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    The bad news was that rain forced many communities to cancel or postpone their planned Fourth of July festivities. The good news is that there's still plenty of fireworks fun to be had, even after the Fourth! Click here for a list of rescheduled activities!
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The bad news was that rain forced many communities to cancel or postpone their planned Fourth of July festivities. The good news is that there's still plenty of fireworks fun to be had, even after the Fourth! Check out a list of rescheduled activities below!

ACWORTH
Due to inclement weather, the annual Fourth of July Concert and Fireworks have been rescheduled for Friday, July 19.  Festivities will begin at 5 p.m. with the music of the Paul Hand Band, followed by a tribute to members of the Armed Forces at 7:45 p.m., and the band Flashback at 8 p.m.  Fireworks at dark.
More info: Click here


ALPHARETTA


July 4th All-American Celebration with Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
July 5, 8 pm
$15-$45
The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra will be performing at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater on July 5th. The concert will feature some of America's favorite patriotic ballads and will include a post-concert fireworks finale.
More info: Click here

AUSTELL

Six Flags Over Georgia's Fourth of July Fireworks Celebration
Due to possible inclement weather, The Six Flags Over Georgia fireworks display has been postponed to Saturday evening, July 6. Coca-Cola July 4th Fest and exclusive ride times have also been postponed to Saturday.
More info: Click here


AVONDALE ESTATES

The city of Avondale has postponed their July 4th fireworks display until Saturday, August 31 (Labor Day weekend) due to inclement weather.  The 4th of July Parade will go on as scheduled.  Parade line-up begins at 9:15 a.m. at Avondale High School.  The parade starts at 10 a.m., and proceeds up Clarendon Avenue to the Clock Tower.

CALHOUN

The Star Spangled Celebration has been cancelled and the annual fireworks show postponed until Saturday, September 7 during kickoff weekend for the Northwest Georgia Regional Fair.

The July 4 celebration events at Tate Park have also been cancelled due to rain. The Fairmount celebration will take place instead Saturday, August 3, 2013 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Tate Park.


CANTON

4th of July Parade
Due to inclement weather concerns, the 4th of July Parade scheduled for 6 pm in downtown Canton has been postponed.  A rescheduled date will be announced within the week.

July 4th Fireworks Display
Due to potential inclement weather, the July 4th fireworks display planned for Riverstone Plaza has been cancelled.  The city will announce a rescheduled date within the next week.
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CARROLLTON
The July 4th parade has been rescheduled for July 13 due to inclement weather.


CHAMBLEE

The City of Chamblee has postponed its July 4th fireworks and festivities in Keswick Park due to inclement weather.  Instead, those festivities will take place on Sunday, July 7. 
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COVINGTON

Independence in the Park - Downtown Covington
This event has been rescheduled to July 6 due to expected inclement weather.
July 6, 5 p.m.
Free
This year's event brings a variety of musical acts to the Square. First up will be a 45-minute patriotic program presented by the Community Choir directed by Tim Barnes, minister of music at First Baptist Church of Covington. Following at 5 p.m. will be a performance by the Community Band directed by T.K. Adams, an annual tradition.  Also in the lineup are Vista Kings, Central Community Church Praise Team, Xavier Gordon featuring Olivia Adams, Church at Covington Praise Team, Drew Parker Band and Drive Time.  The event will culminate with a fireworks show at dark.
More info: Click here

DAHLONEGA

The events in Dahlonega have been rescheduled due to expected inclement weather. The Firecracker 5K and 10K will still took place on July 4, but other events are now set for July 6.  Click here for updated information.


DAWSON COUNTY

Sparks in the Park

The Dawson County "Sparks in the Park" Fireworks show and activities scheduled for July 3rd at Rock Creek Park, have been cancelled. The event has been rescheduled for August 30th. More info: Click Here



DOUGLASVILLE

Due to inclement weather, The City of Douglasville has cancelled the 4th of July Parade and fireworks show. The fireworks show is being rescheduled for Labor Day weekend.  Other downtown activities, including the plaza concert scheduled for Thursday evening have also been cancelled.  The S.H.A.R.E House festivities have been moved to indoor facilities and will continue at Hunter Park as scheduled.  For information on the Willie Watkins Family Picnic Day at Worthan Park, please call (770) 489-6571.
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DULUTH

Duluth Celebrates America
This event has been rescheduled due to expected inclement weather. The fireworks will now follow the Duluth Fall Festival concert featuring Rupert's Orchestra on September 14th.
Scott Hudgens Park
Bring you family, bring your friends and enjoy music from the 116th Army Band, fabulous fireworks, children's activities, great food, and more! Admission is free!
More info: Click here

EAST POINT
Note: Due to possible severe weather, East Point is postponing its Fourth festivities until July 6.
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GRIFFIN

The fireworks display has been postponed due to the threat of inclement weather. The fireworks is now scheduled for Saturday, July 6 at 9:30 pm.

