6 Events Hosted by Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation in July


All MPRD facilities and offices closed on July 4 with the following exceptions: Boro Beach open and Adams Tennis open until 2 pm.

Movies Under the Stars

Free for all ages! Concessions will be available to purchase.
Bring your blankets and/or lawn chairs.

The movies start at 8:30 pm (when it gets dark).

No Movie July 4
July 5: Luca
July 11: Raiders of the Lost Ark
July 18: The Incredibles
July 25: Back to the Future

Mondays (and Tuesday, July 5)
Barfield Crescent Park
697 Veterans Pkwy
Richard Siegel Neighborhood Park
515 Cherry Lane
Fridays: Rain or Shine
Patterson Park
521 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Fountains at Gateway
1500 Medical Center Pkwy

NEW: Text MOVIE to 38276 to be notified of movie cancellations

Celebration Under the Stars

Monday, July 4, 2022

Celebrate the Fourth of July with us! Sponsored by the City of Murfreesboro and Powered by Middle Tennessee Electric

The 2022 Celebration Under the Stars powered by Middle Tennessee Electric will be held again at the Fountains at Gateway this year. Food trucks, music, and family activities will begin at 4 p.m. “The Pilots” will take the stage at 7 p.m. playing favorite tunes from several decades. The fireworks display will begin at approximately 9 p.m.

The community is encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets for picnicking on the grass at the Fountains, 1500 Medical Center Parkway, beginning at 4:00 p.m. For safety purposes, pets, alcoholic beverages, cooking grills, and personal fireworks or sparklers are not permitted on the celebration site. “Pyro Shows will set off the fireworks from the field near the fire hall on Medical Center Parkway,” said Rachel Singer, Assistant Director of Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation Department. “The fireworks should be visible for approximately half a mile, depending on how cloudy the sky is that night, and any obstructions such as buildings and trees.” Sponsors of the event include Middle Tennessee Electric (Presenting Sponsor), the City of Murfreesboro, Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation, Murfreesboro Police Department, and Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department

Date: July 4, 2022

Time: 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Time Details: Activities start at 4:00 PM Live Music 7-9 PM “The Pilots” Firework show at 9 PM

Location: The Fountains at Gateway, 1500 Medical Center Parkway, Murfreesboro, TN 37129

Contact: 615-890-5333

Email: [email protected]

Cost: Free to attend; refreshments available for purchase

Patterson Park Summer Enrichment Program

Monday-Friday, July 1-29, 2022

What are you doing this summer? Join us at Patterson Park for some fun and excitement. We offer breakfast, lunch, sports activities, enrichment, field trips, and more! For ages 8-12. Begins June 6 and runs until July 29 from 9 am-4:30 pm. General Admission to the facility. Closed on July 4.

Date: July 1, 2022

Time: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Location: Patterson Park Community Center, 521 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Murfreesboro, TN 37130

Contact: 615-893-7439

Email: [email protected]

Cost: General Admission to PPCC

Wild Things at the Wilderness Station at Barfield Crescent Park

Wednesdays, July 6, 13, 20, 27, 2022

Let the smaller among us get in touch with their wild side at the Wilderness Station! We sing songs, read a story, complete a craft, and conclude with a short walk. We focus on a different nature theme each week. Preregistration is required by calling the Wilderness Station the day before at 615-217-3017.

Date: July 6, 2022

Time: 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM and 10:45 AM-11:45 AM

Location: Wilderness Station at Barfield Crescent Park

Address: 401 Volunteer Road, Murfreesboro, TN 37128

Contact: 615-217-3017

Email: [email protected]

Cost: $3 per child

Roger Day’s Family Concert

Photo from Roger Day Facebook

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

Free concert in the park; great for all ages! Open to the public. The concert will be next to Kids’ Castle. Bring lawn chairs and blankets for grass seating.

Roger Day performs award-winning, original children’s music that tickles the imagination with infectious tunes and rhythms and inspiring characters. His concerts take family and young audience members on an action-filled adventure that exercises both mind AND muscle, both body AND brain. Roger’s music comes from his heart. It’s infused with wry and silly observations about the world around us, and fun wordplay that makes kids laugh and think, inspiring each child to discover his or her own talents, give flight to the imagination; to DREAM BIG, SHAKE UP YOUR BRAIN, and to be INVINCIBLE!

Roger Day has been writing and performing smart, interactive music for families for over 20 years. He plays over 200 concerts every year from major festival stages and performing arts halls to small rural schools and libraries – and he loves it all! He is an approved Dove Family Foundation artist and multiple Parents’ Choice Gold Award winner.

WARNING TO ADULT FAMILY MEMBERS:  Roger’s music will turn “all couch potatoes into curly cheese fries!”

Date: July 13, 2022

Time: 10:00 AM - 10:45 PM

Location: Old Fort Park by Kids’ Castle

Address: 275 Golf Lane, Murfreesboro, TN 37129

Contact: 615-672-3723

Email: [email protected]

Cost: Free

Splash Out!

Thursday, July 7, 2022, and Thursday, July 21, 2022

Cool down under the spray from a fire truck! 3 different locations this summer: Thurs June 16 – Siegel Neighborhood Park Thurs July 7 – Barfield Crescent Park Thurs July 21 – Old Fort Park 1:30 – 3 pm Free for ages 12 and under with an adult. Don’t forget your sunscreen and towel, and wear clothes and shoes that can get wet.

Date: July 21, 2022

Time: 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: Old Fort Park, Address: 1024 Golf Lane, Murfreesboro, TN 37129

Email: [email protected]

Cost: Free

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