Attendees of the Fourth of July extravaganza can bring personal coolers, collapsible lawn chairs and blankets for relaxing during the daytime concerts. Alcohol cannot be brought in from the outside, however. There will be plenty of local food and beverage vendors to purchase drinks and meals inside or at any of the many restaurants and bars along the downtown strip.
Nashville is about a four-hour road trip from downtown Atlanta. There are plenty of places to stay in Nashville, including a youth hostel, hotels, bed and breakfasts, resorts and campgrounds.