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How to Plan the Ultimate Lake Lure 4th of July

The 4th of July is one of the most anticipated events of the summer in Lake Lure, North Carolina. From lakeside parties and firework displays to day-long festivals, this area boasts small-town celebrations with big patriotism. Whether you’re in town for the weekend or a long summer getaway, you will find plenty of Lake Lure 4th of July events to attend! Learn more about more great celebrations and festivals, like Lake Lure 4th of July, when you download our free Chimney Rock Vacation Guide! Our guide includes over 100 fun things to do in Chimney Rock and the surrounding area.

How to Celebrate 4th of July in Lake Lure and the Surrounding Area


Every year, on the eve of Independence Day, Lake Lure welcomes in the Fourth with the annual Lake Lure Fireworks Show. You can view the fireworks display from two beautiful locations, Morse Park and Lake Lure Beach. The firework display is free to the public, but sale items like snow cones, funnel cakes, and ice cream, help the community provide this yearly firework show at no cost! Remember to bring a blanket or a lawn chair! This event is fun for the entire family.

Where: Morse Park and Lake Lure Beach

Cost: Free


The Ingles Independence Day Celebration is one of Asheville’s most anticipated summer events! Begin the afternoon with family-fun activities and cap off the night with a grand fireworks display. Bouncy houses, hula hooping, and The Splashville Fountain will keep kids busy all day! Regional foods and beverages are also available for an additional charge.

Where: Pack Square Park in downtown Asheville.

Cost: Free


There is no better way to celebrate the peak of summer vacation than with Independence Day weekend at Chimney Rock State Park! Challenge yourself on the 32-foot climbing tower, or simply take in the beautiful views of the park’s many trails. Afterward, discover some of the park’s wildlife with the Family Animal Encounters program!

Where: Chimney Rock State Park

Cost: Included with park admission. Take advantage of our Hickory Nut Gorge package to save on tickets and lodging!


Lake Lure 4th of July always draws a crowd. If you want to attend the festivities this year, now is the time to start planning your trip! Our Chimney Rock bed and breakfast is less than 10 minutes from the lake and is the perfect place to stay this Independence Day. Reserve one of our comfortable guest rooms, or book a rustic cabin. We even have an incredible onsite restaurant that serves lunch and dinner daily! Our Terrace King Rooms are our largest and most luxurious rooms. These rooms feature stunning views of Chimney Rock, the Rocky Broad River, and the surrounding Hickory Nut Gorge.

Accommodations for the 4th of July are filling up quickly, so check our availability today!

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