Kingston, TN celebrates the 4th of July with a festival called Smokin On the Water. Most events during this day are centered around the waterfront of Watts Bar Lake. Activities include: Miss Firecracker Pageant Car & Bike Shows Drag Boat Races Home Run Derby Live Bands Watermelon Eating Contest Homemade Raft Race Fireworks show after dark. Many residents participate in the floating parade, drag boat & raft races, children’s activities, classic car shows, vendors, and more. All event are family friendly and the whole thing ends with fireworks over the water.