The City of Tallahassee will be partying for the Fourth of July this year, 2010. The festivities will start on the kick-off night of July 2nd (Friday night) and will end on the 4th of July (Sunday night). The final fireworks crescendo is scheduled to happen in Town Brown Park lighting up the nighttime Tallahassee skies. On the table for this Independence Day are big bangs, art, bands and BBQ.
Starting off the Fourth of July festivities, “The First Day Summer Sampler“: Experience the cities heart of art in Railroad Square, from 6pm-9pm. You can thank “The Council on Culture and Art’s” for this artistic night out under the stars.
Visitors get to experience arts, crafts and music from:
South of SOHO: which is home to 9 local artists –
- Edward Babcock
- Susan Peacock
- Olan Thornton
- Charlie Sawyer
- Linda Van Beck
- Jennifer Clinard
- Stephen Bennett
- Thom Shields
629-C Industrial Drive, Railroad Square Art Park
Tallahassee, Florida (850) 228-2166
Star Seas Café: serves breakfast, lunch, brunch and dinner
602 Industrial Dr.
Tallahassee, FL, 32310
621 Gallery and Yrabedra studio.
You will have a tough choice on Friday night because at the same time (6 to 10pm), if you visit the Capital City Bank Downtown (Adams Street Commons), you can enjoy the United Way of the Big Bend presentation of “Getdown’s Salute to the Military“.
On Saturday (July 3rd), get out in the morning sun and enjoy the delicious summer tastes of the season. Big Bend Blues and BBQ will satisfy your appetite and your musical ear. Kleman Plaza will be open for your finger licking BBQ experience starting at 11am and ending at 10pm. Make sure to set time aside for the BBQ judging contest at 6pm. Imagine an all day BBQ chow down for a mere $10 per ticket! And after you are done feasting, you can settle down for some subtle and relaxing sounds, as the music begins at 3pm. This event will be Sponsored by Harry’s Seafood Bar and Grill.
“Celebrate America Concert and Fireworks“
It’s the main event that we have all been waiting for and it starts at 3:50 pm, in Tom Brown Park. Live stage music will set up the background for all day activities that range from dabbling in arts and crafts, pony rides and water slides. After the sun goes down, then Tallahassee will light up the night skies with fireworks starting at 9:45pm.
Visit www.Tallahassee.com/FreedomFest for a list of specials, offer, and accommodation discounts.