Spend America's birthday in Hiawassee and watch the annual 4th of July Boat Parade on Lake Chatuge. Enjoy the rest of the day on this beautiful lake.
Boaters line up in the Sunset Bay Cove behind Aqua Tiki, the Grand Marshal, for the parade beginning at 10:30 a.m. No wake, and boats must fly a U.S. flag. Additional patriotic decorations are encouraged. A $50 prize will be awarded for most creatively decorated boat, and also for the most red, white and blue.
Boats will parade past the Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds, under the Anderson Bridge, and past the Hiawassee Beach before disbanding.
Judges will be positioned at the Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds.
All boats must be pre-registered by 9am, July 3rd to be considered for prizes.