ELLIJAY

The July 4th parade, fireworks and beach party have been postponed until Saturday, July 6. The parade begins at  6 p.m.
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HALL COUNTY

Fourth of July fireworks at Laurel Park
The fireworks display originally scheduled for July 4 at Laurel Park has been postponed due to inclement weather. The event, which benefits the American Legion Paul E. Bolding Post 7, has been rescheduled for Labor Day, Sept. 2.
More info: Click here


HAMPTON

Atlanta Motor Speedway Papa John's Pizza Fireworks Extravaganza

Atlanta Motor Speedway has postponed its July 4th Papa John's Pizza Fireworks Extravaganza to July 25th as a result of inclement weather.
More info: Click here

HEARD COUNTY

Due to weather, the Chattahoochee Independence Day in Franklin has been rescheduled for July 6.
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HELEN

The fireworks celebration in Helen has been postponed due to the weather threat. It will now take place on Saturday, Aug. 17, which coincides with the city's birthday celebration.


HIRAM


The city of Hiram has cancelled the Red, White, & Boom fireworks show due to inclement weather. The fireworks show was supposed to take place on Friday July 5, 2013. The event will be rescheduled at a later date.


KENNESAW

Kennesaw's "Salute to America" event has been postponed due to expected stormy weather. The rescheduled date is August 3. Click here for more information.


LAKE ALLATOONA

The Allatoona Yacht Club in Cartersville has cancelled their planned July 3rd fireworks display.  The event has been rescheduled for July 20.


LAKE LANIER


Lake Lanier Islands July 4th Celebration
This event has been rescheduled due for Saturday due to inclement weather.
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LILBURN


Sparkle in the Park
Lilburn's Sparkle in the Park, which was scheduled for July 4, has been postponed due to inclement weather.  It is being rescheduled for Sunday, September 1 for Labor Day weekend fireworks instead.  More information will be available on their website, so click here for a link.

LOGANVILLE

Clearview Regional Medical Center 2013 Fireworks Spectacular
Due to inclement weather, this event has been rescheduled.  It wil now be held on Saturday, July 6 from 5-10 p.m. 
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MARIETTA


Fourth in the Park at Marietta Square
Due to inclement weather in the forecast, the 4th of July parade and fireworks have been postponed.  The city says the fireworks will be rescheduled, and a date is forthcoming.
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MONROE

Freedom Fest
Due to potentially inclement weather, Freedom Fest is going to be moved to Saturday, July 6.  Gates open at 5:00 pm with the same line up of bands, food, and Fireworks! 
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NEWNAN

Due to inclement weather concerns, the Independence Day fireworks planned for Drake Field have been rescheduled for Saturday, July 13.

PAULDING COUNTY

The Paulding County Board of Commissioners have cancelled the "IndepenDance at the Polebarn" and Fireworks show that was scheduled to take place at Taylor Farm Park on Saturday July 6.  The Board of Commissioners stated that the Fireworks show would be rescheduled at a later date.

PEACHTREE CITY

Due to inclement weather, the City of Peachtree City has made the difficult decision to cancel all activities for the 4th of July.  This includes the parade, Veteran's reception, Public Safety Expo, and fireworks.  The fireworks display will be rescheduled for Labor Day weekend.

POWDER SPRINGS

18th Annual Independence Day Celebration & Fireworks
Powder Springs' 18th Annual Independence Day Celebration & Fireworks, scheduled for July 4th, is being postponed due to the adverse weather conditions already occurring and forecasted for Friday.  

In an official statement, Mayor Pat Vaughn said, "It is unfortunate that the City will not have the opportunity to celebrate our country's birthday and rich heritage on Independence Day this year.  The number one responsibility of government is to assure the safety of its citizens; therefore, given the current and forecasted inclement weather conditions, we believe it is in everyone's best interests to postpone the celebration until a later date.  Once we determine the rescheduled date, we will inform the community."


SNELLVILLE

Due to predictions of inclement weather, the activities scheduled for July 4th have been postponed until Saturday, August 31.
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STONE MOUNTAIN


46th Annual Fantastic Fourth Celebration at Stone Mountain Park
July 4-6
$10 park entry fee
Enjoy the family friendly activities at Stone Mountain Park, including a patriotic-themed fireworks show after the laser show spectacular.
More info: Click here


SUGAR HILL

Sparks in the Park
The "Sparks in the Park" celebration has been rescheduled due to possible inclement weather. The event is now scheduled to take place at 6:30 p.m. on August 3 at E.E. Robinson Park. More info: Click here.

UNION COUNTY

Suches in Union County has rescheduled its fireworks display to Saturday July 6th. The festivities will be held at Woody Gap School starting at 7 p.m. with hot dogs, soft drinks and snacks. The fireworks begin at dusk.
More info: Click here

WOODSTOCK

Due to the threat of inclement weather, the fireworks display scheduled for July 4th has been moved to Labor Day, September 2nd.
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