Best Bets! Top Event Picks to Celebrate the Fourth of July in Asheville

Happy Birthday, America! Let patriotic love explode this Fourth of July while celebrating our nation’s freedom and independence. The fourth is action packed in Asheville and in the surrounding townships with explosive events happening at breweries, music venues, restaurants, and downtown parks. We understand that narrowing it down can be a difficult task, skip the mind teaser – we did the work for you!

Whether you splurge on a grandiose evening or keep it simple, let us know where you are headed for an epic evening celebrating America!

Asheville Proper

Ingles Independence Day Celebration
Pack Square Park Downtown
Thursday, July 4th, 2 – 10pm
Free admission

The fireworks in Pack Square are incredible! Photo credit via Instagram: @theideaenthusiast

AVL All-Star Tribute to The Band
Asheville Music Hall
Thursday, July 4th, 9pm

Tiki Party!
Catawba Brewing
Thursday, July 4th, 3 – 8pm
Free admission

Fourth of July Block Party & Fireworks Viewing
Craft Centric Taproom & Bottle Shop
Thursday, July 4th, 4 – 10pm
Free admission

Happy Birthday, America:: American Solera & Arizona Wilderness
The Whale:: A Craft Beer Collective
Thursday, July 4th, 2 – Midnight
Free admission

The Whale is a craft beer collective in West Asheville.

American Swing Classics with Albi & The Lifters
THE BLOCK off Biltmore
Thursday, July 4th, 8 – 11pm
Free admission

Kiddo American Flag
Wine & Design Asheville
Thursday, July 4th, 11 – 1pm

Little Stranger
Salvage Station
Thursday, July 4th, 9 – Midnight
Free admission

Capella On 9’s Great American Cookout
AC Hotel
Thursday, July 4th, 7 -10pm
$35 – $55

Fourth of July Celebration
Highland Brewing
Thursday, July 4th, Noon – 9pm
Free admission

Fireworks at Highland Brewing. Photo credit via Facebook Highland Brewing Company

Waxing Gibbous: America, Funk Yeah!
One World Brewing Downtown Asheville
Thursday, July 4th, 9 – Midnight
Free admission

“Best Seat in the House” Party
Daphne at Twisted Laurel
Thursday, July 4th, 7 – Midnight

Neighboring Townships

Independence Day at Lake Julian
Lake Julian Park
Thursday, July 4th, All Day Long
Free admission

Lake Julian Park. Photo credit via Instagram: @buncomberecreation

4th of July Fireworks Downtown Marshall
Downtown Marshall
Thursday, July 4th, 6pm – 10pm
Free admission

July 4th Downtown Street Dance & Fireworks
Downtown Black Mountain
Thursday, July 4th, 5:30 – 9:30pm
Free admission

Fourth of July at Butcher Bar Black Mountain
Foothills Local Meats
Thursday, July 4th, 3 – 9pm
Free admission

Flaming meats at Foothills Local Meats in Black Mountain. Photo credit via Instagram: @foothillslocalmeats

July 4th Street Market Celebration
Downtown Brevard
Thursday, July 4th, Noon – 10:30pm
Free admission

July 3rd Fireworks over Lake Lure
Lake Lure
Thursday, July 3rd, All day Long
Free admission

Lake Lure Beach is perfect for the whole family!

July 4th Block Party
Downtown Weaverville
Thursday, July 4th, 5 – 9:30pm
Free admission

Mars Hill July 4th Celebration
Mars Hill
Thursday, July 4th, 6:30 – 10pm
Free admission



Pack Square photo: Greg Roth, The Idea Enthusiast!

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