Montreat Conference Center welcomes you to join us for our annual July 4th Celebration! Traditionally a homecoming holiday that brings extended Montreat families together from all over the country, the Fourth of July celebration at Montreat truly captures the essence of American life and has become a popular celebration for everyone in the area. Watch the video! Be sure to check the July 4th issue of This Week in Montreat for more details and a final schedule!
Join us on the 4th of July to celebrate with a parade and a variety of fun events for the whole family! This is a time to celebrate Montreat, freedom, peace, unity, and our community of faith. Please ensure that all parade entries maintain the spirit of this event. Parade participants will assemble on Geneva Place at Appalachian Way. Units are to be in place no later than 10:00 am. The parade starts at 10:30 am. If you would like to participate in the parade, please download the 2017 July 4th Parade Application (available this summer) and turn it in to the Montreat Store. Use all of your imagination and creativity to help us celebrate Montreat’s rich heritage.
Montreat Cottagers Barbecue
Make plans to join the Montreat community for the annual July 4th Barbecue! Tickets for the lunch will be on sale at several locations in the area for couple of weeks prior to the event. Stay tuned for more details this summer!
Montreat Gait 5k Race
The 5K run will start at the Montreat Gate at 7:00 am and will take runners up to West Virginia Terrace and then back to the Gate. The race will be accompanied by a shorter walk, which will also begin at the Gate at 7:00 am. There is no entrance fee, registration, or T-shirt, so we’ll just see you there! This event is sponsored by the Town of Montreat.
The Fourth of July square dance will be held from 7:00-9:30 pm. Location TBD.