4th of July in Nashville: Top Accommodations
Where to See 4th of July Fireworks in Nashville
It is no surprise that visitors hurry to Nashville vacation rentals for 4th of July entertainment. Nashville has been listed as one of the most impactful places in the country in which to see 4th July fireworks. The city celebrations are accompanied by music from the GRAMMY award-winning Nashville Symphony Orchestra. Here are the best places in Nashville from which to catch the show:
When you stay in Nashville Hotels for 4th of July celebrations, seek out rooftop bars. To experience one of the most elegant venues, catch the fireworks from Acme rooftop bar on Lower Broadway. A full day of Feed & Seed entertainments will run from 11AM. From 3PM, two ticketed VIP events offer guests rooftop access, a buffet dinner, an Acme swag bag and some of the best views of the fireworks in Nashville.
2. Riverfront Park
Honky tonk bars, happening restaurants and some of the best buzz in the city can be found at Riverfront Park. Arrive early to snap up front row seats to the city's most explosive spectacle.
3. Pontoon Saloon
Take a river boat cruise down the Cumberland River from the Blue Moon Bar and Grill in Downtown Nashville. You can bring your own alcoholic beverages and enjoy the fireworks reflected in the water. Live music is provided, along with coolers, hors d'oeuvres and some of the best vistas of the city skyline and its celebrations.
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Nashville 4th of July Family Activities
Children are center of the celebrations in Nashville come the 4th July. Whether its horsing around in a park, paddling about at a water park, or cuddling a kitty, families are at the forefront of considerations. Entertaining science demonstrations and explosive fireworks await visitors to these family-focused 4th July events:
1. Music City Hot Chicken Festival
Hot foot it to this free parade from 10 am on Independence Day in East Park in East Nashville. This celebration of the spicy chicken dish beloved of Nashevillieans features food stalls, cookery classes and a fleet of fire trucks. Live music naturally accompanies the proceedings and an exhibition of chicken-focused art pieces by local students complete the family entertainments at this unique event.
2. Nashville Zoo
Every July 4th the Zoo's meadows are transformed into the Summer Splash H2Oliday waterpark. Bring your family and zoom down waterslides, walk through 'snow' and take part in an ice cream eating competition. Children can have their faces painted and there will be games with prizes to win too.
3. Mewsic Kitty Cafe
A pop up Kitty Cafe will delight your little ones, who will be invited to pet and play with the fluffy inhabitants of the Atmalogy store on West End Avenue. Working in partnership with Nashville Cat Rescue, the cafe is also a venue for yoga, a Mewvie Night and Mewsic. All cats are adoptable, but don't tell the kids.
4. Adventure Science Center
Just outside of the city center, this ticketed day out features science demonstrations, Nashville's famed food trucks and family games.
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Where to Find the Best 4th of July BBQ Food in Nashville
Nashville is known for its barbecuing prowess. The Music City doesn't just emanate sweet sounds, succulent and spicy flavors tempt visitors from across the world. Never is does the city do more grilling than Independence Day weekend, so here is a selection of the city's most sizzling barbecues:
Nashville's most vertiginous rooftop bar is hosts a special Red, White and BBQ every July 4th from six in the evening. Live music from gifted local performers, designer cocktails and the best views over Nashville make this barbecue one to remember.
2. George Jones
From 3PM, lucky guests enjoy entry to the exclusive George Jones Signature Smokehouse buffet barbecue. Admission is accompanied by a swag bag and museum access. There will also be live music all night.
3. Jack's Bar-B-Que
Opened in the seventies, this classic BBQ is conveniently close to the riverfront, on Broadway and 1st Ave. Tuck into Tennessee pork shoulder, Texas brisket and St. Louis ribs at this Nashville classic.
4. Peg Leg Porker
This popular and award winning, family run, establishment has been a hit with locals and visitors alike since it opened its doors in 2013.
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