Fourth of July Golden Isles
In the Golden Isles area – Brunswick, St. Simons Island, Darien and Jekyll Island, there are a few events taking place on the Fourth of July Weekend.
Fireworks at Neptune Park,
St. Simons Island
On July 4, 2012, there will also be fireworks to celebrate Fourth of July at Neptune Park by the water. The fireworks are scheduled for 9 pm. For more information about the festival please visit the website for the event. You can also contact the Pier Village Association directly at 912-262-0628
Old Fashioned Fourth of July in Brunswick, GA
Brunswick’s Old-Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration takes place in Mary Ross Waterfront Park in Downtown Brunswick starting at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 4th, 2012. There will be free watermelon slices for everyone, music in the air, and plenty of old- fashioned games like sack races, water balloon tossing, and hula hoop contests, along with fun
prizes for the winners. Free slices of watermelon are handed out all evening, compliments of the City of Brunswick. The fireworks over the waters of the East River and Oglethorpe Bay start about 9:00 pm and last 30 minutes.
Cannons Across the Marsh, Fort King George, Darien
On July 4, 2012 from 10am-4pm, Fort King George State Historic Site will be hosting their annual Cannons Across the Marsh celebration in honor of Independence Day. Artillery and musket firings will be going on throughout the day. Free watermelon and lemonade will be served.
Fort King George State Historic Site, 302 McIntosh Rd. SE, Darien, GA 31305
Call (912) 437-4770 or www.gastateparks.org/fortkinggeorge
Summerwaves Water Park is open as usual and has fireworks. For more information about Jekyll Island events, visit www.Jekyllisland.com or call 1-877-4-JEKYLL