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Conyers to host Red, White & Boom fireworks, festivities July 3
CONYERS, GA—The city of Conyers and Rockdale County governments have partnered to bring back Independence Day fireworks to the heart of Olde Town. The Red, White and Boom celebration, presented by the Conyers Visitor and Convention Bureau, will be held on Saturday, July 3, from 6 to 10 p.m.
Head to Olde Town (Main Street) to enjoy food trucks, children’s activities, live entertainment and fireworks on Saturday, July . Festivities will be held from 5:30 to 10:30 p.m.
Guests are encouraged to bring folding chairs and blankets to enjoy an evening of patriotic festivities in Olde Town Conyers. Fireworks will begin at dark, or between 9:30 p.m. and 9:45 p.m.
Parking lots that front Milstead Avenue at the Rockdale County Courthouse will not be available to the public for parking or spectating as it is in close proximity to the fireworks launch area and only authorized personnel are permitted in the area. Parking is encouraged throughout Olde Town in church parking lots, city parking lots, etc.
A complimentary shuttle service will run between the hours of 5:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m. from two parking areas: the Rockdale County Government Annex at 1400 Parker Road and Rockdale Career Academy at 1064 Culpepper Drive. Shuttles will transport those attending the event to a convenient drop-off point in Olde Town Conyers and provide return transport to the lots off of Parker Road.
In the event of severe inclement weather on July 3, the public is encouraged to stay tuned to the city and county social media channels on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for updates on whether the event will be rescheduled. If postponed on July 3, only the fireworks portion of the Red, White and Boom event will take place on Saturday, July 10 at 9:30 p.m.
Lilburn to celebrate Independence Day on July 3
On Saturday, July 3, 5:30 to 10 p.m., Lilburn’s largest annual event in Lilburn City Park features a concert by The Glow Band, fireworks show, delicious food trucks and kids’ activities. Lilburn City Park is located at 76 Main St.
ATLANTA—The Fourth of July celebration at Centennial Olympic Park in downtown Atlanta, said to be the biggest fireworks show in the Southeast, is cancelled for 2021.
The park’s north area, located north of Andrew Young International Blvd., is open every Wednesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Playgrounds located in the north park will be open, but restrooms will remain closed at this time, according to the park’s web site. The south park area (Visitors Center, Fountain of Rings, amphitheater) will continue to remain closed.
Centennial Olympic Park map below(via www.gwcca.org)