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Children's Christmas Parade 2013

Saturday, December 7

10:30am-Noon

Enjoy the splendor of the holidays for the biggest holiday parade in the southeast- featuring festive floats, marching bands, live performances and much more.

Reserved, street side bleacher seats located in the WSB-TV zone are prime for viewing. Bleacher seats can be purchased here for $18. You will receive detailed information and a wristband prior to the parade.

 

Parade Route:

The Parade will travel through Midtown Atlanta on Peachtree Street starting at 16th Street and ending at 5th Street.

Parking:

Leave your sleigh at home. The Midtown and Arts Center MARTA stations are located along the Parade route. There will be limited parking available in surface lots. The earlier you arrive, the better your chances of getting a good view.

 

Frolicking on the Fourth: Your guide to metro events

Fireworks will light up the sky all over metro Atlanta on July 4th - weather permitting.

With rain the forecast, be sure to check the websites or with sponsors for cancellations or postponements before taking off to watch.

Many metro Atlanta events involve more than fireworks, with live music, games and other activities to help you party the day and evening away. Here’s your guide to some of the best shows in town Wednesday and Thursday. Most are free.

WEDNESDAY

Independence Day Celebration and Mother’s Finest Concert, Norcross.

4 p.m. July 3. Free. Lillian Webb Park, 5 College St. 678-421-2000, www.norcrossga.net.

Duluth Celebrates America

4 p.m. July 3. Free. Scott Hudgens Park - River Green Business Park, River Green Parkway. 770-476-3434, www.duluth-ga.com.

City of Kennesaw’s Salute to America — postponed to an undetermined date

THURSDAY

4th of July at Centennial Olympic Park

Relax on the Great Lawn or splash in the Fountain of Rings. The AirTran Airways Fireworks Spectacular is synchronized to patriotic music.

6 p.m., gates open. Fireworks begin about 9:40 p.m. Free. Centennial Olympic Park 265 Park Avenue West, Atlanta. http://www.centennialpark.com/.

Red White & Brew at the Georgia Aquarium

Watch the Centennial Olympic Park fireworks from the roof of the Georgia Aquarium with Red White & Brew. Beer and music. Hosted in the Oceans Ballroom before moving to the roof for the big show in the sky.

6 to 10:30 p.m. $55, 21 and older only. Georgia Aquarium, 225 Baker Street, Atlanta. 404-581-4000. http://www.georgiaaquarium.org/.

Lenox Square 4th of July

Games for children, music, food concessions and one of the largest fireworks display in the Southeast. Many line the streets around the mall to watch, hauling folding chairs and food for the evening show.

10 a.m., opens. Fireworks at dusk. Free. Music, fun for kids. 3393 Peachtree Rd NE Atlanta. Phone: 404-233-6767. http://www.simon.com/mall/lenox-square.

Mall of Georgia Fabulous Fourth

A full day of activities including children’s rides, inflatables, live music, food. Kids Zone opens 2 p.m. for games, water balloon toss. Parking recommended in the Dillard’s lot. Bring blankets and lawn chairs.

2 p.m. events begin. Fireworks begin at dusk. Free. Post-fireworks screening of Playing for Keeps (rated PG-13).

Mall of Georgia, 3333 Buford Drive, Buford. 678.482.8788. www.mallofgeorgia.com.

Alpharetta’s July 4th Fireworks and Festivities in Wills Park

Children’s activities and entertainment on the lawn behind the Alpharetta Community Center (175 Roswell Street) from 6 to 9 p.m. Fireworks begin at dusk, rain or shine. The City Pool open until 9 p.m. Patrons can watch from the pool deck.

6-10 p.m. Free. Wills Park 1825 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta, 678-297-6133. www.alpharetta.ga.us.

Atlanta Braves vs. Miami Marlins

Okay, it’s a two-fer. Cheer on the Braves then stay around for the fireworks. Or, if you are nearby, watching from a parking lot is free.

