Grab your American flag, put on your red, white and blue, and celebrate America's independence July 4, from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. with an Independence Day parade and celebration on the Square presented by Superior Plumbing, free live concerts, arts and crafts show, food, carnival games and the City of Marietta fireworks finale. Throughout the day, more than 80,000 people are expected to celebrate on the Square with great food, fun activities, the best arts and crafts around and free entertainment.
The Marietta Independence Day parade is scheduled to include more than 115 entries with more than 40 floats and approximately 2,000 participants. Entries include marching units from the City of Marietta, civic organizations, beauty queens, scouts and local businesses. The parade begins at 10 a.m. 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.
Crafts, Food, & Kid’s Zone
· Arts and crafts show with nearly 100 unique handcrafted vendors: 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
· Food concessions: Find all your favorite carnival foods including corn dogs, cotton candy, snow cones, and BBQ to satisfy your appetite. 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
· Kid’s Zone – huge interactive kids play area: 10 a.m.- dark. Tickets for sale at booths around the Square.
Entertainment Schedule in Glover Park
§ 12:00 – Scott Thompson
§ 2:00 – Bell ringing ceremony
§ 2:30 – 3:30 Concert
§ 7:00 - Josh Jones
§ 8:00 - Departure, A Journey Tribute Band
§ 9:30 – Fireworks
The City of Marietta Fireworks
The City of Marietta fireworks display is scheduled to begin at 9:30 p.m. If you want to watch the fireworks, make sure you get there early to grab a spot because traffic is expected to be heavy
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