Enjoy festivities all-day at Centennial Olympic Park's 4th of July Celebration and end the evening with the AirTran Airways Fireworks Spectacular broadcasted live in high-definition television on 11Alive WXIA-TVand simulcast on All The Hits Q100. This year’s headline performer is Vertical Horizon.
Arrive at the Park early to secure a good seat and enjoy fun for the whole family! Children's activities are in the south end of the Park around the Fountain of Rings from noon to 5 p.m. Entertainment includes arts and crafts, face painting, performances, inflatables, stilt walkers and more! Or families can relax on the Great Lawn and splash in the world famous Fountain of Rings.
The free musical entertainment begins at approximately 5 p.m. with the popular, local band Stokeswood. The Stokeswood sound, named after a downtown Atlanta street, is based on strong acoustic and electric guitar licks, filled with influences like Simon and Garfunkel, Radiohead and the Beatles to name a few. The band’s live performance reflects an energy that is both tranquil and energizing.
Following at 6:30 p.m. is a performance from the Infinity Show Band, one of the Southeast’s premier entertainment bands. The band provides rich harmonies, choreographed shows, lighting, dynamic sound and audience participation. Enjoy a little taste of everything, as the band performs Motown, R&B, country, rock ‘n’ roll, Latin, big band, contemporary and jazz hits.
The headliner at 8 p.m. is American rock band Vertical Horizon. Their hit singles include “You’re a God” and “Everything You Want” and they have a highly anticipated, new album set for release this summer.
The finale of the evening is the AirTran Airways Fireworks Spectacular, Atlanta's best fireworks display synchronized to a special selection of patriotic music. Special thanks to AirTran Airways, All the Hits Q100, 11Alive WXIA-TV and Embassy Suites.
Official Website: http://www.centennialpark.com/events/fjuly.html
Added by folkie on June 10, 2009