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2016 Independence Day Event Guide

It’s nearly Independence Day! We’ve put together this handy-dandy guide for you to find celebrations (and fireworks!) near you! So glob on the sunscreen, cover your kids in red white and blue, and get ready for some summer memories!

Saturday, June 25th

Fireworks on the Farm 2016: Benefiting the Palmer Home for Children | Cedar Hill Farm
Saturday, June 25, 2016
Gates open at 5:30pm
Fireworks start at 9:00pm 
Farm activities 5:30pm – 8:30pm
Live music at the Pavilion 7:00pm – 9:00pm
**lighted Playground will stay open until the start of the show**
Parking Fee/Donation: $20.00 per car, $40.00 per passenger van & $50 per bus
All proceeds to benefit the Palmer Home for Children
Parking fee/Donation Includes: Entry into the Farm, a Hayride around the farm , the Petting Zoo, the Chicken Show, Cedar Hill Railroad, the Giant Slides, and use of our Play and Picnic Areas. The Chicken Show and Hayrides run continuously, the last Hayride leaves the barnyard at 8:15pm. We take credit/debit card at most stands including admissions and the snack bar. No personal checks! We do accept school, church and business checks.
Extras, Not Included with Admission: Pony Rides ($2.50), Feed for the Animals ($0.50), All Food and Merchandise.
Cedar Hill Farm
8 Love Rd
Hernando, MS 38632

 

Arlington’s Star Spangled Spectacular
Saturday, June 25, 2016
6:00pm – 9:30pm
Arlington Sports Complex
11307 Memphis Arlington Rd
Arlington, TN

 

Town of Oakland Independence Day Celebration
Saturday, June 25, 2016
Fun begins at 5:00pm
Free Concert at 7:00pm
Fireworks start at 9:00pm
West Jr. High School
13100 Hwy 194 South
Oakland, TN

Sunday, June 26th

The Great American Family Picnic & Fireworks | Bellevue Baptist Church, Cordova
Sunday, June 26, 2016
6:30pm

Join us for this Independence Day celebration as you enjoy a picnic with live music and a fireworks show. This is a great opportunity to invite friends, neighbors, and coworkers to connect with Bellevue.
Bellevue Baptist Church
2000 Appling Road
Cordova, TN 38016

Thursday, June 30th

Patriotic Pops
Thursday, June 30, 2016
7:30pm – 9:00pm
The annual Patriotic Pops concert, sponsored by Second Presbyterian Church, will include favorites such as the Star Spangled Banner and Battle Hymn of the Republic. The event will feature members of the Memphis Symphony Orchestra as well as guest artist Jonathan Blanchard. Blanchard, who grew up in Memphis, is a soul singer whose music fuses the genres of soul, funk, jazz, spirituals, and R&B. The evening will conclude with the 1812 Overture and a fireworks display.
Levitt Shell
1928 Poplar Ave
Memphis, TN 38104

Saturday, July 2nd

2016 Flag City Freedom Celebration
Saturday, July, 2016
Gates open at 4:00pm
Gate fee: $5 per vehicle
The Freedom Celebration will include a fireworks show and there will be a children’s play area. Bring your picnic basket, blankets, coolers and lawn chairs. Food and concessions will be available. Alcohol will be sold. No pets, no fireworks and no open fires (also no grills, tents, soliciting or political campaigning).
Navy Lake
6344 Kerrville Rosemark Road
Millington, TN 38054

 

Lakeland Fireworks
Saturday July 2, 2016
Garner Lake
Lakeland, TN

Sunday, July 3rd

Horn Lake’s July 4th Fireworks Spectacular
Sunday, July 3, 2016
6:00pm – 10:00pm
Fireworks at 9:15pm
Bring your picnics and blankets and enjoy children’s activities and live entertainment by Colonial Hills Church.
Free admission.
Food vendors will be available.
Free parking and free admission.
Latimer Lakes Park
5633 Tulane Rd
Horn Lake, MS

Monday, July 4th

MORNING EVENT | Central Gardens July 4th Parade
Monday, July 4, 2016
8:00am
A Central Gardens tradition for more than 30 years, this event attracts 300-400 attendees to the 1500 block of Carr Ave. (between Willett and Rozelle) on Independence Day morning for free refreshments, children’s and pets’ patriotic costume competitions, music, and door prizes. City police and fire departments are typically invited to participate as well.
1500 Block of Carr Ave.
Memphis, TN

 

MORNING EVENT | Fourth of July at Overton Square
Monday July 4, 2016
8:00am – 12:00pm
Details coming soon!
Overton Square
Memphis, TN

 



2016 Bartlett Fireworks Extravaganza

Monday, July 4, 2016
Fireworks at 9:10pm
Street Closing: Appling Road between Southern Way and Flaherty Place will start closing to traffic at 5:00 p.m. Please make plans to use Germantown Road to connect from Hwy 64 (Stage Rd) to Hwy 70 (Summer Ave)
Flaherty Municipal Center
Hwy 70 & Appling Road

 

City of Munford Celebrate Independence
Monday, July 4, 2016
7:30pm
Fireworks at dusk
Poplar Park
1 Poplar Parks Dr
Munford, TN 38058

 

Collierville 31st Annual Independence Day Celebration
Monday, July 4, 2016
6:30pm – 10:00pm
Live music, concessions, bounces for the kids and much more!
H.W. Cox Park
440 W. Powell Road
Collierville, TN

 

Germantown Fireworks Extravaganza
Monday, July 4, 2016
Starts at 5:00pm
Fireworks at 9:10pm
Celebrate the nation’s birthday with live music, moon bounces, games, crafts and refreshments. Then be amazed by a spectacular fireworks display.
Municipal Park
1900 S Germantown Road
Germantown, TN

 

17th Annual Olive Branch 4th of July Celebrate Your Independence Fireworks & Festival
Monday, July 4, 2016
Music at 6:00pm
Fireworks at 9:00pm
Bring your blankets and lawn chairs to Olive Branch City Park or this free event. Enjoy Kids Zone, great food vendors and more. World class fireworks begin around 9:00pm. Live music followed by a HUGE fireworks display set to music.
Olive Branch City Park
8267 Goodman Rd
Olive Branch, MS

 

Southaven July 4th Celebration
Monday, July 4, 2016
6:30pm
Fireworks at 9:00pm
The City of Southaven will host its annual July 4th Celebration this year at the BankPlus Amphitheater at Snowden Grove Park.
Free admission and picnics and coolers are welcome.
BankPlus Ampitheater at Snowden Grove Park
6285 Snowden Lane
Southaven, MS

 

Riverfront Development Corporation’s Independent Bank Independence Day Fireworks Spectacular
Monday, July 4, 2016
Mud Island River Park opens at 3:00pm
Live music and Kiddie Zone at 6:00pm
Fireworks at 9:15pm
Spectacular! Grab your blanket, picnic basket, and lawn chairs for a day of family fun!
* Mississippi River Museum * River Walk * Pedal Boats * Pontchartrain Fountain * Live Music * Kiddie Rides & Games * Food & Drink Concessions *
No pets, personal fireworks, personal alcohol, or grills.
Monorail $4.00 per person (all ages) – free admission to walk across the skybridge.

Mud Island River Park
125 North Front Street
Memphis, TN 38103

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