Memorial Day Weekend in Burnsville

Having a good time for a good cause!

Hero Day Events

Burnsville NC Friday May 24 and Saturday May 25 2013

Friday night beginning at 5 pm

"Rockin the Village Green"

a free concert on the town square featuring


Mid Century Rockers

bring your chair!

"Cruisin the way it used to be"

Cruisers, old and new, vintage, classic, antique, muscle, enjoy a summer night the way it used to be!

Contact Roger Honeycutt 828-682-2821 or 828-208-2821, email:

Saturday May 25

10 am-12 noon "Ride for a Vet" registration on town square or contact Terry Willis 828-675-5262

Hero Day display setup begins at 8 am-please bring your memorabilia for all to enjoy!

Burnsville Fire Department Cornhole Tournament registration begins at 9 am

American Cornhole Association Regulations--Contact Justin Layell 828-682-1184 or

11:30 Parade lineup at Yancey Rescue on West Main Street--everyone welcome to participate

12 Noon

Motorcycle ride begins--going west from the square signals the parade start

MAYDAY Foundation Kids Day activities, rides and concessions

1 pm

Entertainment on the square

Juleigh Ed- link to her site from

2 pm ceremony, silent auction, raffles, awards and such

Yancey County Firefighters' Combat Challenge begins at 2:30

Contact Gina-- email:

DAV watermelon eating contest at 2:30 pm

More entertainment!

MONDAY May 27 11:00 AM

DAV Ceremony at the monument in front of the courthouse

The Queen is at it again! The 2013 Hero Day will be big!  More cars, trucks and motorcycles! Can't wait? Please click HERE!to visit our local radio station CLEAR CHANNEL 940 WKYK!

"Hero Day" will take place on Memorial Day Saturday. Lineup for the parade will be on West Main Street at 11:30 am. Don't dare miss it! Everone invited to participate. Please click HERE to visit the offical site for the HIGHWAY HOOT!