Fourth of July events across Middle Tennessee

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July 3

Clarksville – 10th annual Independence Day Celebration

  • Monday, July 3 at Liberty Park
  • Park opens at 5 p.m. with activities and music at 6:30 p.m.
  • Concerts will take place on the Great Lawn of the Wilma Rudolph Event Center

Smyrna – Independence Day Celebration

  • Monday, July 3 at Lee Victory Recreation Park
  • Begins at 5 p.m. and ends at 10 p.m.
  • Music, food, and fun activities for kids
  • Bring a picnic lunch or buy from any of the on-site concessions and enjoy live music

Hendersonville – Freedom Festival

  • Monday, July 3 at Drakes Creek Park
  • Begins at 5 p.m. with fireworks at 9 p.m.
  • Kids Zone, Food Vendors and live entertainment for the whole family
  • All proceeds raised will provide grants to outstanding teachers in the Hendersonville area

Tullahoma Independence Day Celebration

  • Monday, July 3 at Frazier McEwen Park
  • Begins at 3 p.m. with fireworks at 9 p.m.

Hopkinsville–Red, White and Boom

  • Monday, July 3 at Ruff Park.
  • Fireworks begin at 9 p.m.


July 4


  • Let Freedom Sing! Music City July 4th
    • Tuesday, July 4 on Lower Broadway in downtown Nashville
    • Music begins at 5:15 with Chris Young headlining
    • Family Fun Zone at Music City Walk of Fame Park from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
    • News 2 is broadcasting a special ahead of Nashville’s Let Freedom Sing event beginning at 9 p.m. on Tuesday, July 4. We will also have live coverage throughout the day in each newscast.
  • 11th Annual Music City Hot Chicken Festival
    • Tuesday, July 4 at East Park on Woodland Street in East Nashville
    • Fire Truck Parade begins at 10:30 a.m.
    • Festival gates open at 11 a.m.
    • Features hot chicken from Nashville’s best, cold beer from Yazoo, and other edibles from local vendors


  • 4th of July “Rock the Pool”
    • Tuesday, July 4 at Boro Beach
    • Doors open at 10 a.m. and close at 4 p.m.
    • Tickets are $4 for adults, $3 for youth and Seniors
  • Celebration Under the Stars
    • Tuesday, July 4 at McKnight Park
    • Begins at 3:30 p.m. until after fireworks’ display at 9:30 p.m.
    • Bring lawn chairs and blankets for games, activities, live band, and performance by the Murfreesboro Symphony

La Vergne – July 4th Celebration

  • Tuesday, July 4 at Veterans Memorial Park
  • Gates open at 5:30 p.m.; Music starts at 6:30 p.m. featuring Missy Garnet and the Two Dollar Pistols
  • Families are invited to bring blankets and lawn chairs, as well as their own picnic dinners

Goodlettsville – Independence Day Celebration

  • Tuesday, July 4 at Moss-Wright Park
  • Begins at 4: p.m. and concludes after the fireworks display at 9 p.m.
  • Food vendors, face painting, gaga pit, pony rides, Fireman’s Foam, an Activity Zone full of inflatables, 4 station euro bungee, a 3 station rock climbing wall and games like baseball and football toss

Franklin – Franklin on the Fourth

  • Tuesday, July 4 in downtown Franklin
  • Festival begins at 10 a.m.
  • Children’s Parade begins lining up at 4:45 and starts at 5 p.m.
  • Ends at 8 p.m. so you can get to the fireworks display at the Park at Harlinsdale Farm
  • Performances by Nathan Belt & The Buckles, Tommy Jackson’s Rocky Top Revue, Don Adams Band, Jason Lee McKinney, and Jonell Mosser
  • Family fun, great music, quality crafts, tasty food, antique cars, and a large kids zone

Mt. Juliet – July 4th Celebration

  • Tuesday, July 4 at Providence Marketplace
  • Begins at 4 p.m. with live music and ends at 8:30 p.m.
  • Video game trailer, face painting, balloon artist, caricature artist, inflatable slides, and more

Lebanon – July 4th Celebration

  • Tuesday, July 4 at the Wilson County Fairgrounds
  • Starts at 4:30 p.m. and ends with a fireworks show at 9 p.m.
  • Five stages of entertainment, Classic Car Cruise-In, tour Fiddlers Grove, water slide, rock climbing wall, bungee jump, pony rides, children’s train, mechanical bull, free watermelon, and food booths

Gallatin – 4th of July fireworks display

  • Tuesday, July 4 at Triple Creek Park
  • Fireworks show at 9 p.m. that will last 22 minutes

Fort Campbell —Independence Day Celebration

  • Tuesday, July 4 at  Division Parade Field at 6390 Desert Storm Avenue
  • Day-long carnival begins at 1 p.m. until midnight.
  • Fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m.

Watertown–Stars, Stripes and Squirtguns

  • Tuesday, July 4
  • Parade begins at 3 p.m. at Watertown Elementary School
  • Fireworks begin at 9 p.m. at Three Forks Community Park.

Cookeville–Fourth of July Celebration

  • Tuesday, July 4
  • There will be a patriotic ceremony at the Courthouse at 10:30 a.m.
  • Music begins at the fairgrounds at 5:30 p.m.
  • Fireworks scheduled to begin at 8:45 p.m.

Brentwood–Brentwood Celebrates Independence Day 

  • Tuesday, July 4 at Crockett Park
  • Event begins at 7 p.m. with music from The Kadillacs
  • Fireworks scheduled to begin at 9 p.m.