7:10 p.m. Tickets $11-$92. Turner Field 755 Hank Aaron Drive. 800-745-3000. www.Braves.com.

Marietta Freedom Parade, Fourth in the Park and celebration

The parade begins at 10 a.m. at Roswell Street Baptist Church and ends at North Marietta Parkway. Marching bands, civic organizations, beauty queens, scouts and local businesses. Festival starts after the parade with food concessions, music, arts and crafts and carnival.

10 a.m. - 9 p.m. Free. Fireworks at dusk. http://www.mariettaga.gov/city/residents/parks/specialevents/julyfourth.

Fantastic Fourth Celebration at Stone Mountain Park

Enjoy the Lasershow Spectacular followed by a fireworks July 4-6 on the lawn.

Begins at dusk. $10 daily parking pass or $35 for annual parking permit, Highway 78 East, Stone Mountain. http://www.stonemountainpark.com/.

Decatur’s July 4th Pied Piper Parade

Decorate your wagon, ride your bike, skate, or walk in this parade. Everyone can join the neighborhood and organization floats before settling in a the square for the fireworks, which begin about 9 p.m. Parade line-up is at the First Baptist Church of Decatur at 5:30 p.m. Parade begins at 6 p.m. and ends at the Community Bandstand on the square, where a concert by the Callanwolde Concert Band, begins at 7 p.m.

6 p.m. Free. 404-371-8386 or email Katie.Abel@decaturga.com. http://www.visitdecaturgeorgia.com.

Fireworks at The Nash Farm Battlefield in Hampton

Nash Farm, 4361 Jonesboro Road, Hampton. http://www.henrycountybattlefield.com/.

Free. Fireworks at dusk.

Thursday Thunder and Fireworks at Atlanta Motor Speedway

NASCAR’s stars of tomorrow race in Legends and Bandolero cars. Family-oriented fun in a kid-friendly environment that includes autograph sessions, a rock climbing wall, clowns, face painters. root beer chugging contests, trivia games.

Children 6-11 $2, adult $6. 1500 N Highway 41, Hampton. 770.946.4211. http://www.atlantamotorspeedway.com/.

Woodstock run, parade, festival, fireworks

A full day of celebrating, eating and playing. Freedom Run begins at at 7:30 a.m.; Main Street parade at 10 a.m.; Festival in the Park from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fireworks at dusk behind Kohl’s/Target Shopping Center on Ga. 92.

7:30 a.m. for race. Registration $30 for race, other events free. Main Street, downtown Woodstock. http://www.woodstockga.gov/index.aspx?nid=90.

14th Annual July 4th Fireworks Extravanganza, Roswell

Carnival games, local duo Banks & Shane play before the fireworks.

5:30 p.m., music at 7:30 p.m. Fireworks at dusk. Roswell High School, 11595 King Road, Roswell. 770-641-3705, http://bit.ly/18irFCk.

POSTPONEMENTS

East Point Hometown Celebration

Gather in the heart of East Point for an old-fashioned carnival with favorites such as the carousel, Ferris wheel, rides, games, concessions and watermelon eating contest.

Postponed until Saturday 5-11 p.m. Free. 2757 Main St., East Point. 404-270-7059. http://www.atlanta.net/eastpoint/events-fourth-of-july.aspx.

Celebrate July 4th in Lilburn — postponed until Sept. 1

Sugar Hill Sparks in the Park — postponed until Aug. 3

Acworth July 4th Concert and Fireworks — postponed until July 19

KISS 104.1 Family Soul Fest

Free Admisson | Parking: $10

Join KISS 104.1 for the most amazing family fun day as we transform Stone Mountain’s Memorial Lawn into Atlanta’s biggest backyard for “Family Soul Fest” featuring a LIVE performance by KLYMAXX

KLYMAXX set the stage for all girl bands being the one of the first in the early 80’s. The ladies cranked out chart topping hits like “I Miss You” and” I’d Still Say Yes” that put them on the map. In the early 90’s despite a few of the members going their separate ways, the remaining members hit the charts once again with “Good Love”. Proving that girl bands had staying power in the music world!   Proud Sponsors:

Entertainment Schedule  | Activities  |  Permitted/Prohibited Items  |  Directions 

 

Schedule of Events

12:00 PM KISS 104 Broadcasts LIVE!

