12 Fourth of July Events

1. Franklin on the Fourth

franklin on the fourth

Downtown Franklin & the Park at Harlinsdale
July 4, 10am

Franklin begins their Fourth of July festivities at 10am with music, food and craft vendors, antique cars, a kid’s zone and much more. The event will also feature a Children’s Patriotic Parade at 5:00 pm line-up for the parade begins at 4:45pm, to register go to the Lions Club Booth on the square at the event. There will be prizes for best costume and decorated bikes and wagons. Pets are welcome.

The Park at Harlinsdale, 230 Franklin Rd, will host live bands and fireworks that evening in the Tractor Supply Co. Arena featuring two bands, concessions for purchase, beer tents, and a kid’s area featuring old fashioned kids games and crafts. The two bands are People on the Porch at 6:00 pm followed by Rubiks Groove at about 7:00 pm. Don’t forget to bring lawn chairs or blankets to view the show. The fireworks are expected to begin at approximately 9:00 pm.

Learn more here.

2. Food Trucks & Fireworks at The Bridge Church

The Bridge Church, 3005 Parkfield Loop South, Spring Hill
July 1, 6pm

The 3rd Annual Food Trucks & Fireworks will take place on Sunday, July 1st at The Bridge Church’s Spring Hill campus. The event kicks off at 6:00pm with food trucks, inflatables for the kids, and an awesome fireworks show to close out the night. Bring your family, your friends and your neighbors. Free admission.

Learn more here.

3. 4th of July Parade at Riverwalk Park in Columbia

Riverwalk Park, 102 Riverside Dr
July 4, 8am-11am

The Rotary Club – Columbia TN Noon is hosting their annual 4th of July Celebration!

4. City of Fairview Independence Day Celebration

city of fairview independence day celebration


Fairview City Hall, 7100 City Center Circle
July 3, 4pm-9pm

Fairview celebrates Independence Day on July 3rd with live music, kids activities and, of course, fireworks. Kids will enjoy bounce houses, an obstacle course and face painting. The Remnants and MIP will perform your favorite 80s & 90s tunes! Fireworks begin at 9pm.

5. Star Spangled Celebration in Nolensville

Star Spangled Celebration

Nolensville Ball Field, Nolensville Park Road
June 30, 6pm

Join the Town of Nolensville in celebrating our independence at the Star Spangled Celebration Saturday June 30, 2018. Nolensville ball fields on Nolensville Park Road. Festivities begin at 6:00 pm with fireworks beginning at dusk. Enjoy live music, food trucks and inflatables. In the event of rain, the event will be postponed until the next night, Sunday July 1.

Learn more here.

6. Andrews Cadillac Firecracker 5k & 10k

Maryland Farms YMCA, 5101 Maryland Way, Brentwood
July 4, 7am-10am

Run for a cause!

The YMCA Race Series benefits the YMCA of Middle Tennessee. As a leading nonprofit committed to youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y nurtures the potential of children and teens, improves community health and well-being and supports people in need right in our own neighborhood.

By participating in the race, you’re making an enduring, lasting impact in your community by giving everyone, regardless of age, income or background, the opportunities they need to learn, grow and thrive.

Learn more here.

7. Red, White & BOOM at Adventure Science Center

Adventure Science Center, 800 Negley Blvd, Nashville
July 4, 7pm-10pm

Don’t worry about parking! Don’t fight the downtown traffic! The Adventure Science Center is celebrating Independence Day with a view of Nashville’s spectacular downtown fireworks show right from their front lawn.

They’ll have exciting live science demonstrations, hands-on experiments, and more during this family-friendly celebration! Tickets cost $25/adult, $15/child for members, and $35/adult, $25/child for non-members. Toddlers under 2 are free.

Summer Laze planetarium laser show is available for additional $4 per person with showtimes at 7:15, 8 and 8:45.

Bring a picnic dinner or make plans to snag some grub from Daddy’s Dogs, Ben & Jerry’s or Doxie’s Pizza.

