4th of July Celebrations in Middle Georgia (2018)

There are few things more American than 4th of July celebrations! With cookouts, boating, beach fun, live music, plenty of time with friends and family, and of course fireworks, there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy the 4th of July Celebrations in Middle Georgia. Pick one, some or all of the events this year as they all fall on different days. Fortunately, there are several locales in our area that will be having 4th of July celebrations this year.

Perry Chamber of Commerce Independence & Freedom Parade

The Perry Chamber of Commerce will be kicking-off the Independence Day celebrations in Houston County with their free Independence & Freedom Parade with picnic style celebration to follow on Sunday, June 24th. The parade featuring our Hometown Heroes, local military units, festive floats, and Uncle Sam will begin on Washington Street at 6pm. Follow the parade to Main Street and then General Courtney Hodges Boulevard ending in a family-friendly celebration at the Georgia National Fairgrounds . Afterwards enjoy a relaxed, picnic style celebration complete with fireworks at the Georgia National Fairgrounds (West Gate) at 7pm.

When: Sunday, June 24th

Time: 6pm

Parade Route: Parade begins on Washington Street, celebration/fireworks at the Georgia National Fairgrounds (West Gate), Perry GA

Admission: Free

Featured Highlights:

  • Hometown Heroes
  • Military Units
  • Uncle Sam
  • Parade
  • Floats

Contact: Perry Chamber of Commerce, (478) 987-1234, bonnie@perrygachamber.com

Georgia National Fairground’s Picnic Style Celebration

The Perry Chamber of Commerce will present the Independence & Freedom Parade on Sunday, June 24th with a picnic-style celebration to follow at the Georgia National Fairgrounds (West Gate) at 7pm. There will be food vendors on site, but you are welcome to bring your own coolers, lawn chairs, and blankets to enjoy the live music and fireworks show. It is prohibited to bring alcohol, pets, or personal fireworks to this event.

When: Sunday, June 24th

Time: 7pm

Location: Georgia National Fairgrounds (West Gate), Perry GA

Admission: Free

Featured Highlights:

  • Picnic Style Celebration
  • Food Vendors
  • Live Music
  • Kid’s Zone ($10 for an armband)
  • Fireworks at Dusk

Prohibited Items:

  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Personal Fireworks

Contact: Perry Chamber of Commerce, (478) 987-1234, bonnie@perrygachamber.com

Centerville Independence Day Celebration

The City of Centerville will be hosting their 5th annual Independence Day Celebration on Friday, June 29th from 6pm – 9:30pm. The event held at Centerville City Hall will include entertainment, live music, kid-friendly activities, and a grand finale fireworks show at 9:30pm. The fireworks display will be viewable from the Centerville City Hall and the Galleria Mall.

When: Friday, June 29th

Time: 6pm – 9:30pm

Location: Centerville Municipal Complex, 300 E. Church Street, Centerville GA

Admission: Free

Featured Highlights:

  • Food Vendors
  • Live Music
  • Kid’s Zone with Bouncy House and Water Slide
  • Fireworks Show

Contact: Centerville City Hall, Krista Bedingfield, (478) 953-4734, cityclerk@centerville.mgacoxmail.com

Jeff Smith Automotive Independence Day Celebration

The 36th annual Warner Robins Independence Day Celebration hosted by Jeff Smith Automotive will be held this year on Tuesday, July 3rd. This year, former Miss America, Betty Cantrell, will be opening for country singer, Hunter Hayes. The gates will open at 6pm, the opening acts begin at 7:20pm, and the live concert by Hunter Hayes will be at 8:30pm. The much-anticipated fireworks display is sponsored by Robins Federal Credit Union, and plans to be just as large as last year’s. Plan to be amazed with the pyro-musical fireworks show synchronized to music with over 3,000 shots planned and diligently choreographed.

When: Tuesday, July 3rd


  • Gates Open – 6pm
  • Opening Acts Featuring Betty Cantrell Start – 7:20pm
  • Hunter Hayes Live Concert – 8:30pm

Location: McConnell-Talbert Stadium, Parking Lot Across from Warner Robins High School, Warner Robins GA

Admission: Free

  • Kid’s Zone Tickets
    • $2 Each
    • 3 for $5
    • 10 for $7

Parking: Check The Telegraph the week of the event for a published parking map

Designated General Parking:

  • Union Grove Baptist Church Field
  • C.B. Watson School – Handicap/VIP ONLY
  • Warner Robins High School – Pickup/Drop Off
  • Pearl Stephens School Area
  • Rumble Academy
  • Sacred Heart Catholic Church Complex
  • Robins Federal Credit Union
  • Middle Georgia State University
  • Commercial Circle Area
  • City of Warner Robins Municipal Complex

Road Closures:

  • Beginning at 3pm – Demon Valley Drive closed to all vehicular traffic including parking
  • 10pm – South Davis Drive closed during fireworks show

Featured Highlights:

  • Food & Beverage Concessions
  • Kids Zone
  • Open Act – Former Miss America, Betty Cantrell
  • Live Concert – Country Singer, Hunter Hayes
  • Pyro-Musical Fireworks Show

Prohibited Items:

  • No Outside Food or Beverages
  • Firearms
  • Alcohol
  • Large Umbrellas
  • Tents
  • Rolling Coolers
  • Hard-Sided Coolers
  • Pets

Allowed Items:

  • Small Soft-Sided Coolers with Sealed Water Inside
  • Small Coolers for Medical Purposes (Baby Formula, Insulin, etc.)
  • Lawn Chairs
  • Diaper Bags

Please note that all items and persons are subject to search at this event.

Contact: Warner Robins Independence Day Concert, (478) 302-5360

4th of July Celebrations

Whatever your Independence Day plans consist of there are a few memorable 4th of July Celebrations in Middle Georgia that are sure to peak your interest. Ultimately remember to have fun, be safe, and enjoy your holiday celebrations with family and friends. Do not forget to take time to watch the fireworks displays too…you know they will be lighting up the sky in all their splendor.

4th of July Celebrations in Middle Georgia (2018)

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