2:00 PM   Field Games Registration

3:00 PM  Soul Fest Field Games

5:00-5:45 PM  NABFEME Women Who Jam Medley featuring  Alana Sanders, Shameia LaCrawf and Kisse Lee

6:00 PM-7:00 PM Live Performance by North Woodall

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Live Performance by KLYMAXX 

9:30 PM The Lasershow Spectacular in Mountainvision

 

Fun Zone Activities:

  • Adult Party Zone:  Enjoy Bid Whist, Spades Tourney and various board games.
  • Kids Fun Zone:  take on theobstacle course, jump in the bounce house, or get creative at the arts and crafts table. Challenge your favorite KISS 104 personality in a game of tug of war!
  • Ford PlayDate Zone: Features ALL KINDS OF GAMES- from Poker to Chess, Twister to UNO, Monopoly to Taboo, Hungry Hungry Hippos to Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots, and EVERYTHING in between!

 

 

Permissible Items:

 

 Food, Coolers, Picnic Baskets, Lawn Chairs, Blankets, Umbrellas (Provided they do not obstruct others view)

PROHIBITED Items:

Glass Containers, Grills, Tents, No Fires, Alcohol, Pets (except special services), Knives, any type of weapons or explosives, Noise makers, whistles, air horns, Sticks or poles

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Festival of Trees at Orlando Museum of Art

Children's Christmas Parade

Saturday December 1 10:30am-Noon

Enjoy the splendor of the holidays  for the biggest holiday parade in the southeast   -featuring festive floats, marching bands, live performances and much more.

Reserved, streetside bleacher seats located in the WSB-TV zone are prime for viewing. Bleacher seats can be purchased here for $15. You will receive detailed information and armband prior to the parade.  

Parade Route:

The Children's Christmas Parade begins at Peachtree Street near Baker Street in downtown Atlanta. The route follows Peachtree Street and turns right onto Marietta Street. It will then turn left and end on Centennial Olympic Park Drive.

Parking:

Leave your sleigh at home. The Five Points and Peachtree Center MARTA stations are within walking distance of the parade route.Limited parking is available in pay lots. The earlier you arrive, the better your chances of getting a good view.

   

Taste of Atlanta

 

KISS 104.1 Welcomes you to Taste of Atlanta,     Saturday, October 6 & Sunday, October 7, 2012. Where:   Tech Square, Midtown Atlanta encompassing Spring Street and 5th Street (Directions) Hours:  Saturday, October 6: 11am - 6pm | Sunday, October 7: 11am - 6pm (Full Schedule)   Win a Getaway to San Francisco Wine Country! Enjoy 3 days/2 nights in San Francisco plus a Wine Lovers Tour for two and roundtrip airfare on Southwest Airlines®.    Register for a chance to win with KISS 104.1 at The Taste of Atlanta!     Sponsored  by:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

 

 

    More reasons to join KISS 104.1 and Southwest Airlines® at Taste of Atlanta:•    Inside the Food Studio sessions – your favorite chefs tell all! •    Cooking competitions on the Main Stage •    Grilling 101 with Grill Dome •    Hands-on classes in The Kitchen Workshop (VIP ticket holders only) •    Fun for all ages in the Family Food Zone Don't miss this once-a-year foodie extravaganza! 

The General Admission Ticket admits one and includes 10 Taste Coupons

  • Advance Price(valid Oct 5-7 at midnight) $25.00
  • At the Event $35.00
  • Additional taste coupons can be purchased: 10 taste coupons for $10 or 20 coupons for $20.

* Kids 13 and under receive free admission when accompanied by a paid adult. Taste coupons are needed to sample food items.

No refunds or exchanges.

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