Main Street West
Banner Elk, NC 28604
An all-American celebration takes place each Fourth of July in Banner Elk. It’s a day that makes Uncle Sam proud, starting with the Banner Elk Fourth of July Parade at 11:00 a.m. The hour-long parade begins at the Lees-McRae College campus library and goes down Main Street.
The parade features cars, trucks, animals and people adorned in red, white & blue to honor America’s birthday. It is one of the most popular Fourth of July parades in North Carolina.
At noon, following the parade, head to the town green in front of the Historic Banner Elk School for the Family Fun Fourth celebration. Family Fun Fourth is from noon to 6 p.m. and is free and open to everyone.