NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Middle Tennessee is celebrating the Fourth of July this week with fireworks, music and festivities for the whole family. Here’s a look at five events going on around the area.
“Let Freedom Sing! Music City July 4th”
Thursday, noon – 10 p.m.
Travel + Leisure recently named Nashville as one of the best “free 4th of July fireworks across the U.S.” Brett Eldredge is headlining this year’s event, which boasts a full schedule – including a family fun zone, a full afternoon of music on Broadway and a fireworks show featuring the Nashville Symphony.
“Red, White and Boom in Brentwood Celebration”
Thursday, 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Brentwood's 32nd annual Independence Day Celebration is being held at the Eddy Arnold Amphitheater in Crockett Park. Food trucks will be ready to serve beginning at 5 p.m., with Paul Ross and The Kadillacs playing at 7 p.m. The fireworks show will begin at 9 p.m.
“Mt. Juliet’s Musical July 4th Firework Celebration”
Thursday, 9 p.m.
Mt. Juliet’s fireworks show will take place at the little league ball fields on Lebanon Road. There will be $10 parking on-site which will benefit Mt. Juliet League Baseball/Softball.
Tune your radio to 94.1FM to hear the show choreographed with music.
“Independence Day Celebration”
Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.
The city’s largest fireworks show takes place on July 3 at Liberty Park. The event is free and open to the public. Music will begin at 6:30 p.m. and will be followed by fireworks at 9:15 p.m.
Parking will be available off-site at two locations (shuttles will be provided).
"Salute to the Nation"
Thursday, July 4th 1 p.m. – midnight
Fort Campbell is celebrating Independence Day with a special ceremony, concerts and a fireworks display. The event begins at 1 p.m. with a carnival and live music will begin at 5 p.m.
The fireworks show is set for 9:30 p.m. Blankets and chairs are welcome (glass bottles, pets, personal fireworks, outside food or drink and personal weapons are not allowed). Non-military ID card holders should enter the installation through Gates 4 or 7.