Morganton, NC – Celebrate Independence Day with downtown Morganton during the Freedom FAB Crawl (Food, Art & Brew) – a small business retail promotion.

Retailers, Restaurants, Breweries, and Art Studios will be open for your shopping pleasure from 11am to 6pm on Saturday, July 4th. A full list of participating businesses are included below.

How do you participate? Each business will provide “crawlers” a punch card to get “punched” at each business visited. Visit at least 10 participating businesses and enter for a chance to win prizes!! Three lucky winners will receive some awesome prize packages! There is no cost to participate.

Don’t forget to watch the City of Morganton Fireworks after the Freedom FAB Crawl.

– Fireworks will be shot from Freedom Park.

– Freedom Park will be closed.

– This location should allow for a larger number of citizens to view the fireworks from safe parking areas. There are large amounts of parking available near Freedom Park.

– People should watch the fireworks from their cars while socially distancing themselves from surrounding groups.

– Due to restrictions, no concerts or festivities will be held, only a fireworks show.

List of participating businesses:

1. Bigfoot Climbing Gym

2. Hamilton Williams Gallery & Studio

3. Mountain Gallery & Gifts Featuring: Art demonstrations, patriotic bracelets and necklaces giveaway, and register to win a free Saturday workshop

4. Brown Mountain Bottleworks

5. Reece Winery

6. Root & Vine Market: Shop the Root & Vine Market from 11am-5pm

7. Treat

8. O Suzannah Yarn on Union: Featuring an Artisan Pop Up market showcasing the work from Susan McRae, Jenna Hazlett, Kirksey Lowther and Kyle Buttram. Susan McRae will demonstrate indigo dyeing techniques

9. Aqua B Boutique: 20% off entire purchase

10. Fonta Flora Brewery

11. Craft’d: Red, White & Boom Wine Tasting (12pm-4pm) — Celebrate the 4th by sampling three amazing wines that are sure to make an impact. Tasting is a $1 donation per person, which will be donated directly to Southmountain Children & Family Services. Tasting wines will also be available by the glass and our wines and beers on tap will be stocked. We will also have in-store specials/sales (all day).

12. Main Street Jams

13. Dogs Unleashed: Dogs Unleashed Gift Basket Raffle

14. SideTracked Brewery

15. Catawba Brewing Co.

16. Fairfield Inn: Offering Fourth of July FAB Crawl Package at $125 rate. Includes an overnight stay and $25 in Downtown Bucks to each reservation.

17. Uncle Eee

18. Cruise Planners: Offering woodworking demonstrations throughout the day

19. Green Eggs and Jam

20. West Union Art Studios

21. Morganton General Store: Offering 10% off

22. Moondog Pizza

23. Bella Vino

24. Limbertwig Café

25. Healing Nutrition: Initial nutrition consultation sessions for $40 (normally priced at $75) and will include a healthy recipe & meal planning ebook, Happy Food, Happy Body.

26. The Grind Café