The public is invited to join Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield in celebrations of Independence Day.
Hunter’s celebration will be Friday at Family Day Field beginning at 8:30 p.m. Patriotic music will be provided by the 3rd Infantry Division Band and will be followed by fireworks. For information, call 912-315-5078.
Fort Stewart will celebrate the nation’s birthday Monday at Cottrell Field with a Salute to the Nation starting at 8:30 p.m. It will feature patriotic music by the 3rd ID Band and a 50-gun salute. Artillery will fire one round for each of the 50 states as a narrator gives a history. A fireworks display will follow the artillery.
Grills, pets and glass bottles are prohibited from both events.For more information, call 912-767-6212.
SAVANNAH — The annual River Street Fourth of July celebration and fireworks show will be from 4-10 p.m. Monday.
VIP seating for viewing fireworks will be available for active and retired military and will be on a first come basis.
“The River Street Fourth of July Celebration is a Savannah tradition that everyone looks forward to and we are thrilled to partner with WSAV for this year’s celebration as we honor our military heroes,” said Emily Dickinson, president of the Savannah Waterfront Association. “There will be plenty of activities for the entire family...”
The Wet Willie’s Fourth of July Fireworks will begin at 9:30. Guests are encouraged not to park on River Street beause police will close the street from 6 p.m. to 3 a.m.
BRUNSWICK — Brunswick’s Old-Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration takes place in Mary Ross Waterfront Park starting at 7 p.m. Monday.
There will be free watermelon, music and plenty of old-fashioned games like sack races and Hula Hoop contests, along with prizes.
At dark, a fireworks display explodes over the East River to the strains of patriotic music.
TYBEE ISLAND — Tybee Island’s Independence Day fireworks extravaganzas has been set for 9:30-10 p.m. Monday around the pier and pavilion.