HIAWASSEE, Ga – Independence Day is right around the corner, and Towns County has several events planned to keep everyone entertained.
The Hiawassee Night Market will be held on Friday from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. on the square. It takes place every first Friday from April to November. For those looking for a more patriotic way to kick off Independence Day Weekend, Crane Creek Vineyards is hosting its annual Bulletproof Concert on Friday, July 2 from 7 to 10:30 p.m. Admission is free. They are asking attendees to bring their own chairs and get there early to claim a spot.
The Annual Fourth of July Boat Parade will take place on Saturday, July 3. Boats are asked to start lining up at 10:30 a.m. and boaters wishing to be considered for prized must register by July 2 at 9 a.m. The route will take the past by the Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds, under Anderson Bridge, and past Hiawassee Beach.
Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds fireworks show begins at 9:45 p.m. on July 4. The event is free, and the band Vintage Vixens will be performing from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Brasstown Resort and Spa’s holding a Fourth of July Cookout and free firework viewing on the golf course. The cookout’s located on the Sunset Pavilion from 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. People are asked to bring blankets and lawn chairs for the golf course. No personal coolers or pets are allowed.