ALBANY, GA (WALB) - The city of Albany is stepping up its July 4th celebration plans with a weekend packed with activities.
It will start Friday evening with a Flint River roll family bike ride around downtown.
Saturday Veterans Park Amphitheater will host a concert featuring American Idol winner Ruben Studdard. and America's Got Talent finalist The Craig Lewis Band.
There will be a Movies in the Park event Sunday showing Hotel Transylvania II at Riverfront Park. The weekend will wrap up with fireworks over the river on Monday the 4th.
"This is something new," said Albany Welcome center director Rashelle Beasley. "This is great for the city, great for our locals, but it's also great for tourism."