July 4th Frequently Asked Questions
Chris Young, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Jonny P, The Sisterhood, and the Nashville Symphony will play free concerts on the 4th of July. See visitmusiccity.com/july4th/july4th_music for more information on these musicians.
When does it start?
You know Nashville likes a party. The main event, Let Freedom Sing! Music City July 4th starts at 12pm on July 4th.
Where is it all happening?
The event will take place near Riverfront Park with a stage on Broadway. Food, drink, and merchandise vendors will be spread throughout the event site.
What's the best way to get downtown for this event?
Please see http://www.visitmusiccity.com/july4th/july4th_parkingtranspo for transportation options to and from the event.
Is it family-friendly?
Of course! Let Freedom Sing! Music City July 4th is a family affair. The free Family Fun Zone is loaded with inflatables, games, and other kid-friendly activities.
Will the bridges be open during the fireworks?
For the safety of everyone, Woodland Street Bridge and the John Seigenthaler Bridge will close near the fireworks show and will reopen after it's finished.
Can I get an official event t-shirt?
YES! Stay tuned for details on official merch and locations.
Is there an official event hashtag?
YES! It's #NashvilleJuly4. Use #NashvilleJuly4 to join the conversation about the biggest and best 4th of July party around. Your picture just might be featured on the big screens and included in our #NashvilleJuly4 photo gallery! Check out visitmusiccity.com/july4th_social for details on official social media for the 4th of July.
I want to brag all over social media about all the fun I'm having at #NashvilleJuly4. Is there free wifi downtown that I can use?
YES! Connect to the free Nashville WiFi network!
What if it rains?
A little rain can't stop a Nashville party! We will be watching the weather very closely and will make decisions accordingly to keep our guests safe. This website will be updated as necessary and we will be offering up-to-the-minute information via social media. Start following @VisitMusicCity now on Twitter.
Will there be food and drinks available for purchase?
Yes, food and beverage vendors will be on location.
Can I bring my umbrella to shade me from the sun?
Handheld, personal-sized umbrellas (up to 36") will be permitted as space allows unless it obstructs the view of other patrons. No beach or pole-style umbrellas are allowed.
If I leave, can I come back into the event?
Yes, this event is free and open to the public to enjoy.
Can I bring my pet?
Only service animals are permitted on the event site.
Can I bring my own products to sell or promote?
Unauthorized vending and solicitation is prohibited throughout the event site.
Who can I contact if I have any additional questions?
You can contact the Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp by calling 800-657-6910 or 615-259-4730, emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or contacting @VisitMusicCity via Twitter.