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SPECIAL JULY 4TH FESTIVITIES EDITION!
It's a big week in downtown Nashville and we want to arm you with all the information you may need to assist our visitors coming to Nashville to celebrate.
All events are free and open to the public.

JULY 4TH

MUSIC CITY JULY 4TH: LET FREEDOM SING!
The main event offers family fun with inflatables, interactive displays, free samples, a 300-foot zip line, games and great food & drink vendors. Beer, adult beverages and the Jack Daniel's Experience are offered for those of legal drinking age. visitmusiccity.com/july4th

12:00pm: Family Fun Zone Opens

Nashville Dancin' Afternoon Stage at Riverfront Park
12:00pm: The Cultivation
1:35pm: Molly Sue Gonzalez
3:25pm: Phoenix Stone
5:20pm: Derek St. Holmes Band

Advance Financial 24/7 Day Stage @ The Lawn at Riverfront Park
12:55pm: The Willis Clan
2:30pm: Joey DeGraw
4:20pm: Chris Mulkey and Deluxe

Main Stage @ The Lawn at Riverfront Park

6:45pm: Main Stage Activities Begin
7:00pm: Striking Matches National Anthem and Performance
7:20pm: Barry Scott with the Nashville Symphony: "Liberty for All"
7:30pm: Keb' Mo'
8:35pm: The Band Perry
9:50pm: Nashville Symphony and Fireworks

All artists and times are subject to change.

BROADCAST
Local radio Super Talk 99.7 WTN will air the main show beginning at 7pm.
The main event will stream live on visitmusiccity.com/july4th beginning at approximately 7pm.
SiriusXM will air the show starting at 8:30pm on The Highway

UPDATES
Schedule and weather updates will be communicated via Nashville's Twitter (twitter.com/visitmusiccity) and Facebook (facebook.com/nashvillemusiccity) pages. Look for and use hashtag #NashvilleJuly4 for posts about the event.

JULY 5TH

MORE MUSIC & FIREWORKS
The party continues on Friday, July 5th. Chris Mulkey and Deluxe will play the Main Stage @ The Lawn at Riverfront Park 6:30-7:30pm. Ten Out of Tenn featuring k.s. Rhoads, Erin McCarley, Butterfly Boucher, Gabe Dixon, Jeremy Lister, Andy Davis, Ruby Amanfu, and Katie Herzig will play the stage 8-9:30pm. A shorter, but still exciting, fireworks show will conclude the night's activities at 9:30pm.

OTHER JULY 4TH WEEKEND EVENTS

MORE CELEBRATIONS
The Grand Ole Opry is having an All-American All-Star Week with performances on July 3rd from Alison Krauss, Jamey Johnson, and Larry Sparks. Carrie Underwood, The Band Perry, The Isaacs and more will take the Opry stage on July 5th and Carrie Underwood, Lennon & Maisy, and Jimmy Wayne will play the Opry July 6th. The Nashville Sounds do a special postgame fireworks show on July 3rd. Runners step off the 4th of July with the Music City July 4th 5K/10K. Then it's off to the Music City Hot Chicken Festival at East Park. And Cheekwood lights up at night for Red, Light, and Blue! View these and more events in town at visitmusiccity.com/july4th/july4th_otherevents.

INFORMATION

LOCATION
This year's main event will once again take place at The Lawn at Riverfront Park, located along 1st Avenue between the Shelby Street Pedestrian Bridge and the Gateway Bridge.
Locations of specific activities on July 4th:
Family Fun Zone: The hill at The Lawn
Zip Line: 2nd Avenue
Food & Drink Vendors: Along 1st Avenue
Samples & Sponsor Offerings: Lower Broadway
Live Music: Three Stages-
Nashville Dancin' Afternoon Stage at Riverfront Park
Advance Financial 24/7 Day Stage at The Lawn at Riverfront Park
Main Stage at The Lawn at Riverfront Park
Fireworks: Will deploy from LP Field. Can be viewed from Riverfront Park, The Lawn at Riverfront Park and Lower Broadway.
View and download a map of the event site to assist visitors.

VISITMUSICCITY.COM/JULY4TH
More information on the music, schedule and family fun can be found at visitmusiccity.com/july4th.

PARKING & TRANSPORTATION
Information on parking and transportation options can be found at visitmusiccity.com/july4th/july4th_parkingtranspo

JULY 4TH T-SHIRTS FOR SALE
Encourage visitors to get their commemorative July 4th t-shirts to wear to the event. T-shirts will be available for pre-event purchase at the Bridgestone Arena Visitor Center on Wednesday and then exclusively at the event on Thursday & Friday. The official July 4th Merchandise Booth will be at The Lawn at Riverfront Park.

INFORMATION BOOTH
There will be two Information Booths this year - one at the Court of Flags and the other near the entrance to The Lawn at Riverfront Park. Guests can get the daily schedule of activities as well as general information about Nashville.

PHOTO BOOTH
Music City visitors can get a FREE photo as a memento of their time at the celebration. Red, white & blue props with two unique backgrounds will be available for unique poses. The photo booth will be inside The Lawn at Riverfront Park.

HOUSE RULES
Go to visitmusiccity.com/july4th/july4th_houserules to see what items and activities are and are not permitted at the event.

FAQs
Get the answers to our most frequently asked questions at visitmusiccity.com/july4th/july4th_faq.

VENDORS
A list of vendors can be found at visitmusiccity.com/july4th/july4th_vendors.

VISITOR INFORMATION CENTER
The Nashville Visitor Center at Bridgestone Arena will retain normal operating hours, Monday-Saturday 8am-5:30pm and Sunday 10am-5pm. Visitors can purchase tickets to attractions and events, get area brochures, purchase souvenirs and receive additional assistance from Visitor Experts. visitmusiccity.com/visitors/visitorcenter

SOCIAL MEDIA
We will be using hashtag #NashvilleJuly4 during the events to communicate updates, post pictures, and invite guests to talk about their time in Nashville. Please use this in your social media communications about the event so we can keep a running conversation about Nashville.
Twitter: twitter.com/visitmusiccity
Facebook: facebook.com/nashvillemusiccity
Instagram: instagram.com/visitmusiccity

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