It’s back! The City of Decatur will hold its 2023 Independence Day celebration in all its traditional glory.
Downtown Decatur is the place to be this Fourth of July, with a community parade, a band concert, and fireworks display.
The celebration takes place on Tuesday, July 4, 2023.
Details are below.
Anyone can participate in the Pied Piper Parade — it’s FREE and open to the whole community. If you want to walk, bike, or skate, just put on your red, white, and blue and register here, then show up for the parade lineup.
Parade lineup time is 5:30 p.m., at the First Baptist Church of Decatur, located at 308 Clairemont Ave. The parade will begin at 6 p.m.
After the parade, stick around for a Concert on the Square.
The concert usually starts around 7 p.m..
We don’t know who is performing in 2023, but will update when details are released.
Fireworks start after dark, around 9 p.m., on the Square.
You are encouraged to find a safe place to watch the 15-20 minute show that will launch from the top of the DeKalb County Parking Deck. Streets in the fireworks fall-out zone will be closed.
Go to the event website
NOTE: If the weather is bad, the event will be rescheduled for Monday, September 4, 2023 — Labor Day.
Other 4th of July celebrations & fireworks in Dekalb County include:
- Dunwoody’s Independence Day Parade
- Tucker’s Independence Day on Main
- Fantastic Fourth at Stone Mountain Park
- Chamblee summer concert and fireworks
More Fourth of July fun around metro Atlanta:
Saturday, July 1, 2023
Sunday, July 2, 2023
Monday, July 3, 2023
Tuesday, July 4, 2023