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

4th Of July In Memphis: Fireworks, Picnics, and Outdoor Fun

The 4th of July in Memphis and the Mid-South is an amazing time to visit!

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. 


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Memphis 4th of July and Independence Day Celebrations 2022: 

Flag City Freedom Celebration

Millington Sports Complex (4885 Bill Knight Road), June 30, gates at 6 p.m., fireworks at sundown, $5 per car

Millington knows how to throw down for Independence Day. The Flag City Freedom Celebration features an impressive fireworks display, food vendors, and live music. Bring your picnics, blankets, and chairs; parking is $5 per car.  Entry will be located at Jack Huffman and Newport.

AutoZone Park Redbirds july 4th weekend games 

July 1-3 at AutoZone Park

The Redbirds will have postgame fireworks at their games on July 1-3; they play against the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp!

Olive Branch Celebrate Your Independence Fireworks & Festival

July 1. Olive Branch City Park 

The annual Olive Branch Independence Day Celebration is usually a picnic-friendly party with fireworks, live music, food, vendors, and a Kids Zone. Details TBA.

Overton Square Independence Celebration, July 2, 6 p.m., free to attend, all ages/kid-friendly

Head over to “Chimes Square” in Overton Square for July 4th fun, including vintage firetrucks, face painting, balloon art, food vendors, music, and more.

Collierville Independence Day Celebration

July 2. H.W. Cox Park

The Town of Collierville will be holding its 36th annual Independence Day Celebration on Saturday, July 2, 2021 (rain date July 4). Join us for a community celebration at H.W. Cox Park (440 W Powell Road) starting with food vendors open at 6:30 PM, entertainment at 7:00 PM, and the fireworks show at 9:30 PM.

Entertainment will be provided by Your Academy, Party Planet, and a special live performance by members of the Tennessee Mass Choir. Collierville’s fireworks show, one of the largest in the mid-south, is choreographed to an 18-minute musical salute to America performed live by members of the Tennessee Mass Choir.

Graceland’s All-American July 4th Weekend 2022

Graceland, July 2 - 3 

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 7 p.m. on Sunday, July 3rd. It's free to park in the main parking lot and hang out in the "Elvis Presley's Memphis Ticket Plaza", where food and drinks will be available for purchase. Fireworks will go on after sunset, set to Elvis music. Tickets to go inside the exhibits there should be purchased separately. 

Liberty Park festival and fireworks

Liberty Park, July 3, 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Free parking, free event, family-friendly event with live music, local food trucks, a screening of National Treasure at 5 p.m and the Biggest Fireworks Show in town starting at 9 p.m.

Cooper Young 4th of July Parade

Peabody Elementary / Cooper Street, July 4, 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 2021

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

Celebrate the nation’s birthday with live music, moon bounces, games, crafts, refreshments and a spectacular fireworks display. No rain date.

Bartlett Fireworks Extravaganza 2022

Bobby K. Flaherty Municipal Center Bartlett, July 4, 6 p.m., free, all ages

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.

Southaven July 4th Fireworks Celebration

BankPlus Amphitheater, July 4, 4 p.m. - fireworks start at 9:15 p.m.

Head just across the state line to Southaven, Mississippi for this annual Independence Day celebration—Gates open at 4 p.m., fireworks at 9:15 p.m. There will be live music, vendors, and the DeSoto County Ghostbusters.

There will be no Mud Island July 4th fireworks aside from the Redbirds game on July 1-3.

Logan Young

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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