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Celebrate the 4th on Marietta Square

fireworks2Grab your American flag, put on your red, white and blue, and celebrate America’s independence July 4, 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 Zach Seabaugh, a hometown boy who was a finalist on the hit television show The Voice. His popularity continues to flourish as he begins performing to growing audiences on bigger stages. Opening for Seabaugh is Presley Sullivan, a featured artist on 94.9 The Bull’s Backyard Country. Concerts are presented by 94.9 The Bull.

Parade
The Marietta Independence Day parade is scheduled to include more than 115 entries with more than 40 floats and approximately 2,000 participants. Entries include marching units from the City of Marietta, civic organizations, beauty queens, scouts and local businesses. The parade begins at 10 a.m. 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.

Crafts, food and carnival
Visit the Arts and crafts show with nearly 100 unique handcrafted vendors: 10 a.m.-9 p.m.  Enjoy lunch or dinner, or just snacking at the 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.
Great place to bring the kids! Kid’s Zone – huge interactive kids play area: 10 a.m.-dark; tickets for games available at booths located throughout the park

  • Entertainment schedule on the Stage in Glover Park
    12 noon – Scott Thompson
    2:00 – Bell ringing ceremony
    2:15 – Float Award Ceremony
    2:30 – 3:30 Atlanta Concert Band
    7- 8:00 – Presley Sullivan
    8-9:30 – 94.9 The Bull presents Zach Seabaugh
    9:30ish – Fireworks

Superior Plumbing LogoThe City of Marietta Fireworks
The City of Marietta fireworks display is scheduled to begin at 9:30 p.m. and will be shot from the First United Methodist Church parking lot. If bad weather is expected, the fireworks may begin a few minutes early, to ensure the entire display is completed. If you want to watch the fireworks, make sure you get there early to grab a spot because traffic is expected to be heavy.

Concert Tables: Concert tables are available for purchase in 8-tops and 6-tops for $100 and $80 respectively. Tables can be claimed beginning at 5:30 p.m. on the fourth and you can purchase one by calling 770.423.1330., or email Peter Jezerinac at pjezerinac@jrmmanagement.com.

For more information contact the City of Marietta Parks, Recreation and Facilities at (770) 794-5601 or Peter Jezerinac at 770-423-1330; pjezerinac@jrmmanagement.com or www.mariettaga.gov.  Sponsored by Superior Plumbing.  #ThinkMariettaSquare

175th Birthday Celebration for The City of Powder Springs

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The City of Powder Springs will host its 175th Birthday Celebration along with The Annual Powder Springs Day Festival on Saturday October 5. The celebration will showcase everything that the Powder Springs Community has A to offer.

A Parade will kick-off the day at 10:00 a.m. thru downtown Powder Springs complete with High School Marching Band, floats, kids and much more.

After the parade, Powder Springs Park will host the festival until 4:00 pm.  The festival includes arts & crafts booths, plenty of festival food, local entertainment and all kinds of children’s activities.  The arts & crafts vendors hail from all over the southeast and have crafted, arranged, painted, or built all the materials themselves. Chick-Fil-A and Bruster’s Ice Cream are just a couple of the delicious food vendors that will be there!! We will have school choral groups, dance groups, all kinds of entertainment all day!! We will also have a great Kids Zone with interactive inflatables and fun rides.

The Birthday Celebration will take place on the Powder Springs Town Square and kicks off at 6:00 pm The event will include a concert featuring Little River Band and will conclude with a fireworks celebration!!!

Directions from Marietta:  Take Powder Springs Road South; Continue on Powder Springs Road at its intersection with Sailors Parkway by turning left (QuikTrip on the right).  Go straight through two intersections (road becomes Marietta Street) and Powder Springs Town Square will be on your right. For Parade and Booth Space applications, to inquire about performance opportunities, or to become a vendor contact JRM Management Services at 770-423-1330. More information is available at www.cityofpowdersprings.org.

Celebrate the Fourth – Right Here at Home

fireworks1WED JULY 3 KENNESAW’S FOURTH OF JULY – The City of Kennesaw’s Salute to America, Independence Day celebration will be held on Wednesday, July 3, and will feature FREE, high-energy live music and  talented entertainers, plus one of the biggest and brightest star-spangled firework displays in North Georgia. The event is scheduled from 6 to 10 p.m. in downtown Kennesaw. Hollywood Nights, a New Jersey-based tribute to Bob Seger and The Silver Bullet Band, will be the music headliner. The band will present a free concert on the main stage at 7:30 p.m.,  Fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m., and will be visible from several locations throughout downtown Kennesaw.

THUS JULY 4 – ACWORTH’S FOURTH OF JULY, Live music and fireworks at Cauble Park. Live music with the Paul Hand Band will start at 5:00 p.m. leading up to headliners “FLASHBACK” at 7:00 p.m. Fireworks will begin at approximately 9:30 p.m. Admission to the concert is free; however tables are available for the July 4 concert. Tables are $50 each for City of Acworth residents and $70 for non-residents. With the table you get 6 chairs and one parking pass. This parking pass will allow you to park at Cauble Park as long as spots remain available. Parking at Cauble Park is by pass only on July 4 but you are not guaranteed a parking spot at Cauble Park with this pass so please plan on arriving early.

THUS JULY 4 MARIETTA’S FOURTH OF JULY 10-10. Grab your American flag, put on your red, white and blue, and celebrate America’s independence July 4, from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. with an Independence Day parade and celebration on the Square, free live concerts, arts and crafts show, food, carnival games and Superior Plumbing 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 different local entertainers and even Universal Republic Nashville Records country star- Greg Bates presented by 94.9 The Bull.  Plan on spending the day and enjoy shopping over 100 craft vendors, food concessions, a Kid’s Zone, concerts and fireworks.  Fireworks scheduled for 9:30 pm.

THUR. JULY 4 “The Great American Family Picnic” in the park at Marietta First United Methodist Church: A Star-Spangled Fundraiser for MUST. Marietta will have its annual Independence Day fireworks show on Thursday, July 4th. Come and celebrate with family and friends in the beautiful park on the grounds of MFUMC. Reserved tables and lawn spaces with optimum fireworks views, BBQ plates, and glowing trinket sales will be offered to benefit MUST Ministries. Join us for games and children’s activities or find a quiet spot under the magnolia leaves for an afternoon chat with friends. And to top it all, you’ll have the BEST seat in town for Marietta’s spectacular fireworks! MFUMC //56 Whitlock Ave SW // Marietta, GA // 30064 // Phone: 770-429-7800.  Reserve your spot by Wednesday, June 26.

THUR. JULY 4 POWDER SPRINGS FOURTH OF JULY 4:00 PM. Festivities start in downtown Powder Springs at 4:00 p.m. Free Admission, Free Parking, Free concerts, and Free Fireworks. Patriotic Program and Fireworks at 9:30 pm.

Big Shanty Festival Tomorrow

generallocomotiveIt’s time to celebrate. Parade starts at 9:30. Flash Mob right after. Then stay and shop over 250 arts and craft booths, have a hamburger, a corn dog, watch our local talent entertain. See old friends, make new ones. Downtown Kennesaw! Thanks to the City of Kennesaw, the Kennesaw Business Association and all of our Festival sponsors. Enjoy!