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Independence Day Celebration

July 1, 2023 @ 4:00 pm

Join the City of Elizabethton Parks and Recreation for a full afternoon of fun and an evening of music and fireworks to celebrate Independence Day! Food trucks will be available all day. A full breakdown of the event is as follows:

  • 4 P.M.- Patriotic Pedal sponsored by Tour Carter County and Elizabethton Chamber begins at Covered Bridge Park. Decorate your bike to enter into a contest for Most Patriotic to win a trophy and bragging rights. Stick around for an easy 4-mile loop around town to show off your bikes during this bike parade. The route will start and end at Covered Bridge Park. Registration is free and can be found at https://elizabethtonchamber.typeform.com/to/sxlTQXpU
    ** For younger/unassisted or non-bicycle participants, decorate your strollers, wagons, scooters, etc. and meet at Covered Bridge Park at 4PM to enter the contest.
  • 4:15 P.M. – Patriotic Pup Pageant sponsored by Riverside Tap House – Bring along your pup, dressed and ready for the occasion as we award top prizes for best patriotic pup! Registration is free and begins at 4 P.M. at Covered Bridge Park.
  • 4:45 P.M. – Little Miss Firecracker Pageant- This beauty pageant is for all ages in six different age categories. Registration is on-going now.
Following the Little Miss Firecracker Pageant, enjoy a special patriotic performance by Dancer’s Dreams Performing Arts Academy, raising of the flag and patriotic ceremony.
  • 7:30 P.M.- REO/Survivor, a REO and Survivor Tribute band, takes the stage for a fun-filled concert on Covered Bridge Park stage. This high-energy band is one you won’t want to miss!
  • 9:30/Dark- Enjoy an incredible Fireworks Finale sponsored by Tour Carter County and the Elizabethton Chamber!
Bring along a blanket or chair to stay and enjoy the day with us!

Thanks to the Covered Bridge Jams’ sponsor, Northeast Community Credit Union!


July 1, 2023
4:00 pm
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Covered Bridge Park
717 E Elk Avenue
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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