When:
July 4, 2016 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm
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Where:
Historic Marietta Square
50 E Park Square
Marietta, GA 30060
USA
Cost:
Free
Contact:
770-794-5601

Grab your American flag, put on your red, white and blue, and celebrate America’s independence on July 4th, from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. with the City of Marietta. Start the day with an Independence Day parade and celebration on the Square presented by Superior Plumbing, free live concerts, an 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 f 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

  • 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

Entertainment schedule

Glover Park Stage

  • 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

The 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 Table Sales

Stage in Glover Park

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.