From festivals and live music to fireworks displays, you'll find plenty of ways to celebrate Independence Day around the Mid-South.
* TUESDAY, JULY 3 *
Food, music, and family fun all day. Culminates in a fireworks display after dark. $5/carload. Navy Lake, 6234 Kerr-Rosemark Road, Millington.
Features Dr. Zar's Amazing Funk Monsters band, food vendors, and bounces for children, veterans hospitality tent. Fireworks start at 9:30 p.m. Free. Free shuttle service from Collierville High to Cox Park, 5:30-10:30 p.m. • H. W. Cox Jr. Park, 440 West Powell Road, Collierville
6:30 p.m. • Bartlett 4th of July Festival
Live music by the Bartlett Community Concert Band and 240 Loop, children's activities, old & new cars on display, and concessions. Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. Free. • Bartlett Performing Arts Center, Hwy. 70 & Appling Road.
* WEDNESDAY, JULY 4 *
11 a.m. • CMOM's Happy Birthday, America!
Pop indoor fireworks with bubble wrap, enjoy a giant balloon pass race, sing patriotic karaoke songs, and create American flags. The Statue of Liberty makes a special appearance at 1 p.m. with a special gift for visitors. Free with admission.
5 p.m. • Germantown Fireworks Extravaganza
Celebrate the nation's birthday with live music, moon bounces, games, crafts, refreshments, and a fireworks display at 9:10 p.m. Free. Municipal Park on Germantown Road and Exeter.
Bring lawn chairs and picnic baskets for an evening of fun, entertainment, and fireworks. Free.
Enjoy live music, fun, and fireworks. Free. Snowden Grove Ampitheater 6275 Snowden Lane, Southaven, MS.