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Posted on: June 23, 2017

[ARCHIVED] City of Jackson 4th of July Celebration

“RED, WHITE & BOOM – CITY OF JACKSON’S 4TH OF JULY CELEBRATION”

Everybody is invited to join in the fun as the City of Jackson lights up the sky celebrating America’s birthday on July 4th!  Grab your blanket or lawn chairs and be awed by this star spangled spectacle of entertainment, food, games and the Grande finale – the fireworks!

The evening takes place at the Butts County Recreation Department with all gates open at 5:00 p.m.   One gate nearest the Sheriff’s Department will open at 3:00 p.m. for early entries. The entry fee is $5.00 per car and all proceeds go toward purchase of next year’s fireworks.

Elvis will be back in the house and entertaining from the grand stand as the show is broadcast live over WJGA Radio, 92.1 FM. Butts County Recreation will provide entertainment for all $5.00 for a band that will allow youngsters and even adults to play until their hearts are content in the Bounce Houses, cool off with rides down the Slip n Slide potato sack races and more. Concession stand on the football field will be open.

W.J.G.A is sponsoring for all ages to enjoy competing in the Water Melon Eating Contest free of charge. 

The grand finale will be a fireworks show rivaling any other in the state!  City employees and volunteers will be detonating hundreds of fireworks in varying sizes and shapes creating a spectacle in the sky worthy of this honorable holiday!  The fireworks show will start at first dark.   

As you enjoy this wonderful celebration in your hometown, don’t forget to show your appreciation to those who make it possible, the Red, White & Boom sponsors:

WJGA – 92.1 FM;  Cook’s Lock and Alarm Service; Denise Hemman- Attorney-at-Law;  Dorsey Services by Turf Masters; Electric Smoke; Haisten & Johnston, P.C.;  Huddle House;  the Bill Jones Family;   May & Carter Oil Co;  Mid- Georgia Services; Patterson Drugs/City Pharmacy; Mayor Kay Pippin; Stananco;  Westbury Enterprises;  White’s Auto Collision; and United Bank.    Special appreciation to the Butts County Board of Commissioners, Butts County Parks & Recreation Department and Butts County Sheriff Gary Long for partnering with the City of Jackson to make this a great event.


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