July 4th Frequently Asked Questions
Stay tuned for more information on the 2016 event!
Is there an official event hashtag?
YES! It's #NashvileJuly4. Use #NashvilleJuly4 to join the conversation about the biggest and best 4th of July party around. 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.
Can I bring a cooler into the event?
Coolers with maximum measurement of 26” long x 16” wide x 16” high are permitted.
Will my personal items be searched?
All personal items are subject to search. Random searches will occur.
Will there be food and drinks available for purchase?
Yes, food and beverage vendors will be on location. There will be beer vendors as well as the Jack Daniel's Experience. All patrons must show proper ID to purchase alcoholic beverages.
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. All umbrellas must be taken down and put away by 6pm.
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 bag or backpack?
Small bags and backpacks are permitted. All personal items are subject to search and random searches will occur.
Is smoking allowed at Riverfront Park? Are there smoking sections?
Smoking is permitted throughout Riverfront Park.
Can I take pictures or video at the festival?
Personal cameras are permitted. No audio recorders, video or professional cameras will be permitted.
What personal items will I be prohibited from bringing into the festival?
Patrons may not enter the venue with alcoholic beverages (only alcoholic beverages purchased from a designated official event vendor are allowed on site), illegal drugs, fireworks, laser pointers, weapons, or dangerous devices of any type. No unauthorized personal transport devices including bicycles, skateboards, Segways, etc. are permitted. No Unauthorized Amplification Devices Permitted Which Disrupt Event Production. Pop-up tents are not permitted. Umbrellas and chairs are permitted as space allows unless it obstructs the view of other patrons and need to be taken down by 5pm. View visitmusiccity.com/july4th/july4th_houserules for a list of permitted and prohibited items.
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.