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July 4th Fireworks & 60th Anniversary Celebration


July 4th Fireworks & 60th Anniversary Celebration


On Tuesday, July 4, 2017. Tweetsie Railroad will host the most spectacular and the most popular Fourth of July celebration in the High Country in honor of the nation’s birthday and the park’s 60th anniversary.

North Carolina’s first theme park will treat guests to a fireworks show with more than 200 large caliber pyrotechnic mortar shells illuminating the sky above the Blue Ridge Mountains. This year’s fireworks show is set to be the theme park’s biggest ever and the largest display in Western North Carolina. The park will stay open until 9:00 p.m.; fireworks will begin at 9:30 p.m.

 A VIP experience will be offered to guests as part of the July Fourth Extravaganza, featuring a premium viewing area and an optional chicken and BBQ buffet at the Hacienda. There is a limited number of VIP wristbands. They will be available on a first come, first served basis at the ticket office for $20 for adults and $15 for children ages 3 to 12; kids 2 two and under are free. Call 877-893-3874 to purchase yours today.  

Parking is available during the July 4th celebration for $10 per vehicle, with no charge for Golden Rail Season Pass holders.

In the event of severe weather, the fireworks show will be rescheduled for July 5. 

300 Tweetsie Railroad Lane
Blowing Rock, NC 28605
800.526.5740