1. Franklin on the Fourth
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.
2. Food Trucks & Fireworks at The Bridge Church
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.
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
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
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.
6. Andrews Cadillac Firecracker 5k & 10k
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.
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
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.
9. 4th of July Party at Mill Creek Tap Room
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.
10. Red, White and Boom in Brentwood
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, 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
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!