(MURFREESBORO) Murfreesboro's 2020 Independence Day fireworks show has moved to the Gateway Area near Medical Center Parkway. This year high altitude fireworks will be used, and you can enjoy them over a wide area.
No Sound System (must tune to radio 7:00-9:30PM)
There will not be any PA sound system, to hear the guests and fireworks set to music. You will need to tune-in WGNS (AM 1450, FM 100.5, FM 101.9 and www.WGNSradio.com. That broadcast begins at 7:00PM and the fireworks countdown is at 9:00PM tonight (7/4/2020).
Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation Director Nate Williams said . . .
For Public Safety
Since the fireworks will be detonated near the new Murfreesboro Fire Hall #4, for the public's safety--Medical Center Parkway will be closed to traffic between West College Street and Gateway Boulevard.
WGNS Program Schedul
You'll enjoy the radio broadcast. It's hosted by the WAKE-UP CREW, who get you started daily. Tune-in from 7:00 to 9:30PM tonight and enjoy Independence Day with Bryan Barrett, Jon Dinkins and Dalton Barrett.
Glenn King, WWII and Korean War Veteran
Greg Tucker, Rutherford County Historian
Lou Galterio, international opera singer (“God Bless the USA”)
Jim Lewis, Stones River National Battlefield
Brady Cooper, New Vision
Nate Williams, Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation
Leading Ladies of Rutherford County
Perform Murfreesboro (Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation Cultural Arts) patriotic medley
Kylie Singer (“Ragged Ol’ Flag”)
Mayor Shane McFarland
Lou Galterio (“The Star Spangled Banner”)
Heart of Tennessee Fireworks Show 9:00PM
Families are encouraged to bring picnic baskets, lawn chairs, and blankets to view the show; however “please be respectful of the business where you’re parking,” said Rachel Singer, MPRD Assistant Director and event organizer, “and remember to pick up any trash you may have.”
Sponsors of the event include the City of Murfreesboro, Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation, Murfreesboro Police Department, and Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department, and WGNS Radio