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2018 Star Spangled Spectacular
June 30th - Saturday; 5:00pm
Fifth Third Bank Stadium - Kennesaw State University


Kick off your Independence Day celebration at Kennesaw State University’s 11th Annual Star-Spangled Spectacular on Saturday, June 30, 2018!


This year’s event will be held at a new venue location: Fifth Third Bank Stadium at Kennesaw State University’s Sports + Entertainment Park. Fifth Third Bank Stadium is located near KSU’s campus in Kennesaw, GA at 3200 George Busbee Parkway NW.


This free, annual event features a patriotic concert with performances by the KSU Big Band and KSU Summer Orchestra followed by a spectacular fireworks finale.


Beginning at 5 p.m., the Family Fun Festival features pre-concert activities including free games, face painting, and balloon artists for kids plus food vendors, exhibitors and vendors from the KSU community and beyond, and more.


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Prime of Paulding Red White & Boom
Fireworks & Expo
June 30th - Saturday; 4:00pm - 9:30pm
Ben Hill Strickand Park - Hiram


For Additional Information, Call 770-445-6016

Kennesaw's Salute to America
July 3rd - Tuesday; 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Downtown Kennesaw


Salute to America eventgoers will be treated to two stages of live music, festive street entertainment, food vendors and plenty of activities for the kids. Admission is FREE.


The evening will be capped off with a brilliant fireworks finale at 9:30 p.m. A limited number of tables located in front of the Depot Stage can be reserved for only $75 per table. With the exception of reserved tables, all seating will be general admission, so bring a blanket or comfortable low-back chairs.


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Annual July 3rd Fireworks Display Extravaganza
July 3rd - Tuesday
Villa Rica Civic Center and Sports Complex (V-Plex)
Villa Rica


This year’s event will kick-off at 5:00 p.m. and include a national anthem performance the 16-year-old, American Idol contestant Andrew Weaver.


This year’s concert event will open with performances by Head Games – A Tribute to Foreigner from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Head Games is a tribute band based out of Atlanta, who perfectly recreate one of the best known musical groups, Foreigner! They play all the well-loved top songs, from the 70’s, 80’s, and 90’s! Come rock out with one of the best tribute acts in the country.


At 7:30 p.m. the event’s headlining act, Departure – A Journey Tribute Band, will take the stage. In their 10th year together, DEPARTURE is the most respected Journey tribute band in the nation. DEPARTURE replicates the look, sound and feel of the original 80’s rock group; Journey. These veteran musicians have developed an amazing on-stage chemistry. Dressed in the iconic tuxedo jacket, DEPARTURE lead vocalist, Brian Williams, has an amazing singing voice flawlessly matching Steve Perry’s vocal range and on-stage movements.


The City is appreciative of its many event sponsors. One sponsor, Liberty Chevrolet, is offering a Spin the Wheel for $10,000 contest from 7:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Other event attractions include helicopter rides for $30.00 from 4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Carnival rides, caricature artist, face painting, and inflatable slides are available from 4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Ticket prices for these activities range by vendor from $10 - $20.00.


Food and cold drinks will be available for purchase on site in the park. This event offers great activities and experiences for the whole family. The crowd is expected to reach over 15,000 so get there early. Limited parking is available on site; however, there are several large parking areas in the vicinity. Save time NOW and order VIP parking passes for $10 while supplies. T-shirts will be available for $10.00 at the event.

Marietta 4th of July Celebration
Marietta Square
July 4th - Wednesday; 10:00am


Marietta’s Fourth in the Park celebration includes a parade, free live concerts, museum tours, arts and crafts show, food, carnival games and fireworks finale.

Stars, Stripes & Cartersville
July 4th - Wednesday; 9:00am
Downtown Cartersville


The Cartersville Optimist Club presents this annual Independence Day Celebration that begins with The Fourth of July Parade in downtown Cartersville and continues with a community-wide event at Dellinger Park featuring arts & crafts, children’s activities, entertainment and fireworks.


The parade begins at 9 AM and is presented by WBHF 100.3 FM/AM 1450, and the Cartersville Optimist Club. For parade information call WBHF 770-386-1450. Parade Route: Begins at Tabernacle Baptist parking lot on Douglas Street, right on Church Street, left on Bartow Street, left on Main Street, left on Stonewall Street, left on Church Street, right on Douglas Street.


Festivities at Dellinger Park begin at 4 PM and end with fireworks after 9 PM. Admission is free, parking is $5 per vehicle.

Acworh 4th of July Celebration
July 4th - Wednesday
Cauble Park - Acworth


Festivities will feature live music, food vendors, and fireworks at Cauble Park. Vendors will be open for business starting at noon, live music starts at 5:30 p.m. and fireworks will begin at approximately 9:30 p.m. (weather permitting and subject to change).


Admission to the concert and fireworks is free! Parking at Cauble Park is by special pass only on July 4, but you are not guaranteed a parking spot at Cauble Park with this pass so please plan on arriving early. Shuttles will be available to bring people down to the park. There will be designated shuttle stops located at City Hall, the Library, and Acworth First Baptist Church.


Bring your kayak, stand-up paddleboard or canoe and enjoy a day out on the water leading up to the firework show at dark.


For more information, call 770-917-1234.

2018 IndepenDance at the Pole Barn
July 7th - Saturday
Taylor Farm Park at the Pole Barn


5:00pm - 7:00pm - Festivities, including childrens games and activities, line dancing, hula hula contest, celebrity look a like contest


7:00pm - Dallas Martin Band Concert


Fireworks at Dark


The following vendors will be there -- The Glow Zone, Happy Hawg, Kona Ice of North Georgia, Mountain Kettle Corn, Sparkles Family Fun Center, Uplifting Rentals, Yogli Mogli of Hiram.


Questions? Call Paulding County Parks & Recreation at 770-445-8065.