Grillin in the Gap First of Fall Festival! September 25th! All day event! 3 huge events in 1 glorious day! The Grizzly, Steak Cook Off, Live music from 2pm till 11pm with IF BIRDS COULD FLY headlining!                                                            The Big Stone Gap Farmers Market is in full swing! Every Thursday 4p – 7p, come out and visit!                                                                          THE SPLASH PAD AT BULLITT PARK IS NOW OPEN 9AM – 9PM ALL WEEK LONG!!!!                                                                                                                    Now Taking Reservations for picnic pavilions at Bullitt Park and Carnes Gym. Call (276) 523-2303 for more info.                                 A Town Permit is no longer required to access Big Cherry! Get out and visit today!

Independence Extravaganza

Independence Extravaganza INFORMATION

Location:

Big Stone Gap

Date:

June 26 – July 4, 2021

A week-long celebration leading up to July 4th. The Town of Big Stone Gap is painted red, white, and, blue as the celebration for our country’s independence is honored. Live music performances by area bands, food vendors from all over SW Virginia, games, inflatables, races, contests, and more! An event for all ages leading up to the 4th of July parade and a huge outdoor concert at Bullitt Park. The celebration concludes at dusk with one of the greatest fireworks displays around!

THE 2021 SCHEDULE:

SATURDAY – June 26th

SUNDAY – June 27th 

MONDAY – June 28th 

TUESDAY – June 29th 

WEDNESDAY – June 30th 

  • Petsense Pet Show @ Miners Park 6pm. Prizes& Awards for: Most Exotic, Best Dressed, Pet/Owner Look Alike, Top Dog, Cream of the Crop Cat, Funniest, and Most Unique. Sponsored by Petsense of Norton.

THURSDAY – July 1st 

  • Dessert Creation & Hot Dog Eating Contest sponsored by Country Kitchen @ The Visitor Center. Prizes awarded for winners of both competitions. Dessert Creation Contest starts at 5pm followed by the Hot Dog Eating Contest at 6:30pm

FRIDAY – July 2nd 

  • Hawaiian Luau Block Party at the Visitor Center 5p -11p. Wear your best Hawaiian outfits and stretch your toes in the sand! DJ JP Rooftop DJ!!!!!!!!! Best Hawaiian Shirt Contest, Snow Cones, Giant Sand Box, Food Trucks, Music, Cornhole, Games, Contest, and Prizes! 

 

SATURDAY – July 3rd 

SUNDAY –  July 4th 

For more information, contact us at (276) 523-2303 or email at tourism@bigstonegap.org

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