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Statesboro’s Firecracker Fest promises explosive fun for the Fourth

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Posted: July 3, 2014 6:00 p.m.
Updated: July 3, 2014 5:47 p.m.
Statesboro’s Firecracker Fest promises explosive fun for the Fourth

Decked out in patriotic attire, Kinder Cannon and daughter Maya Cottrill, 4, celebrate as Maya's bullfrog ran away with a victory in the frog jumping contest during the Firecracker Festival at Mill Creek Regional Park on July 4, 2012. People from all around the region came out to celebrate Independence Day with food, fun, and fireworks.


Mill Creek Regional Park will be bustling with activity today during the 2014 Firecracker Fest, featuring family entertainment, games and, of course, fireworks.

The Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department games include sack races, cornhole, dizzy bat, tug of war, parachute games and hula hoop contests.

Several live music performances will take place throughout the evening as well as contests such as frog jumping, hot dog eating and greased pole climbing.

Visitors are allowed to set up tents, with space available on a first-come basis, but tents must be removed by 7:30 p.m. and tents are prohibited on fields 2 and 5, according to the department.

Coolers are allowed, but not glass containers or alcohol. The park is tobacco-free, and pets are not allowed. Neither are grills. Get there early, Georgia Highway 24 will be closed to traffic at 8:45 p.m.

Inflatable games - wet and dry ones - are free. Rock wall climbing costs $5, and tattoo art is available free of charge to anyone interested.

Additional information is available on the park's website, bullochrec.com.

Holli Deal Saxon may be reached at (912) 489-9414.

 

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