Independence Day 2012 – Fireworks on the Water

Nothing beats a beautiful fireworks display around water, and the Cumberland River and Old Hickory Lake will certainly be bright at night over the next several days!


Saturday, June 30th – Old Hickory Lake, Mt. Juliet, TN – Enjoy the spectacular fireworks extravaganza courtesy of the Cedar Creek Yacht Club.   Access to the club is private, but there are many surrounding coves and public access points offering tremendous views of the show, which begins approximately 9:00 pm.

Saturday, June 30th – Cumberland River/Cheatham Lake, Ashland City, TN – Just minutes from downtown Nashville at Ashland City’s Riverbluff Park will be an evening fireworks display to mark the end of their 2012 Summerfest.  CLICK HERE for more information

Tuesday, July 3rd – Old Hickory Lake, Hendersonville, Tennessee – July 3rd Freedom Festival at Drakes Creek Park.  CLICK HERE for more information.  Drakes Creek on Old Hickory Lake features many places to anchor and will offer spectacular views of the display.

Tuesday, July 3rd – Cumberland River, Clarksville, TN – at the Clarksville Riverfront, you will find a huge celebration in McGregor park from 6-10 pm, with another huge fireworks display to end the evening.  CLICK HERE for more information.

Wednesday, July 4th – Old Hickory Lake, Gallatin, TN – Picnic in the Park starts at 6:00 pm at the Civic Center.  Although not directly on the lake, there should be some spectacular views from Fairview Plantation and Station Camp Creek, just off of the main river channel.

Wednesday, July 4th – Cumberland River @ Riverfront Park, Nashville TN – “Let Freedom Ring” begins in the afternoon and ends with the most spectacular fireworks show you will ever see.  CLICK HERE for more information.  For those viewing by boat, the main river between the pedestrian bridge and Woodland Street will be closed to boat traffic.  Visiting boaters must anchor above the Korean Veterans Bridge, or below Woodland Street bridge.


Over the next few days, families and friends will join together to celebrate.  Let’s not forget just what it is supposed to be all about!

Trey Lewis is a licensed Real Estate Broker in the State of Tennessee with Ole South Realty, 615.896.0019  direct 615.593.6340.  Specializing in new homes in the Greater Nashville area to include Nashville, Murfreesboro, Smyrna, Clarksville, Gallatin, and Spring Hill, Tennessee.


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