Freedom, Fireworks, Family & More

2017 Independence Day

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The Forth of July is quickly approaching, which means it is time to make holiday plans. Whether your plans involve spending time with family, floating in the water, relaxing by a grill, working or whatever else your plans end up being, at the end of the day you will soon hear the booming of Fireworks.

If you do not already have plans to set off your own fireworks, here are some local locations where you can go to relax and watch someone else run after setting fire to the fuse.



  • Martin, Tenn.

    • Location: Parks & Recreation Complex
    • Entertainment: Neil Diamond tribute artist at 6 p.m.
    • Fireworks: Start at dusk

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  • Union City, Tenn.

    • Location: Discovery Park of America
      • DPA will have a $10 admission from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.
      • Park grounds will be open for free after 5 p.m.
    • Entertainment: The local band Avonlea from 7:30 p.m. until 10 p.m.
    • Fireworks: Start at 9 p.m.

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  • Reelfoot Lake, Samburg / Tiptonville, Tenn. July 1, 2017

    • Location: Reelfoot Lake
    • Activities: For family fun, there will be bounce houses and yard games
    • Entertainment: Concert at 7 p.m.
    • Concessions: There will also be an opportunity to purchase food & drinks, and also beer & wine.
    • Fireworks: Start at 9 p.m. near the Tiptonville American Legion area

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  • Kenton, Tenn.

    • Location: Downtown Kenton
    • Activities: A 5K-Run at 8 a.m., a parade at 11 a.m. and a street dance at 6 p.m.
    • Fireworks: Start at 9 p.m. at the ball field

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  • Hickman, KY.

    • Location: Downtown Hickman
    • Entertainment: The band Stealin’ Tyme from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
    • Concessions: A beer garden and BBQ from 5 p.m. until 10 p.m.
    • Fireworks: From the Elvis J. Stahr Harbor at dusk


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