Virtual 4th of July Celebration and Drive-By Parade

Date: July 4, 2020
Time: Videos post at 8am, 12pm, 3pm and 6pm.
Drive-By Parade: 10am (see route below)

The City of Powder Springs is planning a Virtual 4th of July Celebration and Drive-By Parade! You’ll be able to enjoy everything right from the comfort of your own home! The safety of our community and residents is important to us that’s why we are changing things up this 4th of July and bringing the celebration to YOU!

Throughout the day we will be posting various patriotic videos featuring our Mayor, Council, employees, and board members. In addition we will have several city vehicles and city staff participating in a Drive-By Parade! For a copy of the parade route and estimated times of arrival please see below. We know we cannot cover the whole city but we are doing our best to visit as many locations as possible.

The Drive-By Parade will take about 1h30m to complete and begin at 10:00am.

Virtual Celebration Video Schedule

8:00am - Patriotic video featuring Mayor Al Thurman and Council Member Henry Lust
12:00pm - Patriotic video featuring Council Members Nancy Farmer and Doris Dawkins
3:00pm - Patriotic video featuring Council Members Patricia Wisdom and Patrick Bordelon.
6:00pm - Video highlights from the Drive-By Parade featuring city staff and board members.

Virtual 4th of July Celebration poster

Drive-By Parade

Please be aware the times listed below are estimates and the parade may actually move slower or faster once we leave the Ford Center.

Estimated Parade Arrival Times +/- 10-15min
10:00am - Leave the Ford Center
10:02am - Frank Aiken Rd
10:06am - Old Austell Rd
10:09am - Preston Place Subdivision
10:11am - Hopkins Rd
10:16am - Lancer Subdivision
10:20am - Macedonia
10:23am - Old Lost Mountain Rd
10:25am - Lost Mountain Lakes Subdivision
10:29am - Country Walk Subdivision
10:34am - New Macland Rd
10:36am - Enclave at Powder Springs
10:38am - Marietta St (Downtown)
10:40am - Silver Springs Village
10:46am - Warren Farm Rd

This is the conclusion of our parade. While we are not able to reach all of Powder Springs we hope that we will pass close enough for you to come out and see us if you like! Please remember to practice social distancing and wear masks while around those not in your household. Have a safe and happy 4th of July!

Download the Parade Route here.

Drive-By Parade Route

4th of July Drive-By Parade Route Map

Photo Call

As part of its inaugural Fourth of July Virtual Celebration, the City of Powder Springs is seeking photos of veterans and active members of the military, along with those who died in the line of duty or have passed following service in the armed forces. You can submit these photos by email to the city’s communications consultant, Jon Gargis.

Photos for use in the videos should be submitted along with these details: Name, rank, branch of service, if active and location of deployment, and if the service member is a Powder Springs resident or family member of a resident.