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City of Knoxville, Tennessee
Madeline Rogero, Mayor

For Immediate Release
Festival on the 4th Set for July 4th
Festival on the FourthJune 27, 2011 - The Festival on the Fourth promises once again to deliver a wide variety of family fun including entertainment, activities and treats at the City of Knoxville's Fourth of July celebration.

The free festival begins at 2 p.m. and ends at approximately 10 p.m. at the conclusion of the fireworks display.

Throughout the day festival goers will be treated to good music, good food, good fun and good times on the South and North lawns of the World's Fair Park.

Starting at 8 p.m., the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra will begin the 27th Annual Pilot Independence Day Concert on the World's Fair Park's South Lawn. The two-hour show features the KSO performing a mix of patriotic and Americana pieces. Conducted by KSO Musical Director Lucas Richman, this medley will be the perfect accompaniment to the fireworks spectacular.

Festival on 4th Info
South Lawn Map [PDF]
North Lawn Map [PDF]
Fireworks start at 9:35 p.m. The fireworks display can be easily seen from the World's Fair Park and even from boat locations at Volunteer Landing.

There will be free parking at the World's Fair & Blackstock Parking Lots, 11th Street, Locust Street, State Street & Market Square Garages - ADA Parking at Fort Kid Parking Lot.

No pets, coolers, alcohol will be allowed on the site. In addition no personal tents or tent canopies will be allowed in World's Fair Park during the event.

More information is available at www.cityofknoxville.org/events/4th. Additional information can also be obtained by contacting the City of Knoxville Office of Special Events at 865-215-4248.











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