Why is Athens the Perfect City to Celebrate Independence Day?Posted on June 29, 2017
The benchmark summer party celebrating the U.S. of A is just around the corner and Athens, GA has a calendar full of firework shows, live music and parties you won’t want to miss. Time to start planning your holiday now. Check out these can’t-miss events:
Classic City American Music Festival
On Sunday, July 2, you’ll want to be at the Foundry for the Classic City American Music Festival.This family-friendly all-day event will feature multiple music acts, including Cortez Garza, the North Georgia Bluegrass Band, Drew Kohl, Caleb Caudle, and ending the night with the Packway Handle Band. With a new group playing every hour, this is an Athens music event that you don’t want to miss! Tickets cost $10 (plus fees) for advance payment, $15 at the door, $10 for college students, and is free for children under 12 (with a paid general admission adult ticket). BBQ and food will also be served, making it the ultimate Athens GA Fourth of July celebration.
Southern Fireworks Extravaganza
But wait, there’s more! Athens fireworks don’t start and end with downtown. Also on Saturday, July 1, you can head to Southern Brewing Company for an all-American celebration with craft beer and the Fuse Brothers’ pyrotechnic show. Tickets are $20 per person and the fireworks show begins after final call.
The Star Spangled Classic Firework Celebration
The fun starts on Saturday, July 1 when the skies over historic downtown Athens light up with an extraordinary display of lights and colors. The Star Spangled Classic Firework Celebration is a staple of summer life in Athens. The event kicks off around 5 p.m. with live music performed by Cosmic Charlie along with food trucks and children’s activities on Washington Street and College Avenue. All this leads up to the fireworks at 9:30 p.m so be sure to get a good spot to watch the show!
Gyroscope House Debut at World of Wonder Playground
The fun continues on Tuesday, July 4 itself– Athens GA’s huge and amazing playground, the World of Wonder, is celebrating a new public art piece. Not just any public art, this Gyroscope House was built specifically to be played in! The art launch begins at 9 a.m. and will include free snacks, face painting, chalk art, and a brief introduction from the artist. Bring the whole family for a fun morning activity. We know the World of Wonder will be your family’s new favorite spot.
Have we convinced you to add Athens to your July 4th plans? Looks like so much fun you may never want to leave? Good News. You don’t have too!
Head Home to The Georgia Club: After all that fun, it’s time to kick back and relax in luxury. The Georgia Club provides their residents with the rare combination of luxury and ideal location. With recreation and innovation driving its genteel, country club core, The Georgia Club continues to create new and exciting ways to provide residents with a desired culture of excellence. With a new, ground-breaking recreation facility in the works, along with so many regional travel options, there is something for everyone at The Georgia Club.
Whether it is a quick day trip to Atlanta for a Braves game at the newly built SunTrust Park or shopping on the historic streets of Savanah, Georgia Club’s ideal location in Statham, GA offers residents the option for regional travel which many other clubs cannot. Just a mornings drive from downtown Charlotte or the beaches of Hilton Head, residents of The Georgia Club can experience it all within a few hours.
Being the best place to live doesn’t happen overnight. It takes thoughtful planning and design to create a place where people can thrive in concert with beautiful natural surroundings. Attention to detail, no matter how seemingly unimportant, has been a powerful guiding principle in the creation of The Georgia Club’s community, and it plans to stay that way when adding to the neighborhoods and community.
Visit The Georgia Club today and enjoy the freedom to take full advantage of the beautiful paths and walkways that the neighborhoods have to offer. Take a walk through their three designer-decorated models and enjoy the day while you’re here to see what life is really like at The Georgia Club. Call or visit TheGeorgiaClub.com to book your Discovery Visit.
1050 Chancellors Drive, Statham, GA 30666