Area Fourth of July Celebrations


Pelham will celebrate “America the Beautiful” at Pelham Elementary School, Saturday, June 29. The fun begins at 10 a.m., with food, music, a craft fair and more. The parade begins at 10 a.m. There will be a Cruise-In at 6 p.m., followed by fireworks at dark.

Get ready for Cowan’s Big Bash! Downtown Cowan will get an early start on Independence Day with a July 3 Street Dance and Celebration. Come to Tennessee Avenue at 7 p.m. for music, dancing, barbecue, hotdogs, and snow cones. An enormous fireworks show will begin at 9 p.m. 

Altamont will celebrate all day on July 4. The fun starts at 9 a.m. at the Altamont Heritage Museum. There will be a corn hole tournament, kayak race, Mud Bog, and fireworks will be after dark. The parade begins at 1 p.m.

The Beersheba Springs Fourth of July celebration begins at 9 a.m., July 4, with the parade lineup. The parade begins at 10 a.m. Fireworks will be at the ballfield.

Gruetli-Laager will begin their celebration  at 11 a.m., July 4, with a parade. The festival continues with contests, live entertainment, and fireworks at dark.

The Tracy City Street Dance is at 8 p.m., July 3, in downtown. Rock Candy Band will perform. At 10 a.m., July 4, Tracy City will host a bicycle parade, at the downtown Tracy City mini park area. The Fourth of July Parade, “Celebrating Tradition” is on July 4. Lineup is at 5 p.m. at the old Save-a-Lot parking lot. Parade begins at 6 p.m. Call (931) 592-6213 to enter.

Monteagle will celebrate the Fourth of July holiday in a number of ways. On July 3, the Independence Day Bash will be from 5–10 p.m., at the DuBose Conference Center. There will be food, a bouncy house, and entertainment. The pool will be open 5-8 p.m. Fireworks will go off at 9 p.m. On July 4, the “God Bless America” parade begins with lineup at 9 a.m. The parade starts at 10 a.m. On Friday, July 5, there will be a homemade ice cream contest at the Monteagle baseball field beginning at 6 p.m. The fireworks show will be at 9 p.m.