July 4th weekend is quickly approaching and Macon has some great options for your family and you to get out and have fun. Here are some top 2017 events happening around the Macon area.
Freedom Fireworks at Perry Fairgrounds (June 25)
401 Golden Isles Pkwy.
Kick-off your July 4th celebrations at this family-friendly event. There will be a kids zone and fireworks show. The gates open at 7 p.m. with the show beginning at 9:30 p.m.
4th of July Music Festival (June 30)
200 Coliseum Dr.
This soulful music festival happening at The Macon Centreplex features Keith Sweat, Johnny Gill, 112, Dru Hill, & Jon B.
400 S. Davis Dr.
See country music greats Montgomery Gentry followed by a jaw-dropping fireworks show. This show is free & open to the public!
711 Jarrell Plantation Rd.
Beginning at 10:30 a.m., see demonstrations of old-fashioned skills, participate in crafts, enjoy outdoor games, & dine on the delicious barbecue, hot dogs, & sides.
Smiley's 4th of July Celebration (July 2)
6717 Hawkinsville Rd.
Head to Smiley's Flea Market from 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. and celebrate Independence Day with carousel rides, games and prizes for the kids and a bounce house. This event offers family fun for all!
Fireworks Show at Lake Tobesofkee (July 4)
Moseley Dixon Rd.
Enjoy Lake Tobesofkee's "Sparks Over the Park" fireworks show on July 4. All visitors should be at Sandy Beach 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! For more information, call (478) 474-8770.