4th of July Ideas
It is hard to believe July 4th is this weekend! Wow, summertime is flying by so quickly. Thought I would share some of our weekend adventures we have planned. We are going to miss a great event: West Jefferson’s Christmas in July.
July 3rd, Thursday “Plans”
We are going to have a relaxed day at Honey Bear Campground! For $10 ($5 per kiddo) we can spend the entire day at Honey Bear and enjoy their fun activities. Come on out and join us, we have room on the grill.
12:00 pm, Family Menchies treat
1:00 pm to 3 pm, Water Tower Time at Honey Bear Campground
3 pm to 5 pm, Art in the Park at Honey Bear Campground
5:30 pm, Family Cook Out at Honey Bear Campground
Here are some recipes for a yummy July 4th!!
App Summer Festival also has some excellent events!
July 4th, Friday “Plans” –
Wake Up and Celebrate the 4th of July with Kiddos (activities, books and traditions)
11:00 am, Downtown Boone Parade
12:00 pm, Watermelon and Cake at the Jones House
2:00 pm, Grill Smores’ at Valle Crucis Park and play in the River
9:00 pm, Tweetsie Railroad Fireworks
Saturday “Plans” –
8:00 am, Watauga Farmers Market
10:00 am, Honey Bear Campground Holiday Happenings
12:00 pm, Honey Bear Campground Parade (bring your bike / dress up in your favorite 4th attire and join in the fun)
2:00 pm, Blowing Rock Independence Day Parade (Climbing Tower and Bounce Obstacle Course actually starts at 11:00 am to 4:30 pm)
5:00 pm, Mountain Radio, Bluegrass Concert, Honey Bear Campground – Going to be a blast!
6:00 pm, Cool Summer Nights, Tweetsie Railroad
8:30 pm, Honey Bear Campground has two Great Movies – ET & Monsters inc. Only $5 per car, show up at 6:00 pm, cook out on your grill and then enjoy the movie! You can also buy smores and roast them on the open fires. Such a great tradition!
9:30 pm, Blowing Rock Fireworks at the Blowing Rock Country Club
*You may also want to spend the afternoon at Westglow Resort beginning at 5:30 pm or Horn In The West or just found out about The Crestwood Resort & Spa – they are having a Low Country Boil, BBQ, Corn on the Cob, check it out
Whew! I am excited and exhausted already! I believe Sunday we will spend on the lawn of Moses Cone Manor with a family picnic!!
What are your family’s 4th of July plans or traditions? We would love to hear from you! Subscribe here to stay up to date with HC Mom!
Enjoy our amazing area and have fun with your family growing up on the Blue Ridge Parkway!