Fourth of July festivities planned in Decatur and Avondale
With the Fourth of July just around the corner, Decatur and Avondale Estates are hosting some free and family-friendly Independence Day festivities.
In Decatur, there will be the Pied Piper Parade, a red, white, and blue celebration with signs, wagons, floats, vehicles, and bikes. The lineup will start at 5:30 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Decatur, located at 308 Clairemont Avenue, and the parade will begin at 6 p.m.
Following the parade, there will be a concert featuring the Callanwolde Concert Band at 7 p.m. on the Decatur Square. Last but not least, to end the night, fireworks will begin around 9 p.m.
In Avondale, Fourth of July festivities will start in the morning instead of the evening.
The annual parade will lineup at 9:15 a.m. at DeKalb School of the Arts, located at 1992 Clarendon Avenue, and the parade will begin at 10 a.m.
Those interested in being a part of the parade lineup should register ahead of time here.
That evening, Fourth of July fireworks will begin at dusk at Lake Avondale.