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Sunday, December 31, 2023 (2 events)

Enchanted Island of Lights

Sunday, December 31 from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm

From now until January 3rd, 2024, take in the enchanted lights of Oconaluftee Island Park and enjoy interactive light experiences!

New Year’s Eve Fireworks

Sunday, December 31 from 10:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Celebrate New Year's Eve with a Spectacular Fireworks Display in Cherokee

Join us at the old elementary school site on New Year's Eve as we bid farewell to 2023 and welcome 2024!

Cherokee invites residents and visitors alike to an extraordinary New Year's Eve celebration featuring a stunning fireworks display. The fireworks will be hosted at the old elementary school site, adjacent to the Oconaluftee Islands Park and the Enchanted Islands of Lights.

Fireworks Display: At 10:00 pm, prepare to witness a breathtaking display of fireworks illuminating the night sky, thoughtfully timed to complement neighboring celebrations without overlap.

Culinary Delights: Explore a diverse array of food trucks, complemented by warm beverages from the coffee truck, including hot chocolate and more.

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