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Fireworks at the Fishery

Fireworks at the Fishery, held the evening of July 4, is happening this year with some changes to comply with the Governor’s and CDC guidelines for outside events.

Capacity is limited to 1000 people inside the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center. In order to get inside, you must have a ticket. One ticket per car and only 4 people to a car.

Entrance is by reservation only and will be restricted to the first 250 cars (four people max per car). You can reserve your tickets at Visit Athens Texas Facebook or Visit Athens Texas Eventbrite page. Remember, 1 ticket = 1 car = 4 people. So, if you have more than 4 people in your group, you will have to get 2 tickets.

Entrance is for ticketed cars through the front gate only, no walk-ins, gate opens at 6:30pm.

Social distancing rules will be followed once you are inside the Fisheries Center.

Bring your own chairs, snacks, drinks (non-alcoholic), and fishing poles (single hooks with smashed barb). There will not be food or drink vendors this year.

The fireworks show will be streamed live on the Visit Athens Texas Facebook page. We suggest that individuals who are considered high-risk for the coronavirus watch the show online. You do not need to have an account to view the video. Or, just type in to your internet browser and click on the video.


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