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Celebrate the Fourth of July in Asheville

Break out the red, white, and blue — summer’s favorite holiday has arrived in the Land of the Sky.

Fourth of July in Asheville

Asheville has a flare for the Fourth of July.

Photo by @justintclark

Independence Day is upon us, and we’re getting ready to party in the USA. Here’s where to find high-flying fireworks for your Fourth of July in Asheville.

South Asheville Fireworks | Saturday, June 29 | 12-10 p.m. | Lake Julian Park, 37 Lake Julian Rd., Arden | Free | Bring blankets and chairs to start the weekend with a bang. Park at Estes Elementary School and take the shuttle to the lake.

Asheville Tourists vs. Greenville Drive | Wednesday, July 3 | 6:35 p.m. | McCormick Field, 30 Buchanan Pl., Asheville | $15 | Cheer on your hometown team and celebrate with a sport that’s as American as mom + apple pie — fireworks will follow the game.

Independence Day Block Party | Thursday, July 4 | 12-10 p.m. | South Slope, Asheville | Free | The annual festivities kick off with an Ultimate Airdogs performance on Buxton Avenue, then catch food, bev, and craft vendors, activities, and live music all day long. Fireworks start at 9:30 p.m.

Fireworks over McCormick Field

The Asheville Tourists game will be lit.

Photo via @ashevilletourists

July 4th Celebration | Thursday, July 4 | 5:30-11 p.m. | The Horse Shoe Farm, 155 Horse Shoe Farm Dr., Hendersonville | $55-$90 | Dine on Southern fare from The Silo Cookhouse and Root & Bone, then enjoy music, lawn games, and craft cocktails before the fireworks start.

July 4 Celebration | Thursday, July 4 | 6-11 p.m. | Drip Sauna, 123 Flow State Vista, Asheville | $25 | Enjoy an evening of music from Noah Proudfoot and DJ Osiah, dancing, a bonfire, hot saunas, and food by Yalla — all above the French Broad River.

Black Mountain Fireworks | Thursday, July 4 | 9:30 p.m. | Former Bi-Lo Grocery Store, 205 NC Hwy. 9, Black Mountain | Free | The town’s fireworks will be launched from the former Bi-Lo, so pick your favorite spot and settle in for a show. Lookout Brewing will host a watch party with music bingo, brews, and burgers.

July 4th Plus One | Friday, July 5 | 4 p.m. | Sorrells Park, 69 Sorrells St., Canton | Free | Bring chairs, a blanket, and your holiday spirit as Canton extends the Independence Day festivities with another afternoon of games, food, drinks, and fireworks at dusk.

Keep an eye on our events calendar for more summer fun — then go fourth and celebrate.

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