The Mid-South loves Fireworks!

The List for 2017:

June 16, 2017

Credit: Cindy Debardelaben


The Mid-South has SO MANY fireworks shows planned during the Independence Day weekend celebration.  They start June 25th and end July 4th.  We had a team a few years back that produced the city's fireworks shows (WMC Stations' Star Spangled Celebration) first on the the river, then later at Shelby Farms. I had the pleasure of being on that team and love watching fireworks on the 4th.  Here's my list for 2017: 

Take a look: 

Bellevue Baptist Church: The Great American Family Picnic & Fireworks June 25th.  Join Bellevue Baptist Church for this Independence Day celebration as you enjoy a picnic with your family, live music, and one of the most exciting fireworks shows in Memphis (Sunday) 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Bellevue, 2000 Appling Road, Cordova,TN.

Memphis Redbirds have two fireworks show for the 4th of July weekend.  Postgame Saturday night the 1st and Monday night the 3rd (vs. New Orleans). 

Shelby Farms: Star Spangled Celebration Saturday, July 1st. Local music, food, “sprayground” water fun, laser light show set to music. 

Germantown:  Municipal Park July 4th  Live music, food, fun +Fireworks. 

Southaven, MS:  July 4th Celebration Tuesday, Jul 4, 2017, 6:30pm; Fireworks 9:00pm BankPlus Amphitheater at Snowden Grove, 6285 Snowden Lane:   

Hernando MS: Fireworks on the Farm Jul 2, 2017 Gates open at 5:30pm – Fireworks start at 9:00pm Cedar Hill Farms, 008 Love Rd, Hernando. Family fun, live music, BBQ + fireworks at 9pm. For more information, visit 

Horn Lake MS:  Fireworks Display & Festival Jul 3, 2017 4:00pm-10:00pm Latimer Lakes Park, 5633 Tulane Rd, Horn Lake. Live music, bounce houses, food + fireworks at 9:15pm.For more information,

Memphis/Mud Island: 4TH OF JULY ON THE ISLAND 2017 Independence Day Fireworks Spectacular! Grab your blanket, picnic basket, and lawn chairs for a day of family fun!   

Memphis/ Peabody Hotel: Watch the City of Memphis’ fireworks light up the sky over the Mississippi River from atop the “South’s Grand Hotel.” Tuesday, July 4th
5p.m. - 10p.m. Snacks and drinks available for purchase. Open to the public. No cover charge. No outside food, drinks, or lawn chairs and blankets permitted.

Bartlett: 2017 Fireworks Extravaganza Monday, July 3, 2017 (6pm start; fireworks show starts at 9:15) Bobby K. Flaherty Municipal Center (Hwy 70 & Appling Road). Live music, Jamie Baker & The VIP’s, car display, children’s activities, concessions. 

Collierville: Independence Day CelebrationMonday, July 3, 2017, 6pm - 10pm. The event will be held on July 3, 2017 at Cox Park, 440 West Powell Road. Food vendors will be open at 6:00pm, entertainment will begin at 6:30pm, and the grand finale fireworks show will start at 9:30pm.

Olive Branch: 18th Annual 4th July "Celebrate Your Independence" Fireworks Jul 4, 2017, Music at 6:00pm; Fireworks at 9:00pm, Bring the Family to Olive Branch City Park (8267 Goodman Rd.) for this free event. Enjoy Kids Zone, great food vendors and more.Live music entertainment by Skyelor Anderson, followed by a HUGE fireworks display set to music at 9pm. 

Millington: Flag City Freedom Celebration!  USA Stadium Complex will be the location for this year's Celebration on Monday, July 3, 2017. The City and MWR (US Navy) sponsor the event which starts at 4pm.  $5 per carload. (The location moved because the Navy is no longer in control of the Navy Lake area and it has been leased to a private business).

Arlington TN:  Star Spangled Spectacular at Arlington Sports Complex Saturday July 1, 2017 6PM-10PM 11307 Memphis Arlington Rd, Arlington, TN
Food, fun, live music from Twin Soul (YES!)  and a spectacular fireworks show starting at approximately 9:15pm.

Memphis Zoo: Military Appreciation Day Jul 4th, 2017 All-day Event Memphis Zoo appreciates all military members, past and present, for their service. In honor of our troops' service to our country, all past and present military service members, plus one guest, get in free on Tuesday, July 4.  Parking is also free. Must present valid military I.D. Valid only on 7/4/17. General Admission


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