Celebrate Independence Day in Cooleemee with a Parade, Fun Activities, and Free Treats!

Get ready for a fantastic Independence Day celebration in the Town of Cooleemee on Thursday, July 4th. This year’s festivities promise fun for the whole family with a lively parade, fun for the kids, and delicious treats to keep everyone cool and refreshed.

Parade Details

The celebration kicks off with a patriotic parade starting at 10 a.m. at Cooleemee Elementary School. Don’t miss the chance to see beautifully decorated lawnmowers, bikes, tractors, floats, and community groups showcasing their patriotic spirit. The parade will make its way through town and conclude at the historic Zachary House, also known as Town Hall.

If you’d like to participate in the parade, simply arrive at Cooleemee Elementary School by 9 a.m. to line up and get ready to join the procession.

Post-Parade Festivities

After the parade, the fun doesn’t stop! Head over to the Zachary House / Town Hall for an array of enjoyable activities:

  • Hot Dogs and Drinks: Savor the taste of summer with hot dogs and refreshing beverages available for purchase.
  • Free Watermelon and Ice Pops: Beat the heat with complimentary watermelon slices and ice pops, perfect for cooling down.
  • Slip-n-Slide: Kids (and the young at heart) can enjoy an exhilarating Slip-n-Slide, open to all ages until 12:00 p.m.

This Independence Day celebration is a wonderful opportunity for the community to come together, enjoy each other’s company, and make lasting memories.

For more information about the parade or other celebration activities, please contact Town Hall at 336-284-2141 or email scorriher@cooleemee.org.

Photos thanks to KC Smith.