4th Of July Events

Celebrate Together in and Around the Athens Area

By Jessica Sweeney June 23, 2023

Celebrate the 4th of July with your family in and around the Athens Area! I will be regularly checking and updating the current list and will be looking to add any new events I find - so please let me know if I have missed anything!


Star Spangled Classic
When: Saturday, July 1st at approximately 9:30PM
Where: Fireworks will launch from Athens-Ben Epps Airport
Details: Locations for parking open at 7:00PM and are limited to first-come, first-serve (No parking on Ben Epps Drive). All ACCGov park rules will be enforced including no alcohol, fireworks, grills, or smoking.

Oconee Farmers Market "Juluau"
When: Saturday, July 1st at 9:00AM to 1:00PM
Where: Harris Shoals Park
Details: Come celebrate the 4th of July at a luau themed market featuring games,  face painting, petting zoo, and the usual farmers market vendors.

Nicholson Independence Day Celebration
When: Saturday, July 1st
Where: East Jackson Park, located at 225 Lakeview Dr. Nicholson GA 30565.
Details: The celebration will begin at 3:00PM and end at 9:30PM. Come and enjoy crafts, live music, fireworks, and more.

8th Annual Star Spangled Statham
When: Monday, July 3rd, Celebration begins at 6:00PM. Fireworks begin around 9:30PM.
Where: Downtown Statham, GA
Details: Celebrate with live music, friends, and food.

Fourth of July @ Wire Park
When: Tuesday, July 4th from 8:00AM to 10:00PM
Where: Wire Park, located at 1725 Electric Avenue Watkinsville, GA
Details: A full day of family-fun activities: bounce houses, face painting, live music, food trucks, and much more!
              Be sure to click the link above to view extra details. Some activities are time specific.

City of Colbert's Annual July 4th Parade
When: Tuesday, July 4th at 9:00AM
Where: Colbert City Hall, located at 60 W First Avenue
Details: Attendees arrive by 7:30AM for parking and seating before parade begins.

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