The Commercial Appeal
JULY 4 EVENTS
Collierville: 28th annual Collierville Independence Day Celebration starts 6 p.m. Wednesday at H.W. Cox Park. Live music from Dr. Zarr’s Amazing Funk Monster. Fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m. There will be a free shuttle service between Collierville High School and H.W. Cox Park from 5:30 to 10:30 p.m. Germantown: Fireworks Extravaganza opens at 5 p.m. Thursday at Municipal Park, fireworks begin at 9:10 p.m. Live music, moon bounces, games, crafts and refreshments. Memphis: The Riverfront Development Corp. and WREG-Channel 3’s Independence Day Fireworks Spectacular at Mud Island River Park starts 7 p.m. on Thursday (fireworks start around 10 p.m.). Kid-friendly rides, games, music. Parking will be available at the Mud Island Parking Garage (Front Street and Poplar). Food and drink concessions will be available. Blankets, picnic baskets and lawn chairs are welcome — but no pets, personal fireworks, alcohol or grills will be allowed in the park.