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Finding Family Friendly Fun Has Never Been Easier

Independence Day is around the corner and that means it's time to celebrate, unwind and enjoy that long weekend that you deserve.

Whether you’re ready to sit outside for a couple of hours soaking up some sunshine or find one of Atlanta’s many family-friendly festivals, there’s no shortage of fun things to do and we’ve got you covered. No matter where you live around the metro area, the magic of fireworks and those Fourth of July parades you love won’t be too far away.

We know all the best spots and put in the time to do the research for you. Do you know what we found? There’s something fun for everyone here. Check out this list of the best festivals and activities coming up this holiday weekend around the metro area and start planning your fun long weekend today.

Celebrate Independence Day in Decatur at their annual July 4th Celebration

Join the people of Decatur for an evening full of celebrations coming up this July 4th at 6pm. Kick-off right with the Pied Piper Parade downtown starting at First Baptist Church of Decatur, 308 Claremont Ave. After the parade, stop and enjoy the Concert on the Square at 7pm in the Community Bandstand and featuring the Callanwolde Concert Band. When the music ends, wrap up the night with a fireworks show at dark, starting at approximately 9pm.

The best part? It’s all free!!

SpringsFest - stop by Powder Springs for their annual 4th of July festival

Celebrations start at 12pm on July 4th! SpringsFest is a real one-stop-shop for a day of fun with the entire family:

Game Trucks, Kids Corner, Face Painting, Bouncy Houses, Artisan Vendors, Local Vendors, Handmade Goods, Live Music, Live Performances and a DJ!

Make sure you stay for the free Fireworks Spectacular finale to end the night!

Thurman Springs Park at 4485 Pineview Drive, Powder Springs, GA 30127

Grab your swimsuit and head to the water

Piedmont Park Pool in Midtown

Not only does Piedmont Park have a pool, but they have a FOUR-lane pool and beach entry to the park with a channel just for floating. You don’t have to lug the cooler to this one either because they have concessions!

The Aquatic Center & Pool will be open 12pm – 5pm on Saturday and Sunday with a one-time access fee of $5 per person.

Garden Hills Pool in Peachtree Heights

Garden Hills Pool in the heart of Buckhead is the place to be this summer for family fun.

Best news? Free swim hours for the general public began on June 25th and go daily from 10am-12:45pm. After that, you can swim from 10am-5pm for just $5 per person.

335 Pinetree Drive NE, Atlanta, GA 30305

A friend’s backyard pool

We might not all have the luxury of our own pool, but we can guarantee you have a friend that does. What better time to reach back out and reconnect after a long bout of social distancing than taking a refreshing dip together?

Catch the Braves game and the fireworks show at Centennial Park

Get your tickets before it’s too late! The Marlins will be in town, and the Braves July 4th game starts at 1:20 p.m. Buy your tickets now to reserve your seats – and enjoy the benefit of the free fireworks after the show before you head home!

Tickets start at $12 and can be purchased at

Gates open at 11:30 a.m. and they’ve even got a kid’s giveaway to celebrate – Mini Ronald Acuña Jr. Bobblehead while supplies last.

Six Flags

Everyone loves going to an amusement park and Six Flags has it all. Whether you’re ready for the drop on Goliath or to get splashed over at Hurricane Harbor there’s something for the whole family!

Coca-Cola is sponsoring their July 4th Fest this year – giving you up to 50% off tickets when you buy ahead online and use promo code COKE at checkout. Standard admission rate is $39.00 with kids 2 and under free.

Don’t forget to stay for their fireworks show at the end of the night. We hear it’s a blast!

Lastly, if you just want to stay home and relax, then that’s fine too. Pour yourself a glass of wine or beer and put up your feet. You deserve it!

Having a hard time trying to make time for these fun activities? Don’t worry, that’s where we come in. Here at My Panda, we work hard so you don’t have to.

Our Pandas are screened, trained, and supervised so we promise you can trust them in your home. They’ll finish up your laundry and take your trash out so your only worry this summer will be finding your swimsuit and packing up the cooler.

They’ll even help you away from home! Forgot to pick up buns for your backyard bbq? No hassle! Our Pandas can tackle your grocery shopping list for you. We’ll struggle to park, we’ll load the car, and we’ll deliver. You can just sit back and relax.

Suddenly that dip in the pool doesn’t seem so far away.

Download our app now and use code 5%4th at checkout for 5% off all requests submitted between now and Monday, July 5th. We hope this helps with clean up while you get back into the swing of things.

Your holiday weekend just got a little less busy and that’s a reason to celebrate.

Just don’t forget the sparklers!

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