Summer is here and it’s time to start looking for fun things to do like Independence Day fireworks near Saluda! Along with that comes a time of year that so many look forward to, the time for summer vacations. There is something about summer where everyone breathes a sigh of relief, things slow down, and people tend to relax more. Here in Saluda, we love summer. One of the main reasons we love summer is the weather. Up here in the Western North Carolina mountains, our summers don’t seem to be as hot as others which is why so many people flock to our towns during the summer months and are perfect for summer holidays and festivities.
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We at The Orchard Inn love the influx of guests from all over, especially when they decide to spend holidays with us. One holiday, in particular, we love sharing is Independence Day. There is something about Independence Day where you can feel the community knitting itself together a little more on this day. While there will be cookouts, entertainment, and so many things to do during the day, the one thing that everyone looks forward to is the Independence Day fireworks. There is always a hunt to find the best Independence Day fireworks display and a great seat. There is nothing like seeing an Independence Day fireworks show set against our mountains. Here are two great places to see Independence Day fireworks near Saluda.
4 Great Independence Day Fireworks Near Saluda
4th of July in Asheville, NC
If you plan to head to Asheville, there will be a fantastic Independence Day fireworks display. Head downtown to Park Square Park for an afternoon of fun. There will be lots of entertainment planned for the day. The day will start with the Ultimate Air Dogs competition. Live music for the day will feature a variety of local bands. Feel free to enjoy a beer or glass of wine from the vendors that will be there. There will also be lots of food trucks available to satiate your hunger. Or, if you would like, there are restaurants in walking distance that will give you plenty of time to eat and then head back for the Independence Day fireworks display. Their Independence Day fireworks show will start at 9:30, and the best seat will be in the park.
South Asheville, NC
Lake Julian also has a fabulous event for the 4th of July. Join in around the lake, and bring your favorite chair or picnic blanket. Food trucks and live music will lend to the festive mood. And it’s the perfect place to celebrate with the many picnic tables, volleyball courts, horseshoe pits, and other things to do around the park. The fireworks show starts around 9-9:30 pm.
Lake Junaluska, NC
Lake Junaluska is a fantastic place to celebrate the 4th of July. This family-friendly event hosts live music, a BBQ, fireworks, and floating wish lanterns!
Independence Day Fireworks Near Saluda in Hendersonville, NC
Hendersonville will be celebrating, starting with a parade at 10:30 am. Then the rest of the day will be spent enjoying food, inflatables, kids’ games, live music, and an exciting fireworks show at 9:30 pm!
Stay in Beautiful Saluda at Our Stunning B&B
As you can see, we love celebrating Independence Day here in the Western North Carolina mountains. When you do decide to head our way during the Independence Day holiday, we hope that you will consider staying with us at The Orchard Inn.
Our beautiful B&B is conveniently located in Saluda, which is a great jumping-off point to many area activities. While you are here, take a stroll on our property and enjoy our mountain views.
Mingle with other guests and discuss ideas on area activities over a glass of wine. Each morning with us starts with a delicious breakfast prepared each morning by our in-house chefs.
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Fireworks Photo by Jeremiah LaRocco