Nashville July 4th Fun Facts
Shine Bright - July 4th Fireworks
• 30,000 firework shells and devices totaling more than 16,000 lbs. (8 tons) will be used!
• The display site is more than 1,000 ft. long and it will take 12 men six days to build the show.
• More than 100 miles of wire will be used to connect all shells and devices.
• 100 10” shells and 150 8” shells will be used.
• The fireworks display is choreographed to the live performance of the Grammy-winning Nashville Symphony.
Can’t make it to the big show but hate to miss it? Turn on the radio or switch on your computer, and don't miss a second of this year's July 4th celebration in Music City.
The entire Music City July 4th main stage show will be streamed live on visitmusiccity.com/july4th so you can watch the performances and the 27-minute fireworks spectacular!
NASH FM 103.3
Turn the radio on to NASH FM 103.3 to hear Nashville’s July 4th concert celebration.
Jack Daniel's Main Stage Music
July 4Billy Currington
Currington signed with Mercury Records Nashville in 2003 and released his self-titled debut album. Five studio albums later, Currington is a GRAMMY®, CMA and ACM nominated and Platinum selling artist.
Nashville Symphony Orchestra
McDonald's ® Family Fun Zone
• New this year, the McDonald’s Family Fun Zone will offer live music from 1 to 5 p.m. on the Bridgestone Arena Plaza! Jason Eskridge will kick off the musical performances followed by Kacey Smith and closed out by The Farewell Drifters.
Help us attempt a new Guinness World Records achievement!
• An attempt by Dippin’ Dots for most ice cream cups prepared by a team of five in three minutes will take place at 5th Avenue & Broadway at 1:50 p.m.
- More than 300 cups (more than half a million dots!) of Dippin’ Dots’ special blend Vanilla with red, white and blue star-shaped sprinkles will be scooped.
- The team will be lead by none other than Ashley Monroe before she performs live at the Jack Daniel's Main Stage.
- All cups scooped will be served to the crowd at no charge after the record is confirmed. What better way to celebrate National Ice Cream Month?
Vendor Fun Facts
• McDonald’s will offer samples of McCafé ® Real Fruit Strawberry Banana Smoothies and new Raspberry Sweet Tea.
• As used for the NYE celebrations in Nashville, a giant picture frame will be setup on Broadway for visitors to take photos in.