4th of July Celebration

*The City of Marietta reserves the right to cancel any events at any time due to an Executive Order issued by Governor Brian Kemp due to COVID-19 or any other outside factors.

About the 4th In The Park Celebration

The City of Marietta's 4th In The Park Celebration begins Thursday, July 4, 2023 at 10:00am and includes a parade, free live concerts, arts and crafts show, food, carnival games and fireworks finale. 

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Event Schedule

  • 10:00am Let Freedom Ring Parade
  • 10:00am thru 9:00pm Festival - Arts & Crafts, Kid's Zone, Festival Food, Free Concerts
  • 12:00pm Concert  Featuring
  • 2:00pm Bell Ringing Ceremony
  • 2:30pm 
  • 7:00pm Concert Featuring
  •  8:00pm to 9:30pm Concert 

The Band! - 

Parade - Applications are open Soon! Deadline to Apply is May 31!!

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. Online registration for the parade can be found HERE.  Application to participate in the parade can be found HEREApplication deadline is May 31, 2023 5:00pm. (Late applications will not be accepted.)

View Parade Route

View Parade Rules and Regulations


Arts & Craft Show 

The 4th in the Park celebration, on the Historic Marietta Square, 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, on the stage in Glover Park, will begin at 7:00pm & float you into the fireworks show at 9:30pm. A limited number of  tables will be available on a first served basis. Pricing is $100 for an 8-top table & 6-top tables are $80. To reserve a table or more information, contact Laura McLaughlin at 770-423-1330 or email laura@jrmmanagement.com.

Headlining Concert : TBA

Sponsorship and Vendor Opportunities

Contact JRM Management for sponsorship and vending opportunities.

Parking - Downtown Marietta Parking Map

Additional Information

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

The City of Marietta is grateful to any group, club, organization, business or individual that wishes to volunteer their time to help the Special Events division put on the best events possible. If you are interested in volunteering for our events, please fill out our volunteer form. A representative of the team will contact you with more information! 

*All individuals who directly interact with minors (under age 18) are required to consent to a criminal bakcground check prior to working their first event*