Cooleemee getting ready for July 4th festivities

Published 11:16 am Tuesday, June 25, 2024

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By Jeanna White

Word Master Media Group

COOLEEMEE – The Independence Day celebration here on Thursday, July 4th  include a parade, fun for the kids, and treats to keep everyone cool and refreshed.

The celebration kicks off with a patriotic parade starting at 10 a.m. at Cooleemee Elementary, 136 Marginal St. 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.

After the parade, the fun doesn’t stop.

Head to the Zachary House/Town Hall, 131 Church St.,  for:

• Hotdogs and drinks;

• Free watermelon and ice pops; and

• a Slip-n-Slide until noon.

For more information about the parade or other celebration activities, contact Town Hall at 336-284-2141 or email