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Celebrate July 4th, 2024 with WeGo

June 10, 2024 10:00 AM

Special event train, bus service makes attending easier

NASHVILLE – WeGo Public Transit can help families celebrate the Let Freedom Sing! Music City July 4th celebration with safety and ease. There will be special WeGo Star train service to and from downtown, and bus routes will operate on a Sunday schedule with final departures at 11:15 p.m. Bus riders are encouraged to use the Elizabeth Duff Transit Center at WeGo Central, located downtown, for the bus ride home. Road closures and congestion may require unexpected detours of stops downtown.

WeGo Star

July 4th train tickets are available for purchase now on Round-trip tickets cost $15 with a $2 processing fee and cannot be purchased at local train station TVMs. The tickets will remain on sale until 24 hours before the event, or until the train is sold out. An allotment of 650 tickets is available. Riders will receive one ticket for the round trip and must present it to receive a colored wristband for the return trip. Children ages four and younger will not need a ticket to board but are required to sit in a parent or guardian’s lap. Weekday WeGo Star tickets and monthly passes will not be accepted for the July 4th train.

The return train will leave Riverfront Station one hour after the conclusion of the fireworks show. Riders will need to show their wristband to reboard the train.

Customers requiring special accommodations to board should call 615-862-5950 prior to their trip and provide their boarding location and number of passengers.

The WeGo Star will depart to Nashville at the following times:

  • Lebanon:                     4:30 p.m.
  • Hamilton Springs:       4:38 p.m.
  • Martha:                        4:45 p.m.
  • Mt. Juliet:                    4:55 p.m.
  • Hermitage:                  5:05 p.m.
  • Donelson:                    5:15 p.m.
  • Riverfront:                   5:30 p.m.

WeGo Bus

All routes will operate on a Sunday schedule. The fireworks are expected to end at approximately 10 p.m. Most frequent and local routes will be operating until 11:15 p.m. Because congestion may require unexpected detours downtown, customers are encouraged to consider boarding at the Elizabeth Duff Transit Center at WeGo Central (4th & Dr. Martin L. King Jr. Boulevard). The following routes will be operating that will get customers home after the fireworks:

  • 3 West End/White Bridge
  • 4 Shelby
  • 6 Lebanon Pike
  • 7 Hillsboro
  • 8 8th Avenue South
  • 14 Whites Creek
  • 17 12th Avenue South
  • 18 Airport
  • 19 Herman
  • 22 Bordeaux
  • 23 Dickerson Pike
  • 28 Meridian
  • 29 Jefferson
  • 34 Opry Mills
  • 42 St. Cecilia/Cumberland
  • 50 Charlotte Pike
  • 52 Nolensville Pike
  • 55 Murfreesboro Pike
  • 56 Gallatin Pike

Free Park & Ride lots for the holiday service are at the following locations:

  • Dollar General at Hickory Plaza
  • Donelson Station
  • Hermitage Station
  • Public Libraries (Edgehill, Hadley Park, Inglewood, Madison, Richland Park, and Thompson Lane branches)
  • Vanderbilt lots on Natchez Trace


Access riders who would like transportation leaving the July 4th event need to schedule their trip before 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 3. The suggested pickup location for Access customers is in front of Hume-Fogg Magnet School (between 7th and 8th Avenues). Other locations can be requested. WeGo will contact customers if the alternative location cannot be accessed due to road closures prior to the event.



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