(Media release from the City of Summerville, GA):
The City of Summerville proudly presents the 2022 Celebrate Independence Festival & Fireworks Show. This free community event will be held at the Chattooga County Agricultural Center on Monday, July 4. The festival and fireworks show has been a long time family affair and one of the best fireworks shows in northwest Georgia! Free water slide play, free sliced watermelon, sack race games, a concert, Corn hole tournament, and, of course, the fabulous fireworks finale will keep smiles on the faces of event goers throughout the evening.
Attendees can access the festival at the Summerville Middle School entrance, located at 33 Middle School Road. The Chattooga County C.E.R.T. Team will be assisting with parking. Parking for the event is free, but any donations to the Chattooga County CERT Team are appreciated. Depending on the weather, parking may be limited.
Festivities Kick Off at 5PM
The festivities will kick off at 5:00 p.m. Families will have the opportunity to come early this year and enjoy the food vendors that will be on site offering a variety of foods for families wishing to picnic. The traditional sack races will also take place throughout this time and free watermelon slices will be given out while supplies last. Free waterslide play will run from 6:00 -9:00 p.m.
Corn Hole Tournament
Registration for teams of 2 wishing to compete in the Corn Hole Tournament will be taken at the covered arena beginning at 5:00 p.m. Team registration will conclude at 5:30 p.m. The Corn hole registration fee is set at $25.00 for a team of 2, with the winning team taking 60% of the pot and second place team taking the remaining 40%.
Kevin Allen Band Concert
The Kevin Allen Band will be in concert, keeping the music flowing from 8:00 -10:00 p.m. with their sounds of country, southern rock, and today’s top 40 hits. It is suggested to bring lawn chairs, blankets, and dancing shoes for this evening of entertainment.
At 10:00 p.m. the City of Summerville will cap off the night with a spectacular fireworks show. While there will be many vantage points to view the fireworks show, the Chattooga County Agricultural Center is an ideal location. Those wishing to view the fireworks display at the Ag Center should proceed to this area well in advance for parking.
For more information, contact the City of Summerville at (706) 859-0900.