365 Things to Do in Memphis #177: Celebrate Independence Day

Posted by Holly Whitfield | June 4th 2019 4962 0

Updated June 2019

Grab your family, pack up a picnic and celebrate Independence Day in Memphis. Every year, we have 4th of July traditions all over the city and surrounding areas.

Number 177 on your list of 365 Things To Do In Memphis is to Celebrate Independence Day

Here is a list of annual events. For more details, check out the extensive 2019 Memphis 4th of July guide here.

Bartlett Fireworks Extravaganza
Bobby K. Flaherty Municipal Center Bartlett, July 3, 6:00 p.m., free, all ages

Collierville Independence Day Celebration
H.W. Cox Park, July 3, 6 p.m. – 10 p.m., free, all ages

Flag City Freedom Celebration
USA Stadium in Millington, July 3, Gates open at 4:00 p.m., free (parking $5), all ages/kid-friendly

Stars and Stripes 5K
Memphis Botanic Garden, July 3, 7:00 p.m., $30 advance / $35 race day

Star & Stripes III
Playhouse on the Square, July 3, 8:00 p.m. – Midnight, Tickets starts at $40

20th Annual Celebrate Your Independence Fireworks & Festival
Olive Branch City Park, July 4, 6 p.m. – 10:30 p.m., free

Central Gardens 4th of July Parade
1400 block of Carr Ave. between Rozelle and Willett, July 4, 10:00 a.m., free, all ages/kid-friendly

Germantown Fireworks Extravaganza
Municipal Park, July 4, 5:00 p.m.- 10:30 p.m., free

Graceland’s All-American July 4th Getaway
Graceland, July 4 – 7, Times Vary, $25 for individual concert to $500 VIP package

Hernando Independence Day Fireworks
Hernando Civic Center, July 4, 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m., free, all ages/kid-friendly

Independence Day Fireworks Spectacular
Mud Island River Park, July 4, 6:00 p.m., all ages/kid-friendly

Peabody Rooftop Party
Peabody Hotel, July 4, 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. $10 general admission; $20 VIP

Southaven July 4th Fireworks Celebration
Snowden Grove Amphitheater, July 4, 9:00 p.m., free

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  1. Kip Gordon says:

    Thanks for the list, helps me plan out my calendar of events!

  2. Steve Basar says:

    Midtown holds a 4th of July parade every year on Carr Avenue at 10 a.m

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  4. Grant says:

    Great list! This will make my planning much easier….

  5. Zach says:

    Southaven only has one 'h.'

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