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With a nickname like Music City, we know you expect to hear the best music during our Let freedom Sing! Music City July 4th event. We get to celebrate in Nashville in 2022 with you and headliner Old Dominion along with Gramps Morgan, Cassadee Pope, Levi Hummon, and more.

Nashville's July 4th Guide

Flip through what you need to know for the Let Freedom Sing! Music City July 4th celebration.

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Amazon Family Fun Zone

Children will love the Amazon Family Fun Zone during Let Freedom Sing! Music City July 4th. It will be FREE and open to the public on July 3rd and July 4th with its own stage to enjoy live music. So make sure to stop by for some great fun before seeing the spectacular firework show.

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July 4th Weekend Events

Celebrate July 4th all weekend long in Nashville. Find events happening before and after the Let Freedom Sing! Music City July 4th event that will get you in the spirit or send it off in style.

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Nashville Fan Club

Become a Nashville Fan Club Member during Let Freedom Sing! Music City July 4th for the chance to win a July 4th Gift Pack! A July 4th Gift Pack includes two (2) July T-shirts and a Music City Cooler bag. Sign up in person at the Nashville Visitor Center, at one of the information booths located at Walk of Fame Park and at Fourth and Broadway, or onlineA winner will be picked on July 5th.

Do I need tickets?

Nashville’s July 4th celebration is FREE and open to the public. Everyone’s invited to celebrate (for free) with Music City!

For the first time ever, guests can take part in the July 4th VIP Fireworks Viewing Experience provides ticket holders with an up-close view of the show, right by the river, in an exclusive area at Riverfront Park. VIP guests will enjoy drinks and snacks in this private viewing area.

Can I Anchor My Boat?

No anchorage between Woodland Street Bridge and KVB Bridge. River closes at 9pm.

Can I bring my own products to sell or promote?

Unauthorized vending and solicitation is prohibited throughout the event site.

How Can I Stay Hydrated?

The city’s annual free July 4 concert and fireworks show is expected to draw a record crowd and to ensure maximum safety for attendees, backpacks, and coolers will not be permitted. Attendees are encouraged to pack smart, stay hydrated and bring refillable water bottles to fill at three free water stations. In addition, five misting stations will be stationed around the event site to help eventgoers stay cool throughout the day. First-aid tents will be located throughout the event site. Attendees are encouraged to pack sunscreen, hats, visors, and sunglasses to help fight the heat.

There will be eight first aid locations with personnel from Vanderbilt Event Medical with Metro EMS.

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 webpage will be updated as necessary and we will be offering up-to-the-minute updates on our Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

What Am I Allowed to Bring?

To ensure maximum safety for attendees, backpacks, and coolers will not be permitted. Only service animals are permitted on the event site. Read our House Rules for what items and activities are and are not permitted at Nashville's July 4th celebration in downtown Music City.

All personal items are subject to search.

What About Parking & Transportation?

On July 4, vehicle parking will be available at Nissan Stadium for $15. Lots E and P will open at 8am. Lots A, B, C, D, and F will open at 12pm ($40 for RV parking in Lot P). Rideshare in Lot T. To locate other available parking downtown, visit www.parkitdowntown.com.

For transportation options to and from the event including details on ride-share locations, taxi stands, and more, check out visitmusiccity.com/july4th/parking-transportation.

When and Where is this event happening?

The site opens at 12pm on July 4th. The event is taking place throughout Downtown Nashville. There will be a stage located at First Avenue and Broadway hosting live music from Old DominionGramps MorganCassadee PopeLevi Hummon, and more. The Nashville Symphony will perform at Ascend Amphitheater during the fireworks spectacular. Check out the full July 4th schedule.

Where can I watch the fireworks?

For those primarily interested in watching the fireworks, they are encouraged to go to the following locations that are part of the city’s July 4th event campus:

  • Lower Broadway
  • Ascend Amphitheater
  • Korean War Veterans Memorial Bridge
  • Riverfront Park
  • The Green at Riverfront Park
  • Public Square Park
  • Music City Walk of Fame Park

Audio will be available on Broadway from First Avenue to Sixth Avenue, Walk of Fame Park, Riverfront Park, The Green at Riverfront Park, Gay Street Connector, and Public Square Park.  Video screens will be placed at Jack Daniel’s Broadway Stage and at Ascend Amphitheater. Those sitting in Ascend Amphitheater will be able to watch the Broadway Stage concert on a screen, while those on Broadway will be able to watch the Nashville Symphony performance on two onstage screens. Additionally, video screens will be located on Broadway, at Riverfront Park, at The Green at Riverfront Park, and at Walk of Fame Park.

Note: John Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge and the Woodland Street Bridge will be closed to all traffic and pedestrians at 8pm. They will reopen following the event at the discretion of the Metro Nashville Police Department.

Find out more about the fireworks.

Where can I buy merchandise?

Merchandise will be for sale at the Visitor Information Center in the glass tower at Bridgestone Arena tower, at the Bridgestone Arena Plaza, at the Music City Shop at Fifth + Broadway, and a merchandise trailer on Broadway near Fourth Avenue.

Will there be a family fun zone?

The FREE Amazon Family Fun Zone is returning to Music City Walk of Fame Park on July 3rd and July 4th. It will include its own stage with free live music, inflatables, games, and other kid-friendly activities. In the evening, a portion of the Let Freedom Sing! concert and fireworks show will be nationally broadcast with additional details forthcoming.

Will there be Food & Beverages?

You need fuel to play! Whether you need a cold and tasty beverage or a meal from a Nashville food truck, there will be plenty of options to quench your thirst and satisfy your hunger. Find Food & Beverages on July 4th.

Will this event be livestreamed?

Starting at 5pm, the Let Freedom Sing! Music City July 4th event and fireworks show will be livestreamed on visitmusiccity.com/july4th.

Who do I contact if I have any additional questions?

Prior to July 4th, you can contact a Nashville Expert by calling 800-657-6910 or 615-259-4700 for all July 4th questions, or by emailing nashcvc@visitmusiccity.com.

On July 4th, stop by one of our Information Booths located at Walk of Fame Park and at Fourth and Broadway. You can also contact a Nashville Expert by texting 615-259-4700, or following Visit Music City on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.


Check out fan photos from the 2021 Let Freedom Sing! Music City July 4th celebrations. Share your photo on social media and tag @VisitMusicCity and #NashvilleJuly4 for a chance to join this photo gallery!

Places To Stay

Start planning your trip to Nashville for the Let Freedom Sing! Music City July 4th event by looking for the perfect place to stay. Lodging comes with amenities to make your stay exceptional.


Thanks to all of our wonderful partners who make Let Freedom Sing! Music City July 4th a success!