THE SPLASH PAD AT BULLITT PARK IS NOW OPEN 9AM – 9PM ALL WEEK LONG!!!!                                                                          MAKE PLANS TO ATTEND THE INDEPENDENCE DAY EXTRAVAGANZA! 9 DAY OF CELEBRATION LEADING UP TO THE 4th OF JULY!                                             FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT! Every Monday night, join us at dusk for Family Movies at Miners Park!                                                                  The Big Stone Gap Farmers Market is in full swing! Every Thursday 4p – 7p, come out and visit!                                                                           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

                          Jim Willis Memorial Bench & Deadlift @ Miners Park 12p – 4p

                          Independence Extravaganza Block Party Kick Off @ Visitor Center 4p – 11p

                          Food Trucks, Inflatables, Cornhole, Music, Wine/Beer.

SUNDAY – June 27th 

                     Gospel Night at Miners Park at 7pm Come on out for fellowship, praise, and song.

MONDAY – June 28th 

                      Family Movie Night in Big Stone Gap at The Visitor Center. Starts at dusk!

TUESDAY – June 29th 

                       Disc Golf Tournament at AK Fraley Park. Starting at 5pm.

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 

                         Cornhole Tournament Block Party @ Visitor Center 5p -11p Live Outdoor Music at Curklin’s and BSG General Store.

                        Gap Partnership Pancake & Mimosa Breakfast @ Visitor Center 8am – 12pm.

                         4th of July Fun Run @ Visitor Center – 9am.

SUNDAY –  July 4th 

                      FOURTH OF JULY PARADE through Wood Ave 4pm.

                     BULLITT PARK IDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION 4pm – 11pm. $5 entry fee kids 12 and under free

                      Food Trucks, Inflatables, Cornhole Tournament, Wine/Beer & Beer Cart

                      Live Music starting at 6pm with Six Gun  – Brandon Maggard  – Bueller Band

                      One of the best Fireworks Displays in SW Virginia starts at dusk!

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

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