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July 4th

Brad Paisley - July 4, 2021
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 can't wait to celebrate in Nashville this year with you and headliner Brad Paisley along with performances from Lilly Hiatt, Regi Wooten, Priscilla Block, and more.

July 4th Crowd

Each year we provide a fun-filled day of music, family activities, and good memories. See the full schedule for Let Freedom Sing! Music City July 4th.

Nashville's July 4th Guide

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

“More than ever, we want to deliver a world-class concert and fireworks show to commemorate July 4th and give back to our community. As well, our visitors have always supported us through challenges, and this is the perfect way to welcome them back and welcome live music back to Music City.”

Let Freedom Sing! July 4th in Music City

Getting lost is a great song title, not experience. Check out the event map for locations of first aid, restrooms, food, information booths, merchandise, stages, and more.

Will there be a family fun zone?

While there will not be a family fun zone this year, the entire event is family-friendly complete with food trucks, scavenger hunts, and more.

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 safety protocols will take place?

Face coverings are required indoors and recommended outside when social distancing isn't possible. When you’re out and about exploring Downtown Nashville, look for the green music note decals near the entrances of businesses to know that they are certified Good to Go and have made a pledge to uphold the coronavirus guidelines. Visit covid19.nashville.gov for details and exceptions.

How Can I Stay Hydrated?

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 will be stationed around the event site to help eventgoers stay cool throughout the day. 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.

Can I Anchor My Boat?

No anchorage between Woodland Street Bridge and the Korean Veterans Memorial Bridge. Take a Look at Boater Information & Maps.

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.

Will this event be livestreamed?

Starting at 9:30pm, the fireworks show will be livestreamed on visitmusiccity.com/july4th.

Who do I contact if I have any additional questions?

More details will be announced as we get closer to the event. If you have immediate needs, you can contact the Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp by calling 800-657-6910 or 615-259-4730, emailing nashcvc@visitmusiccity.com, or following @VisitMusicCity on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.

Do I need tickets?

Nashville’s July 4th celebration is FREE and open to the public. There is no separate, ticketed portion of the event. Everyone’s invited to celebrate (for free) with Music City!

When and Where is this 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 Brad PaisleyLilly HiattRegi WootenPriscilla Block, and more. The Nashville Symphony will perform at Ascend Amphitheater during the fireworks spectacular. Check out the full July 4th schedule.

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. Parking spots for $15 at the Metro Courthouse Garage; $14 ($10 after 5pm) at Nashville Public Library Downtown; and $15 at the Music City Center. 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.

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.

2021 July 4th Package
July 4th in Music City Package

Turn your Independence Celebration into a true Music City Experience with the July 4th in Music City Package which includes a hotel stay, July 4th Music City Fun Pack, Total Access Pass, and more! All package purchasers will be entered to win VIP Viewing Passes for the fireworks show. Already have hotel accommodations? Make some memories with the July 4th Music City Fun Packs that includes some of Nashville’s favorite celebration goodies.

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.


Check out fan photos from past 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!

Microphone at the Ryman
Thanks to our partners!

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