MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The Murfreesboro Parks & Recreation Department is excited about this years plans for Celebration Under the Stars, which will be this Monday on the 4th of July. Rachel Singer with the parks department highlighted the best location to watch the show... 2022 Marks the 3rd year for The Fountains to host the evening of entertainment on the 4th of July, which will include food trucks, LIVE music and family activities. The events will get underway at 4 p.m. with “The Pilots” performing a free concert at 7 p.m.
Like in years past, Pyro Shows is orchestrating the actual firework display that is sponsored by Middle Tennessee Electric. The thundering fireworks will begin at approximately 9 p.m.
Pyro Shows Incorporated is a Tennessee based company with a history that spans almost 50-years. The organization puts on nearly 1,000 shows annually with 400 of them planned for the week of Independence Day.
The community is encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets for picnicking on the grass at the Fountains at Gateway, 1500 Medical Center Parkway, beginning at 4:00 p.m.
“Celebration Under the Stars will be a wonderful, family-oriented way for Murfreesboro-area residents to celebrate America’s independence,” said MTE president and CEO Chris Jones. “Middle Tennessee Electric is always happy to support the communities we serve and particularly proud to do so on the Fourth of July in our hometown.”
Live music featuring The Pilots will begin at 7:00 p.m. from the Fountains Stage. The Pilots perform a broad range of tunes from the 1950’s through the 2000’s, from classic rock to R&B and blues.
The fireworks display by Pyro Shows will light up the sky at 9 p.m. For safety purposes, pets, alcoholic beverages, cooking grills and personal fireworks or sparklers are not permitted on the celebration site.
“Pyro Shows will set off the fireworks from the field near the fire hall on Medical Center Parkway,” said Rachel Singer, Assistant Director of Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation Department. “The fireworks should be visible for approximately half a mile, depending on how cloudy the sky is that night, and any obstructions such as buildings and trees.”
Location: Fountains at Gateway, 1500 Medical Center Parkway
Sponsors: The July 4th Celebration Under the Stars is sponsored by Middle Tennessee Electric (MTE), the City of Murfreesboro, Murfreesboro Parks & Rec, the Murfreesboro Police Department, and Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue. For more information, visit. www.murfreesboroparks.com.
See a slideshow of pictures from past firework shows in Murfreesboro HERE.