July 3, 10pm .
BRYSON CITY FREEDOM FEST (visit website) July 4, All Day – Bryson City’s Freedom Fest – Downtown Come join us for an old-fashioned street festival in charming downtown Bryson City. Our annual Fourth of July celebration begins with the Rotary Club Firecracker 5K and then continues with local artisans and crafters, a full day of local entertainment, festival foods, and fun events including a Watermelon Eating Contest, Hula Hoop-off, and – new this year – an Air Guitar Contest!
July 4, 10 pm – Fireworks in Bryson City
ANDREWS BREWING COMPANY Lawn Chair Concert Series (visit website) Thursday July 2nd, 6:00, The Twelve Gauge Persuaders @ Andrews Brewing Company & Calaboose Cellars; Friday July 3rd, 6:00, Andrew Chastain @ Andrews Brewing Company & Calaboose Cellars; Saturday July 4th, 7:00, Mangas Colorado @ downtown Andrews Brewing Company location rain or shine, 1026 Main Street.
SMOKY MOUNTAIN HARLEY-DAVIDSON (visit website) Independence Day Weekend headlined by Zoso: The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience performing live at The Shed on Saturday, July 4th!
TOWNSEND TN Community Music and Fireworks Celebration starts at 7:30 pm The Music Show will continue until dark and then the Fireworks begin. The Event is free and is located in the Field below The Highland Manor Inn which is offering a 3 Night Package for the holiday weekend, $268.50 .
COPPERHEAD LODGE (visit website) located in the north Georgia Mountains. 4th of July – it’s not too late to spend your holiday in the mountains. Live music on Friday and Saturday nights, Fireworks at dark on Saturday.
THE BIKER BARN (visitwebsite) Biker Barn and the Blairsville Cruisers are putting on a bike show July 3rd. It will be held at the Union County Farmers Market at 148 Old Smokey Rd., Blairsville, GA. Registration at 2 p.m. and cash prizes at 4:30 p.m. Free hot dog plate for kids under 12, music, door prizes and much more!
TWO WHEELS OF SUCHES (visit website) Celebrate July 4th weekend at TWoS. Cabins & lodge rooms available or camp with us. The fireworks in Suches are great, free and just a five minute walk from TWoS to Woody Gap School. Or buy a duck for the duck race held in the creek behind the school. Over 400 ducks are sold as a fundraiser. There’s prizes, music and a lot of good ole down home fun. Or just come hang out and enjoy riding in North Georgia.