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Fireworks at Lake Julian!

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

ASHEVILLE NC – On Thursday, July 4, Buncombe County Parks, Greenways and Recreation presents the Annual Fireworks Display at Lake Julian Join us at Lake Julian for our fireworks display.Park. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and join the fun. The fireworks display is one of the largest in the area and this year’s show promises to be the best yet. Fireworks start after dark but come early and enjoy your Buncombe County Park.

Parking for the fireworks display is at Estes Elementary School across Long Shoals Road from the Lake Julian Park entrance. Be sure to wear comfortable walking shoes and bring a sweater or jacket. The evenings get cool at the lake. Remember, like all Buncombe County properties, Lake Julian Park is a Tobacco Free Facility.

For information about this event, call David Blynt at (828) 684-0376 or email him at [email protected].


Fireworks will also be held on July 4 at the Big Ivy Community Center, Downtown Weaverville and Downtown Asheville.

4th of July Fireworks

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

Last year’s display attracted over 4,000 people & this year’s show promises to be even bigger!ASHEVILLE NC – July 4th is the most American of all celebrations and the highlight of summer at Lake Julian Park! The park hosts one of the largest fireworks displays in Western North Carolina. Bring your lawn chair or blanket and find a spot along the lake. All seats are perfect for a view of the fireworks display reflected on lovely Lake Julian.

Lake Julian Park is located just off Long Shoals Road in Arden. The park offers picnic tables, grills, a sand volleyball court, two horseshoe pits, boat rental and a playground. Bring your family and a picnic supper and plan to spend the evening at Lake Julian Park. Picnic shelters cannot be reserved for July 4 but there are plenty of picnic tables available, first-come, first-serve.

The park opens at 8 a.m. Fireworks start at dark. Parking will not be permitted inside the park on July 4. Parking is available in the parking lot of Estes Elementary School located across Long Shoals Road. Wear comfortable walking shoes for the walk from Estes to the park and bring a jacket or sweater. Evenings can be cool at the lake, even in July.

Last year’s display attracted over 4,000 people and this year’s show promises to be even bigger! For more information, contact Lake Julian Park at 684-0376.


More Fireworks in the Area…

There are places all around Buncombe County where you can see fireworks for the Fourth:

  • July 4:
    • Big Ivy Community Center (Barnardsville): There will be music, food (hot dogs and barbeque), and drinks. Fireworks begin at dark.
    • Black Mountain/Montreat: Montreat will host a parade at 10:30 a.m. Black Mountain will have family fun and fireworks beginning at 7 p.m.
    • Brevard: Morning 5K/10K Firecracker Run. During the day, downtown streets are closed to an overflowing crowd. Transylvania Community Arts Council hosts its Annual Fine Arts & Craft Showcase. The Classic Automobile Show stretches for blocks and delights even the casual aficionado of 1920s to 1970s vintage vehicles. The Courthouse Gazebo is center stage for day-long musical entertainment. Fireworks at 9:30 p.m.
    • Cherokee: Celebrate America’s Independence with a bang at Cherokee’s Annual 4th of July Fireworks display, located at the Acquoni Expo Center. The festivities kick off at dark.
    • City of Asheville (Pack Square Park): An event for the whole family, the Ingles Fourth of July Celebration festivities start at 4 p.m. in Pack Square Park and close with fireworks at 9:30 p.m. The day features live music, old-fashioned games, a variety of food from area vendors and a grand fireworks finale.
    • Hendersonville: Fireworks display at dark, viewable from downtown Hendersonville, with free live outdoor music 7-9 p.m. downtown at 201 South Main (Visitors Center).
    • Lake Julian Park: Fireworks begin at dark.
    • Maggie Valley: Red White & Boom! Free admission. Fireworks at Maggie Valley Festival Grounds.
    • McCormick Field: Fireworks after the Asheville Tourist Game.
    • Town of Weaverville

Asheville Tourists Celebrate July 4th

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011

ASHEVILLE, NC – Asheville Tourists announce Independence Day celebrations, July 4-10.

July 4th at 7 pm, the Asheville Tourists play against Greenville Drive.  Fireworks and festivities on July 4th and July 5th at 7, gates opening at 5pm.

July 6th will bring yet another day of Independence Day celebrations by the Asheville Tourists, with the game sponsored by Goodwill.  Those who bring in 3 articles of (slightly) used clothing will receive a free ticket to the game, and Seniors 65+ will receive free tickets.

July 7th is Thirsty Thursday in Asheville at the Tourists stadium, with half priced drinks.

July 8th is a Asheville Tourists’ family night with $1 hot dogs!

July 9th, festivities at the Tourist stadium begin at 6pm, and July 10th even earlier, the Tourists play at 2pm, with a family day of kids running bases, and autograph signings after the game.

For more information, see www.theashevilletourists.com