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4th of July Celebration and Fireworks

Ashe County Park, 527 Ashe Park Road, Jefferson

Date: 07/04/2019 - 07/04/2019
Starts: 3 pm
Ends: 10 pm

The annual July 4 Celebration at Ashe County Park will take place on Tuesday, July 4. Gates to Ashe County Park will open to the public at 3:00 PM and Ashe County Parks & Recreation Staff will begin parking vehicles at that time. A shuttle bus will run from the new courthouse parking lot beginning at 3:30 PM and will run again at the end of the fireworks show. The band, Alibi, will play several live music sets beginning at approximately 4:30 PM at the Russ Blevins Shelter area. There will be inflatables for the kids to play on ($5 for an all-day wristband). Hamburgers/hot dogs/bottled water/soft drinks will be available at the Russ Blevins Shelter concession stand, and a couple of specialty vendors will be located in the park to include gourmet jerky, cotton candy, and Italian Ice. The fireworks show will begin at dark. Please leave dogs and other pets at home! Animals do not respond well to the loud noises and heavy crowd volume. The High Country Disc Golf Course will be closed for the entire day. Come join us at Ashe County Park, 527 Ashe Park Road, Jefferson, NC 28640 on Tuesday, July 4 to celebrate American Independence Day! Shuttles will be offered from the (new) Ashe County Courthouse starting at 3:30 and again at the end of the fireworks show. Concessions and specialty venders.

Please note the following:

No individual fireworks (sparklers are not considered fireworks)

No children under the age of 12 without parental supervision.

No ATV’s, four wheelers, or any other off road vehicle.

No horses

No alcoholic beverages

Parking only in designated areas which will be marked off with orange cones; park staff will be directing traffic in and out of the areas.

Carpooling is strongly encouraged, and please take advantage of the shuttle

Bring hearing protection for children, especially young children.

Park Staff and Park Volunteers will be wearing “Staff” shirts in case anyone needs their assistance.

Be patient with the parking situation – everyone will be doing the best they can and will attempt to keep the main road open for emergency vehicles

For more information, or to volunteer for this event, call Parks & Recreation at (336) 982-6185.