Red, White, and BOOM- July 4 Fireworks Shows
July 4 Fireworks displays in the 9 Lakes
“And the rockets’ red glare, the bombs bursting in air, Gave proof through the night that our flag was still there.
On July 4, celebrate the liberty and freedoms that have been bestowed on each of us through the Declaration of Independence.
The traditional July 4th festivities light up the night at fireworks shows scheduled across the 9 Lakes Region of East Tennessee over the July 1- July 4, 2023 holiday weekend. You can choose to go by car or by boat to see fireworks displays near to where you are staying.
Many of the events also feature food vendors and live music leading up to the big “boom.” To find an event near you, check with your local tourism office.
Here is a sampling of events across the region:
- 7/4- Clinton- Norris Lake- Anvil Shoot at the Museum of Appalachia- 9-3 pm
- 7/4- Gatlinburg- fireworks at 10 pm followed by their annual midnight parade
- 7/4- Kingston- Smokin’ the Waterfull day event with food, music and fireworks
- 7/4- Knoxville- Sunsphere- Worlds Fair Park
- 7/4- Mabry- Hazen House- Mabry Hill 5-10 pm
- 7/4- Oak Ridge – AK Bissell Park – 9:45 pm
- 7/4- Rocky Top- Geo Templin Field 10 pm
- 7/4- Sweetwater Independence Day Celebration- full day event with food, music, and fireworks.
By land or by water:
- 7/1- Speedwell- Flat Hollow Marina on Norris lake will be Lighting up the Sky
- 7/1- Tellico Plains- Fireworks and family fun
- 7/1- Lenoir City- Rockin the Dockson Loudoun Lake- full day with music and fireworks at 9:30 pm
- 7/1- Maynardville- Hickory Star Marina on Norris Lake
- 7/2- Maynardville- Beach Island on Norris Lake- Come by boat only.
- 7/3- Stardust Marina on Norris Lake- fireworks at dusk. Come by boat
- 7/4- Morristown- Cherokee Park on Cherokee Lake- live music and fireworks.
- 7/4- Dandridge- Swann’s Marina on Douglas Lake
- 7/4- Tazewell- Lone Mountain Marina on Norris Lake
Have a safe and fun July 4th in the 9 Lakes of East Tennessee.