Make sure to visit the Adventure Science Center website for important information about this rain-or-shine event! All proceeds support Adventure Science Center’s interactive exhibits and hands-on science experiences.

8. Let Freedom Ring Music City July 4th

Downtown Nashville
July 4, begins at 12pm

Let Freedom Ring is a huge family-friendly celebration in downtown Franklin with live music starting at 12pm and continuing until the fireworks show at 9:30pm. Lady Antebellum is the headlining act, performing from 8:10pm-9:10pm.

The main stage will be located at Fifth Avenue and Broadway. After the concerts, the show will shift to Cumberland Riverfront with a fireworks show synchronized to a live performance by the Nashville Symphony who will play from Ascend Amphitheater.

Learn more here.

9. 4th of July Party at Mill Creek Tap Room

Mill Creek Tap Room, 2008 Industrial Blvd
June 30, 12pm-9pm

Mill Creek Tap Room is hosting a day-long celebration, including a constume contest and special events (like life-size beer pong) in a roped off section of the brewery reserved for adults only.

Learn more here.

10. Red, White and Boom in Brentwood

Eddy Arnold Amphitheater in Crockett Park, 1500 Volunteer Pkwy, Brentwood
July 4, 5p-10pm

The City of Brentwood invites you to attend the 30th Annual Independence Day Celebration at the Eddy Arnold Amphitheater in Crockett Park from 5pm to 10 pm on Wednesday July 4, 2018. This year the celebration is being called, “Red, White, and Boom in Brentwood” and features Paul Ross and the “The Kadillacs.” They will begin playing Big Band, disco, and jazz music at 7pm. Admission is free thanks to our sponsors Gresham Smith and Partners, Hiller Plumbing Heating Cooling and Electrical, HG Hill Realty Company, Brentwood Academy and Mix 92.9. Nearly 10,000 people attend this event each year. Since parking is limited, residents are encouraged to park at the Brentwood Library or River Park and use the bike paths. Residents who live in nearby subdivisions are encouraged to walk or ride bikes to the park. Cars will not be allowed into Crockett Park after 8:30pm.

For the first time this year, ten food trucks will be lined up around the park to serve food beginning at 5pm. Those savory trucks include Hooks BBQ Nashville, Dan’s Gourmet Mac and Cheese, Papa J’s BBQ, Don Miguel’s Rustic Juicery, Et Voila, I Love Roti, and 313 Coney. Sweet truck options include Bradleys Creamery, Donut Distillery, and Blue Monkey Shaved Ice.

Fireworks will begin at 9pm. If there is lightning, strong winds or continuous rain between 7– 9pm, the fireworks will be canceled or postponed. Lightning is the only reason the concert would be cancelled.

11. 4th of July Extravaganza @ Grace Chapel

Grace Chapel, 3279 Southall Rd, Franklin
July 4, 6p-9:30p

Grace Chapel, located in Leipers Fork, is hosting a Fourth of July event complete with kids games, inflatables, food trucks and fireworks.

12. Fireworks on the Fairway at Cheekwood Golf Club

Cheekwood Golf Club, 285 Spencer Creek Rd, Franklin
July 4, 6pm-10pm

You’re invited to celebrate the Fourth of July at Cheekwood Golf Club! Fireworks on the Fairway will be held on Wednesday, July 4th from 6pm – 10pm. Tickets are $8 per person or $15 per family (kids 12 & under are FREE).

When you arrive, wristbands can be purchased at the A to Z Sports tent. There will be beer for sale and you can bring your own wine. Food will be available while supplies last.

Bring the whole family out for a great view of the Franklin fireworks, games, a bounce house, and more!

For additional info, please call us at 615-794-8223. We’ll see you on the Fourth!


  1. Don’t bring lawn chairs or blankets to view the show at Harlensdale??? Is that a typo or is there a reason?

    • This is a typo. You are welcome to bring lawn chairs and blankets. The article has been corrected.

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