Weekend Roundup: 4th of July 2013

Geek Alabama Weekend Roundup

This is a special edition of Weekend Roundup for the 2013 4th of July Holiday!  Here is a listing of events including fireworks shows in NE Alabama / NW Georgia during the holiday!

4th of July Weather


Sorry, big rain chances for the 4th of July.  Carry the rain gear!

Wednesday July 3rd

Jax Fest 2013 at the Jacksonville Community Center and Jacksonville High School.  Fireworks start at 9 pm.  For more info. go to: http://www.annistonstar.com/view/full_story/23001136/article-Jacksonville–Oxford-plan-Independence-Day-celebrations?

4th of July Events

Oxford Freedom Festival starting at 9 am at Oxford Lake.  For more info. go to: http://www.oxfordalabama.org/Default.asp?ID=459&action=display&eventid=165&vdate=2006-7-4&wcount=0&type=&oaction=  Events moved indoors at Oxford Civic Center

31st annual Sand Mountain Potato Festival at Henagar City Park beginning at 10 am.  For more info. go to: http://www.discoverlookoutmountain.com/

Fourth of July Lake Wedowee Boat Parade at Lakeside Marina starting at 10 am.  For more info. go to: http://www.lakewedoweelife.com/p/fourth-of-july-boat-parade.html CANCELLED

Fourth of July Lake Martin Boat Parade at Kowaliga Marina starting at 10 am.  For more info. go to: http://www.lakemartin.com/Event/2013/07/04/July-4th-Boat-Parade/1300 CANCELLED

Fourth of July Bluegrass and BBQ Festival at Mentone AL from 1-10 pm at Heartwood Field.  For more info. go to: http://www.gadsdentimes.com/article/20130629/NEWS/130629788/1207?Title=Fireworks-displays-activities-set-to-celebrate-Fourth-of-July&tc=ar

Carrollton People’s Parade on July 4th starting at 9:30 am in downtown.  For more info. go to: http://www.visitcarrollton.com/ Postponed to Saturday July 13th

Carroll Symphony Orchestra’s Sounds of Liberty Concert at Carrollton Elementary School starting at 8 pm.  For more info. go to: http://www.visitcarrollton.com/ Postponed to Saturday July 13th

Americana Memorial service at the Veteran’s Memorial and Medal of Honor Park in Tallapoosa Georgia starting at 10 am.  Parade at 1 pm.  For more info. go to: http://visitharalson.org/eventdetails/10-12-13/Fourth_of_July_Celebration_2013.aspx Postponed to Saturday July 13th

Cedartown Georgia 4th of July parade starting at 10 am in downtown.  For more info. contact Payne at 678-953-0468.  Will be cancelled if its raining at 9 am on July 4th

Scottsboro 4th of July celebration at Goose Pond Colony starting at 6 pm.  For more info. go to: https://www.facebook.com/events/540140759382093/?ref=22

Cave Spring Georgia parade at downtown square beginning at 9 am.  For more info. go to: http://www.hometownheadlines.com/New_Site/buzz.html#Independence  If raining, parade moves to Saturday July 6th at 9 am

Rome Symphony Orchestra concert at Ridge Ferry Park in Rome Georgia starting at 8:15 pm.  For more info. go to: http://venuedog.com/events/4976  Event moved to Rome City Auditorium

Lineville Summer Sizzle in the Park at Lineville Recreation Park starting at 7 pm.  For more info. go to: http://alabamaclaycounty.com/ai1ec_event/summer-sizzle-in-the-lineville-park/?instance_id=25 CANCELLED 

Heflin Salute to America Parade starting at 9:30 am and Celebration in the Park starting at 5 pm.  For more info. go to: http://www.cityofheflin.org/calendar.html  UPDATE: Parade moved to Saturday July 6th at 9:30 am.  Celebration in the Park moved to Heflin Recreation Center on July 4th starting at 5 pm.

4th of July Firework Shows

Oxford Alabama – Oxford Lake 9 pm

Gadsden Alabama – Along Coosa River in downtown 9 pm

Rome Georgia – Ridge Ferry Park Postponed to Saturday October 26th

Carrollton Georgia – Carrollton Elementary School Postponed to Saturday July 13th

Pell City Alabama – Lakeside Park 9 pm

Alexander City Alabama – Lake Martin Amphitheater Postponed to Friday July 5th at 9 pm

Henagar Alabama – Henagar City Park 9 pm

Guntersville Alabama – Civitan Park 9 pm

Childersburg Alabama – Gerald Wallace Park 8 pm

Lineville Alabama – Lineville Recreation Park CANCELLED

Tallapoosa Georgia – Helton-Howland Park Postponed to Saturday July 13th

Centre Alabama – Pruetts Fish Camp 9 pm

Talladega Alabama – Veterans Park 9 pm

Scottsboro Alabama – Goose Pond Colony 9 pm

Heflin Alabama – City Football Field 9 pm

Cave Spring Georgia – Downtown Postponed to Saturday July 6th

Villa Rica Georgia – V-Plex Postponed to Friday August 30th