Corn Hole Tourney at 3 PM
Kids Funland All Afternoon
Have you made your plans to fill your July 4th with fun, food and great entertainment? Franklin is gearing up for another fun filled afternoon at the Macon County Veterans Memorial Rec Park on Hwy 441 S/Georgia Rd, with the kick off Corn Hole Tournament that starts at 3 PM, sponsored by ServPro. In all, $650 in cash prizes will be awarded to the top teams. $300 for first place, $200 for second, $100 for third and $50 for fourth. Registration is $25 per team and will be accepted from 1:30 – 2:30 the day of the event or you can register ahead of time at the Franklin Chamber of Commerce. Also going on in the park will be a FREE Funland for kids, sponsored by Biltmore Baptist Church.
Lots of fun activities, games and bouncy houses for the kids to have a great time.
At 7 PM the Plunger Toss, sponsored by Ferguson Enterprises, will start on the baseball field.
Take your shot at $50 in what is becoming one of the most popular events of the day! Contestants take aim with a plunger and attempt to score a direct hit into the commode in front of them. Lots of laughs and fun all around the plunger toss.
Try your hand at the Plunger Toss
On the upper parking lot next to the pavillion, Miss Kitty and the Big City Band will start to entertain the crowd at 7 pm with their unique style and big band sound. They will entertain until 9 pm when there will be final preparations for the Bulls Eye Ball Drop, sponsored by Smoky Mountain Chevrolet.
Get your lucky golf ball for $5 or up your chances at the $500 Grand Prize and get 3 for $10. The ball drop happens at 9:15 pm.
Bulls Eye Ball Drop
After the Bulls Eye Ball Drop, there will be the Presentation of Colors, followed by a salute to the Armed Forces. The National Anthem will then take us into the main event of the evening when the Largest Fireworks Display in Western North Carolina will light up the night sky over Franklin.
Come celebrate our nation’s independence with us, enjoy the entertainment, great food and family fun. We hope to see you there!
Start of the Fireworks in the Park
Fireworks is the Park is made possible by our sponsors at The Franklin Chamber of Commerce, Macon County Recreation Park, The Town of Franklin, TDC and Biltmore Baptist Church. Free shuttle bus service will begin at 5 pm from the Franklin High School parking lot. For more information about Fireworks in the Park, please call (828) 524-3161 or 800-336-7829. Donations appreciated and accepted!