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Festival on the 4th / Knoxville, TN

  • Worlds Fair Park Drive Knoxville, TN United States (map)

July 4th, 2017
World's Fair Park
4 p.m. to 10 p.m.

The Festival on the 4th delivers a wide variety of family fun including entertainment, activities and treats at the City of Knoxville's 4th of July celebration at the World's Fair Park.

The free festival begins at 4 p.m. and ends at approximately 10 p.m. at the conclusion of the fireworks display. This event is RAIN OR SHINE.

Throughout the day festival goers will be treated to good music, good food, good fun and good times on the Festival and Performance lawns of the World's Fair Park. 


From 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Regal's Kids Zone is sure to please kids of all ages with fun activities by Home Depot and Lego building with Bricks for Kids. Join us at 4 p.m. for some live music on the Festival Lawn.

The Temper Evans Band will be performing on the Festival Lawn from 4:15 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. The Temper Evans Band is an exciting, five piece progressive Cover band raised on traditional Country Music, with Southern Rock, Blues, Pop, Bluegrass and Gospel Music roots. 

Airlifter Brass, a Brass Quintet of the United States Air Force Band of Mid-America will be performing on the Festival Lawn from 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m. With the traditional instrumentation of two trumpets, French horn, trombone and tuba plus percussion, the ensemble is known for their versatility and outstanding musicianship.

The musical finale will be performed, starting at 8 p.m., by the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra. They will present the 33rd Annual FREE Pilot Flying J Independence Day Concert on the World's Fair Park's Performance Lawn. This is a FREE concert - no ticket required!

Fireworks start at 9:42 p.m.

FREE PARKING: World's Fair & Blackstock Parking Lots, 11th Street, Locust Street, Walnut Street, State Street & Market Square Garages - ADA Parking at Fort Kid Parking Lot




For more information, call the Knoxville Office of Special Events at 865-215-4248.