Independence Day in the CSRA
The Augusta River Region loves to celebrate big for the 4th of July. After such a stressful and eventless 2020, this year is bound to be extra special no matter how you celebrate. Here are a few things happening around town to enjoy with family and friends:
Boom in the Park, Evans Towne Center Park
Head to Evans Towne Center Park on the 4th beginning at 5:00 pm for live music from Whiskey Run, food trucks for snacking and dinner and a huge firework show at dark! Admission is free, but bring some cash for concessions.
Friends of Clark’s Hill Lake Fireworks Show, Raysville Marina
To have an early Friday night celebration, head to the Raysville Marina off of Lincolnton Road on July 2nd. The fireworks show will be from 9:00-10:00 pm and can be enjoyed by land or boat.
Fort Gordon Independence Celebration, Barton Field
Fort Gordon’s Barton Field is bringing back their annual independence celebration on Thursday, July 1st from 5:00-11:00 pm. Admission is free, but bring cash for food and snacks as there will be more than 30 vendors on site. There is also a kiddie carnival, live entertainment and of course, a giant fireworks show at dark!
Freedom Blast, Thomson-McDuffie Government Center Front Lawn
If you’re looking for more of a small-town celebration, the Freedom Blast is for you. It will be on Friday, July 2nd from 7:00-9:45 pm. There will be food vendors, a fire truck to spray and cool you down, and a large fireworks show to cap off the evening.
Fireworks Show, Augusta Common
After taking a year off due to Covid-19, the City of Augusta is bringing back their July 4th fireworks show at Augusta Common. The show will begin at 9:30 pm with a $30,000 presentation from East Coast Pyrotechnics, but the event begins at 5:00 at the Common.