June 20, 2019
CONTACT: Rachel Langelotti
Special Events Coordinator
CONTACT: Maggi Moss
Community Engagement Supervisor
MARIETTA – On Thursday, July 4, 2019, the City of Marietta will host its annual Fourth in the Park Festival from 10 am - 10 pm with a parade and celebration on the Square sponsored by Carl Black of Kennesaw, Academy Sports and Outdoor of Kennesaw, Fontis Water, 94.9 The Bull, JRM Management Services, Inc., and Superior Plumbing. The event will include free concerts, arts and crafts show, food, Kid’s Zone, and a fireworks finale, which will begin at dark.
The Independence Day Parade starting at 10 am begins at Roswell Street Baptist Church and continues west on Roswell Street, north on East Park Square past Glover Park, down Cherokee Street, and ends at North Marietta Parkway. Parade entries include marching bands, civic organizations, beauty queens, local businesses, and many more. Mr. Floyd Martin, retired United States Postal Service employee of national fame, will serve as Grand Marshal for the Let Freedom Ring Parade.
The arts and crafts show, food concessions, and carnival games will be from 10 a.m. -9 p.m.
Temporary road closures
- Roswell Street west of Cobb Parkway: closed for parade from 9:15 a.m. until parade ends around 12:15 p.m.
- North, South, East and West Park Square around the Marietta Square: closed entire day for festival
Entertainment Schedule in Glover Park
- Noon: Scott Thompson
- 2 pm: National Bell Ringing
- 2:30 pm: Atlanta Concert Band
- 7:00 pm: Chris Stalcup
- 8 pm: A1A “Jimmy Buffet Tribute Band”
More info: Marietta's Parks and Recreation Department, 770-794-5601