July 4 weekend is quickly approaching and Macon has some great options for your family and you to get out and have fun. Here are a few ideas and events for family fun in the Macon area this weekend:


Warner Robins Independence Day Concert

The 34th Annual Independence Day Celebration will be this Friday, July 1 at McConnell-Talbert Stadium. There will be a free concert featuring country star Joe Nichols with special guest Colby Dee followed by the International City Builders Firework Extravaganza! Don’t miss out! Gates open at 5:30 p.m. 


Warner Robins Concert


First Friday in Downtown Macon

Every First Friday of every month, the downtown area transforms into a multi-block party that’s fun for the entire family. Enjoy specials at local restaurants, listen to live music and walk through some of the art galleries. 


First Friday


Middle Georgia Summer Theatre Festival

Beginning July 1 through July 16, 2016 join Theatre Macon in their first ever Summer Theatre Festival. See three shows on three different stages throughout the downtown Macon area. During the weekend of July 4, see the great Fats Waller musical “Ain’t Misbehavin” at Theatre Macon running July 1-6, 2016.


Summer Theatre Festival


Smiley's 4th of July Celebration 

Happening on July 2, head out to Smiley's Flea Market from 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. and celebrate Independence Day with face painting, carousel rides, games and prizes for the kids and a bounce house. This event offers family fun for all! 


Smiley's July 4 Celebration


Ol' Time Independence Day at Jarrell Plantation

On July 2 from 10: 30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., put on your red, white and blue, pack a picnic, and spend a day at Jarrell Plantation. Hear the Declaration of Independence at noon and have some fun with outdoor games, races, and ol' time skill demonstrations.

Jarrell Plantation


Fireworks Show at Lake Tobesofkee

Enjoy Lake Tobesofkee's "Sparks Over the Park" fireworks show on July 4. All visitors should be in the park by 8 p.m. and the show will start at 9 p.m. Be sure to come out and watch a fantastic fireworks display!

Stay in Macon this 4th of July weekend and enjoy all there is to do with your family!