Some area fireworks shows delayed because of weather threat

Some area fireworks shows delayed because of weather threat

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KNOXVILLE (WATE) - East Tennesseans looking to enjoy a fireworks display on the Fourth of July may have to postpone their plans this year.

Some communities have rescheduled shows to the weekend because of storms forecast in the area for July 4.

The following is the latest information available about fireworks shows. Some communities have said their shows will go on as long as the weather doesn't become severe.

July 3:

Kingston - Fourth of July parade cancelled. Officials will decide when to reschedule on Thursday morning.

LaFollette - Fireworks show cancelled and will be rescheduled for a later date.

July 4:

Crossville - 4th of July events cancelled except fireworks at 9 p.m.

Etowah - Fireworks rescheduled for Labor Day Weekend, August 31. Beauty pageant and 5K road race will take place on the Fourth as scheduled.

Farragut - Officials will make a decision on the parade on Thursday morning

Fentress County - fairgrounds

Gatlinburg - Midnight Independence Day Parade, 12 a.m. (No current plan to postpone.)

Greeneville - The Big Spring area behind the Greeneville-Greene County Library

Huntsville - 10 p.m.

Knoxville - World's Fair Park at 9:30 p.m., symphony performance begins at 8:30 p.m. (rain or shine)

Jellico - Veterans Park, 10 p.m.

Middlesboro, Ky. - 10 p.m.

Morristown - Cherokee Park (rain or shine)

Pigeon Forge - Patriot Festival in Patriot Park. Fireworks start between 9:30-9:45 p.m.

Rogersville - July 4th Parade will go on rain or shine. Other events will depend on weather.

July 6:

Clinton - Lake Front Park, 9:30 p.m.

Athens - Athens Regional Park, 9:30 p.m.

Rogersville - Fireworks and live music at Rogersville City Park


July 7:

Oak Ridge - AK Bissell Park, 10 p.m.

July 8:

Lenoir City- Rockin' the Docks, fireworks at 10 p.m.


July 13:

Kingston - Fireworks begin at dusk.

Lake City - 10 p.m., festivities begin at 2 p.m.


July 26:

Norris - Rescheduled to coincide with the final event of the Concert on the Commons series

September 2 (Labor Day):

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