4th of July Celebration

Based on guidance and information from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) and out of an abundance of caution for the health of our staff and community ALL Special Events have been suspended or canceled until further notice. This includes the July 4th Let Freedom Ring Parade, festivities on the Square and the fireworks show.

We are taking these precautionary measures to keep our staff, community and those most vulnerable safe and healthy. City facilities and programs/events which are closed, canceled or postponed will be posted on our COVID-19 webpage and will be updated daily. Please visit http://www.mariettaga.gov/1357/COVID-19-Information to view additional information.

About the 4th In The Park Celebration

The City of Marietta's 4th In The Park Celebration begins Saturday, July 3, 2021 at 10:00am and includes a parade, free live concerts, museum tours, arts and crafts show, food, carnival games and fireworks finale. 
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Event Schedule

10:00am Let Freedom Ring Parade
10:00am-9:00pm Festival - Arts & Crafts, Kid's Zone, Festival Food, Free Concerts
12:00pm Concert featuring Scott Thompson
2:00pm Bell Ringing Ceremony
2:30pm Concert featuring Atlanta Concert Band
8:00pm - 9:30pm Concert


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.

Entries include marching units from the city of Marietta, civic organizations, beauty queens, scouts and local businesses. Application to participate in the parade can be found HERE. Application deadline is May 28, 2021 5:00pm. (Late applications will not be accepted.)
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Arts & Craft Show

The 4th in the Park celebration is coupled with a large arts and crafts show that continues all day. For more information or to apply to be a vendor, visit the JRM Management website.

Concert Table Reservations

The evening concerts will begin at 7:00pm & float you into the fireworks show at 9:30pm. 8-top tables are $100 & 6-top tables are $80. To reserve a table or more information, contact 770-423-1330 or email jonathanjenkins@jrmmanagement.com.

Sponsorship and Vendor Opportunities

Contact JRM Management for sponsorship and vending opportunities.

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Additional Information

For more information, call Marietta Parks and Recreation at 770-794-5601.

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