Tennessee pulls out all the stops to celebrate Independence Day, from the nation's first celebration each year with Gatlinburg's Midnight Parade to the largest fireworks show in the country over the river in downtown Nashville. You'll also find smaller events througout the state from Memphis to Bristol.Find Your July 4 Celebration
Summer is the perfect time to explore Tennessee's beautiful outdoors. Taking a dip in the pools under one of our stunning waterfalls, rushing down the Ocoee rapids or tubing down one of our lazy rivers - what will you plan for your visit?
Summer festivals abound in Tennessee, celebrating our music, food, artisans and people. Here are some of our festivals to visit over the next few weeks - Gatlinburg 4th of July Midnight Parade, Pigeon Forge Annual Patriot Festival - July 4, Jonesborough Days - July 2-4, 44th Annual Smithville Fiddler's Jamboree and Crafts Festival - July 3-4, Kingsport Fun Fest - July 10-18 and Uncle Dave Macon Days Old-Time Music Festival in Mufreesboro - July 10-12.