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Celebrating 4th of July in Nashville 2024

Patriots and party-goers will find Music City a verifiable playground on Independence Day with crowds decked out in red, white, and blue for festive celebrations. Nashville shows out every year with patriotic events, activities, and concerts, but the 4th of July in Nashville 2024 promises to be the best year for our city yet.

Plan on plenty of live music, USA-themed marathons, lively Nashville party boat cruises, rooftop parties, and a massive 4th of July celebration downtown with world-class fireworks displays.

Looking for things to do on the 4th of July in Nashville, TN? You’ve got plenty of options. Here’s what you can’t miss when you’re celebrating the 4th of July in Nashville for 2024.

The Best Nashville 4th of July 2024 Events & Activities

It’s a city-wide 4th of July party in Nashville this year! Get ready for a little honky tonkin’ and flag wavin’ on party boats, at rooftop bars, and at the hottest spots and viewing areas downtown. Here’s how you can celebrate all day long!

Music City July 4th 5K

Early risers will get a chance to kick up their boots and feel the wind in their hair with the Music City July 4th 5K.

The city’s iconic skyline will be your backdrop as you hit the pavement, running alongside patriotic participants decked out in their finest red, white, and blue athletic attire. Whether you’re walking, running, or just doing something good for your body before you party hard later in the day, this is a festive event you won’t want to miss.

All participants get a medal and swag bag!

4th of July Cookout at WET Deck in the Gulch

W Nashville’s WET Deck in the upscale Gulch neighborhood is the spot to be if you want a classic American cookout to get ready for the fun events and parties happening all night long! The grills fire up at 10AM and crank out burgers, dogs, and tasty bites until 6PM.

Hang out on Nashville’s biggest pool deck with the option to reserve a daybed or cabana for a more exclusive vibe. Cocktails will flow, DJs will play your favorite hits, and fun is a sure thing on the WET Deck.

Tickets start at $40 per person. Learn more here.

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Let Freedom Sing! Music City July 4th

The Let Freedom Sing! Music City July 4th celebration downtown is the city’s biggest Independence Day event with 250,000+ in attendance. Free concerts, huge fireworks and drone shows, and a food truck court transform downtown Nashville into a patriotic paradise for the day.

Kids will enjoy the Amazon Family Fun Zone with inflatables, activities, and food trucks at Walk of Fame Park during the day. See Chris Young, Yola, Girl Named Tom, and Blessing Offor perform at the Jack Daniel’s Broadway Stage before the fireworks light up the skies over Music City.

Watch the Nashville Symphony play American classics in synchrony with the fireworks, drones, and pyrotechnics at the Ascend Amphitheater after the concerts. It’s one of the country’s biggest fireworks displays and you’ll have a front-row seat! Fireworks start around 9:20PM.

Learn more here.

Rowdy Boats BYOB Nashville Party Boat Cruise

If hanging out on a lively Nashville party boat with slides, drinks, and music sounds like the perfect way to kick off your fun-filled 4th, Rowdy Boats has you covered. We provide everything — a skilled Captain, floats, rafts, ice, coolers, and tunes — and you bring your favorite sips.

Cruise Percy Priest Lake in style on a 25 ft. Bentley Navigator Tritoon (up to 12 passengers) or a 30’ Aloha Tropical Slide Pontoon (up to 16 passengers). Cruises last 3 hours. Anchor down at Nashville’s famous Party Cove for a huge, informal 4th of July party — bikinis, board shorts, beverages, and blaring music!

Seats on our cruises are limited, so book now to secure your spot! After a few hours hanging out on our Nashville party boat, fireworks, parades, and concerts are waiting for you downtown to keep the good times going.

Check out our boat fleet here.

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Red, White, and Boom at the Adventure Science Center

The entire family can enjoy Red, White, and Boom at the Adventure Science Center with science demos, outdoor games, food trucks onsite, and stellar views of the fireworks show downtown. It’s the perfect event for all ages with discounted ticket prices for kids 12 and under.

Adult tickets are $40 per person and things kick off at 6:30PM until the fireworks wrap up around 10PM.

Learn more here.

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4th of July Rooftop Party at SkyDeck

SkyDeck on Broadway joins in the Independence Day fun in Nashville with an all-out rooftop party with an open bar, live DJs and bands, drink specials, and excellent views of the downtown fireworks show. Come raise the roof(top) from 3PM to 12AM.

Live music with local bands and DJs, an open and cash bar, and optional table service make this the best 4th of July rooftop party Nashville offers!

If you have a June or July birthday, you can score a free ticket (while supplies last) by messaging SkyDeck on Facebook or Instagram.

Tickets start around $37. Learn more here.

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27Live Rooftop Lounge 4th of July Party

The L27 Rooftop Lounge crowns the Westin Nashville downtown and offers great views of the fireworks and drone shows happening after dark on the 4th. Join in with live music, drinks, and drool-worthy appetizers with a General Admission or VIP ticket.

The 21+ party kicks off at 6PM and runs until about 10PM. Go for General Admission ($30 per person) or splurge on VIP tickets ($150 per person) for the whole shebang: food, drink voucher, and 28th floor terrace access.

Learn more here.

Dream View Fireworks Viewing at Dream Nashville

Not looking forward to the heat during the dog days of summer? Head to Dream Nashville’s penthouse suite on 4th Avenue for an indoor party with upscale bites, an open bar, live DJs, and terrific views of the downtown fireworks display after dark.

You’ll get the full Nashville Independence Day experience without the crowds, heat, and humidity.

Discounted July 4 room rates start at $125/night. Tickets are $175 per person and grant you full access to the open bar, live entertainment, and fireworks viewing party.

Learn more here.

Downtown Rooftop Lounge Fourth of July BBQ

How does a hog roast sound to really let freedom ring? The 21+ Rooftop Lounge Fourth of July BBQ party at Bobby Hotel will fill the air with sizzling BBQ aromas while you sip cocktails, listen to DJ sets, and stick around for the fireworks.

Around 9:20PM, you’ll watch the skies over downtown Nashville light up with synchronized drones and dazzling fireworks from your comfy perch at the Bobby Hotel Rooftop Lounge.

Tickets are $150 per person and include your meal and 2 drink tickets. Learn more here.

Have a Blast on the 4th of July in Nashville 2024

Independence Day in Nashville is always a major cause for celebration! Plan on taking Nashville party boat cruises, hitting mild-to-wild parties at the best Music City bars and clubs, and watching dazzling fireworks displays. Embrace the vibrant spirit of Nashville, the nation, and the summer season with the best happenings around the city. The 4th of July in Nashville 2024 is all set to be the best one yet!

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I also own a party bus company, www.rowdybus.com, if you’d prefer to save money on the expensive drinks down Broadway and see all of the city’s highlights within a thrilling 2-hour trip around town feeling like a super star as the foot crowds snap tons of pictures similar to the paparazzi as you cruise through this beautiful city.

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