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Boomsday: The largest Labor Day fireworks show in the Nation

KNOXVILLE -- The 25th annual Boomsday Festival will draw over 400,000 visitors to Knoxville's riverfront for an exciting day of celebrating Labor Day in America.

Boomsday fireworks display. Image by John Disque.

On Sunday, September 2, 2012 Neyland Drive at Volunteer Landing will feature live music, great food, and the biggest boom in the nation. Festivities start at 1:00 p.m. and end with the largest Labor Day fireworks show in the Nation which begin at 9:30 p.m.

There will be stage performances by Ergo We Play, Homer Heart, and Jada Dreyer. The National Anthem will be played at 6:30 p.m.

The Family Fun Zone opens at 1:00 p.m. with games and inflatables.

JFG sign is returning to South Knoxville waterfront. Fireworks & lights from the newly renovated sign will light up the sky at Boomsday.

Boomsday is listed in the Top 20 Events in the Southeast by the Southeast Tourism Society. For more information on Boomsday 2012, please visit

Published August 10, 2012

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