Join us at Lake Junaluska for July 4th! Don't miss an incredible weekend of music and fun, which includes multiple concerts, a parade, fireworks over the lake and much more.
Performances are happening throughout the week for the Independence Day Celebrations. Learn more and purchase tickets below.
Thursday, July 2 | 7:30-9 p.m.
Hear Blue Ridge Big Band perform outside at Lake Junaluska at the white tent between the Harrell Center and Stuart Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public. A love offering will be accepted for Blue Ridge Big Band.
Friday, July 3 | 2 p.m.
Enjoy a thrilling, action-packed dog stunt show in Stuart Auditorium presented by Lou Mack and Cool Dog Productions. Tickets information coming soon.
Friday, July 3 | 7:30 p.m.
Balsam Range is a bluegrass and acoustic music group founded in 2007 in Haywood County, N.C. They are the 2018 IBMA "Entertainer of the Year" recipients as well as winning the 2018 IBMA "Male Vocalist of the Year" for Buddy Melton and 2018 IBMA "Bass Player of the Year" for Tim Surrett. Balsam Range consists of five members; on fiddle and lead tenor, Buddy Melton; on mandolin and vocals, Darren Nicholson; on stand up bass, dobro and vocals, Tim Surrett; on guitar and vocals, Caleb Smith; and on banjo, Dr. Marc Pruett. They are consistently touring the United States.
Saturday, July 4 | 7:30 p.m.
The Lake Junaluska Singers are a 16-voice choral ensemble that has been performing at Lake Junaluska for more than 60 years. Their Independence Day performance kicks off their official summer season and will be a spectacular patriotic salute to the USA.
Additional activities for the whole family to enjoy during the Independence Day Celebrations
Friday, July 3, 2020 | 10 a.m.-Noon
Enjoy live music performed live outside by Lake Junaluska near at the white tent near Stuart Auditorium.
Friday, July 3. 2020 | 10 a.m.
Families are invited to compete for ribbons and medals in zany, good-natured field day activities at the Nanci Weldon Memorial Gym and field.
July 4, 2020 | 11 a.m.
Individuals, families and businesses from all over Haywood County come to participate in Lake Junaluska's Fourth of July Parade. It takes place on the morning of July 4 at 11 a.m. and winds its way from Lambuth Inn down along N. Lakeshore Dr to the Nanci Weldon Memorial Gym. Want to be in the parade? Register online or submit a registration form.
July 4, 2020 | 12-2 p.m.
Located at the Nanci Weldon Memorial Gym, the Lake Junaluska Fourth of July Barbecue Picnic takes place directly after the parade has finished. The picnic features a delicious barbecue lunch, live music and family-friendly activities including bounce houses and a square dance.
July 4, 2020 | Approx. 9:30 p.m.
Join us for a FREE fireworks display over the lake. The community comes out to enjoy this fantastic display of over 800 fireworks shot from the dam and reflected beautifully on the lake.
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