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Fun festivals happening in Atlanta in July 2022

Paige Minds The Gap

July is full of fun summer festivals! Check out the best festivals happening in and around Atlanta this July.
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Coca-Cola July 4th Fest at Six Flags Over Georgia

Event Date: July 2, 2022 through July 4, 2022 at 9:30 p.m.

Kick off your summer with the Coca-Cola July 4th Fest at Six Flags Over Georgia. You can enjoy discounted tickets, rides, and more for this 4th of July weekend. The park will feature an epic fireworks show each night in the Metropolis section beginning at 9:30 p.m. nightly.

Marietta Fourth of July Parade, Festival, and Fireworks

Event Date: July 4, 2022 from 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

The City of Marietta is holding its annual Fourth of July Parade, Festival, and Fireworks featuring a parade in the morning with more than 30 floats and 2,000 participants, and a festival with food, arts and crafts, games, and concerts throughout the day. Fireworks will take place at dark (around 9:30 p.m.). Admission to this event is free.

Revs and Riffs Music Festival at Atlanta Motor Speedway

Event Dates: July 8, 2022 through July 10, 2022 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

This weekend-long music festival will run in conjunction with the Quaker State 400 NASCAR weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway. The festival will feature performances across a variety of musical genres along with on-track action. This festival will feature performances from GRAMMY-nominated rapper Flo Rida, alternative music band Candlebox, Atlanta-based rockers Blackberry Smoke, and more.

2022 Summer Fun Festival

Event Date: July 16, 2022 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

This free festival at the Jason T. Harper Event Center in McDonough is a fun family event that includes a petting zoo, kids' fun zone, live DJ, games, delicious food, vendors and more. All proceeds from the event benefit the homeless and disadvantaged.

Colombian Independence Festival Atlanta 2022

Event Date: July 17, 2022 from 12 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Celebrate Colombian Independence with food, vendors, and live performances by salsa and vallenato artists like Victor Manuelle, Daniel Claderon y Los Gigantes del Vallenato, Jhonny Rivera, Kevin Flores, and Brayan Caceres.

Atlanta Ice Cream Festival

Event Date: July 23, 2022 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The 12th annual Atlanta Ice Cream Festival is back at Piedmont Park. Enjoy over 100 vendors offering delicious treats, wellness engagement and fitness routines, craft vendors, and live music and other entertainment.

Atlanta Jollof Music & Food Festival

Event Date: July 23, 2022 from 12 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Head to Piedmont Park to celebrate a cultural experience unlike any other. This event features your favorite Afrobeats artists and Caribbean DJs, celebrity comedians and hosts, games, food, and a Jollof rice competition.

PeachFest at Peachtree Center

Event Date: July 26, 2022 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

PeachFest returns to Peachtree Center to celebrate peach season, great chefs, and more. The Plaza will be open to feature Atlanta's best food artisans, pastry chefs, and barkeeps. Enjoy peach-centric dishes, beer, wine, cocktails, and more.

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