Fireworks celebration promises to be biggest in south Georgia
ALBANY, GA (WALB) -
Albany leaders expect at least 30,000 people to attend the
city's Independence Day Fireworks Celebration.
For the second year in a row, it will be held at the Exchange
Club Fairgrounds. Organizers say the family-friendly event will have food,
music, vendors and games. They encourage people to come out early but remember
no personal fireworks are allowed.
"We got different
variations of things you're going to see out there. The shell ranges from 3
inches to 8 inches, which are the big ones. People love those," said Dale Henry, Fireworks Coordinator.
parent to participant in the fireworks activities with their children. And make
sure they are picked up in a timely manner," said Phyllis Banks, Albany Police Dept. Media Manager.
Gates to the
fairgrounds will open at 3:00 with events all day before the 30 minute fireworks
display starts at 9:15. The show will go on rain or shine.
Admission is $2 per person or $5 per car (up
to 6 people; additional people at $2 per person); free with military ID.
Live music all day plus great family
entertainment will lead up to the biggest fireworks show in Southwest