Fireworks shot from across a lake showing a reflection in the water.

The skies will soon be lighting up all over Hendersonville, Flat Rock, and Brevard for this year’s 4th of July celebrations.


Henderson County will launch an Independence Day fireworks display at sundown from South Grove Street on Thursday, July 4, 2019. The fireworks can be viewed throughout downtown Hendersonville as well as the south side of town; if you’re able to see the “Big Red Balloon” that goes up during the day then you’ll have a good view for the fireworks!

The afternoon parade begins at 11:00 am and will take over Main Street. The evening celebration will kick off at 6:00 pm with activities and music in front of the Historic Courthouse on Main Street. Izzi Hughes and Cole Jenkins will play a pre-concert show starting at 6:00 pm, followed by a patriotic tribute and Wishful Thinkin’ performing from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm.  Admission is free!


The street festival runs from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm on Thursday, July 4, 2019 in downtown Brevard. From there the party continues at Brevard College with the Transylvania Community Art Council’s Duck Race for Kreative Kids on King’s Creek at 6:00 pm, as well as food, family time and celebration while awaiting the grand finale of the day, the Fireworks Extravaganza! Fireworks begin around 9:15 pm.

Brevard Music Center Festival

An explosive afternoon of family fun! Celebrate Independence Day with a musical extravaganza featuring your patriotic favorites, including the rousing 1812 Overture with live cannon. The concert takes place on Thursday, July 4, 2019, at 2:00 pm at Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium. Visit for additional information.


Celebrations and Fireworks Near Hendersonville

Ingles Independence Day Celebration

The Ingles Independence Day Celebration takes place at Pack Square Park from 12:00 pm to 10:00 pm on Thursday, July 4, 2019. We recommend bringing chairs, sunscreen, and a blanket! Music begins at 5:00 pm. Fireworks begin at 9:30 pm and are launched from the roof of the Buncombe County Parking Garage on College Street. Visit the Fourth of July guide for additional information.

Tourists Baseball

Enjoy post-game fireworks from the comforts of the field on Wednesday, July 3, 2019! Visit for tickets.

Lake Julian Fireworks

Experience one of the largest and most exciting fireworks displays in the area with a view like no other as the skyline comes to life over South Asheville’s Lake Julian on Thursday, July 4, 2019. The park offers picnic tables, a volleyball court, a playground, and more! The fireworks extravaganza blasts off shortly after dark (around 8:45 pm to 9:30 pm). Visit the Fourth of July guide for additional information.

Guide last updated June 20, 2019. Please contact us with any questions, problems, or comments.