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Celebrate Independence Day: Must-Attend 4th of July Events in Nashville

Nashville is a city that knows how to celebrate, and the 4th of July is no exception. From spectacular fireworks to live music and family-friendly activities, Music City offers a plethora of events to make your Independence Day unforgettable. Here’s your guide to the must-attend 4th of July events in Nashville, complete with local tips and insider information.

1. Let Freedom Sing! Music City July 4th

Date & Time: July 4, 2024, starting at 12:00 PM, fireworks at 9:30 PM

Location: Downtown Nashville

Address: 1st Ave S & Broadway, Nashville, TN 37201

One of the largest 4th of July celebrations in the country, Let Freedom Sing! features a day of live music, family activities, and a breathtaking fireworks display synchronized to a live performance by the Nashville Symphony.

Local Tip: Arrive early to grab a good spot near the stage on Broadway. Consider parking in the Gulch and walking over to avoid the downtown traffic.

2. 4th of July Fireworks at Ascend Amphitheater

Date & Time: July 4, 2024, gates open at 4:00 PM, fireworks at 9:30 PM

Location: Ascend Amphitheater

Address: 310 1st Ave S, Nashville, TN 37201

Ascend Amphitheater offers a fantastic view of the downtown fireworks along with live performance by the Nashville Symphony. This venue provides a more relaxed atmosphere compared to the bustling streets of downtown.

Local Tip: Bring a blanket or lawn chair for a comfortable viewing experience. Food trucks are often available, so come hungry!

Note: John Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge and the Woodland Street Bridge will be closed to all traffic and pedestrians at 8pm. They will reopen following the event at the discretion of Metro Nashville Police Department.

3. Nashville Sounds Independence Day Celebration

Date & Time: July 4, 2024, game starts at 7:05 PM, fireworks immediately after the game

Location: First Horizon Park

Address: 19 Junior Gilliam Way, Nashville, TN 37219

Catch a Nashville Sounds baseball game followed by a spectacular fireworks show. It's a classic American way to celebrate the 4th of July.

Local Tip: Purchase tickets in advance as this event often sells out. The outfield berm is a great spot for families to spread out and enjoy the game.

4. Skydeck on Broadway 4th of July Celebration

Date & Time: July 4, 2024, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Location: Skydeck on Broadway

Address: 411 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203

Celebrate Independence Day in style at the Skydeck on Broadway, offering one of the best views of the downtown Nashville fireworks. Enjoy a night filled with live music, delicious food, and a vibrant atmosphere. The event promises an elevated experience with access to exclusive areas, providing an unforgettable vantage point to watch the fireworks light up the Nashville skyline.

Local Tip: Arrive early to explore Broadway's bars and honky-tonks before heading up to the Skydeck. Make sure to check the weather and dress comfortably for an evening under the stars.

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the Eventbrite page.

5. 4th of July at The Pool Club - Virgin Hotels Nashville

Date & Time: July 4, 2024, starting at 6:00 PM

Location: The Pool Club at Virgin Hotels Nashville

Address: 1 Music Square W, Nashville, TN 37203

Celebrate the 4th of July 14 floors up at The Pool Club at Virgin Hotels Nashville. Enjoy a festive atmosphere with live DJ sets, specialty cocktails, and a perfect view of the fireworks. This rooftop venue offers a chic and vibrant setting to enjoy the Independence Day festivities.

Local Tip: The Pool Club can get crowded, so arrive early to secure a good spot. Don’t forget your swimsuit if you plan to take a dip in the pool!

For more details and to join the celebration, visit the Virgin Hotels Nashville page.

6. Free Hot Dogs at Von Elrod’s

Date & Time: July 4, 2024, starting at 11:00 AM

Location: Von Elrod’s Beer Hall & Kitchen

Address: 1004 4th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37219

Kick off your 4th of July festivities with free hot dogs at Von Elrod’s Beer Hall & Kitchen. This family-friendly event is perfect for a pre-fireworks gathering with friends and family. Enjoy the lively beer hall atmosphere, great food, and refreshing beverages.

Local Tip: Arrive early to grab a seat on the patio, which offers a great view of the surrounding festivities. Pair your hot dog with one of their many craft beers for the ultimate experience.

For more information, visit the Von Elrod’s event page.

7. 4th of July at Fat Bottom Brewing Co.

Date & Time: July 4, 2024, starting at 4:00 PM

Location: Fat Bottom Brewing Co.

Address: 800 44th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37209

Celebrate Independence Day at Fat Bottom Brewing Co. with a fun-filled evening featuring live music, special beer releases, and delicious food. This event offers a laid-back atmosphere, making it a great spot to relax and enjoy the holiday.

Local Tip: Check out their limited-edition brews available only during the event. The outdoor seating area is perfect for enjoying the summer weather.

For more details, visit the Fat Bottom Brewing Co. event page.

8. Red, White & Boom at Adventure Science Center

Date & Time: July 4, 2024, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Location: Adventure Science Center

Address: 800 Fort Negley Blvd, Nashville, TN 37203

Celebrate the 4th of July with a scientific twist at the Adventure Science Center’s Red, White & Boom event. Enjoy interactive exhibits, live science demonstrations, and a fantastic view of the downtown fireworks from the center’s rooftop.

Local Tip: Bring a blanket or lawn chair for rooftop seating. This family-friendly event also offers activities for kids, making it a great option for a fun and educational holiday experience.

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the Adventure Science Center page.

Make your 4th of July celebration even more memorable by staying with us. Book your stay now and immerse yourself in the vibrant culture and festivities that Nashville has to offer. We look forward to hosting you and ensuring your Independence Day is filled with unforgettable moments!


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