The Fallen Heroes Memorial will be shining bright at Freedom Festival!

News for Immediate Release

Contact: Erin Morton, Director of Events

615- 824-2818


Hendersonville, Tennessee – June 23, 2021


The Hendersonville Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that this year’s Freedom Festival will be an extra special event.  The Fallen Heroes Memorial will be shining bright in our city on Saturday, July 3, 2021 at Drakes Creek Park!


The VAU’s Fallen Heroes Memorial is made of 7,040 dog tags that create an image of the American Flag and will be located inside Drakes Creek Park at the Annual Freedom Festival. The memorial also has 50 gold stars to honor Gold Star families nationwide. The flag is built and funded by veterans. It has traveled to 50 plus locations nationwide since 2018. All proceeds from this travel go to support Gold Star family organizations and GWOT Memorial Foundations mission to building a national memorial in Washington DC.


This event is presented by Re/Max Choice Properties and is an area favorite FREE event. A special thank you to our other event sponsors, Volunteer State Bank, Mr. Goodroof, Goodall Homes, Sumner County Tourism, the City of Hendersonville-Parks Department, Sumner County Anti-Drug Coalition, Hendersonville Lifestyle Magazine, Hendersonville Standard, and WHIN Radio!  


Freedom Festival will be held on Saturday, July 3rd at Drakes Creek Park. For more information, please contact Erin Morton at or call the Chamber office at 615-824-2818.



Founded in 1970, the Hendersonville Area Chamber of Commerce is the community’s premier advocate and champion for business.  Its primary objective is to create a climate of growth and success in the Hendersonville Area by being the premier organization for the connection, advocacy, promotion, and support of local business.  By leveraging the support, talent and resources of its diverse businesses and members, the Hendersonville Area Chamber is one of the leading organizations helping to improve the economic vitality and quality of life for everyone.  Current membership stands at approximately 700.





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