Cobb County, Georgia knows how to launch a spectacular July 4th celebration. Each city hosts its special events to honor the birth of our nation.
Kennesaw gets things booming on July 3rd with a free pre-Independence Day concert and fireworks downtown. The Journey tribute band Frontiers will perform in front of the Depot in Downtown Kennesaw at 8 p.m. Fireworks start at dark.
Of course, Saturday is packed with events across the county. Cauble Park in Acworth will be the site of a concert and fireworks. Grand Slam takes the stage at 4 p.m., followed by Cry in the Sun at 6 p.m. and Flashback at 8 p.m. Fireworks will start between 9 and 9:30 p.m.
Marietta’s annual Freedom Parade begins at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday at the Roswell Street Baptist Church, and continues toward Marietta Square. The National Bell Ringing is at 2 p.m., followed by The Cobb Windy Symphony at 2:30 p.m. The band Peach Station will take the stage at Marietta Square at 8:00 p.m., followed by fireworks at dark.
Powder Springs is having its annual Independence Day celebration on the Fourth as well. More that 15 food booths, an entertainment stage and childrens’ activities will pack downtown. Be there at 4:p.m.! Later, enjoy the band The Mustangs at 7:45 p.m., participate in a patriotic program and savor the fireworks at dark.
Come, join the fun in Cobb this year, but leave the fireworks to the experts!
Author:Anne Ortiz (Maximum One Realty Greater Atlanta)