PRESS RELEASE

WOODSTOCK, GA (June 27, 2024) – The City of Woodstock’s 2024 July 4th Spectacular takes place on Thursday, July 4, 2024. The day’s events include a downtown road race, a Main Street parade, a family-friendly festival, and a thrilling firework display after dusk.

WHEN: Thursday, July 4, 2024
WHERE: Road race, parade, and festival in downtown Woodstock; fireworks in the area of GA-92 and I-575

July 4th Road Closure Listing 2024

Road Race

At 6:45 a.m., Main Street and Rope Mill Road will close for the Freedom Run. New this year, Market Street will close between Mill Street and Oak Street and Chambers Street will close from Wheeler Street to Arnold Mill Road for the race. Registration for the 5K/1K/Tot Trot opens at 5:45 a.m. and pre-race assembly is at the Woodstock Arts Event Green on Market Street. More info and online registration at woodstockfreedomrun.com. Main Street, Rope Mill Road, and Chambers Street will reopen at 8:30 a.m. Market Street will remain closed for the awards ceremony until 10:30 a.m.

2024 – Freedom Run Details Flyer

Parade

At 9:45 a.m., Main Street and Rope Mill Road will close again for the parade. The parade will begin at Woodstock Elementary School and continue south along Rope Mill Road to Main Street. Floats will continue through downtown Woodstock to the Sam’s Club near GA-92. The Grand Marshal for the parade is Army Air Corps Veteran Russell Vaudrey who served in the Pacific Theater of Operations in WWII. The parade will take place rain or shine unless there is dangerous weather. Roads will reopen around 11:30 a.m.

July 4th Parade Route & Road Closure Map 2024

Festival

Following the parade, gather in the Park at City Center for a family-friendly festival that will take place until 3 p.m. The event features a huge foam party plus food, games, arts and crafts, music, and vendors.

Fireworks

The day ends with a truly spectacular fireworks celebration in the area of GA-92 and I-575 after dusk. Woodstock Police Department has established an exit traffic plan and will be directing traffic following the fireworks. Woodstock’s July 4th Spectacular is produced by Woodstock Parks and Recreation and is sponsored by Bug Busters.

Fireworks Exit Traffic Plan 2024

For more information about the July 4th Spectacular go to woodstockga.gov/4th. For information about the City of Woodstock, go to woodstockga.gov. For hotel information, go to visitwoodstockga.com/hotels.

About City of Woodstock

Located just 30 miles north of Atlanta, Woodstock’s City limits include more than 12 square miles and over 35,000 residents. Woodstock is a Georgia PlanFirst Community and a recipient of Georgia Municipal Association’s Live Work Play City Award.

 

 

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