Nashville July 4th Parking & Transportation
Please know, this is information for the 2017 event. Stay tuned for the details of the 2018 event.
Some roads and parking will be closed around the event date. See the list of Road Closures. The Tennessee Highway Safety Office wants to remind you this 4th of July Holiday to drive safely. Buckle up…every trip…every time. Click It or Ticket!
Vehicle parking will be available for $10 at Nissan Stadium in Lots A, B, C and D; $10 at the Metro Courthouse Garage; $13 at Nashville Public Library Downtown; and $15 at the Music City Center.
To locate other available parking downtown, visit www.parkitdowntown.com.
Taxis can drop off and pick up attendees on Seventh Avenue South at Broadway.
Ride Share areas are located at Korean Veterans Boulevard (KVB) from Fifth Avenue to Seventh Avenue (south side only) and Deaderick Street from Third Avenue to Sixth Avenue (both north side and south side).
Music City Star: A total of 950 tickets were released for the Regional Transportation Authority of Middle Tennessee’s (RTA) July 4th Music City Star train. Round-trip tickets cost $15 plus an $0.88 processing fee and are available for purchase through the Music City Star website at musiccitystar.org or at ticketsnashville.com with a credit card. Tickets will be on sale until 24 hours prior to departure or until they are sold out, whichever comes first. Tickets will not be for sale July 4th on the platforms. Parking is free at all of the outlying stations.
MTA Buses: Many of the routes are on major corridors and will operate on a Sunday/Holiday schedule with extended service to get customers home after the fireworks. The last buses of the day will depart at 10:45 p.m. from Music City Central, 400 Charlotte Avenue. Regular fares will be in effect – $1.70 for adults, $1 for youth age 19 and younger, 85 cents for seniors, and no charge for children age 4 and younger. Due to street closures, some buses will be on detours; however, many will operate on extended schedules:
3 West End/White Bridge
5 West End/Bellevue
14 Whites Creek
15 Murfreesboro Pike
17 12th Avenue South
18 Airport/Downtown Hotels
23 Dickerson Road
26 Gallatin Pike
34 Opry Mills
52 Nolensville Pike BRT lite
Music City Green Circuit
Park and Ride: MTA has partnered with the following businesses and Nashville Public Library to offer Free Park & Ride lots at the following locations on bus routes:
Dollar General at Hickory Plaza (Route 52)
Global Mall at the Crossings (Routes 15 and 55)
Kmart on Gallatin Pike (Route 26)
MTA Bellevue Park & Ride (Route 5)
Bellevue Library (Route 5)
East Library (Route 26)
Edgehill Library (Route 17)
Hadley Park Library (Route 29)
Inglewood Library (Route 26)
Madison Library (Route 26)
Southeast Library (Route 15)
Hillwood at Nashville West Shopping Center (Routes 10 and 50)
Vanderbilt University Parking Lots 73, 74, and 75 along Natchez Trace (Routes 3 and 5)
For detailed bus service information, please consult the Sunday/Holiday information listed in the route schedules, the MTA website at nashvillemta.org, MTA Customer Care at 615-862-5950, or check one of the available real-time tools featuring information from the Music City Transit Tracker system.