Our Community of Acworth, Kennesaw and Marietta is known for going all out to celebrate America’s Birthday. We all have so much to be proud of and more to protect – our FREEDOM! Two parades and three fireworks shows, with awesome music are all on the agenda this weekend!
CELEBRATE AMERICA WITH A KID’S PARADE IN KENNESAW!
Families in our community are invited to participate in Kennesaw Parks & Rec’s Kid’s Parade! This year, the parade will be held on Saturday, July 3 from 12-1 PM. We’ll meet in the Commemorative Park and will walk down Main Street, ending behind City Hall.
Parade participants are welcome to dress up and decorate their strollers, wagons or bicycles with a red, white and blue theme. Skate boarders are welcome. Please no motorized vehicles. Parents must accompany their children for the entirety of the parade.
This event is FREE! Register today at https://secure.rec1.com/GA/kennesaw-ga/catalog. ; Click on Special Events and then Salute to America. Select Kids Parade!
City of Kennesaw’s Salute to America to Feature Live Music, Food & Fireworks
The City of Kennesaw will host its annual Independence Day celebration of freedom, music and fireworks on Saturday, July 3 from 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. in Downtown Kennesaw. Admission to the event is free.
Salute to America will feature two stages of live music, festive street entertainment, food vendors, and kid’s activities. The evening will conclude with a brilliant fireworks finale, visible from Depot Park and along Main Street, at 9:30 p.m.
In addition to street vendor and sponsor booths, attractions will include pay-to-play inflatable amusements. A wide selection of entrées, cold beverages and snacks will be available for purchase. Attendees may bring picnic baskets or coolers. Grills will not be allowed. A table for six located in front of the
Depot Park Stage, tickets may be reserved for $75. With the exception of reserved tables near the Depot Stage, all seating will be general admission, so please bring a blanket or comfortable low-back chair.
Kennesaw’s city parks are “Breathe Easy Zones”; NO tobacco products, smoking, and e-cigarettes allowed in Depot Park. For more information and to reserve a table, visit www.kennesawjuly3.com or call Kennesaw Parks & Recreation at 770-422-9714.
MARIETTA TO CELEBRATE JULY 4 ON SATURDAY JULY 3.
Grab your American flag, put on your red, white and blue, and celebrate America’s Independence July 3, from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. with an Independence Day parade and celebration on the Square presented by Superior Plumbing, free live concerts, arts and crafts show, food, carnival games and the City of Marietta fireworks finale. Throughout the day, more than 80,000 people are expected to celebrate on the Square with great food, fun activities, the best arts and crafts around and free entertainment from BOGEY and Viceroy starting at 8:00 on, Fireworks show will start at dark, around 9:30 pm.
The Marietta Let Freedom Ring Parade includes 110 entries, 2,000 participants and an estimated 30,000 spectators. The parade begins at 10:00am at Roswell Street Baptist Church and travels west on Roswell Street, north on East Park Square past Glover Park and the Square, down Cherokee Street and ends at North Marietta Parkway. The end of the parade marks the start of the Festival. Food concessions, arts and crafts and carnival will provide plenty to do for the whole family.
• 10 a.m.: Let Freedom Ring Parade
• 10 a.m.-9 p.m.: Festival with arts and crafts, Kid’s Zone, food, free concerts
• Noon: Concert featuring Scott Thompson
• 2 p.m.: Bell ringing ceremony
• 2:30 p.m.: Concert featuring Atlanta Concert Band
• 7 p.m.: Concert featuring Scott Thompson
• 8-9:30 p.m.: Concert featuring Bogey and the Viceroy
• Dark: Fireworks show
Arts and crafts show with nearly 100 unique handcrafted vendors: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Food concessions: Anything to please the palate from ice products to cool you down to corndogs and BBQ to satisfy your appetite. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Kid’s Zone – huge interactive kids play area: 10 a.m.-dark; tickets for games available at booths located throughout the park.
Concert Table Reservations. The evening concerts will begin at 7:00pm & float you into the fireworks show at 9:30pm. A limited number of tables will be available on Tuesday, June 1st on a first served basis. Pricing is $100 for an 8-top table & 6-top tables are $80. To reserve a table or more information, contact Missy Miller at 770-423-1330 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
ACWORTH’S July 4th CELEBRATION
Let freedom ring! The City of Acworth and the Acworth Business Association are proud to present one of the largest fireworks extravaganzas in Metro Atlanta. This July 4th, live music and fireworks will once again take place at Cauble Park. Live music begins at 5:30 p.m. Fireworks will begin at approximately 9:30 p.m. (subject to change depending on weather).
As tradition holds, there will be special tribute to all those men and women who have served in our Armed Forces at 7:45 p.m. Then our headliners “FLASHBACK” takes the stage at 8:00 p.m. This is the 20th year in a row that Flashback has brought their energy to the Acworth state. Flashback takes you through decades of classics; from the best of Motown, Beach, and Disco, then all the way into Current Top Hits. The audience experiences an interactive and energetic performance while dancing to song after song!
This Party Band showcases phenomenal musicians, clever choreography, breathtaking vocals, and carefully chosen medleys of all your favorite songs. Each of the seasoned musicians in Flashback bring years of experience and unimaginable talent to the stage.
Admission to the event and concert is free! There will be food vendors on-site selling a variety of options beginning at noon. Tables are available to purchase for the July 4th concert.
Parking at Cauble Park is by parking pass only on July 4th, but Cauble Park parking is not guaranteed with this pass. It is highly recommended to arrive early. Anyone parked at Cauble will not be permitted to leave once the fireworks have begun. Cars will be permitted to leave the park once the fireworks have concluded and the crowd has cleared out.
Those without a parking pass or if the parking is full will need to park downtown and walk down to the park. Shuttles will not be running for this event. Handicap parking will be available at McCall Primary School and there will be a shuttle provided for handicap attendees. Handicap shuttles begin at noon.