Lookin to celebrate some America? Well here's EVERYTHING happening in and around the Bluff City today and tomorrow that is celebrating the Red White and Blue! Take in some of this...
Flag City Freedom Celebration
Wave "Ole' Glory" proudly at Flag City Freedom Celebration happening at Millington's USA Stadium (4351 Babe Howard Blvd.) compete with fireworks, concessions and kids' activities. Gates open at 4 p.m. The event is free, but parking is $5.
Horn Lake Independence Day
Take in some BOOM at Latimer Lake Park (5633 Tulane Road). Gates open at 4 p.m. with live music from The Michael New Band at 7 p.m. Fireworks are scheduled for 9:15 p.m. and BTW, IT'S FREE!!
Bartlett Fireworks Extravaganza
Bartlett is pulling out ALL the stops with live music and ceremonies honoring veterans happening at The Bobby K. Flaherty Municipal Center (U.S. 79 and Appling Road) starting at 6 p.m. Fireworks begin at 9:15 p.m. and yup! IT'S FREE!
Collierville Independence Day
Collierville's got the live music starting at 6 p.m. and they'll start "lighting the candles" around 9:30. Catch the action at H. W. Cox Park (440 West Powell Road)
Stars and Stripes 5K
If you wanna be active then head over to the Memphis Botanic Gardens (750 Cherry Road) for the annual Stars and Stripes 5K, which benefits the American Red Cross. Race set to begin at 7 p.m. (there will also be a kids race). After your run celebrate with live music, food and post-race festivities. Entrance fee is $25 in advance, $30 day of.
The Cooper-Young Parade starts at the Peabody Elementary school and goes all through the Cooper-Young area! Get in on the action at 10 a.m. with children and pets invited to join.
Cordova's parade and celebrations start at 9:30 am!
Memphis Redbirds 4th of July Cookout
It's an all-American day at AutoZone Park with America's pastime plus hot dogs, hamburgers and blowin stuff up! I mean fireworks. A specialty ticket options for the game includes a cookout and a ticket for one price.
4th of July at The Peabody
Watch the fireworks from the rooftop! There is no cover charge!! Drinks and food are available for $$ but take in the show from 5 to 10 p.m.
Germantown is going BIG with amusements, games, crafts and food, with fireworks starting shortly after 9 p.m. The family-friendly event at Municipal Park (1900 S. Germantown Road) Kicks off at 5 p.m. and with the best price of Free, how can you go wrong?
Southaven Fourth of July Celebration
The BankPlus Amphitheater at Snowden Grove (6285 Snowden Lane) is throwing a July 4 jam, with music and fireworks. bring the cooler and celebrate freedom!
Olive Branch Independence Day
The OB is setting off the 'works with live music and adding food, activities for the kids, and a fireworks night cap at 9:15 p.m. Event is free and starts at 6 but you will want to arrive early as the space is limited!
Hernando Independence Day Fireworks
Hernando Civic Center ball fields (3800 Robertson Gin Road) have the concessions, fireworks and music going starting at 6 p.m.
Mud Island River Park
Go down to the river! More specifically the Mud Island River Park (125 Front St.). Bring the blankets, picnic baskets and lawn chairs for a day of family fun! You've got rides for the kids, food and drink concessions, and what promises to be the biggest/best fireworks display in Memphis. The park opens at 10 a.m. Activities begin at 6 p.m. Fireworks at 9:15 p.m.
However you celebrate BE SAFE OUT THERE!
Come back Thursday with all your appendages please!