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Fourth of July events


There are a number of Fourth of July events across the WALB viewing area to mark Independence Day this year.

Albany

The City of Albany will have its Independence Day celebration and fireworks event at Veterans Park Amphitheatre in downtown Albany. The concert begins at 5:30 p.m. There will be performances by Larry Malloy at 6 p.m., Riley Anderson at 7 p.m. and G&S Experience at 8 p.m. The fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m.

Porterfield Memorial United Methodist Church will have an event on July 3, at 5 p.m. There will be a big band, chancel choir and a veterans salute. WALB’s Karla Heath-Sands will be a special guest.

Camilla

The City of Camilla will have a Fourth of July celebration event on July 2 and July 4 in downtown Camilla. It starts at 4 p.m. on both days. There will be fireworks, arts and crafts, entertainment, food and a parade.

Douglas

The City of Douglas’ Freedom Fest event will be on July 4 at 6 p.m. It will be at JC Adams Municipal Park and Jardine Stadium. There will be music, food and vendors. There will be fireworks at dark.

Leesburg

The City of Leesburg will have its Independence Day celebration on July 1, from 6 p.m. until dark, at Philema Road Baptist Church. There will be fireworks and food.

Sylvester

The City of Sylvester will have a fireworks event and concert on July 1 at the Woolard Center. The concert starts at 7 p.m. It will feature Stephen Harrell and The Dusty Boots Band. Fireworks start at 9:15 p.m.

Thomasville

The City of Thomasville will have a fireworks show on July 4. It will be at Remington Park at 9 p.m.

Tifton

The City of Tifton will host its “Rock The Block” event on July 1, from 6-10 p.m., in downtown Tifton. There will be live music, food and drinks, water slides, games and car cruise-in. There will also be fireworks.

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