4th Of July In Memphis and the MidSouth: Fireworks, Parades, and Celebrations

Fourth of July falls on a Tuesday this year so expect a weekend full of fun and fireworks leading up to Independence Day. 

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Where To Watch Fireworks For The 4th of July In Memphis And the Mid-South

Pack a picnic and sunscreen, head to a local park with your household, or join in one of the Memphis area’s Independence Day celebrations. Here's a list of events happening in chronological order.

Arlington’s Star Spangled Spectacular 

June 30, Arlington Sports Complex, 5 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Join Arlington for the town's annual Independence Day Celebration on Friday, June 30th. More information will be provided as it becomes available.

AutoZone Park Redbirds July 4th Weekend Games 

July 1-3 at AutoZone Park

The Redbirds will have postgame fireworks at their games on Saturday, July 1, and Monday, July 3, against the Nashville Sounds. First 1,500 fans to Saturday's game also get a free Replica Memphis Redbirds Powder Blue Jersey.

Graceland’s All-American July 4th Weekend 2023

July 1-2, Graceland

Fourth of July fun for all ages, featuring Elvis, rock ‘n’ roll, BBQ, movies, concerts, Sunday gospel brunch, hidden Graceland tours, and, of course, fireworks!

About The Fireworks: All-American Party & Elvis Fireworks Extravaganza is at 8 p.m. on Sunday, July 2nd. Free admission (including parking) at Graceland’s main parking lot. Fireworks will go on after sunset, set to Elvis music. Tickets to go inside the exhibits there should be purchased separately.

Bartlett Fireworks Extravaganza

July 3, Bobby K. Flaherty Municipal Center, 6 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Bartlett’s annual celebration is more than a fireworks bonanza. They’ll have a whole program starting at 6 p.m., including live music, a car display, and food trucks. Fireworks at 9:10 p.m.

Cooper Young 4th of July Parade

July 4, Peabody Elementary / Cooper Street, 10 a.m.

Join the Cooper-Young Community Association for a VERY CHILL 4th of July "parade"! Bring your kiddos, their little wheels, and we'll enjoy frozen treats, a special appearance by the Memphis Fire Department and one another's company while celebrating this Cooper-Young summer tradition.

Germantown Fireworks Extravaganza

July 4, Municipal Park, 5 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Celebrate the nation’s birthday with live music, moon bounces, games, crafts, refreshments and a spectacular fireworks display. No rain date. Fun and food begin at 5 p.m., fireworks at 9:10 p.m.

Mud Island will not have fireworks this year with construction wrapping up at the new Tom Lee Park. Hit one of Memphis' downtown rooftops on 4th of July and you're sure to see fireworks going off across the city. Have an event that needs to be added to this list? Email us at [email protected].

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Alexandra Lowe…
The Woman’s Exchange of Memphis was founded in 1885 in Memphis. The WE is open serving daily lunches prepared by Chef Rev and his staff for 25 Years. Handmade Heirloom children’s clothing is made by area artisans along with many other handmade gifts. Our virtual art gallery is on weofmemohis.org. Fifty local artists with original work can be purchased from the comfort of your own home or come to the WE to peruse the gallery. Visit the WE at 88 Racine Street Open M-F 10-4.
July 5, 2020 9:23am
nora wallace

Please keep me informed on events around J uly 4th 2021


April 17, 2021 3:27pm
Holly Whitfield

 Nora, we will update this information as soon as possible, but typically the information is not available until June.

April 19, 2021 7:20pm
Mary Sheppard

When does it start what time 


June 17, 2021 7:27pm
Holly Whitfield

contact the event organizers of whichever one you're going to for more info!

June 20, 2021 4:49pm