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Wild Adventures celebrates the Fourth of July!

Watermelon contest at Wild Adventures Watermelon contest at Wild Adventures
VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) -

Today was full of watermelon and fun at Wild Adventures Theme Park.

 Wild Adventures hosted several events this week in honor of the Fourth of July.

From a watermelon eating contest for children and adults, to a parade that circled the park.

There is still time for you to enjoy the festivities!

Wild Adventures will have a firework show in the park, starting between 9:15 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.

All military service members get in free.

“It really makes you feel good the is a very, very important holiday, we're so happy that people are coming and choosing to spend time with us and we're also honoring our military service members, come out and enjoy the park and let us say thank you to you for your service,” said Public Relations Manager Laurie Windham.

For tonight, the firework show will last between 20 to 30 minutes.

Park officials advise everyone to be prepared for road congestion once the show is over.

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