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 happening! Click on the links below to 

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.

fireworks over downtown Memphis

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Memphis 4th of July and Independence Day Celebrations 2021: 

Flag City Freedom Celebration

Millington Sports Complex (4885 Bill Knight Road), July 1, gates at 6 p.m., fireworks at sundown, $5 per vehicle for parking

Millington knows how to throw down for Independence Day. The Flag City Freedom Celebration will feature an impressive fireworks display, food vendors, and live music by Sherry Oke. Picnics, blankets, and chairs are encouraged. Parking will be very limited. Details and rules here.

AutoZone Park Redbirds 4th of July Weekend

July 2, 3, and 4, AutoZone Park

The Redbirds will have postgame fireworks every night for July 4th weekend, plus specialty tickets for all-you-can-eat burgers and hot dog buffet. 

Olive Branch Celebrate Your Independence Fireworks & Festival

July 2, Olive Branch City Park 

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

Bartlett Fireworks Extravaganza 2021

Bobby K. Flaherty Municipal Center Bartlett, July 2, 6:00 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.

Collierville Independence Day Celebration

HW Cox Park, July 3rd, 6:30 p.m. (fireworks at 9:30 p.m., free, all ages

The Town of Collierville will host a 2021 Independence Day Celebration, with food vendors, live music, and the largest fireworks demo in the town's history accompanied by the Tennessee Mass Choir.

Graceland’s All-American July 4th Weekend 2021

Graceland, July 3 - 4

Fourth of July fun for all ages, featuring Elvis, rock ‘n’ roll, BBQ, movies, a Bill Cherry concert, Sunday gospel brunch, hidden Graceland tours, and, of course, FIREWORKS!

Cooper Young 4th of July Parade

July 4, Peabody Elementary, 1 p.m.

The neighborhood parade is kids on bikes and parents strolling through Cooper Young on Independence Day afternoon! 

Memphis July 4th Spectacular Downtown! 

Mud Island River Park, July 4th, 2 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Dance party, family-friendly fun, live music, kayak rentals (you have to reserve your spot ahead of time), free skate rentals, food and drink vendors or you can bring your own picnic. Activities are free, but parking is not. 

Parking / access info: 

  • Paid parking available on the island. Pre-pay for the best experience at https://www.premiumparking.com/P2711
  • Pedestrian, bike and scooter access from Island Drive or across the skybridge from 125 N Front St.
  • Paid parking available downtown. 

Germantown Fireworks Extravaganza 2021

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

Head out to Municipal Park for your Germantown Fourth of July experience. Music with the Memphis Wind Symphony 7:30 p.m. and  fireworks at 9:10 p.m. Celebrate the nation’s birthday with live music from the Memphis Wind Symphony and a spectacular fireworks display.

Schedule of Events:
5 p.m. - G3 band, crafts and concessions open
7:30 p.m. - Memphis Wind Symphony
9:10 p.m. - Fireworks show

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.

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