WeGo Star offers special transit services on July 4, regular services suspended

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) – WeGo Public Transit prepares to help families celebrate Let Freedom Sing! 4th of July event with special transportation services. However, regular weekday WeGo Star tickets and monthly passes will not be accepted for the 4th of July train.

The WeGo special train service will operate both to and from the city center. All bus routes will operate on a Sunday schedule, with final departures at 11:15 p.m. Bus riders are encouraged to use the downtown WeGo Central transit hub for the bus ride home.

To purchase 4th of July train tickets, visit Tickets Nashville Website. Round-trip tickets will cost $15, plus a $2 handling fee. They cannot be purchased at TVMs in local stations. Children four years old or younger will not need a ticket to board, but they must sit on the lap of a parent or guardian.

Tickets will remain on sale until 24 hours before the event or until the train is sold out. Only 650 tickets are available.

Train riders will receive a full return ticket and must present it to receive a colored wristband for the return. The return train will depart Riverfront Station one hour after the end of the fireworks display.

Road closures and congestion may require unexpected detours from downtown stops.

The 2022 edition Let freedom sing! The event is expected to be the biggest fireworks display in Nashville history, with a concert headlining Old Dominion and the Nashville Symphony. The event will also include a new family entertainment zone for children’s activities.


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

  • Hamilton Springs: 4:08 p.m.

The following routes will be operational for customers trying to get home after the fireworks:

  • 3 West End/White Bridge

The free Park & ​​Ride car parks for the holiday service can be found at the following locations:

  • Vanderbilt lots of Natchez Trace
  • Bellevue Park & ​​Ride
  • Global Mall at Crossings
  • Walton Lane on Gallatin Pike
  • Dollar General at Hickory Plaza
  • Bellevue Public Library, Edgehill, Hadley Park, Inglewood, Madison, Richland Park, Southeast, and Thompson Lane

Melvin Z. Madore