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Things To Do In Nashville On The 4th Of July
If you live in Nashville, you probably already know that Music City knows how to do July 4th the right way. This year The Band Perry, Keb' Mo', the Nashville Symphony, and more are playing the 2013 Music City July 4th celebration in downtown Nashville, along the banks of the Cumberland River. The evening will conclude with one of the biggest and best fireworks displays in the country (Seriously. After NYC and D.C., we are said to have the best show). Ten straight hours of music are planned for the day and evening of July 4, and there's also a free Family Fun Zone to hit up prior to the fireworks.Here are some more neighborhood-specific July 4, 2013 activities:
If you live in East Nashville ... Be sure to attend the 3rth Party the night before July 4. It's a neighborhood block party with a big heart. Also, see the downtown fireworks without the downtown crowd from the vantage point at East Park.
If you live in South Nashville ... You may want to check out the fireworks from the Adventure Science Center, which hosts a July Fireworks Viewing Event.If you live in Green Hills ...Visit Allen Arena Mall, where Lipscomb University offers a Free Independence Day festival featuring fireworks, musical entertainment, food and games for the entire family.
If you live in Hendersonville ...The Hendersonville Independence Day Celebration hosts a concert at Pope John Paul II High School, followed by fireworks at Drakes Creek Park at dark (around 9 p.m.).
If you live in Kingston Springs/Pegram ...Visit Pegram's Town Hall City Park for lots of family-friendly, small town fun. The annual Independence Day Celebration is located just down from the Community Club and the Little Red Caboose at the intersection of Hwy 70/Thompson Road.
If you live in Brentwood ... Join other Brentwood-ians in celebrating Independence Day with a concert in Brentwood's Crockett Park. For more information, call 371-0060.If you live in Franklin ...Vsit Franklin's historic downtown square for July 4th children's activities, food, musical entertainment and a huge fireworks show.
If you live in Clarksville/Ft. Campbell ... Hit up the annual MWR Independence Day Carnival in Ft. Campbell, where there are carnival rides and fireworks.
If you live in Gallatin ...Visit the Gallatin Civic Center, which hosts a free July 4th celebration complete with food, music and fireworks. Contact the Gallatin Chamber of Commerce at 452-4000. If you live in Lebanon...Check out the City Of Lebanon's annual 4th Celebration, normally held at the James E. Ward Ag. Center. Reach the City Hall office at 443-2839 for more info.
If you live in Mt. Juliet...The City Of Mt. Juliet hosts an annual 4th Celebration every year with fireworks and other festivities. Held at the Providence Marketplace, it begins at 4:30 with the fireworks display kicking off around 9 p.m.Happy 4th of July! We hope you have a safe and joyous holiday!
TJ Anderson is a Nashville Realtor with Benchmark Realty who's helped countless clients both buy a home and sell a home in Nashville, Tennessee. He blogs about Nashville regularly, from Nashville-area....
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