The 4th of July holiday is almost upon us. The Knoxville area a plentiful array of things to do to celebrate the 4th of July holiday.
If you haven’t decided how to spend your 4th of July holiday this year, here are a few things to do in Knoxville to celebrate the 4th of July.
This year, the Festival on the 4th, takes place on July 4 from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m in Worlds’ Fair Park. The festival is a family friendly event with live entertainment, activities, a live performance by the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra and fireworks which start at 9:35 p.m. This event will go on rain or shine.
Pigeon Forge will host their 26th annual Patriot Festival starting on July 4th at 1:30 p.m. in Patriot Park. The Patriot festival includes live music, a carnival for kids, and live fireworks starting at 9:30 p.m. Most notably, this year’s Patriot festival is hosting the Grammy-award winning sing/songwriter, Joe Diffle.
Farragut will host its 29th annual 4th of July Parade on July 4th, 2016, starting at 9:30 a.m. During this 4th of July event, areas of Kingston Pike in Farragut will be blocked off. A wide range of businesses, schools, and church groups participate in the parade.
Gatlinburg starts off their 4th of July celebration with a parade starting at midnight on July 4th. The parade goes through downtown Gatlinburg and honors military heroes and veterans. Finally, Gatlinburg ends their 4th of July celebration with fireworks starting at 10 p.m. The best viewing areas for the fireworks are around traffic lights 3 and 5.
Kingston’s annual 4th of July event takes place on July 4th and is known for its spectacular fireworks display. There are a wide variety of events going on throughout the day including: live entertainment, wake boarding competitions, activities for kids, and food and craft vendors. The spectacular fireworks display starts at dark.
How will you be spending your 4th of July holiday? However you decide to spend your holiday, have a safe and happy 4th of July 2016!
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