Just like Uncle Sam, we want YOU to have fun this Fourth of July week! Your Frugal FunMom has found some festive events to celebrate America’s birthday and other field trips to enrich your family’s summer.
SATURDAY, JULY 3: 4TH IN THE PARK CELEBRATIONS
Come enjoy the Marietta 4th of July parade followed by concerts, museum tours, arts and crafts show, food and carnival games and fireworks.
Time: All Day. Parade: 10am; Fireworks 9:30pm
Location: Parade starts at Roswell Street Baptist Church, 774 Roswell Street SE, Marietta, and ends at Marietta Square/Glover Park. Concerts in Glover Park.
For more info: 770-794-5601 or visitmariettaga.com/event/4th-in-the-park
Looking for more Fourth of July activities? Check out our website at www.eastcobber.com that includes all the celebrations going on around town!
SUNDAY, JULY 4: 4TH OF JULY FIREWORKS EXTRAVAGANZA
Live music, entertainment, and food trucks. Bring your chairs and blankets to spread out at one of several fireworks viewing areas throughout the park. Entertainment 5:30. Fireworks will start at sunset.
Location: Roswell Area Park, 10495 Woodstock Road, Roswell 30075
MONDAY, JULY 5: SEWELL PARK POOL
Cobb County provides an outdoor pool and water park, open during the summer for nominal admission fees. Sewell Park Pool features a swimming pool with both shallow and deep water, a diving board, a zero-depth splash pad.
Cost: $3.50 for children, $4.50 for adults
Location: Sewell Park Pool, 2085 Lower Roswell Road, Marietta 30067
TUESDAY, JULY 6: BLUE HERON NATURE PRESERVE
The preserve is a 30-acre haven for nature in an urban environment dedicated to preserving the natural and native world that exists within the Preserve. Located in Buckhead, it serves as a home for a variety of wildlife and native plant species with trails to enjoy.
Time: dawn to dusk
Location: 4055 Roswell Road, Atlanta 30342
For more info: www.bhnp.org
WEDNESDAY, JULY 7: FAMILY SKATE NIGHT AT SPARKLES
Skate the afternoon away either reliving your glory days or watching your kids.
Cost: $3 admission; $3 Skate rental. Adults and children must accompany each other for this discounted price.
Location: Sparkles Family Fun Center, 1000 McCollum Pkwy NW, Kennesaw 30144
For more info: www.sparkleskennesaw.com
THURSDAY, JULY 8: SLIP AND PAINT AT THE LIBRARY
Relax on the lawn and sip on juice boxes and paint a fun outdoor scene. All materials will be supplied. Intended for children grades 3-6. Registration required.
Location: Mountain View Regional Library, 3320 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta, GA 30066
For more info/Register: 770-509-2725 or www.cobbcounty.org/library/events/sip-and-paint-miss-ayanna-grades-3-6-mountain-view-regional-library
FRIDAY, JULY 9: MUSIC ON THE HILL CONCERT
Get ready to spread out your blanket on the lawn at Roswell City Hall, unpack your picnic, uncork a bottle, and unwind by listening to some of the best live music in Atlanta! **Picture shown from previous years, please social distance.**
Location: Roswell City Hall, 38 Hill Street, Roswell, GA 30075
For more info: www.roswellgov.com/discover-us/calendar/music-on-the-hill