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Metro Atlanta 2014 Fourth of July Events

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METRO ATLANTA - Let FOX 5 help you find activities taking place for July 4th, 2014.

Peachtree Road Race attracts runners and walkers from all over the US, is a great way to celebrate the Fourth.
The wheelchair race begins at 6:45 a.m.
The women's professional division begins at 7:17 a.m.
The men's professional division and the footrace begins at 7:30 a.m.

City of Kennesaw's Salute to America
July 3, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.
Downtown Kennesaw

Canton Fireworks
July 4th: Riverstone Parkway at Dusk

Dunwoody Fourth of July Parade
Friday, Jul 4 9:00 a.m. at Dunwoody Village Shopping Center Atlanta, GA
The Dunwoody Homeowners Association and the Dunwoody Crier Newspaper will host the annual Fourth of July Parade featuring marching bands, floats, clowns, animal units and local celebrities.

Steam Engine Parade
Cumming Fairgrounds Cumming, GA
On July 4th: 57th annual steam engine parade. On July 3rd: fireworks and street dance.
15,000 attendees expected.

Let Freedom Ring At Lenox Square’s 55th Annual Legendary 4th Of July Festivities
Lenox Square's Fourth of July celebration, returns to Buckhead this Independence Day.
For more than half a century, Lenox Square has celebrated stars and stripes in grand tradition with activities for the entire family.
Schedule of events:
6 p.m. Winner of Lenox Square’s talent search, 'Atlanta's Next Star"
6:45 p.m. Departure (Journey tribute band)
7:30 p.m. Party on the Moon (Atlanta party band)
9:40 p.m. Fireworks

Grab your front row seat for the spectacular East Point, GA Salute to the Red, White and Blue 4th of July Hometown Celebration! This fun filled event features activities for the whole family, with a select merchandise vendor market, musical performances throughout the evening, a fabulous food court, and of course, the evening's highlight at 9:30 p.m. when exploding blossoms of reds, golds, blues and greens fire into the sky above East Point and all eyes are on the heavens and hearts thump to a synchronized musical score.
2757 Main Street
East Point, GA 30344
Located across from the East Point MARTA station & East Point City Hall.

4th of July Celebration in Centennial Olympic Park
Centennial Olympic Park
265 Park Avenue West, NW
Atlanta, GA 30313
Centennial Olympic Park’s 4th of July Celebration will offer fun and entertainment for the entire family, including free music and Atlanta’s number one fireworks display. The Park gates open at 6 p.m.

Fireworks at Clayton County International Park
Event Dates: 7/4/2014
Clayton County International Park
2300 Highway 138 SE
Jonesboro, GA 30236
4th of July at The Beach Clayton County Parks and Recreation Department will be celebrating Independence Day at International Park. There will be live music all afternoon and fireworks at dusk. Admission: $10.00

Roswell Fireworks
The July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza will be held this year at Sweet Apple Elementary School.
Call 770-640-3705 for more information.

Celebrate July 4th in Alpharetta
Fireworks will start at dark--around 9:30 p.m. Fireworks will be shot regardless of the weather conditions. Opening events featuring the Presentation of Colors, Pledge of Allegiance and National Anthem will begin at 5:30 p.m. The City Band will play from 6:15 - 7 p.m. and Serious Business will play from 7:15 - 9:15 p.m. Children's activities will include inflatables, face painting and much more!

Chastain Park July 4th Parade
July 4, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Location: West Wieuca Road in Atlanta, GA 30301

Fourth of July Red Cross Blood Drives
Date: July 4, 2014 to July 6, 2014
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Venue: Town Center at Cobb and Mall of Georgia

Fireworks Hike in Cartersville
Friday, July 4
Meeting Time: 8:15pm Departure Time: 8:30 p.m.

4th Annual Dahlonega Firecracker 5K / 10K
July 3, 2014 at 7:30 a.m.
Dahlonega-Lumpkin County Chamber Of Commerce
13 South Park Street
Dahlonega, GA 30533

Fireworks in Dawsonville
July 4, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
Atlanta Motorsports Park
20 Duck Thurmond Road
Dawsonville, GA 30534

Independence Day Festival
July 4, 2014 at 11:00 a.m.
Hunter Memorial Park
8830 Gurley Road
Douglasville, GA 30133

Have a Blast on the Fourth of July
July 4, 2014
The Villas at Coosawattee
634 Beaver Lake Drive
Ellijay, GA 30540

Annual 4th of July Fireworks
July 4, 2014
9:15 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Alpine Village Shoppes
8016 South Main Street
Helen, GA 30545
Coca-Cola® July 4th Fest
July 4 - 6
Location with Address: Six Flags Over Georgia
275 Riverside Parkway SW Austell, Ga. 30168
Cost: Free with park admission; Early Ride Times Require Guest Bring Can of Coke
Time:    July 4: 9:30 – 10:00 p.m.
July 5: 9:00 – 10:00 p.m.
July 6: 9:30 – 9:00 p.m.
More information and tickets can be found on:

Locations where DeKalb County residents can view professional fireworks displays:

The Lake of Avondale Estates - July 4, 2014 at 9:15 P.M.  
Druid Hills Golf Club located at 740 Clifton Road N.E., Atlanta
July 4, 2014 at 9:30 P.M.

Keswick Park located at the corner of Ashford Dunwoody Road & Johnson Ferry Road,  
Atlanta - July 4, 2014 at 9:30 P.M.

Brittany Club located at 3359 Breton Circle N.E., Atlanta - July 5, 2014 at 9:30 P.M.

Star Spangled Celebration at Northwest Georgia Fairgrounds Calhoun Georgia off I-75 North Exit 312 on Highway 53/Rome Road 
July 4th - gates open free admission at 5 p.m.
Concert by The Van Lears with Perfekt Peace, Madison Smith and Gabriel.

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