Independence Day Celebration at ABAC Museum | Events
TIFTON, GA - News release from Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
The Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College will host an Independence Day Celebration on the evening of July 3. Gates will open at 6 p.m. and culminate with a spectacular fireworks show over Agrirama Lake.
The day will kick off with numerous activities from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in the Historic Village. The Village will be decorated in red, white and blue bunting, and patriotic music will serenade guests as they tour the grounds. Visitors can enjoy free ice-cold watermelon slices, and costumed docents will lead children in traditional games enjoyed during the late 19th Century.
The admission fee for the daytime portion of the event on July 3 is $7 for adults, $6 for seniors (age 55 and up), $4 for children (5-16 years old), and free to children four years of age and under.
Misting stations will be on hand, offering a refreshing respite from the July heat. The Museum train will be running throughout the day, and children can get their faces painted as part of the events in The Village.
Gates will close at 3 p.m. as the staff prepares for the evening activities.
Gates will re-open for fireworks and evening activities at 6 p.m. Guests can bring their blankets and chairs to the Opry Shelter Lawn to hear live music from the fabulous Vann Band.
Tasty concessions, including barbeque, hamburgers, hotdogs, French fries and shaved ice, will be available for visitors to enjoy. Children can also participate in traditional games led by Museum staff and have their faces painted.
The evening portion of the Independence Day celebration is $5 per car and free with military ID. Alcohol and pets are not permitted.