The 14th annual Lancaster Independence Day
Parade & Fireworks Celebration will take place
Sunday, July 1st, rain or shine, along Highway 141
in Lancaster, Tennessee, with the food and live
music starting at 5pm, parade starting at 6pm, and
fireworks just after sunset.
Come enjoy the local community’s annual celebration of American independence, with
live music, homemade barbeque, ice cream and apple pies. This annual event
typically draws 800-1,000 attendees from the Middle Tennessee region and beyond.
This year’s live performers include acclaimed Nashville bluegrass musicians Blue
Hollow; Elizabethton, Tennessee’s Watauga Valley Fife & Drum Corp who perform in
period costumes from the American Revolution; the Trousdale County High School
Band of Hartsville, Tennessee; the nationally renowned Lincoln High School Tiger
Marching Band visiting all the way from Lake City, Minnesota; and Abington,
Virginia’s Overmountain Victory Trail Association who will also perform in historical
Storytellers and craftsmen will additionally be on hand showcasing stories and skilled
crafts from the American Revolutionary period.
After sunset, an extensive fireworks display will commemorate America’s birthday.
All events at the Lancaster Independence Day Parade are free of charge and open to
the general public. Homemade barbeque and ice cream, along with other
refreshments, will be available for purchase with proceeds supporting next year’s
parade committee’s volunteer public relations liaison, at (615) 403-6537.
Directions To Lancaster: From Interstate 40, take exit 258 and go south on Gordonsville Highway. Turn
left at the four-way stop, taking Highway 141 about seven miles to Lancaster.
Visitor Parking: Ample event parking will be available on site; look for signs directing you to park once
you enter the town of Lancaster.