NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – As promised, Nashville delivered a huge grand fireworks grand finale on the 4th of July.
This year, Nashville made the 4th of July event a two-day affair. Although weather threatened to throw a wrench in the plans, it ultimately moved out of the way after a delay earlier in the day and everything went off without a hitch.
Nashville Convention & Visitors Corporation staff member Bonna Johnson told News 2 that the crowd estimate reached 343,000. That’s a new record.
Before everything started, a moment of silence was given for Metro officer John Anderson, who was killed in the line of duty Thursday morning.
The city also offering a number of free activities from bounce houses to concerts.
The U.S. Men’s Soccer Team kicked off the 4th of July festivities with a Gold Cup win over Jamaica on July 3 at Nissan Stadium.
The Nashville celebration included live performances, including the headliner Brett Eldredge.
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