(ATLANTA – June 26, 2017) Centennial Olympic Park’s annual Fourth of July Celebration will offer FREE family-oriented entertainment, including live music and the Southeast’s largest fireworks display. This year’s celebration will be bigger and brighter than ever as the Georgia World Congress Center Authority, which owns and operates the 21-acre park, has partnered with Lenox Square to combine both facilities’ popular fireworks shows. Gates open at 6 p.m..
This year’s entertainment lineup includes:
- Grammy Award-winning artist Bobby Brown
- Grammy Award-winning artist Ann Nesby
- Billboard 100 Top Dance Club Artists of All Time artist CeCe Peniston
- Member of Grammy Award-winning country duo Sugarland, Kristian Bush
- Atlanta favorite JFly and Friends
- R&B singer and songwriter Algebra Blessett
- Creative Loafing’s Best of Atlanta 2016: Best Local Mainstream Act Chelsea Shag
- Gospel singer, songwriter, and radio host Darlene McCoy
- Pop artist Jordan Bolch
The event starts at 6:30pm with the gates opening. KISS 104.1FM’s Sasha The Diva will be the on-stage host to the crowd.
Then, at 8:30pm, WSB-TV’s Live telecast “Georgia Salutes America” starts with Channel 2 anchors Jovita Moore and Zach Klein.
Live music performances include Sugarland’s Kristian Bush, CeCe Peniston, Ann Nesby and Grammy Award-winning vocalist Bobby Brown.
Each year, thousands of people come to Centennial Olympic Park to celebrate Independence Day. For transportation, attendees are encouraged to ride MARTA . The park is accessible from both the Peachtree Center Station as well as the Dome/Phillips/GWCC Station. Paid parking is also available in the Marietta Deck, adjacent to the College Football Hall of Fame, or the Red Deck, adjacent to the Georgia World Congress Center and Georgia Dome. Coolers, glass containers, pets, personal fireworks, large umbrellas, tents and grills are prohibited. All bags are subject to search. Alcohol and food may not be brought into the park; however, it is available for purchase inside. Additionally, park visitors under 17 years of age are required to be accompanied by a parent or guardian at least 18-years-old at all times.
WHEN: Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Gates Open: 6 p.m.
Musical Performances: 7 p.m.
265 Park Avenue West
Atlanta, GA 30313
PARKING: For TV or satellite truck parking, please email [email protected] .There will be no complimentary parking for personal vehicles, but the Red Deck is recommended.
FOR CREDENTIALING, INTERVIEW REQUESTS, OR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Senior Communications Specialist
Centennial Olympic Park’s 4th of July Celebration is presented by Coca-Cola. For more information on Centennial Olympic Park’s 4th of July Celebration or the park, please visit gwcca.org/park or call 404.223.4412.
About the Georgia World Congress Center Authority
Located in the heart of downtown Atlanta, the Georgia World Congress Center Authority (GWCCA) now includes Mercedes Benz Stadium, the 3.9 million-square-foot convention center, and 21-acre Centennial Olympic Park. Additionally, GWCCA manages operations of the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center. These public facilities represent the largest combined convention, sports, and entertainment destination in the world. For more information, visit www.gwcca.org.