Shindig on Main: 4th of July Celebration

Heart of Brevard is proud to collaborate with the City of Brevard in promoting the upcoming July 4th Celebration, a community event held on Main St. Join us in celebrating our nation's independence with pride and unity. Stay tuned for updates for this patriotic celebration, where the heart of our community shines bright.

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Shindig on Main Event Highlights:

Join us for the 2024  Shindig on Main, a vibrant and community-focused celebration of Independence Day, held in the heart of Downtown Brevard. From 4 PM to 9:30 PM, East Main Street will be bustling with activities, entertainment, and patriotic spirit, making it the perfect event for families and friends to come together. 

Shindig on Main is a true community event, bringing together locals and visitors alike to celebrate our nation’s independence in a festive and family-friendly atmosphere. Mark your calendars and join us downtown for an unforgettable Independence Day celebration filled with music, fun, and fireworks!

Flag Raising Ceremony

We’ll kick off the festivities with a patriotic flag-raising, paying tribute to the history of our nation and the many folks who have served our country.

Reading of the Declaration of Independence

Experience a moving reading from local elected officials that reminds us of the significance of this historic day.

Live Music

Enjoy two musical performances on the Courthouse Lawn, providing a lively soundtrack to the festivities. 

5:00 PM Cody Hale Trio

7:15 PM Steve Simon and the Kings of Jazz

Dancing in the Street

Bring your chair or blanket, post up, and get ready to dance the evening away on  Main Street.

Downtown Shopping

Downtown Brevard will also serve as a vibrant activity hub over the holiday weekend, offering, as always, an array of local shops with everything from unique crafts and boutiques to restaurants and art galleries.

Food Trucks 

Main Street will be decked out with offerings from an array of delicious cuisines,  ensuring there’s a meal and tasty treat for everyone, including our downtown businesses and eateries.  Food vendors include Milk and Honey, Brevard Pizza Works, Kernel Mike’s Famous Kettle Corn, Cosmic Cotton Candy and Jenny’s Minis Donut Bus. 

The District 

The District operates from 11 a.m. until 10 p.m. seven days a week.

Fireworks Extravaganza

When: Thursday, July 4th after dark.

Where: Fireworks will be launched from Brevard College’s campus.

Suggested Viewing Spots: Brevard College’s Campus and Jailhouse Hill (Broad St. from E. Main St. to French Broad St.).

Fireworks Rain Date: TBD

Are you planning a spectacular 4th of July event for the community that you want us to share? Let us know via [email protected] or 828-884-3278 and we’ll help spread the word.