Mabry-Hazen House is hosting an old-fashioned Fourth of July front porch celebration on Wednesday, July 4th, 2018 from 5:30pm-10pm. Gather with friends, family, and museum staff to celebrate Independence Day, the Declaration of Independence, and community. Enjoy great views, good food and beer, live music, and tours of the 1858 house for $10 in a leisurely atmosphere. Launched from Henley Street Bridge, the western side of Mabry’s Hill offers an unparalleled panorama of the city’s firework show. Take in the surrounding natural beauty and history while savoring food from HeartFire Culinary and beer from Elkmont Exchange. Tickets include two adult beverages from Elkmont Exchange. Food will be available for purchase from HeartFire Culinary. Tea, lemonade, and water will also be served.

Overlooking downtown Knoxville to the west and the Great Smoky Mountains to south, historic Mabry’s Hill enjoys a spectacular view of the City of Knoxville’s Festival on the Fourth fireworks. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and spread out on over 7 acres of greenspace near downtown and right off I-40. We’ll also have several activities for kids and the young at heart including sack races, seed spitting contests, three-legged races, bocce, croquet, corn hole, and much more. Tours of the historic home will begin at 6pm and fireworks start at 9:35pm. Avoid the downtown traffic and take it easy with this laid-back celebration. It is the perfect time to come chill on Mabry’s hill!

Event will occur rain or shine. Tickets will be available at the door or at More information is also available at