Fireworks, Festivals and the Fourth

Posted by: Shelby Miles on June 25, 2021

Nothing says Independence Day like an exciting fireworks show. Learn where to enjoy this iconic summer holiday here.

Greenwood’s largest event of the year, Freedom Festival, will be on June 26 from 4 to 10 p.m. This event includes a parade, vendors, local food and beer and a show-stopping fireworks display to conclude the evening. Head to Craig Park to see it all.

From July 2-4, enjoy a full weekend of patriotic fun at Mallow Run Winery. To celebrate the season, they’ll be releasing their famous blueberry wine and blueberry hard cider. Also, on Friday you can hear a concert by Tastes Like Chicken at 6 p.m. with fireworks following. On Saturday, the Flying Toasters will be performing at 6 p.m. and there will be another fireworks finale. Tickets for the Friday and Saturday shows will be $10 per car. Then, enjoy a free concert by Strawbury Jam on Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m.


Franklin is going big with two simultaneous fireworks shows in downtown Franklin and at Hillview Country Club during the Franklin Firecracker Festival on July 3. They’ll also have live music starting at 4 p.m., food vendors and a beer garden from 6 to 10 p.m., the Fastest Kid in Town race at 6 p.m. (register from 2 to 5:30 p.m. at the Franklin Parks tent) and their dual fireworks shows at 10:10 p.m.

Last but not least, you can catch fireworks, food trucks, a magician, kids games and a Tom Petty tribute concert at the Edinburgh Firecracker Festival on July 4 from 5 to 10:30 p.m. Fireworks will be launched by the water tower (on School Hill).

Looking for even more ways to fill your summer with fun? Check out our event page here and our summer bucket list here.