• Georgia Salutes America at Centennial Olympic Park


    ATLANTA - Gates for this years Georgia Salutes America Fourth of July program will open at 6 p.m. at Centennial Olympic Park. Fireworks are set to begin at 9:45 p.m.

    The entertainment line-up features JFly and Friends and American Idol winner Taylor Hicks.

    The event will go on rain or shine unless the weather poses a threat.

    Tips for attending this year's event:

    • Guests can park in the Red Deck on Andrew Young International Boulevard next to the Georgia Dome.
    • MARTA riders can use the Peachtree Center Station or the Dome/Phillips/GWCC station.
    • Main entry gates will be located at both ends of Andrew Young International Boulevard.
    • Bags will be subject to search. The following items are prohibited:
    • Coolers
    • Glass
    • Pets
    • Weapons
    • Personal fireworks
    • Large umbrellas
    • Tents
    • Grills
    • Alcohol
    • Food
    • Beverages
    • Food and drinks will be available for purchase inside the park.
    • Collapsible chairs and person umbrellas are pemitted.
    • Visitors under 17 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

    Don't forget, if you can't make it this year, the event will be broadcast live on WSB-TV.

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