All of Middle Tennessee’s Fireworks

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Celebrate America's independence with a bang at a festivity in your community!

Celebrate America’s independence at one of these 4th of July celebrations in Nashville and other Middle Tennessee communities.




Hendersonville’s Freedom Festival

Drake’s Creek Park
615-824-2818 •
Vendor booths, live music and food booths open at 5 p.m. The winner of the Hendersonville Has Talent Competition will be revealed before the fireworks start at 9 p.m. The Kids’ Zone area is $5 for the first armband, $15 for a family of five.

Smyrna’s Independence Day Celebration

Lee Victory Recreation Park
615-459-9742, ext. 2622
The fun cranks up at 5 p.m. with live music, inflatables and more. Fireworks begin at 9 p.m.

The fireworks at Murfreesboro’s Celebration Under the Stars.


Brentwood’s 4th of July

Crockett Park
615-371-0060 •
Enjoy an evening of live big band and jazz music by The Kadillacs starting at 7 p.m. followed by fireworks at 9 p.m.

Lebanon’s Fourth Festivities

James E. Ward Ag Center
Free fun starts at 5 p.m. with hot dogs, watermelon, live entertainment and National Guard displays. Fireworks at 9 p.m.

Franklin on the Fourth

The Park at Harlinsdale
Franklin on the Fourth fun starts at 10 a.m. with activities on the Public Square. Fireworks in the park start at 9 p.m.

Gallatin’s Fourth

Triple Creek Park
615-452-3890 •
Starts at 2 p.m. with kids’ activities and live musical entertainment. Fireworks are at dark.


Moss-Wright Park
615-851-2241 •
The fun kicks off at 4 p.m. with the Activity Zone (armbands required: $7 in advance, $10 at the gate), Fireman’s Foam, pony rides face painting and more. New this year is the free Gaga Pit. Fireworks start at 9 p.m.

La Vergne

Veterans Memorial Park
615-793-3224 •
Starting at 6 p.m., enjoy live music, face painting, balloon artists, food vendors and more, followed by fireworks at dusk.

Mt. Juliet

Providence Marketplace
Free family activities start at 4 p.m. with live music, inflatables, face painting, balloons, mini golf and more. Fireworks at 9 p.m.

Murfreesboro’s Celebration Under the Stars

McKnight Park
615-890-5333 •
The fun starts at 5:30 p.m. with live music, children’s games and activities, and refreshments. Fireworks at 9 p.m.

Nashville’s Let Freedom Sing! Music City July Fourth in Downtown

Downtown Nashville
Free fun starts with the Family Fun Zone in downtown’s Walk of Fame Park at 12 p.m. Live music starts on the main stage at Fifth & Broadway at noon. Country trio Lady Antebellum headlines at 8:10 p.m. Nashville Symphony performs at Ascend Amphitheater at 9:30 p.m. with the fireworks. The music will be piped into several downtown locations, including Walk of Fame Park, Public Square Park, Riverfront Park and Lower Broadway.

Pegram’s Fourth of July

Pegram Park
615-646-0773 •
A pancake breakfast is served from 6 – 9 a.m. at Pegram UMC across from the park, followed by a parade at 10 a.m. The rest of the day, families can participate in games, contests, children’s activities and more. Live music starts at 6:30 p.m. prior to the fireworks at 9:30 p.m.


Public Square
615-237-1776 •
Bring your squirt guns and water balloons and have fun getting wet during this festivity starting at 3 p.m. that also includes a parade and fireworks at dusk.



Before all the fireworks festivities, your family can enjoy these other outings on the Fourth:

Your family can enjoy crafts, science demonstrations and other hands-on activities during Red, White & BOOM at Adventure Science Center on July 4. Plus, you can watch the downtown fireworks from the ASC lawn without the ginormous crowd on Broadway. Register in advance at

Andrews Cadillac Firecracker Race, Brentwood

Music City July 4th 5K/10K, Nashville

Franklin on the 4th, Franklin

4th of the July Rock the Pool, Murfreesboro

Music City Hot Chicken Festival, Nashville

String City at the Country Music Hall of Fame, Nashville

Red, White and BOOM, Adventure Science Center — SOLD OUT!!

Nashville Sounds Baseball, Nashville

Chad Young is the managing editor and arts/entertainment editor for this publication.

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