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January 17, 2022

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KABOOM! Fireworks for the Fourth

From downtown Nashville's ginormous bash (two days this year!) to local community festivities, celebrate America's independence at one of these fireworks shows.

Brentwood’s Red, White and Boom
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 at James E. Ward Ag Center
615-443-2839 |

It’s a full day of fun this year starting at 11 a.m. with car and motorcycle shows; Field of Flags; barbecue, hot dogs, watermelon and food trucks. Live entertainment happens from 3 – 9 p.m., and children’s activities begin at 6 p.m. Fireworks are at 9 p.m.

Franklin on the Fourth
Downtown Franklin & The Park at Harlinsdale

Franklin on the Fourth fun starts at 10 a.m. with activities on the Public Square including live music, crafts, kids’ activities, an antique car show, a children’s parade (at 5 p.m.) and more. Fireworks in the park start at 9 p.m.

Gallatin’s Fourth at Triple Creek Park

Starts at 2 p.m. with kids’ activities, vendors, food trucks and live music. Fireworks are at dark.

Goodlettsville at 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) featuring Fireman’s Foam, inflatables, Euro Bungee, a rock-climbing wall, games and more. Fireworks start at 9 p.m.

La Vergne at Veterans Memorial Park
615-793-3224 •

Starting at 6 p.m., enjoy live music by Zone Status, inflatables, food trucks and more, followed by fireworks at dusk.

Mt. Juliet at Little League Park
615-758-6522 |

The City of Mt. Juliet’s official fireworks show through Parks & Rec starts at 9 p.m. behind the ball fields.

Mt. Juliet at South End of Providence Marketplace

Needham’s Nursery provides the fireworks show at 9 p.m.

Murfreesboro’s Celebration Under the Stars at McKnight Park
615-890-5333 |

The fun starts at 5:30 p.m. with live music, inflatables and refreshments. Fireworks at dark.

Nashville’s Let Freedom Sing! Music City July 4th in Downtown

Free fun starts with the Family Fun Zone (inflatables, waters slides, games and more) in downtown’s Walk of Fame Park at 12 p.m. Live music starts on the main stage at Fifth & Broadway at noon. Brett Eldridge is this year’s headliner. Other performers include Mac McAnally, Jessy Wilson, Dylan Scott, Dylan Scott and others. The 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 Park Fourth of July
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.

Watertown Public Square
615-237-1776 •

Bring your squirt guns and have fun getting wet during this festivity starting at 3 p.m. that also includes a parade and fireworks at dusk.


Enjoy July 4 during the museum's annual after-hours extravaganza where you end the evening watching downtown Nashville's fireworks from the museum lawn.

Before the fireworks, you can explore the museum, take in a laser show in the planetarium, participate in UV bead experiments, see a live science show with fire explosions and fireworks chemistry, and more.

Live music is the new addition this year, and The Gripsweats (a seven-piece funk band) will perform. Food trucks are on site, too.

You must reserve tickets for Red, White & Boom! in advance, and they sell out every year, so don't delay if this is the way you're gonna go this year. Tickets are $25 – $39. CLICK HERE to get 'em.

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