Nashville is one of the most patriotic capitals in America and such is evident by the extravagant activities that have been planned for this year’s Fourth of July Weekend. This upcoming holiday celebration is packed with art crawls, hot chicken festivals, the famous Riverfront fireworks display, and of course the hottest country music acts in the nation. Reserve a hotel for your family this weekend, and pick up tickets for the top attractions concerning Fourth of July Festivities.
Country music stars will be celebrating their freedom at the Grand Ole Opry this weekend with an explosion of high caliber entertainment. On July 1st, don’t miss guest performer, Darius Rucker who was 2009’s “Top New Artist.” He will join the stage with Marty Stuart, The Isaacs, The Jane Dear Girls, Ricky Skaggs, and more.
On July 2nd, momentum does not slow down at the Grand Ole Opry as the music hall continues to bring in Independence Day with a bang. The Saturday night concert will feature songwriter, showman, and Opry member, Steve Wariner. Other acts include Jimmy Wayne, Joe Diffie, and more.
Join your animal friends at the Nashville Zoo for the 2011 Red, White, and Zoo Celebration. This event is included in the price of general zoo admission and will be taking place at “Freedom” Festival Field. From 11:00 am- 4:00 pm on July 3rd, Red, White, and Zoo will consist of an inflatable obstacle course, a pie eating contest, horse shoes, an endless hotdog buffet, and so much more.
An elegant evening cruise afloat the Cumberland River in Nashville is a great option for your Fourth of July evening. From the comfort of the General Jackson Showboat, you’ll be able to see the Music City: Let Freedom Sing firework display. You can watch one of the grandest firework demonstrations in the country from the serene atmosphere of the river rather than pushing through the mass of 100,000 spectators on the Riverfront.