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Let Freedom Sing! Music City July 4th

Headliner Chris Young
The Lineup

With a nickname like Music City, we know our visitors expect to hear the best music during our Let Freedom Sing! Music City July 4th event. We get to celebrate in Nashville in 2024 with you and Chris Young, YOLA, Girl Named Tom, Blessing Offor, and more.

Nashville's July 4th Guide

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

Nashville July 4 | Family Fun Zone
Amazon Family Fun Zone

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

Tempo by Hilton
July 4th Exclusive Fireworks Viewing Experiences + Exclusive Lodging Rates

Reserve your spot at Let Freedom Sing! Music City July 4th with the July 4th Exclusive Fireworks Viewing Experience, a family-friendly experience offering a premium fireworks viewing area! Make your celebrations even more memorable with our July 4th Exclusive Fireworks Viewing Experience Hotel Package, which includes a minimum one-night stay at a participating hotel and admission to the exclusive fireworks viewing area. Take advantage of our exclusive lodging rates and extend your holiday weekend! With over 150 options to choose from, including marquee hotels, boutiques, and vacation rentals, you can complete your unforgettable trip for the whole family.

Giveaways

Enter one of our giveaways for the chance to win a trip to Nashville for Let Freedom Sing! Music City July 4th.

2021 July 4th Package
Elevate Your July 4th Trip

Ready to discover the vibrant spirit of Music City? Extend your holiday with the Total Access Pass – Pick 3, offering discounted admissions from 25+ attractions for $99.

FAQs
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!

Guests can also participate in the July 4th Exclusive Fireworks Viewing Experience, which provides ticket holders with an up-close view of the fireworks show right by the river.

Can I Anchor My Boat?

Note to Boaters: No anchorage between Woodland Street Bridge and Korean Veterans 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, four misting stations and three cooling areas 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. Thank you to event partner Pure Kick for supporting the misting and hydration stations.

Bottled water sold at event beverage stands will be $1 until 4pm to help attendees stay hydrated during the day.

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

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?

Check out parking and transportation options to and from the event including details on ride-share locations, taxi stands, and more.

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 Chris Young, YOLA, Girl Named Tom, Blessing Offor, 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
  • Riverfront Park 
  • The Green at Riverfront Park
  • Public Square Park 
  • Music City Walk of Fame Park 
  • Korean War Veterans Memorial Bridge
  • Gay Street Connector
  • Exclusive Viewing Area packages are available for purchase. visitmusiccity.com/july4th/booktrip

Audio will be available on Broadway from First Avenue to Sixth Avenue, Music City Walk of Fame Park, Riverfront Park, The Green at Riverfront Park, Gay Street Connector, Public Square Park, and Ascend Amphitheater.

Video screens will be placed at the Jack Daniel’s Broadway Stage, along Broadway, Ascend Amphitheater, Gay Street, Riverfront Park, The Green at Riverfront Park, and Music City Walk of Fame Park.

Those sitting in Ascend Amphitheater will be able to watch the concert on the Jack Daniel’s Broadway Stage on a screen, while those on Broadway will be able to watch the Nashville Symphony performance on two onstage screens.

Find out more about the fireworks.

Where can I buy merchandise?

Event merchandise will be for sale at merchandise trailers on Broadway near Fourth and at Walk of Fame Park at the Amazon Family Fun Zone.

Will there be a family fun zone?

The FREE Amazon Family Fun Zone is returning to Music City Walk of Fame Park on July 4th. It will include its own stage with free live music, inflatables, games, and other kid-friendly activities. Kids of all ages will be entertained with activities that include a 22-foot slide, a wipeout interactive inflatable, an obstacle course, a 3-in-1 inflatable, an Under the Sea bounce house, a Spider Web, a 4-man bungee jump, a home run challenge, a Farmyard Kiddie playland (ages 6 and under), a basketball double shot, a corn hole, three balloon artists, and three face painters.

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?

The Let Freedom Sing! Music City July 4th fireworks and drone 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 between 10am-7pm, or following Visit Music City on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

#NashvilleJuly4

Check out fan photos from the 2023 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!

THANK YOU PARTNERS

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