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Where to watch fireworks in Nashville on the Fourth of July

Sit back and watch the fireworks at these local events. Plus, make note of downtown road closures.

Buildings with fireworks in the background  

If you’re looking for the perfect spot to watch fireworks this Fourth of July, read on. | Photo via Nashville Convention and Visitors Corp

Have plans this Independence Day? Events around town are selling out fast, but there are still plenty of celebratory happenings on Thursday, July 4.

Let Freedom Sing! Music City July 4th | 4-10 p.m. | Lower Broadway | Free | Watch performances by Chris Young, Yola, Girl Named Tom, and Blessing Offor leading up to the fireworks show synchronized to live music from the Nashville Symphony.

Red, White, & Boom | 6:30-10 p.m. | Adventure Science Center, 800 Fort Negley Blvd. | $30+ | Not only will you have a view of Nashville’s fireworks display from the front lawn, there will be themed activities, food trucks, and laser shows.

Music City July 4th 5K | E.S. Rose Park, 1000 Edgehill Ave. | 7 a.m. | $50 | Kick off the holiday with a run, jog, or stroll through Nashville.

A group of 20+ people wearing red, white, and blue at the starting for a 5k race.

Kick off Independece Day with a family-friendly and festive 5K. | Photo via @werunnash

Fourth of July Celebration | Skydeck on Broadway, 5055 Broadway | 3 p.m.-12 a.m. | $25+ | Choose from 14 ticket options at this party offering live music, food from HoneyFire BBQ, and fireworks viewing.

4th of July BBQ | Bobby Hotel Rooftop Lounge, 230 4th Ave. N. | 5-10 p.m. | $172 | Celebrate with a full hog roast and all the fixings, as well as DJ sets, cocktails (two included), and fireworks viewing at 9:30 p.m.

Acme’s 4th of July Rooftop Party | Acme Feed & Seed, 101 Broadway | 6-10 p.m. | $233+ | Tickets include rooftop access, a barbecue buffet, and an open bar.

Nashville Sounds vs. Memphis Redbirds | First Horizon Park, 19 Junior Gilliam Way | 6:05 p.m. | $18+ | Load up on ballpark snacks before kicking back in the stands, or upgrade to a Club Level Cookout package ($82) for an all-you-can-eat option. Plus, don’t miss the post-game fireworks show.

Pro tip: Bookmark this list of road and lane closures leading up to Nashville’s annual celebration.