Cities to celebrate Fourth of July with fireworks and events

Cities throughout DeKalb County will celebrate Independence Day with a variety of family-friendly events. Check out how each municipality will represent the Red, White and Blue:

Avondale Estates
DeKalb Symphony Orchestra will perform at Town Green for an Independence Day celebration on July 4. The concert kicks off at 8 p.m., and fireworks will light up the skies once it gets dark. Food and beverage vendors including Taylor’d BBQ, Smoke & Honey, and Banjo Coffee will start serving at 6 p.m.
For more information, visit www.avondaleestates.org.

Brookhaven
Brookhaven Restaurant Alliance and Georgia Cool Car Cruisers are teaming up to host Red, White and Blue-haven ’22. The event, which runs from noon to 4 p.m. on July 2, will feature a car show and local food. It will be held on Dresden Drive between Caldwell Road and Camille Drive. Spectators can attend for free and those entering show cars into the competition are asked to make a donation to the Brookhaven Police Foundation. Free American flags will also be available at the event.
Visit www.georgiacoolcruisers.org for more information.

Chamblee
The community is invited to participate in the Chamblee Chalk Walk Chalk Art Event on July 4. Participants can secure their own square to decorate or walk-up and participate in a community chalk mural. Registration and check-ins begin at 9 a.m., and the event will be located at the Chamblee Rail Trail connecting to Keswick Park. The event is free, family-friendly and prizes will be awarded.
For more information, email letschalk@gachalkartists.org or call (770) 856-2954.

Decatur
Get on your feet and join the Pied Piper Parade as it makes its way through downtown Decatur on July 4. Gather friends and family, ride a bike, walk or skate in this community parade – it’s for anyone and everyone. Neighborhoods and organizations are encouraged to make floats and join the fun too. Then enjoy the Concert on the Square at the Community Bandstand featuring the Callanwolde Concert Band followed by fireworks.
The parade begins at 6 p.m. The concert starts at 7 p.m. Fireworks begin at dark.
Parade lineup is at 5:30 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Decatur. Pedestrians should gather on the lawn and vehicles will line up in the parking lot.
For more information visit www.visitdecaturgeorgia.com/visit/page/fourth-july.

Doraville
The city will host an Independence Day celebration and movie night starting at 6:30 p.m. at Honeysuckle Park. Attendees can enjoy the free event, featuring Spiderman: No Way Home, on July 2.
For more information, visit www.doravillega.us.

Dunwoody
The Dunwoody Homeowners Association (DHA) will host the annual Fourth of July Parade featuring marching bands, floats, clowns and animals. Described by DHA officials as “Georgia’s largest Independence Day parade,” the 2022 theme is “Parade of Stars.” The event will be held July 4 beginning at 9 a.m.
Visit www.dunwoodyga.org/dunwoody-4th-of-july-parade/ for more information, registration and to view a parade route map.

Stone Mountain
Stone Mountain Park will host a Fantastic Fourth Celebration July 1 through July 5 featuring a special Independence Day fireworks display each evening. Reservations for the Lasershow Spectacular and fireworks are required.
For a full schedule of events and to purchase tickets, visit www.stonemountainpark.com.
Tucker
The city’s annual Independence Day celebration is back and promises to be bigger than ever. Attendees can enjoy a night of live music, fireworks and food trucks. The event will run from 6 to 9 p.m. on Main Street on July 3.
For more information, visit www.tuckerga.gov.

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