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MURPHY, NC 28906

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Murphy NC - Fourth of July 2019

The Town of Murphy NC will celebrate Independence Day on July 4 with activities beginning at 10 a.m. in Konehete Park, a parade starting at 12:30 p.m. from the L&N Depot and ending with a grand fireworks display in Konehette Park around 9:30 p.m.

The festivities will begin with a fishing derby from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday along the river for ages 12 years and under. The fishing derby will be sponsored by the Mountain County Rod & Gun Club. Kids of all ages will compete for one of three prizes – largest fish, most fish caught and smallest fish. Craft booths, food vendors and a variety of bouncy houses will be at Konehete Park for the duration of the event. A horseshoe tournament will will also take place at 10 a.m. by Pavilion 3 located inside Konehete Park.

Konehete Park is also known for its famous peanut drop this time of year. The Peanut Drop will happen at 12pm / wear protective eye gear  🙂 The egg and water balloon toss is set for 1:30 p.m. You can also sign up for hot air balloon rides at 6:30 p.m.

If you would like more information, please contact Andrea Laney at ( 828-557-5111) or (828-837-2288 email: For all your Rental needs, Andrea Laney / Office Administrator / Property Manager.

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