Magnolia Midlands / Lyons

Lyons Main Street Welcome Center

134 NW Broad St.
Lyons, GA 30436


Just a block off of US Highway 1, Lyons Welcome Center and Main Street Office is ideally located for travelers who want to stop for information on the many activities that are offered throughout the year in Lyons, as well as brochures and maps concerning other Georgia destinations. Lyons is home to the Southeast Georgia Soap Box Derby, culminating with two winners participating in the All-American Soap Box Derby in Akron Ohio; Tales from the Altamaha, an award winning folk-life play; Elements Bistro, fine-dining restaurant; The Real Squeal BBQ & Music Festival, a two-day event sanctioned by KCBS; Altamaha Heritage Center, history museum dedicated to the cultural heritage of the Altamaha River Basin; Winter Wonder Lyons, a day of family fun ending with a lighted nighttime Christmas parade; agritourism; and Partin Park.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Monday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
    Tuesday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
    Wednesday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
    Thursday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
    Friday: 8:00AM - 4:00PM

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking

    Maps & Brochures Available

    Parking on Site

    Public Restrooms

    General Information


    Free Admission

    Handicapped Accessible

    Open Year 'Round

    Information/Services Provided

    Associations & Organizations


    Welcome Center

    Near Interstate Highway


    Payment Options




    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


  • Tales from the Altamaha

    Tales from the Altamaha

    04/19/2018 - 04/28/2018

    Tales from the Altamaha is an award-winning Georgia folk-life play performed at the historic Blue Marquee Theater in downtown Lyons. The play is based on the writings of Colonel T. Ross Sharpe, a local attorney, who wrote hundreds of stories about life around the Altamaha River, where he was born and raised. Bringing electricity to the folks in the rural areas of Toombs County by founding Georgia's first REA was the late famed attorney T. Ross Sharpe's signature accomplishment during his l... read more