Come join us for an old fashioned street festival on the charming downtown streets of Bryson City.
Our annual Fourth of July celebration begins with the Rotary Club Firecracker 5K, and then continues with local artisans and crafters, a full day of local entertainment, festival foods, and fun events including a watermelon eating contest and hula hoop off. Explore Kids' Street where you'll find a rock climbing wall, water slide, bouncy house & choo choo ride.
Even Fido is not forgotten – enter your best friend in the "Strut Your Mutt" event that awards ribbons for categories such as "Best Tail Wag" and "Looks Most Like Owner".
Where else can you find "Elvis" as your emcee as well as performing some of his favorite songs? Actually there are 3 music stages - on the river, at the depot and on the bridge.
As the day wanes and the final band exits the stage, listen to The Star Spangled Banner as you view one of the most spectacular fireworks shows in the Smokies.
For more information about Freedom Fest call 828-488-3681 or toll-free 800-867-9246, or email.