Independence Day offers a lot of events and activities in Knoxville and East Tennessee! From parades to festivals and fireworks, there’s no shortage of activities for everyone in the family!
Knoxville’s Festival on the 4th at World’s Fair Park in Downtown Knoxville is a great event for family fun music, games, food and fireworks at the end of the day! FreedomFest hosted by the city of Alcoa is another great community event with live music, children’s activities and fireworks. Farragut’s 31st Annual Independence Day Parade take place at 9:30am beginning at Farragut High School, and continues down Boring Road, to a finish at the Farragut Town Square Shopping Center. And those are just a few of the great annual Independence Day events taking place in East Tennessee. Check out our list of other fun things to do to celebrate the red, white and blue.
Knoxville Festival On The 4th
July 4th, 4pm-10pm @ World’s Fair Park – FREE
July 4th, 6pm-11pm @ Alcoa Duck Pond – FREE
Town of Farragut Independence Day Parade
July 4th, 9:30am-12pm, @ Kingston Pike from Farragut HS to Towne Square Shopping Center – FREE
Celebration of the Declaration of Independence at James White’s Fort
July 4th, 10am-11am @ James White’s Fort – FREE
River Raft Regatta in Gatlinburg
July 4th, 10am to enter, 12pm to watch @ Little Pigeon River
Pigeon Forge Patriot Fest
July 4th, 12-10pm @ Patriot Park – FREE
Dolly’s Night of Many Colors – Fireworks every night!
June 16-August 5 @ Dollywood – DAYS ADMISSION
Lenoir City Firecracker Run and Parade
July 4th, 10am, parade after Run – Route will pass through Broadway C St. to South Grand St.
Independence Day Celebration and Anvil Shoot
July 4th, 10am 11am 12pm 1pm and 3pm @ Museum of Appalachia Adults – $20 Youth (13-17) – $10 Child (5-12) – $6 Family – $42
Concord Yacht Club 4th of July Regatta
July 4th, 10am @ Northshore Dr. Knoxville @ FREE to watch